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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 0-4 Tottenham Hotspur 10.09.16

1) Stoke are absolutely where they deserve to be Rewatching the ‘highlights’ of this debacle, there was a point at which Mark Hughes, exiled in dudgeon to the stands, could be seen blindly poking away at a mobile device, communication … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 1-4 Manchester City 20.08.16

1) A harsh scoreline, but a harsher glare on Stoke’s deficiencies First of all, this was not a 4-1 game.

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 2-1 West Ham United 15.05.16

1) A bright finish we never saw coming Before kick off, three points seemed unlikely. At half time, they looked impossible. Another thrashing looked a distinct possibility, while at the other end it had seemed as if the next man … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Crystal Palace 2-1 Stoke City 07.05.16

1) Serious grounds for concern As English football’s unlikeliest of champions prepared for a bonkers party in the East Midlands, the only dilly dinging and indeed donging in Potteries football is coming from the alarm bells that are well and … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 1-1 Sunderland 30.04.16

1) A curious improvement Ordinarily, a draw at home to the side in 17th place – coming as a result of a penalty conceded in the 92nd minute – would be a weekend ruiner. Disappointing though this draw undeniably is, … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 0-4 Tottenham Hotspur 18.04.16

1) An exercise in sloth and cowardice  Strewth, where to start dissecting this? Shall we start by getting the excuses out of the way?

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Chelsea 1-1 Stoke City 05.03.16

1) First Premier League point at Stamford Bridge is well worth the wait The last time Stoke got any kind of league result at Chelsea, the original version of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ was number one in the charts, … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Conclusions from AFC Bournemouth 1-3 Stoke City 13.02.16

1) The rot has been stopped emphatically Finally some good news. Two days after we learned about Bojan’s shiny new four-and-a-half year contract, Stoke purged their addiction to 3-0 reverses by bagging a trio of their own, popping The Cherries … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 0-3 Everton 06.02.16

  1 An unholy shambles Wretched. Miserable. Abject. Pathetic. It’s hard to find words to do justice to just how poor Stoke were in their latest catastrophe of this most nightmarish of starts to 2016.

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