Stoke City captain Ryan Shawcross hailed the performance of Kenwyne Jones for victory over West Bromwich Albion.

The Trinidad and Tobago international was a constant threat and forced the mistake out of Albion defender Jonas Olsson which led to substitute Dean Whitehead netting the 75th minute winner.

Shawcross said: "Kenny was superb. At times he was playing by himself up front and running onto his own flick-ons.

"It was a great performance from him and it justified playing him but he's been fantastic even though he's not been in the starting line-up.

"When he comes on he's very different. I think he showed all his qualities and how big an asset he is to us."