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The Top 5 Conclusions from Middlesbrough 1-1 Stoke City 13.08.16

1) Gutsy second half masks familiar concerns In any context, this was a good result. Not just because newly promoted sides on their own patch are a notoriously tricky first opponent, but because

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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 Manchester City 4-0 Stoke City 23.04.16

1) This is getting embarrassing now When you go into a game actively expecting to lose 4-0, something is badly wrong. At the end of a week when the world lost Prince, Stoke partied not like it was 1999, but … Continue reading

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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 Leicester City 3-0 Stoke City 23.01.16

1) Charity begins with Stoke Fairytale story threatened by a reality check? Does it look like the wheels are in danger of coming off? Star striker not scored for a while? Star winger becoming more renowned for missing penalties than … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Stoke City 12.01.16

1) Stoke do (just) enough Ever looked at what you’ve got left in the fridge after Christmas and just chucked it all into a saucepan to make a sort of Frankenstein’s lobby?

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Aston Villa 0-1 Stoke City 03.10.15

1) Yes mate! Six points in two weeks! A first away win! And saints be praised, a clean sheet! After a frustrating and at times worrying start to the season, everything seems to be coming up Stokie.

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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 New Boys: Joselu

  Remember Joselu? Big lad, Spanish, loads of tattoos? Ring any bells? No?

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