Stephen Ireland will be held out of the Stoke City squad for Week 3 as he nurses a rib injury back to health.
Stephen Ireland is available for Stoke City's weekend clash with Newcastle United after missing last weekend due to illness.
Stoke City have today completed the permanent signing of midfielder Stephen Ireland from Aston Villa.
Stephen Ireland is ineligible to face Aston Villa as he's on loan at Stoke City from the Midlands club.
Stephen Ireland withdrew from a scheduled appearance in a Stoke City Under-21 side match as he looks to gain fitness.
Aston Villa midfielder Stephen Ireland has joined Stoke City on a season-long loan.
Aston Villa midfielder Stephen Ireland could be leaving for Championship team Doncaster.
Mark Hughes is looking to bring Stephen Ireland to Stoke City. Ireland's best spell as a player was in 2008-09 under Hughes' management at Manchester City.
Aston Villa have signed Holland under 21 international Leandro Bacuna.
Aston Villa are taking offers for midfielder Stephen Ireland.