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The Sentinel Aug 21, 2015
Stoke City: Ryan Shawcross back because he's bored

Stoke City: Ryan Shawcross back because he's bored

RYAN Shawcross is back at Stoke's training ground, but doing nothing more exerting than shaking a few hands and accepting a few very gentle back slaps.Stoke's skipper underwent surgery on his back nearly a fortnight ago and must await the all clear to begin any kind of physical rehabilitation work.But the Stoke skipper just couldn't keep away from the training ground.I didn't see him myself, but he's been in the club, boss Mark Hughes reported.He's bored basically. He's not...
The Sentinel Aug 13, 2015
Danny Higginbotham: I know what Stoke skipper Shawcross is going...

Danny Higginbotham: I know what Stoke skipper Shawcross is going...

I've got every sympathy with Ryan Shawcross as he recovers from his back operation and I know exactly what he's going through.No two back operations are the same, but I know it can be a long recovery period and so it doesn't surprise me that at least three months is now being mentioned.I underwent surgery when a disc exploded and I had part of it removed.Not very pleasant, but the surgery was good and I'm sure it will be the same for Ryan.We all want to see him back as new, whenever that...
The Sentinel Aug 13, 2015

Stoke City: Ryan Shawcross pictured after back operation

STOKE skipper Ryan Shawcross has had this picture of himself sent out following yesterday's back operation. Anxious to reassure fans he's still alive and kicking, he got wife Kath to post this photo via Twitter. It comes as assistant manager Mark Bowen warns that it could be at least three months before Shawcross is playing again. Best of health to you skipper! He wanted me to post you this Stokies #scfc ❤️ pic.twitter.com/cu12eQLm6o— Kath Shawcross (@kathbuckley) August 13,...
The Sentinel Aug 13, 2015
Stoke City: Ryan Shawcross out for at least 3 months

Stoke City: Ryan Shawcross out for at least 3 months

STOKE City now fear skipper Ryan Shawcross will be out for at least three months following yesterday's back operation. Earlier estimates had put his recovery time at eight to 10 weeks. But now assistant manager Mark Bowen is warning that it could be at least three months before Shawcross is up and running again. He told BBC Radio Stoke: You are looking at eight weeks before he can do any work in terms of getting his fitness back, so it's going to be a long process. Three...
The Sentinel Aug 10, 2015
Stoke City: I couldn't even lift my kids, admits Ryan Shawcross

Stoke City: I couldn't even lift my kids, admits Ryan Shawcross

Stoke skipper Ryan Shawcross says his back problem became so bad this summer that he couldn't even lift up his young children.And he admits he can't put a time frame on his recovery once he undergoes back surgery on Wednesday.Speaking to fans for the first time through his column in yesterday's match programme, Shawcross praised Stoke's medical staff for their treatment prior to the unavoidable decision to undergo surgery.Unfortunately, after consultation with the club's medical staff and...
The Sentinel Aug 6, 2015
Stoke City: Money available for Ryan Shawcross replacement

Stoke City: Money available for Ryan Shawcross replacement

MARK Hughes has been told he has money to spend if he wants a replacement for injured skipper Ryan Shawcross.The club is reeling after being told Shawcross must undergo surgery on his back next week and will then be out of action for at least two months.That leaves Shawcross looking at a comeback at Aston Villa on October 3, or more likely at Swansea City on October 17 following an international break.Losing their talismanic captain, veteran of more than 300 games, is a crushing blow to a...
The Sentinel Aug 6, 2015
Stoke City: Ryan Shawcross out for at least 2 months

Stoke City: Ryan Shawcross out for at least 2 months

Stoke skipper Ryan Shawcross will be out for at least two months after being told to undergo back surgery.Shawcross will have his operation next week and will be looking at a comeback against Aston Villa on October 3...at the earliest.This afternoon's news, which will shock nobody, will increase the pressure on boss Mark Hughes to seek a like-for-like replacement before the end of the transfer window.In a statement just released, the clubs says: Stoke City can confirm that club captain...
The Sentinel Aug 5, 2015
Stoke City: I trust in our centre-halves despite Ryan Shawcross...

Stoke City: I trust in our centre-halves despite Ryan Shawcross...

JACK Butland insists Stoke have the centre-halves ready to fill Ryan Shawcross' big boots as they prepare to kick-off their Premier League season without their captain. The 22-year-old will start his first campaign as the Potters' number one against Liverpool on Sunday without Shawcross (back) in front of him in the middle of defence. He will not underestimate the task awaiting that deputy – but says he can rely on any two from Marc Muneisa, Marc Wilson, Philipp Wollscheid and Geoff...
The Sentinel Aug 2, 2015
Stoke City on Tour: Ryan Shawcross to see back specialist to work...

Stoke City on Tour: Ryan Shawcross to see back specialist to work...

RYAN Shawcross will see a specialist on Tuesday as he and Stoke weigh up whether he needs to have an operation on his back.The captain has been a rare presence in Stoke's pre-season and sat out of the final friendly this afternoon, a 3-0 defeat to Porto in Cologne.It is not a new injury but he has always previously been able to play through the pain barrier.He will almost certainly miss next Sunday's Premier League curtain raiser against Liverpool but is now waiting to find out what is the best...

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