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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 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 0-0 Arsenal 17.01.16

1) A frustrating afternoon In an age when people bang on about the ‘gentrification’ of football (which I think means more families at grounds and less stabbings, boooo!) it’s good to know we still have at least one genuine rivalry … Continue reading

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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 Everton 3-4 Stoke City 28.12.15

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.

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 2-0 Manchester Utd 26.12.15

 1) A win surprising in its lack of surprise “This man is magic. He scores goals that others simply dream of!” The fact that, 22 years on, every Stoke fan still remembers Alan Parry’s commentary (while conveniently forgetting that we … Continue reading

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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 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 Stoke City 2-2 Leicester City 19.09.15

1) A sunny start before gloom gathers once more Good fun this football business isn’t it? Saturday afternoon felt like being given free ice cream and then kicked hard in the nuts.

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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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