Phil Jagielka pictured in Stoke City shirt

Phil Jagielka pictured in Stoke City shirt

Here’s Phil Jagielka, trophy in hand, having just scored the winner for Stoke City against Everton. Jagielka had guided Stoke to victory in the prestigious Wedgwood Keele Classic youth tournament in the mid-1990s. He would shortly join up with former Stoke junior coach Darryl Wainwright at Everton… who would then release him to make his senior breakthrough at Sheffield United. He would finally go back to Everton to make nearly 400 appearances and collect 40 England caps. He went back to Sheffield United again... then on to Derby and is now expected to complete the circle at the age of 39 by joining Stoke. The photo was dusted off and posted on social media a couple of years ago by his old Stoke under-12s teammate Karl Henry, back row far …
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