Stoke City have announced M Club Spa and Fitness as their new official fitness partner, reports, The partnership, which will run for an initial period of two years, will see Potters senior and youth players use the facilities at M Club's Newcastle centre.

"We are proud of our association with leading local brands, of which M Club Spa and Fitness is certainly one," Stoke's head of commercial Andrew Billingham said of a company which owns two of the largest fitness clubs in North Staffordshire.

Billingham added that he hopes the partnership will lead to "potential benefits" for Stoke supporters, as well as helping M Club "grow and develop their membership."