Tag Archives: Philipp Wollscheid

The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 0-4 Tottenham Hotspur 18.04.16

1) An exercise in sloth and cowardice  Strewth, where to start dissecting this? Shall we start by getting the excuses out of the way?

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Watford 1-2 Stoke City 19.03.16

1) Stoke’s best league performance of 2016 Vicarage Road has been a pretty happy hunting ground for Stoke in recent times; The Hornets have managed just two victories over us on their own patch in the last 10 meetings stretching … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 0-3 Everton 06.02.16

  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.

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The Top 5 Conclusions from the Capital One Cup Semi-Final Second Leg

Pride and devastation I really thought I was ‘over’ feeling like this about football. The giddy highs and depths of despair that come with the game tend to be more intense when you’re growing up, and it all still feels … 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 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 1-2 Crystal Palace 19.12.15

1) The predictable crash landing back to earth Ever seen a film sequel that turns out to basically a lazily reassembled retread of the first one, just changed enough in terms of plot to justify its existence? Think The Hangover … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Conclusions from Stoke City 2-1 AFC Bournemouth 26.09.15

1) Exhale! Exhale! Exhale! Thank. The. Lord. Though accomplished in thoroughly unconvincing fashion, Stoke City have their first league win of the season at only the seventh time of asking. We might have made heavier weather of it than a … Continue reading

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The New Boys: Philipp Wollscheid (Again)

And lo, this summer’s new boys section did kick off not with a new boy, but with a familiar face. Stoke City’s first signing of the transfer window was somebody we’ve already had six months to get acquainted with, as … Continue reading

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