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Guardian - Mon Nov 20 10:00 PM
Brighton & Hove Albion twice came from behind to earn a draw at home to Stoke and extend their unbeaten run to five matches, with the manager, Chris Hughton, doubtless grateful his team overcame the referee’s failure to award them a first-half penalty. José Izquierdo and Pascal Gross replied to g...
Guardian - Mon Nov 20 7:23 PM
Live updates from the Premier League match at the Amex Premier League health check: overachievers and underachievers Send Simon an email ; Tweet @Simon_Burnton 7.23pm GMT No changes for Brighton and just one for Stoke, with finger-knacked goalkeeper Jack Butland out, and Lee Grant coming in. 7.15...
Guardian - Sun Nov 19 10:00 AM
The Stoke striker, who faces Brighton on Monday, was labelled West Brom’s answer to Harry Kane but is yet to score for his club. Will his touch ever return? It’s a long time, 2, 159 minutes. Exactly enough to fit in Beverly Hills Cop and all four Indiana Jones movies, plus the Godfather, Toy Stor...
Guardian - Sat Nov 18 9:00 AM
Brighton put together a run of two wins and two draws, built on Glenn Murray’s four goals in three games, before the international break and are eighth in the table as a result. Lee Grant starts in place of the injured Jack Butland for Stoke and Murray will be relishing facing the replacement, es...
Guardian - Fri Nov 17 10:42 PM
• Austrian has been big disappointment since signing from Stoke City for £24m • ‘If you don’t run for the team, then you don’t play either, ’ manager said Marko Arnautovic faces a fight to prove he has a future at West Ham after David Moyes warned the club’s record signing that he will not pick h...
Guardian - Thu Nov 16 6:08 PM
The table doesn’t lie but teams such as Burnley and Brighton are exceeding all expectations while Swansea and Everton have disappointed badly. Here’s how the 20 sides rank based on early-season health and vigour They say the league table never lies, and this is of course true. What they don’t tel...
Guardian - Sun Nov 12 5:42 PM
Founder of bookies becomes UK’s highest paid boss as concern rises about number of lives ruined by gambling addiction Denise Coates, the billionaire founder and boss of gambling firm Bet365, paid herself £217m last year as her company made a £525m profit from a record £47bn of bets thanks to the...
Guardian - Thu Nov 9 7:41 PM
• The goalkeeper has returned to his club for medical assessment • Gareth Southgate’s squad has been weakened before Germany match England have suffered another injury blow on the eve of their friendly with Germany after Jack Butland was forced to withdraw from the squad. The Football Association...
Guardian - Wed Nov 8 10:30 PM
• Gareth Southgate watched Stoke goalkeeper in action last Saturday • Players from both sides to wear black armbands bearing poppies Gareth Southgate is giving serious consideration to elevating Jack Butland to England’s starting lineup at the expense of Joe Hart in Friday’s game against Germany....
Guardian - Mon Nov 6 9:09 AM
Eden Hazard may tire of being kicked, Tony Pulis is under pressure at West Brom and Pep Guardiola may seek more firepower in January Eden Hazard was fouled six times at Stamford Bridge. At one point in the second half the Belgium international was fouled by not one but three opponents in the colo...
Guardian - Sun Nov 5 7:56 PM
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Guardian - Sat Nov 4 2:32 PM
Peter Crouch came off the bench to head an equaliser as Stoke twice came from behind to prevent Claude Puel from making it two wins from two matches as Leicester manager. The Frenchman could take satisfaction from some aspects of this performance, including the goals by Vicente Iborra and Riyad M...
Guardian - Sat Nov 4 11:30 AM
Premier League updates from the 12.30pm GMT kick-off Ten things to look out for in the Premier League this weekend And feel free to email your thoughts to Rob 10.24am GMT Morning. The hype machine hasn’t gone into overdrive ahead of this match. That’s more an indictiment of our silly elitism than...
Guardian - Fri Nov 3 6:16 PM
Claude Puel’s tenure as Southampton manager ended with a home defeat by Stoke City and now he will attempt to avenge that and extend his positive start with Leicester City. It will be interesting to see whether he changes the lineup that defeated Everton last Sunday. Stoke also go into the game i...
Guardian - Mon Oct 30 6:03 PM
• Deeney charged with violent conduct and facing three-game ban • Striker grabbed Allen’s face during Stoke’s win at Watford on Saturday The Watford striker Troy Deeney has been charged with violent conduct for grabbing the face of Stoke’s Joe Allen, the Football Association has announced. He fac...
Guardian - Mon Oct 30 8:24 AM
Arsenal need Sead Kolasinac to recover quickly; Liverpool’s search for a penalty-taker goes on; and Newcastle prepare for a ‘sliding doors’ moment Next Sunday, Manchester City host Arsenal at 1.30pm and Manchester United play Chelsea at 4pm; it really is amazing just how often the fixture list th...
Guardian - Sun Oct 29 9:45 PM
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Guardian - Sat Oct 28 5:12 PM
Darren Fletcher volleyed his first goal for Stoke to take the wind out of Watford’s sails. The Hornets were looking to cement their place in the top six but Fletcher’s Paul Scholes-style strike from the edge of the area secured a first away win for City. The 1-0 victory also eased the pressure on...
Guardian - Fri Oct 27 5:39 PM
Watford’s defeat in last week’s thriller at Stamford Bridge was perhaps harsh on Marco Silva’s side but it has done little to dampen their belief that this could be a special season at Vicarage Road. The mood is much more solemn for Stoke City, sitting just above the relegation zone and with fans...
Guardian - Mon Oct 23 8:18 AM
Arsène Wenger must continue with golden front trio; Christopher Schindler was a great buy for Huddersfield; Manchester City defence is as key as their attack This was the first time Arsène Wenger had started Mesut Özil, Alexandre Lacazette and Alexis Sánchez in his XI. Yet until Everton went down...
Guardian - Sun Oct 22 8:34 PM
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Guardian - Sat Oct 21 5:25 PM
Stoke have been sucked into the Premier League relegation zone after two goals within 133 seconds earned Bournemouth a first top-flight victory on their travels this season. Eddie Howe’s side had lost each of their four away fixtures, but Andrew Surman’s opener at the Bet365 Stadium was swiftly f...
Guardian - Fri Oct 20 5:37 PM
Mark Hughes believes that Stoke are doing “slightly better” than expected, after coming through a “difficult period” in which they played Arsenal, Chelsea and both Manchester clubs. Bournemouth have lost six of their eight matches but, after a tough game last week at Spurs, Eddie Howe will look t...
Guardian - Mon Oct 16 8:38 AM
Anthony Knockaert could make all the difference fro Brighton, Pablo Zabaleta is fed up with West Ham’s ill-discipline and Kevin de Bruyne is drawing more praise Mark Hughes was in no doubt he had witnessed the favourites for the title. “Clearly I would say that after being beaten 7-2 but they do...
Guardian - Sun Oct 15 10:30 PM
• Balance the key to unbeaten start, says coach after Stoke rout • ‘This season we feel that, if we arrive, we will score’ Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City have found the crucial attacking edge they lacked last season after Stoke City were hammered 7-2 at the Etihad Stadium. The victory mad...
Guardian - Sat Oct 14 5:09 PM
Something fairly amazing happened in the 27th minute of this latest Manchester City goalfest . A slick first-time passing move produced an unanswerable goal for the home side, but a bamboozled Stoke City defence was already wearily familiar with that routine. What made the third goal stand out wa...
Guardian - Sat Oct 14 1:57 PM
Premier League, Football League and European football updates Live scores: follow all of today’s games | Get notifications to your phone And you can email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 2.42am BST Cardiff’s defeat to Birmingham on Friday means Sheffield United can move top of the Championship with...
Guardian - Fri Oct 13 4:13 PM
Manchester City resume with Sergio Agüero back in contention following the rib injury suffered in a car accident. Factor in how Pep Guardiola’s side beat Chelsea without the striker and they could not be rolling any smoother. A caveat can always be found though: in last season’s corresponding fix...
Guardian - Wed Oct 11 1:42 PM
• Rib injury suffered in Amsterdam car crash on 28 September • Striker now in training and Pep Guardiola hopes he can face Stoke Sergio Agüero is hopeful of being available for Manchester City’s home game with Stoke City on Saturday in what would be a surprise early return from the rib injury the...
Guardian - Mon Oct 2 8:33 AM
Everton’s defence has gone walkabout, Swansea and Southampton are serving up stodgy fare and Antonio Conte may rue being in a tougher league than Serie A Chris Hughton, the Brighton & Hove Albion manager, said it all when he highlighted how his team had not been “out of sight” against Arsenal, ju...