- Fri Nov 17 8:58 PM
IF any team is going to beat Manchester City this season — and that is a big ‘if’ — I fancy it to be one from outside the top six. You might think ‘well, what about United or Spurs?’ But for the ‘lesser’ teams it is a free hit — especially as City will have …
- Fri Nov 17 4:55 PM
has vowed to get a CTE scan after watching Alan Shearer’s championed documentary on the link between heading and dementia. The Newcastle icon delved into the worrying connection and examined the death of ex-England striker Jeff Astle, who died from brain trauma in 2002. Former Spurs,...
- Fri Nov 17 2:13 PM
BRIGHTON will look to stretch their unbeaten run to five games as they welcome Stoke to the Amex on Monday night. Chris Hughton’s side have taken well to life in the Premier League – with 11 points taken from the last possible 18. CLAIM YOUR FREE £30 BET Check out this new sign up offer …
- Thu Nov 16 7:45 PM
could be back within a month after his latest England injury woe. Stoke boss Mark Hughes says his keeper “clearly has a number of fractures” in the finger be broke while training for the Three Lions ahead of their friendly draws with Germany and Brazil. But the outlook is far better...
- Mon Nov 13 2:21 PM
THE mother of Jese Rodriguez’s third child has broken her silence and hit out at him for neglecting their him. Aurah Ruiz has accused the Stoke striker of “going for dinner with friends” while their son Nyan, who suffers from a serious medical condition after being born prematurely, was in hospit...
- Fri Nov 10 12:47 PM
ENGLAND goalkeeper Jack Butland
has been ruled out for SIX weeks after breaking his finger during training. The Stoke No1, 24, was forced to withdraw from the Three Lions squad on Thursday after picking up yet another injury. Following his latest knock, Butland tweeted: “Bit of luck wouldn’t go a...
- Thu Nov 9 3:01 PM
WATFORD and Stoke have been fined £25, 000 and £20, 000 respectively for failing to control their players during their recent Premier League game. In the 94th minute of the game that the Potters won 1-0, Troy Deeney and Joe Allen
clashed, with their respective team-mates also piling in. More to f...
- Thu Nov 9 10:31 AM
POLICE are investigating a Stoke supporter who threw a bottle in the direction of Jamie Vardy during their 2-2 draw with Leicester. A plastic beer bottle was hurled in the direction of the England ace from the Boothen End of the bet365 Stadium during Saturday’s clash. The Potters fan launched the...
- Wed Nov 8 11:33 PM
is set to be in goal for England against Germany tomorrow — heaping more pressure on Joe Hart
. The Stoke keeper, 24, will play in successive senior international games for the first time when he steps out against the Germans at Wembley, despite boss Gareth Southgate saying previously...
- Mon Nov 6 9:41 AM
ANOTHER Premier League weekend is in the books, with more “hot takes” than you can shake a stick at. There were some shocks, as Everton finally managed a win. Then there were some less surprising results… as West Ham were brutally torn apart by Liverpool at the London Stadium. Manchester City and...
- Sun Nov 5 10:36 PM
FORMER Stoke defender Dionatan Teixeira has died aged 25. A statement from the club he moved to from Stoke, Sheriff Tiraspol, said: “A few hours ago, a good man and an excellent football player, former FC Sheriff player Dionatan Teixeira died. “The Brazilian defender was only 25 years old. The wh...
- Sun Nov 5 12:01 AM
LIVERPOOL ran riot at West Ham to leave Slaven Bilic’s job hanging by a thread as Sean Dyche masterminded another impressive win to lift Burnley up to seventh. West Brom boss Tony Pulis is also fighting for his future after yet another defeat to Huddersfield. Here are all of the highlights from S...
- Sat Nov 4 2:24 PM
SUPER-SUB Peter Crouch
came off the bench to salvage a valuable point for Stoke – and underline his tag as the best bench player in the business right now. The 36-year-old powered a Xherdan Shaqiri corner beyond Kasper Schmeichel to make a mug of England stopper Harry Maguire and Christian Fuchs...
- Sat Nov 4 1:06 PM
REFEREE Bobby Madley had to be SUBSTITUTED during the Stoke vs Leicester clash at the bet365 Stadium. Fourth official Bobby Madley was the replacement for the 32-year-old after he picked up a calf injury midway through the first half. The match had to be halted for three minutes as the referee’s...
- Sat Nov 4 11:31 AM
NEW Leicester manager Claude Puel will look to maintain his perfect start in the role as his side travel to Stoke. The Foxes have won three on the bounce since Craig Shakespeare was dismissed, and Puel got underway with a crucial 2-0 victory over Everton in his first match last week. BET £10 GET...
- Sat Nov 4 11:29 AM
STOKE are looking to pull clear of the relegation mire after getting their season up and running with a stubborn 1-0 win at Watford last week. Darren Fletcher netted the only goal from a well-worked set piece as Mark Hughes’ side comfortably held the Hornets at bay. BET £10 GET A FREE £30 BET WIT...
- Sat Nov 4 9:51 AM
STOKE face Leicester as Premier League as they aim to steer clear of the relegation zone and push for the top half Both sides impressed in last week’s fixtures, with the Potters grinding out a 1-0 win at Watford and the Foxes brushing Everton aside 2-0.
- Fri Nov 3 4:41 PM
STOKE take on Leicester as Premier League strugglers look to steer clear of the relegation zone. Both sides impressed in matches last week, with the Potters grinding out a 1-0 win at Watford and the Foxes brushing Everton aside 2-0.
- Fri Nov 3 1:17 PM
ANOTHER weekend of Premier League action is nearly upon us… and it’s set to be a cracker. Stoke host Leicester in the first of Saturday’s games, with four 3pm kick-offs to sink your teeth into. Liverpool travel to the London Stadium in the evening kick-off looking to inflict more pain on under-fi...
- Thu Nov 2 6:43 PM
JESE RODRIGUEZ has paid an emotional tribute to his sick baby son by having his initials shaved into his head. The Stoke City striker and his partner, model Aurah Ruiz, are currently at baby Nyan’s bedside at a hospital in Gran Canaria. Nyan was prematurely born at the end of June and is believed...
- Thu Nov 2 5:39 PM
STOKE CITY midfielder Stephen Ireland
’s luxury home which featured on TV show Come Dine With Me has gone on the market – for £3.95m. Ireland’s six-bed mansion in Prestbury, Cheshire, is described as an “exceptional contemporary residence” by estate agents Savills – and they are not wrong. This pl...
- Tue Oct 31 4:34 PM
STOKE and Watford have both been charged by the FA for failing to control their players. A number stars became embroiled in an angry clash during Stoke’s 1-0 win at the weekend after Troy Deeney grabbed Joe Allen
by the face before appearing to gouge his cheek. MORE TO FOLLOW
- Mon Oct 30 5:20 PM
WATFORD captain Troy Deeney has been charged with violent conduct after clashing with Stoke star Joe Allen
at the weekend. The FA have decided to take action after video footage showed the striker wrapping his hands around Allen’s face before gouging his cheek. MORE TO FOLLOW
- Sat Oct 28 7:35 PM
TROY DEENEY has set twitter into a frenzy once again after grabbing Stoke midfielder Joe Allen
’s face and neck with both hands. Deep into injury time with his team down 1-0 the Watford skipper let out his frustrations after Allen cleared the ball when his teammate was down. Allen looked to make t...
- Sat Oct 28 5:09 PM
BOGEY team Stoke gave Watford another difficult afternoon. Mark Hughes’ men had won their last three matches against the high-flying Hornets but looked set for the chop this time as they arrived at Vicarage Road in 17th position. But Darren Fletcher
’s experience shone through as he fired City ah...
- Sat Oct 28 3:59 PM
WATFORD issued a rather bizarre safety warning ahead of their Premier League against Stoke on Saturday. The messaged displayed on one of the large monitors at Vicarage road during the pre-game warm-ups advised the Hornets’ faithful to “beware flying football.” The full warning read: “Warm-up now...
- Fri Oct 27 8:33 AM
MARK HUGHES is ready to pounce on Mimoun Mahi’s release clause at Groningen to boost Stoke’s season. Sparky is among the Premier League and Championship managers who want the Morocco forward in a £2million deal. Swansea have also been to Holland to watch the 23-year-old, who scored 17 goals in Er...
- Thu Oct 26 1:24 PM
MARK HUGHES’ Stoke are in desperate need of a victory as they visit high-flying Watford. The Potters have won just one in seven Premier League games and are hovering above the bottom three, whilst Marco Silva’s Hornets have been excellent and are just outside the Euro places.
- Mon Oct 23 11:30 AM
BOURNEMOUTH host Middlesbrough in the Carabao Cup as the Premier League side look to build on their victory away to Stoke. Garry Monk
’s side are struggling for form and have not won in their last five games, with this run featuring two defeats. Kick-off is at 7.45pm.
- Sun Oct 22 11:21 PM
ONLY WAY IS UP FOR PREM NEW BOYS The three newly-promoted teams have been fantastic this season and are being rewarded for standing by the players that got them into the Premier League. On Saturday, Huddersfield boss David Wagner fielded six players on show who featured for them in the Championsh...