Archive for September, 2009

News Round Up

Posted by Diego Fan on September 30th, 2009

Stoke reserves coach O’Connor: Arismendi rushing
Stoke City reserves coach Mark O’Connor admits they must be more careful with prized Uruguayan recruit Diego Arismedi.

World Cup qualifiers Squad Announced

Posted by Diego Fan on September 25th, 2009

‘The Deystroyer’ is named in the Uruguay squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Uruguay name squad of exiles for World Cup qualifiers - Yahoo!Xtra
Defender Mauricio Victorino of Universidad de Chile and midfielder Diego Arismendi of Stoke City, who joined their new clubs from Uruguayan champions …

Uruguay names team for World Cup qualifiersUSA Today
Midfiedlers: Alvaro Fernandez, Sebastian Eguren, Diego Arismendi, Walter Gargano, Diego Perez, Jorge Martinez, Cristian Rodriguez. Forwards: Diego Forlan …

Carling Cup: Stoke 4 – 3 Blackpool

Posted by Diego Fan on September 23rd, 2009

Uruguay midfielder Diego Arismendi was handed his debut after impressing in two reserve games.

Stoke 4 – 3 BlackpoolBBC News
Andy Griffin celebrated his dramatic injury-time winner at the Britannia to settle a seven-goal thriller and see Stoke into the Carling Cup last 16.
Diego Arismendi started in midfield and played fairly well, but unfortunately went off at half time with a hamstring injury.

Match stats –
All the facts and figures from Stoke City’s game against Blackpool
32 ARISMENDI: Produced one delightful pass during a quietly impressive first 45 minutes of action that will be invaluable in his English education 7/10

Arismendi Set for First Team Debut

Posted by Diego Fan on September 22nd, 2009

Arismendi set for Stoke debutSky Sports
Tony Pulis has confirmed recent signing Diego Arismendi will make his Stoke City debut in Tuesday’s Carling Cup tie against Blackpool.

League Cup – Stoke v BlackpoolBBC News
Uruguayan newcomer Diego Arismendi has impressed Pulis in reserve matches and could make his debut for the Potters.

Diego in Reserves Action Again

Posted by Diego Fan on September 16th, 2009

Creswell Denied Last Gasp
Diego Arismendi starts his second game for Stoke City reserves, but the result went against the team as they slipped to their first defeat of the Barclays Premier Reserve League South campaign.

News Round Up

Posted by Diego Fan on September 8th, 2009

Maradona Learning the Hard WayBBC Blogs: Tim Vickery
Tim Vickery has positive things to say about our Diego in the Q&A section at the bottom of his blog about another Diego!

Diego Arismendi will fire Stoke to glory, says Tony
Stoke boss Tony Pulis believes Uruguayan youngster Diego Arismendi could be the ace card in his Premier League pack. The 21-year-old midfielder’s …

News Round Up

Posted by Diego Fan on September 5th, 2009

As you might expect, with very little known about Diego the local news have several stories running over the last few days:

Stoke City: Pulis pledge to look after new boy
STOKE boss Tony Pulis has promised the kid gloves treatment for Diego Arismendi, the club’s new £2.75 signing from Uruguay. The 21-year-old international midfielder, signed from Club Nacional on Monday night, is seen as a future star by …

Robbie Earle: New boys buying into Stoke
… plus Sunderland’s Dean Whitehead and Danny Collins, along with his first foray into the South American market to sign the Uruguayan Diego Arismendi. …

Stoke City: New boys add to Stoke’s Prem
STOKE City’s summer dealings certainly appear to pass the acid test of leaving Tony Pulis with a visibly stronger squad at the end of the …

Stoke City Reserves 1 – Wolves Reserves 0

Posted by Diego Fan on September 3rd, 2009

Stoke City: Young Uruguayan delivers vintage class at first
The 21-year-old capture from South America pounced on a mistake by the Wolves defence before executing a pin point cross for Louis Moult to score the only goal of the game.

A Couple More Diego Articles…

Posted by Diego Fan on September 2nd, 2009

Stoke signing Arismendi taking inspiration from
“It’s a dream come true to come and play in the Premier League,” the Uruguayan youngster said. “In my opinion it is the best League in the world and having watched it on television for many years, I had long held the ambition of coming to play here one day.

Pulis Happy with New

Diego to Start his First Game for the Potters

Posted by Diego Fan on September 2nd, 2009

Stoke City: New boys to start for
STOKE City new boys Diego Arismendi, Danny Collins and Robert Huth have all been named in the reserve team to play Wolves at the Britannia Stadium tonight …