Erik Pieters

Born: August 7, 1988 (age 29)

Height: 6'0" (184cm)

Hometown: Tiel, Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Position: Defender
Team: Stoke City (no. 3)
Erik Pieters of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Leicester City on September 19, 2015
Career History
Senior2006-2008FC Utrecht
2008-2013PSV Eindhoven
2013-Stoke City
International2010-Netherlands
Sports Mole has 174 articles about Erik Pieters. Articles 1 to 40:
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard still on Chelsea bench
Eden Hazard remains on the bench as Chelsea visit Stoke City.
Sep 23, 14:01
Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Team News: Marcus Rashford starts for Manchester United
Marcus Rashford starts for Manchester United as they visit Stoke City.
Sep 9, 16:33
Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Team News: Two changes for Arsenal against Stoke City
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger decides to recall Shkodran Mustafi and Aaron Ramsey for the club's trip to Stoke City in the Premier League this afternoon.
Aug 19, 16:37
Wayne Rooney in action for Everton against Sevilla on August 6, 2017
Team News: Wayne Rooney, Michael Keane start for Everton
Wayne Rooney makes his first Premier League start for Everton in 13 years.
Aug 12, 14:05
Olivier Giroud waves during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester United on May 7, 2017
Team News: Olivier Giroud up front for Arsenal
Olivier Giroud starts up front for Arsenal as Arsene Wenger makes four changes for the trip to Stoke City.
May 13, 16:40
Mark Hughes 'smiles' before the match between Manchester City and Stoke City on March 8, 2017
Team News: West Ham United unchanged against Stoke City
Slaven Bilic names an unchanged lineup as West Ham United visit Stoke City in the Premier League.
Apr 29, 14:04
Mark Hughes reacts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur on April 18, 2016
Mark Hughes plays down Lee Grant, Erik Pieters spat
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes plays down an altercation between teammates Lee Grant and Erik Pieters during the 3-1 win over Hull City.
Apr 15, 21:34
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Result: Liverpool survive Stoke City scare to stay third
Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino come off the bench to rescue Liverpool as they come from behind to beat Stoke City 2-1 at the bet365 Stadium.
Apr 8, 16:57
Philippe Coutinho in action during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley on March 12, 2017
Team News: Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho on Liverpool bench
Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho start among the substitutes for Liverpool's trip to Stoke City.
Apr 8, 14:01
Chelsea's Gary Cahill celebrates scoring against Stoke City on March 18, 2017
Result: Chelsea battle past Stoke City to move 13 points clear
Chelsea extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 13 points with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium.
Mar 18, 16:59
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne and Stoke City's Bruno Martins Indi on March 8, 2017
Result: Manchester City held to goalless draw by Stoke City
Manchester City are held to a goalless draw by Stoke City in their Premier League fixture at the Etihad Stadium.
Mar 8, 21:54
Glen Johnson of Stoke City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Liverpool at Britannia Stadium on August 9, 2015
Team News: Glen Johnson, Geoff Cameron back for Stoke
Glen Johnson and Geoff Cameron return as Stoke City welcome Middlesbrough.
Mar 4, 14:05
James Morrison of West Bromwich Albion during the Barclays Premier League match between Watford and West Bromwich Albion at Vicarage Road on August 15, 2015
Result: West Bromwich Albion claim narrow win over Stoke City
An early James Morrison goal helps West Bromwich Albion to beat Stoke City 1-0 at The Hawthorns and consolidate their place in the top 10 of the Premier League.
Feb 4, 17:27
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Old Trafford on January 15, 2017
Result: Wayne Rooney breaks goalscoring record to save Manchester United
Wayne Rooney becomes the all-time record goalscorer for Manchester United after scoring a last-gasp free kick for his side to secure a 1-1 draw with Stoke City.
Jan 21, 16:55
Ibrahim Afellay celebrates scoring during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Swansea City on April 2, 2016
Team News: Ibrahim Afellay starts for Stoke City
Ibrahim Afellay comes back into the starting XI for Stoke City's FA Cup encounter with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Jan 7, 14:07
Peter Crouch of Stoke City gestures during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Fulham and Stoke City at Craven Cottage on September 22, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Result: Ryan Shawcross, Peter Crouch net in Stoke City win
Stoke City end a run of five games without success in the Premier League as they record a 2-0 win over Watford.
Jan 3, 21:58
Liverpool players celebrate after an own goal by Stoke City's Giannelli Imbula during the Premier League clash between the two sides an Anfield on December 27, 2016
Result: Liverpool ease past Stoke City to move back up to second
Liverpool close the gap on leaders Chelsea back to six points courtesy of a 4-1 victory over Stoke City at Anfield.
Dec 27, 19:11
Erik Pieters of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Leicester City on September 19, 2015
Erik Pieters yellow card transferred to Bruno Martins Indi
Stoke City confirm that the yellow card shown to Erik Pieters during the 2-2 draw with Leicester has been transferred to Bruno Martins Indi due to mistaken identity.
Dec 20, 13:20
Head Coach Bob Bradley of the United States watches his team lose to Spain at Gillette Stadium on June 4, 2011 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.
Bob Bradley: 'Swansea City lacked confidence at Stoke City'
Swansea City boss Bob Bradley claims that his side lacked confidence and were second best in their 3-1 Premier League defeat at Stoke City on Monday night.
Oct 31, 22:47
Mark Hughes pulls faces during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Stoke City on February 13, 2016
Result: Wilfried Bony comes back to haunt former club Swansea City
Wilfried Bony is on target twice against former club Swansea City to help Stoke City on their way to a 3-1 victory at the bet365 Stadium.
Oct 31, 21:54
Salomon Rondon celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool on May 15, 2016
Result: Stoke City held by West Bromwich Albion
Stoke City are still hunting for their first Premier League win of the season after Salomon Rondon equalises in injury time for West Bromwich Albion.
Sep 24, 17:47
Mark Hughes looks on prior to the Premier League match between Stoke City and Aston Villa at Britannia Stadium on February 27, 2016
Team News: Xherdan Shaqiri returns for Stoke City
Stoke City's Xherdan Shaqiri returns from injury to start against West Bromwich Albion this afternoon.
Sep 24, 14:11
Alan Pardew ahead of the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Norwich City on April 9, 2016
Team News: Crystal Palace recall James Tomkins against Stoke City
Crystal Palace make one change for their Premier League meeting with Stoke City.
Sep 18, 13:27
Sam Allardyce gestures with his face during the Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on March 5, 2016
Team News: Sunderland unchanged against Stoke City
Sam Allardyce opts against making any changes for the trip to Stoke City in the Premier League.
Apr 30, 14:18
Marko Arnautovic of Stoke City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester City at Britannia Stadium on December 5, 2015
Preview: Manchester City vs. Stoke City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League match between Manchester City and Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium.
Apr 21, 09:00
Mauricio Pochettino embraces Harry Kane as he leaves the field during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Preview: Stoke City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews Monday's Premier League clash between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Britannia.
Apr 15, 13:28
Giannelli Imbula and Bafetimbi Gomis in action during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Swansea City on April 2, 2016
Result: Swansea City fightback stuns Stoke City
Swansea City come from two goals down to rescue a 2-2 draw with Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium.
Apr 2, 17:19
Jakob Haugaard of Stoke City runs with the ball during the Colonia Cup 2015 match between FC Porto and Stoke City FC at RheinEnergieStadion on August 2, 2015 in Cologne, Germany.
Team News: Jakob Haugaard in for Jack Butland against Swansea City
Jakob Haugaard starts in place of the injured Jack Butland as Stoke City host Swansea City.
Apr 2, 14:16
Patrick Van Aanholt of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park on August 29, 2015 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Patrick van Aanholt, Ibrahim Afellay added to Netherlands squad
Patrick van Aanholt and Ibrahim Afellay are added to the Netherlands squad for the friendlies against France and England after five players pulled out through injury.
Mar 21, 10:54
Odion Ighalo celebrates scoring with Nathan Ake during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Watford on March 13, 2016
Preview: Watford vs. Stoke City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter at Vicarage Road between Watford and Stoke City.
Mar 18, 18:41
Sadio Mane controls the ball under pressure of Younes Kaboul during the Premier League match between Southampton and Sunderland at St Mary's Stadium on March 5, 2016
Football Association overturns Sadio Mane red card
The Football Association overturns the red card handed to Southampton attacker Sadio Mane in Saturday's Premier League match against Stoke City.
Mar 15, 17:27
Southampton's Senegalese midfielder Sadio Mane runs with the ball during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Norwich City at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on August 30, 2015.
Southampton appeal Sadio Mane red card
Southampton confirm that they have appealed the red card issued to Sadio Mane in Saturday's victory at Stoke City.
Mar 14, 13:35
Graziano Pelle celebrates scoring in the match between Stoke City and Southampton on March 12, 2016
Result: Ten-men Southampton hang on to end Stoke City's unbeaten run
Ten-men Southampton end Stoke City's unbeaten run by sealing a 2-1 victory at the Britannia Stadium.
Mar 12, 16:55
Xherdan Shaqiri celebrates scoring with Marko Arnautovic during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Newcastle United on March 2, 2016
Result: Late Xherdan Shaqiri goal earns Stoke City third successive win
Xherdan Shaqiri nets nine minutes from time to earn Stoke City a 1-0 victory over Newcastle United in the Premier League.
Mar 2, 21:37
Seamus Coleman celebrates scoring Everton's second goal against Stoke City on February 6, 2016
Result: Everton cruise past Stoke City to claim back-to-back Premier League wins
Everton cruise past Stoke City to seal a 3-0 win at the Britannia, claiming back-to-back Premier League victories.
Feb 6, 16:55
Jamie Vardy of Leicester City goes past Jack Butland of Stoke City to score his team's second goal on January 23, 2016
Result: Jamie Vardy's 16th Premier League goal helps Leicester City go top
Jamie Vardy scores his 16th Premier League goal of the season in a 3-0 triumph over Stoke City to help Leicester City move to the top of the table.
Jan 23, 16:52
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United looks thoughtful during the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and PSV Eindhoven at Old Trafford on November 25, 2015
Team News: Louis van Gaal drops Man Utd striker Wayne Rooney at Stoke City
Wayne Rooney drops to the bench as Manchester United visit Stoke City in the first of 10 Premier League Boxing Day matches.
Dec 26, 11:48
Erik Pieters of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Leicester City on September 19, 2015
Erik Pieters pens new three-year Stoke City contract extension
Erik Pieters signs a new contract with Stoke City, committing himself to the Potters until the summer of 2020.
Dec 26, 11:33
Marko Arnautovic of Stoke City celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on October 3, 2015
New contracts for Stoke City pair
Marko Arnautovic and Erik Pieters are both in talks to sign new Stoke City contracts, according to chairman Peter Coates.
Dec 15, 12:02
Erik Pieters of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Leicester City on September 19, 2015
Erik Pieters full of optimism over Stoke City future
Stoke City defender Erik Pieters reveals that he is full of optimism of what his side can achieve this season following their win over Manchester City.
Dec 11, 22:57



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1Manchester CityMan City87102942522
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
11Southampton823379-29
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
13Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224610-48
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8224814-68
16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163