Stoke boss Pulis delighted with goalscorer Upson

Stoke City boss Tony Pulis was pleased with Matthew Upson's performance in their draw with Southampton. It was a rare appearance for Upson and he ended up on the scoresheet in the 3-3 draw.

Stoke City boss Tony Pulis was pleased with Matthew Upson's performance in their draw with Southampton.

It was a rare appearance for Upson and he ended up on the scoresheet in the 3-3 draw.

Pulis said: "We were three top players short, so it was always going to be difficult.

"Matty hasn't played for ages and obviously you want centre-halves to get used to playing with one another. It took him 45 minutes to find his feet but I'm pleased he got the goal, he's a great lad."

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