Date: 28th February 2020 at 8:05pm
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of City have been reminiscing about days gone by after footage was posted on Twitter of James Beattie’s winner against in 2009.

Beattie, who joined Stoke from Sheffield United in January 2009, scored nine goals in 40 appearances for the Potters.

One of the striker’s more memorable goals for the club came in their famous 10-man victory over Manchester City, with Beattie’s first-half header being enough for the then-second-bottom Potters to claim all three points against the Citizens.

Stoke went on to comfortably survive that season, finishing in 12th place on 45 points, 11 above the relegation zone, and would begin a 10-season spell in the English top flight.

In honour of their former striker’s 42nd birthday, the club posted footage of his header against Manchester City on Twitter, causing Stoke fans to recall their Premier League days that must feel a very distant memory at present, with the club just one point above the Championship drop-zone.

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After a stellar career in which Beattie scored 138 goals in 477 appearances, the 42-year old is currently Garry Monk’s assistant manager at Birmingham City, having previously had spells in the same role at Leeds and , also under Monk.