TagsAFC Bournemouth Arsenal Aston Villa Bayern Munich Bertrand Traore Bojan Bournemouth Bruno Martins Indi Callum Wilson Charlie Adam Chelsea Crystal Palace Dionatan Teixeira Dom Telford Doncaster Rovers Erik Pieters Everton False 9 Gary O'Neil Geoff Cameron Gianelli Imbula Glen Johnson Glenn Whelan Hannover Ibrahim Affelay Inter Milan Jack Butland Jakob Haugaard Joe Allen Joe Hart Johan Cruyff Jon Walters Jordon Ibe Joselu Jose Mourinho Jurgen Klopp Lee Grant Leicester Liverpool Mame Biram Diouf Manchester City Manchester Utd Marc Muniesa Marco van Ginkel Marc Wilson Mark Hughes Marko Arnautovic Mark Waddington Match of the Day Michael Oliver Mike Dean Moha El Ouriachi N'Golo Kante Norwich Peter Crouch Petr Cech Phil Bardsley Philipp Wollscheid Quique Sanchez Flores Robert Huth Romelu Lukaku Ryan Shawcross Sam Allardyce Sergio Molina Spurs Stephen Ireland Steven Nzonzi Sunderland Swansea City Switzerland Tony Pulis Watford West Brom Wilfried Bony Xherdan Shaqiri
Category Archives: Uncategorized
1) A tale of two transfer windows What separates football from other sports is emotion. No other sport sweeps you away, or gets woven so deeply into the fabric of who you are. Advertisements
For all the mitigating circumstances that contributed to our disappointments this season, and despite attaining a respectable position once again, Mark Hughes’ managerial reign at Stoke is under scrutiny for the first time. And with good reason.
One of the manager’s best qualities thus far has been his ability to work with a relatively low budget and still take the club to its best league finishes since the 1970s.
The player of the season contest was only ever a two-horse race, and if the identity of the contenders couldn’t quite be described as a surprise, it’s also fair to say you wouldn’t necessarily have called it this way at … Continue reading
There’s no getting away from it, injuries did serious damage to our prospects in 2015-16.
How to even begin unravelling Stoke City’s season, when the Premier League in general chose 2015/16 to fall into the realms of Fantasia? This was one long mad hatter’s tea party, starting with a row with a club doctor knocking the league’s … Continue reading
1) Home games have become something to dread Unbeaten in four. Opponents have taken one point from their last available seven. Their star striker hasn’t scored for 11 games. Did anyone not see this coming?
1) Hughes’ gamble pays off When you’re Stoke City Football Club, League Cup quarter-finals don’t come along every day. While the FA Cup’s baby brother remains our only major honour, our record in the competition since – particularly in the … Continue reading
1) Can we play Blue every week? The biggest surprise is that it wasn’t a surprise.
A gigantic Danish goalkeeper, signed for just over half a million quid from the Danish champions. Is Mark Hughes having flashbacks to the summer of 1991?