Stoke City v West Ham: Erik Pieters - Our fans haven't deserved this run
ERIK Pieters had hoped Stoke would be challenging for a place in Europe on the final day as well as – or instead of – their opponents West Ham.
But the left-back insists the Hammers, who might need a win to be sure of sixth spot and a Europa League return, are not the only ones with something to play for on Sunday.
For starters, Stoke can still finish ninth – and do not want to have to count on Swansea failing to beat Man City to be sure of a third consecutive top half finish.
Behind the scenes, the money men will be all too aware there is a £2.4m different in merit payments between... read more
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