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Stoke midfielder Adam: Dundee goal is for dad!

Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam dedicated his goal for Dundee to his late father.

Adam pulled on the jersey of his boyhood club Dundee during Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni's testimonial match at Selhurst Park on Wednesday and the midfielder managed to get himself on the score sheet in a 4-3 defeat.

While the match was technically only a friendly, the goal meant a lot to Adam as his late father was a Dundee fan and following the game, the Stoke star dedicated the strike to his dad.

Adam told the Stoke Sentinel: "My Dad was a massive Dundee fan. Playing for the club in the game brought back a lot of memories. He took me to games at Dens Park when I was a kid.

"So I dedicate it to my Dad. I do that because I know how proud he would be to see me in a Dundee shirt. My family were in the crowd to see the moment, too - that was important to me."

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