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1) Stoke do it to themselves (and that’s what really hurts) For some reason, this feels worse than a defeat.
1) Heavy weather against the worst team in the league As a current resident of the nation’s second city, I was thoroughly looking forward to SCFC hammering another nail into Aston Villa’s already suitably secure coffin.
1) The favourites upset the underdogs Do not adjust your sets. Stoke City played at home against a team below them in their table, and they actually won…and pretty comfortably at that.
1) A few alarms, but no surprises PROGRESS! After three fruitless attempts and nearly 11 years, Stoke City finally scored their first goal against a Tony Pulis team since October 2005,
1) Majesty, thy name is Stoke City Let’s lay it all out on the line here. In 25 years, I have never seen Stoke City play football of that quality.
1) The archetypal brave defeat The scoreline wasn’t a surprise. It was Tony Pulis’ third straight 1-0 win over Mark Hughes and his former paymasters from the Potteries. Yet it’s fair to say none of us expected things to unfold … Continue reading
1) Under-strength and off-colour, Stoke remain a match for most teams One of Spurs’ most beloved sons was fond of saying that football is “a funny old game”, and his old team and Stoke City underlined that old cliché in … Continue reading
1) Disappointment reigns, but makeshift Stoke’s grit impresses Since football reached saturation point during the 1990s, there’s been no shortage of people eager to read too much into opening day results and performances. This was a match, however, that … Continue reading