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Championship
Is Michael O'Neill the hero Stoke City needs?
12:01 Thursday 14th November 2019

When Stoke City fired manager Nathan Jones nine months into his tenure, questions were asked about who should take the vacant position. Since the departure of Mark Hughes in 2018, the situation in Staffordshire has gone from bad to worse, a…

Championship
Will Nathan Jones remain at Stoke City?
11:00 Saturday 5th October 2019

Stoke City began the 2019/20 Championship season terribly. They need radical changes to avoid falling into League One next season. It’s clear that their current manager Nathan Jones is not the right man to take the club forward. Another…

Football League Player Watch
An EFL all-City XI
17:00 Tuesday 24th September 2019

Former heavyweight champion George Foreman notoriously named all five sons and one daughter after himself. As a footballing nation, England is not quite that bad. The fact remains you'll find a ridiculous number of Cities, Towns, Uniteds,…

Championship
How Nathan Jones can kickstart Stoke City season
12:00 Friday 30th August 2019

Nathan Jones is a man under immense pressure. The Stoke City boss' payback victory over Leeds United on Wednesday in the Carabao Cup only temporarily soaked the tension. Bottom of the Championship, the Potters are winless after five…

Premier League
Why we should remember Peter Crouch fondly following his retirement
17:01 Sunday 14th July 2019

After twenty-one years and ten permanent clubs, an evergreen Peter Crouch has taken the decision to hang up his playing boots for good.  Aged 38, the goals had started to dry up for the 6'6 striker, who ends on a mightily impressive tally…

Championship
Peter Etebo should be proud of Stoke City debut season
17:00 Thursday 9th May 2019

When Stoke City signed Peter Etebo from Feirense, little did they know he would be Nigeria's star at the World Cup in Russia. Not many expected the 23-year-old to emerge Potters’ Player of the Season. His unpredictable nature will…

Championship
Stephen Ireland starts a new chapter with Bolton Wanderers
17:00 Tuesday 16th October 2018

A new beginning arises for a familiar face we have known for many years. Stephen Ireland recently signed a one-year contract with Bolton Wanderers. So does this mean a fresh start? Or will his career repeat itself? We all know Ireland…

Championship
Is Tom Ince on the brink of a breakout Championship campaign?
12:00 Tuesday 9th October 2018

Tom Ince is settling in well at Stoke City. Finding a permanent home would be nice. The Potters are his ninth club. He won't turn 27 until January. Arriving from Huddersfield in July, the well-travelled winger took a few games to adjust…

Championship
Stoke City must accept lowered expectations after poor start
15:00 Monday 24th September 2018

Pundits had it down that Stoke City would run the Championship this season. But after nine matches the Potters find themselves hanging above the relegation zone. So where has it all gone wrong? Although we are only just over a month into the…

France
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting's agent deserves pay rise
09:00 Friday 7th September 2018

Some transfers have shocked us over the years, but one recent deal certainly made us check twice. Stoke City's Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting has now been confirmed as a Paris Saint-Germain player. But how did this come about? Born in Hamburg,…

European Football
Badou Ndiaye attempts to make piece with his former club
09:00 Friday 31st August 2018

Senegalese international Badou Ndiaye has completed a season-long loan to his former club Galatasaray. Just seven months after leaving the Turkish giants for the Premier League football - his intentions to stay did not include playing…

Championship
Preston North End may surprise the neutrals this weekend
15:00 Friday 17th August 2018

Most Championship sides have two league games under their belt in the current season. This weekend, Preston North End have an opportunity. Recently relegated Stoke City visit Deepdale. The Lilywhites can take advantage of a struggling side.…

Transfers
Kurt Zouma must leave Chelsea now for his own good
15:00 Friday 3rd August 2018

Certain factors impact negatively on a footballer’s progress. Poor fitness and limited playing time are common examples. Nothing clamps down on a player’s career like injuries, however. Ask Jack Wilshere. At 23, Kurt Zouma…

Championship
Championship Preview: Does Stoke City have a revival in store?
09:00 Thursday 2nd August 2018

Following last season's disappointment, Stoke City is aiming to make amends. A few fresh faces have arrived this summer. On paper, the Potters look to have improved after suffering Premier League relegation three months ago. One or…

Championship
Stoke City's returnees feel like brand new signings
17:00 Sunday 1st July 2018

Stoke City is trying to regain hope after suffering Premier League relegation. Aiming to bounce back at the first attempt, Gary Rowett oversees the Potters' mission. The Englishman has already enlisted help, recruiting frontman Benik…