England Leopards joined the Premier League when Paul Drinkhall, Liam Pitchford and Sam Walker appeared on the pitch at half time at Stoke City.

The trio were pitchside in front of more than 26,000 supporters at the Stoke City versus Swansea City match tonight, with Paul taking the chance to promote the European qualifying tie against Greece in the city tomorrow over the stadium PA.

He also talked about the World Championships bronze the trio won earlier this year, while some highlights of that historic achievement were played on the big screen at Stoke’s Bet365 Stadium.

The Leopards take on Greece at Fenton Manor Sports Complex from 7pm on Tuesday, with the match to be streamed live on TheSPORTbible Facebook page

For the record, Stoke beat Swansea 3-1 in a match televised live by Sky Sports.