Date: 4th November 2009 at 4:44pm
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Young 18-year old Ben Marshall has returned back to the club after his 3 month loan spell at Northampton Town. Marshall played for the league two outfit 17 times and scored twice.

Stoke signed both Marshall and Matthew Lund in the summer under controversial circumstances from rivals Crewe. Marshall was sent straight out to Northampton and has impressed whereas Lund has been playing in the Potters reserves.

Both are likely to go out on loan again during the rest of the season.