Tom Pope says John Stones refused to talk to him in dressing room after jibe

05 January 2020 12:14
Port Vale striker taunted defender on Twitter last yearPope then scored in 4-1 defeat to Manchester City in FA CupTom Pope felt he “shut a few people up” with his eye-catching cameo in Port Vale’s 4-1 FA Cup defeat at Manchester City.The striker had drawn special attention before the match for tweeting last year that he would score 40 goals a season if he faced John Stones every week, and duly scored Port Vale’s solitary goal at the Etihad, leading to a frosty post-match meeting in the home dressing room between Pope and the England defender.Just watched the highlights of the England game! I know I’m a league 2 player, I know he plays for England, I know he’s on £150k a week, I know he’s a million times better player than me but I’d love to play against John Stones every week! I’d get 40 a season! #soft #weakaspiss Related: Phil Foden strike seals easy FA Cup win for Manchester City over Port Vale Sorry I can’t reply to everyone it’s gone mental! I’d just like to say I was completely wrong and bang out of order to say I’d score 40 a season. it’s more like 50 enjoy your weekend The Highlight of my day wasn’t the goal it was Benjamin Mendy waiting outside our dressing room waiting for a selfie with me to put in their group chat Mendy has bants Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian