Much of the focus will be on Stoke's former Tottenham players ahead of the clash between the two clubs on Sunday but manager Tony Pulis believes his team's unsung heroes deserve some credit.

Record signing Peter Crouch, Jonathan Woodgate and Wilson Palacios all left White Hart Lane in the summer and will be looking to impress at the Britannia Stadium.

But the Potters boss singled out the likes of Marc Wilson and fellow defender Andy Wilkinson for praise, saying: "Marc Wilson doesn't get the credit he deserves People talk about Ryan Shawcross, Matthew Upson, Robert Huth and Woodgate but Wilson has been outstanding this season."

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