Archive for Dave Kitson

Charlie Adam and Kevin Kitson

Posted in Football, News, Stoke City FC with tags , , , , , on October 11, 2018 by The Rock 'N' Roll Oatcake

Charlie Adam talks about his dad’s suicide in 2012 on World Mental Health Day yesterday (10 October).

Also former player Dave Kitson was recalling how he attacked manager Tony Pulis with a pair of scissors! Kitson is thought to be the person behind the Secret Footballer. Kitson never settled at Stoke and was certainly not the prolific goalscorer we thought we had signed based on his Reading career.

Kitson retires, Palacios fails…

Posted in Football, football transfers, Stoke City, Stoke City FC, The Premiership with tags , , , , , on July 22, 2014 by The Rock 'N' Roll Oatcake

Stoke drew their first pre-season friendly in Germany 1-1 against Borussia Monchen-gladbach with Peter Crouch getting Stoke’s goal. Robert Huth is back in action and the World Cup players (bar Palacios) will join the squad this week having had extra time off.

Bojan could still join from Barcelona although other clubs are interested in signing him too. Two players stayed at home from the German trip to secure moves away from the club. Wilson Palacios nearly moved to Qatar until he failed a medical, so he’s still on our books for now and out of contract in the summer. Cameron Jerome is also looking to move away and maybe Pulis will come in for him if he hasn’t found a new club on deadline day.

Former player news…Jon ‘The Beast’ Parkin has signed for Forest Green, currently managed by one of Pulis’s old coaches Ady Pennock. Meanwhile the Ginger Ninja aka Dave Kitson has announced his retirement from football and leaves his current club Oxford Utd.

Ivica Olic Stoke bound?

Posted in Football, football transfers, Stoke City, Stoke City FC, The Premiership with tags , , , , , , , on April 3, 2014 by The Rock 'N' Roll Oatcake

Blimey, what’s this Stoke looking to sign a player for next season even before this season has ended? Croatian striker Ivica Ollic has been over to the club for talks with Mark Hughes on Monday. The player is out of contract at Wolfsburg in the summer who only offered the 34 year old a one year deal as opposed to Stoke’s proposed two year deal. If he signs all our forward line will be over 30!

Meanwhile of our two current loanees, it looks like John Guidetti is unlikely to join us as he looks set to a move to Holland, whilst Oussama Assaidi may yet still play this season. He also seems open to signing for the club permanently from Liverpool if such a chance arose.

Early bird season ticket sales are up 50% on last year a sign that fans are taking to Mark Hughes and his style of play.

Former player and currently at Oxford Utd, Dave Kitson aka the Ginger Ninja, has joined Teamtalk as a columnist. Kitson is also heavily rumoured to be the Secret Footballer, who penned a column for ‘The Guardian’ and has had two books published so far.