Manchester City head to the Potteries on Saturday lunchtime with memories still fresh of their victory over Tony Pulis’ men two seasons ago, ending the Blues’ 35-year wait for a trophy.
Now, with their Champions League quest at an end and not even the Europa League as a consolation prize, City can go all out for cup glory on the domestic front.
“I’m sure Stoke would like to get one over us for the 2011 final,” Milner told www.mcfc.co.uk.
“But we’ll be doing our best to give our supporters another day out at Wembley that’s for certain.”
Although there have been times when Milner’s face did not appear to fit under Roberto Mancini, he has recently become one of City’s most important figures.
That influence has increased since Yaya Toure departed on African Nations Cup duty, and is clearly welcomed by the City fans who have warmed to Milner’s whole-hearted approach.
“I’ve always enjoyed playing for this club since the first day I joined,” said the former Leeds and Newcastle man.
“I will always give 100 per cent whether I am having a good day or a bad one and that’s something they clearly appreciate.
“The only thing that’s been frustrating for me this season has been that I feel I’ve being playing well but there have been several interruptions due to injury and suspension. Hopefully that’s all over with now.”
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