Jamie Ness hoping to convince Stoke boss Hughes

Jamie Ness is hoping to win over Stoke City manager Mark Hughes in preseason. The young defender has completed an impressive loan with Leyton Orient.

Jamie Ness is hoping to win over Stoke City manager Mark Hughes in preseason.

The young defender has completed an impressive loan with Leyton Orient.

He said: "It was a bit of a cultural shock going down to London, but I settled down well and managed to play quite a few games.

"It's definitely been beneficial for my progress. It gave me the chance to improve my match awareness and fitness levels, so I'm certainly glad I made the move.

"Now I need to make an impression on the manager and force my way into the Stoke team."

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