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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 2-2 Swansea City 02.04.16

1) Stoke do it to themselves (and that’s what really hurts) For some reason, this feels worse than a defeat. Advertisements

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 2-1 Aston Villa 27.02.16

 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.

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 3-1 Norwich City 13.01.16

 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.

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The Top 5 Conclusions from WBA 2-1 Stoke City 02.01.16

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,

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 2-0 Man City 5.12.15

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.

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 0-1 WBA 29.08.15

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

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Tottenham 2-2 Stoke

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

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 0-1 Liverpool 09.08.15

  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

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