The recovery that Fabrice Muamba has made is a miracle of biblical proportions, culminating with him to be able to chat with Adebayor yesterday. Anybody in the 36000 crowd at the Lane at 615pm last Saturday might now well believe there is a god.
So we move on, Bolton are not pulling out of the FA Cup and Spurs are playing Stoke Saracens this evening.
Tonight will be pivotal in our battle to finish in 3rd. With Chelsea and Ar5enal facing tough away games a win against Stoke Rugby Club is a must. And the game won’t be as straight forward as the bookies think; Spurs are a ridiculously short 2/5 to win.
I suspect Ledley wont play and will saved for the weekend , which means we will be relying on a combination of Gallas, Nelson and Kaboul tonight to keep out Crouchie , Huth and Shawcross . I don’t for one minute think he will do it, but bearing in mind Adebayor is also a doubt I would play all 3 to give us some much needed aerial cover.
We have no balance with VDV playing on the right as he loves to roam and this would be dangerous with Etherington marauding on the left. He has scored in his last 4 appearances against us .We have to keep Bale on the left as well, so the solution is to play Bale and Walker as Wingbacks
So as a one off the team to play Stoke tonight should be
Walker, Kaboul, Gallas, Nelson, Bale
Vdv, Parker, Modders
It a game of opinions what do you think?