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Ghanaian attacker James Alabi returns to Stoke City from Scunthorpe loan spell

Published on: 02 May 2014
Ghanaian attacker James Alabi has returned to Stoke City after his loan deal expired

By Akyereko Frimpong Manson

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English-born Ghanaian attacker James Alabi has returned to English Premier League side Stoke City after the end of his loan deal with Scunthorpe United, can exclusively confirm. 

The 19-year-old was farmed out to the League Two side in March in a month-loan deal and has returned to the Britannia Stadium with the hope of gatecrashing the first team squad.

"I have returned to Stoke for a while now, it was only a 1 month loan. I am looking forward to getting a chance in the first team," he told

The striker scored twice in 5 games in the League Two for Scunthorpe United who are close to securing promotion to the League One.


  • Maxwell Johnson says:
    May 02, 2014 07:39 am
    Someone should correct me if am wrong buh I think Alabi is a Nigerian name? Is this guy really a Ghanaian?
  • harry says:
    May 02, 2014 10:53 pm
    No,its a Ghanaian name.Its a Ga name.i know a number of people with that name