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Tag Archives: Mark Hughes
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
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
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
1) Stoke do it to themselves (and that’s what really hurts) For some reason, this feels worse than a defeat.
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
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.
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
1) Flat, but not the end of the world There’s little more deflating in football than when your team doesn’t turn up for a big game. We’ve seen it countless times at Stoke, from relegation six pointers, to play offs, … Continue reading
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) 93 minutes of insanity It’s not enormously fashionable to invoke Alton Towers at the moment, but during my youth in the early 90s, the box office ride at Staffordshire’s foremost adventure park was the Corkscrew.