But Potters team-mate Wilkinson insists Tony Pulis' team of tough nuts will take it on the chin.
He said: "We don't moan or try to get people sent off. I think that's part of the team we are.
"The gaffer's been building this team for nearly 10 years.
"There is a sort of player he brings in - someone that is a great lad who works hard for the team and wants to get on with it."