Tom Pope felt he “shut a few people up” with his eye-catching cameo in Port Vale’s FA Cup defeat at Manchester City.
Tag: Man City vs Port Vale
Port Vale manager John Askey thought he was dreaming when his side scored against Manchester City before eventually going down to a 4-1 defeat in the FA Cup.
Port Vale striker Tom Pope claimed he would score 40 goals a season if he could play against John Stones every week in a mocking tweet about the Manchester City defender last summer.
Tom Pope fulfilled a boast to score against John Stones but could not prevent holders Manchester City easing to a 4-1 victory over Port Vale in the FA Cup.
John Stones may have a point to prove on Saturday as he comes up against the lower division footballer who teased him over the summer.
Pep Guardiola is confident Fernandinho will sign a new contract at Manchester City.
Goalkeeper Ederson should be available as holders Manchester City host Port Vale in the third round of the FA Cup after missing the midweek clash with Everton through illness.