Tony Pulis has revealed he will be naming two sides for this evening's opening pre-season game in Austria against German side FC St Pauli at Irdning's ATV Arena.

The City boss has split his squad into two, and each will play 45 minutes against the Bundesliga 2 outfit.

The starting eleven will feature the likes of Thomas Sorensen, Abdoulaye Faye and James Beattie, whilst the second half team includes Liam Lawrence, Matthew Etherington and Dave Kitson.

Remember if you want to keep up with the action, which kicks off at 5.30pm UK time then is the best place to be.


We will be bringing you live score updates whilst John Acres will be presenting live match commentary from Irdning on Stoke City World.

CITY (1ST HALF): Sorensen; Davies, Abdoulaye Faye, Shawcross, Higginbotham; Tonge, Diao, Whelan, Pugh; Cresswell, Beattie.

CITY (2ND HALF): Simonsen; Wilkinson, Cort, Sonko, Griffin; Lawrence, Amdy Faye, Delap, Dickinson; Etherington, Kitson.