Tony Pulis has paid tribute to Middlesbrough’s players for holding their nerve after a narrow 1-0 victory over Stoke earned a play-off spot once again.
Britt Assombalonga’s 14th goal of the season lifted Middlesbrough back into the Sky Bet Championship’s top six by securing a 1-0 win over Stoke at the Riverside Stadium.
Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis is facing a defensive crisis after Daniel Ayala and Dael Fry were ruled out of Friday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Stoke.
Rotherham boss Paul Warne felt his side should have claimed all three points, despite coming from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Stoke.
Second-half goals from Will Vaulks and Matt Crooks saw Rotherham come from two goals down to earn a battling 2-2 draw at Stoke in the Championship.
Stoke will be without suspended defender Tom Edwards for the visit of relegation battlers Rotherham.
Swansea manager Graham Potter hailed Dan James’ performance as the best he has ever seen and declared him “above the Championship” as he starred in a 3-1 win over nine-man Stoke.
Dan James produced another scintillating display as Swansea downed nine-man Stoke 3-1 in front of watching Wales manager Ryan Giggs at the Liberty Stadium.
Swansea are monitoring Wayne Routledge and Bersant Celina ahead of Tuesday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Stoke at the Liberty Stadium.
Stoke manager Nathan Jones hailed the “scintillating” finish that ended their four-match goal drought as they ran out 1-0 winners at Blackburn.
Peter Etebo’s piledriver ended Stoke’s goal drought as they edged Blackburn 1-0.
Blackburn midfielder Corry Evans remains a doubt for the visit of Stoke.
Sheffield Wednesday boss Steve Bruce was left frustrated after George Boyd had a goal disallowed for offside but was pleased with a battling display from his side that earned a goalless draw at Stoke.
Championship play-off hopefuls Sheffield Wednesday extended their unbeaten league run to 12 games after frustrating Stoke into a 0-0 draw at the bet365 Stadium.
Stoke midfielder Sam Clucas serves the final game of his three-match suspension for the visit of Sheffield Wednesday.
Wales captain Ashley Williams has voiced his frustration at being dropped for the opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia.
Republic of Ireland and Burnley striker Jonathan Walters has announced his retirement from football following a long-standing Achilles injury.
Stoke manager Nathan Jones felt his Potters side lacked a cutting edge as they were held to a 0-0 draw at home by struggling Reading at the bet365 Stadium.
Stoke were held to a 0-0 home draw by Reading in the Sky Bet Championship.
Stoke are monitoring Benik Afobe ahead of their match against Reading at the bet365 Stadium on Saturday.