Stoke raid Liverpool, Man Utd academies

Stoke City have been busy in the youth transfer market this summer. The Potters have handed two-year Academy Scholarships to 13 highly-rated youngsters this week.

Stoke City have been busy in the youth transfer market this summer.

The Potters have handed two-year Academy Scholarships to 13 highly-rated youngsters this week.

Among them are former Liverpool striker Callum Pilkington, Manchester United midfielder Ryan Shields and Manchester City pair Sam Coulson and Nathan Ricketts-Hopkinson, who also had trials at United.

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