Andrew Gordon "Andy" Wilkinson is an English defender who plays for Stoke City. He started his professional career to signed his contract by Stoke City in 2001 where he made his first team debut in a Football League Trophy for Stoke City and after moves on loan spells at Telford United , Partick Thistle, Shrewsbury Town and Blackpool had restricted his career . In the season 2005-06, he suffered from his ankle ligament damage which would keep him out for several months before he made first team six appearances and signed a new two year contract that keep him at Stoke City until 2008. In the following year, Wilkinson's talented performances for Stoke City , he received again an offer of three-year contract from Stoke City until 2012. During the season of 2010-12 ,he made his 100th senior appearances and 100th League appearances for Stoke City though is contract was extended until 2014 at the Britannia Stadium.