Date: 7th September 2008 at 7:35pm
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Stoke defender, Ryan Shawcross has been linked to loan moves with Ipswich and Derby County after failing to keep his first team place.

Shawcross, who earned his first England U21 cap earlier in the year featured in the Potters’ first Premier League match against Bolton, but has since had to settle for a place on the bench, except for an outing in the Carling Cup and is likely to slip further down the pecking order with Andrew Davies, Danny Higginbotham and Ibrahima Sonko all poised to make their debuts.