Stoke City

  • English FA proposes total ban on betting 09-04-2014 10:37 PM

    The FA has proposed a complete ban on anyone involved in England's top eight tiers from betting on any soccer match or competition anywhere in the world, it said in a statement on Wednesday. Participants are currently blocked by Rule E8(b) from betting on a match or competition they have...
  • Away defeats still nagging at Mourinho, despite home stroll 06-04-2014 09:37 AM

    London: Chelsea returned to the top of the Premier League with a 3-0 home stroll against Stoke City on Saturday but still eating away at manager Jose Mourinho were the recent away defeats that have undermined their title challenge. His side have again been impressive at Stamford Bridge where they...
  • Mohamed Salah inspires Chelsea to 3-0 win over Stoke City 06-04-2014 12:25 AM

    London: Mohamed Salah scored one goal and played a part in the other two as Chelsea strolled to a 3-0 victory over Stoke to recover from back-to-back losses and reclaim the provisional Premier League lead Saturday. Even though Jose Mourinho downplays Chelsea's title prospects, his team remain in the mix...
  • Stoke City can make history at Chelsea, says Hughes 04-04-2014 08:02 PM

    Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has challenged his side to make history on Saturday by ending Chelsea's 76-match unbeaten home record in Premier League games in two spells under manager Jose Mourinho. Unfashionable Stoke are sitting comfortably in the middle of the table after four wins in five games, having...
  • Stoke's Charlie Adam gets three-match ban for Giroud stamp 06-03-2014 09:11 AM

    London: Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam has been banned for three matches after being found guilty of violent conduct by the English FA, the governing body said on Wednesday. Adam appeared to stamp on Arsenal's Olivier Giroud during Saturday's 1-0 home win in the Premier League. "Adam had denied the...
  • Yaya Toure gives Manchester City 1-0 win over Stoke 22-02-2014 11:03 PM

    Manchester: Yaya Toure scored the only goal as Manchester City finally saw off Stoke 1-0 to claim three crucial Premier League points on Saturday. After two league games without a win and a loss to Barcelona midweek, City were facing more frustration at the hands of former manager Mark Hughes...
  • Arsenal, Man City resume EPL title hunt after Champions League setback 22-02-2014 09:16 AM

    London: Having been brought down to earth by Bayern Munich in the Champions League, Arsenal don't have time to lick their wounds as Arsene Wenger's team prepares for a tricky English Premier League match against relegation-threatened Sunderland on Saturday. Manchester City also saw the limits of their European ambitions with...
  • Charlie Adam scores twice as Man United suffer a 2-1 loss at Stoke 01-02-2014 10:38 PM

    Charlie Adam scored either side of half-time as Stoke claimed their first ever Premier League victory over Manchester United with a 2-1 win at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday. Adam put the hosts in front with a deflected effort in the 38th minute, then smashed home an excellent second in...
  • Chelsea beat Stoke, Fulham forced to Cup replay 26-01-2014 11:34 PM

    London: A superb free kick from Oscar gave Chelsea a 1-0 win over Stoke in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday while Fulham needed an equalizer 15 minutes from time to draw 1-1 with third-tier strugglers Sheffield United, who were down to 10 men. The Brazil midfielder...
  • Stoke City's Kenwyne Jones faces fine for Liverpool no-show 16-01-2014 02:19 PM

    London: Trinidad and Tobago international Kenwyne Jones is facing disciplinary action for failing to turn up for Stoke City's game against Liverpool on Sunday. Stoke City are set to punish Jones with a fine of two weeks' wages - worth an estimated 60,000 - for his absence. Manager Mark Hughes...
  • Stephen Ireland agrees on permanent move to Stoke City 14-01-2014 09:45 PM

    Stoke: Stephen Ireland has agreed on a permanent move to Stoke as the Premier League club also announced the arrival of striker John Guidetti on loan. The Ireland midfielder was on a season-long loan from Aston Villa but Stoke say that the deal has been made permanent. Ireland has scored...
  • Luis Suarez scores twice as Liverpool beat Stoke 5-3 12-01-2014 11:52 PM

    England: Luis Suarez grabbed a brace and Daniel Sturridge came off the bench to score as Liverpool overcame defensive inadequacies to beat Stoke 5-3 in the Premier League on Sunday. Liverpool, who claimed their first league win at the Britannia Stadium, first squandered a 2-0 lead when former Reds Peter...
  • Stoke manager Mark Hughes fined by English FA for improper conduct 02-01-2014 11:41 PM

    London: Stoke manager Mark Hughes has been fined 8,000 pounds by the English Football Association for "improper conduct" after he was sent to the stands during a 5-1 loss to Newcastle last week. Hughes was ordered from the dugout after he reacted with fury to the dismissal of midfielder Glenn...
  • New manager Sherwood earns his 1st win as Tottenham beat Stoke 3-0 29-12-2013 11:52 PM

    London: New manager Tim Sherwood earned his first win at White Hart Lane on Sunday as Tottenham easily beat Stoke 3-0 in the Premier League. Roberto Soldado converted his fifth penalty of the season in the first half while Aaron Lennon and Mousa Dembele added goals in the second for...
  • Remy scores twice as Newcastle thrash Stoke 5-1 in Premier League 26-12-2013 11:23 PM

    Newcastle: French striker Loic Remy netted twice Thursday as Newcastle routed nine-man Stoke 5-1 in the Premier League to stay within striking distance of the top four. Stoke went ahead in the 29th minute but faced a nearly impossible task after Glenn Whelan earned a second yellow card in the...
  • We should have killed the game at Stoke, says Mourinho 08-12-2013 11:01 AM

    Jose Mourinho's face was a picture of frustration on Saturday after his inconsistent Chelsea team suffered their first league defeat by Stoke City for 38 years with a 3-2 reverse. "We played amazingly well at the beginning of the game. It was like Sunderland," a glum-looking Mourinho told reporters, referring...
  • Stoke upset Chelsea 3-2 with superb late strike 07-12-2013 11:31 PM

    Stoke, England: Substitute Oussama Assaidi stunned Chelsea with a superb 90th-minute winner on Saturday as Stoke claimed their first league victory over the Blues in 38 years. Stoke dented Chelsea's title drive with a 3-2 victory in the Premier League after on-loan Liverpool winger Assaidi came on six minutes from...
  • Jose Mourinho not sure about Oscar nomination for Chelsea 07-12-2013 11:59 AM

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is unsure whether to stick with the attacking trio he lauded after the midweek win at Sunderland or recall his number one playmaker Oscar for Saturday's tricky Premier League game at Stoke City. Eden Hazard stole the show in the 4-3 victory at Sunderland on...
  • West Ham draw 0-0 with Aston, Stoke draw 1-1 with Southampton 02-11-2013 11:21 PM

    London: West Ham picked up a rare home point by battling out a 0-0 draw against Aston Villa on Saturday in the Premier League. The game was short on entertainment value but ended a run of three straight home league losses for Sam Allardyce's team. Villa striker Christian Benteke came...
  • Moyes enjoys late victory straight out of Fergie manual 26-10-2013 11:21 PM

    London: It is unlikely David Moyes has had time to read Alex Ferguson's latest autobiography yet but the way his Manchester United pulled a victory from the jaws of defeat on Saturday was straight out of the old master's manual. Trailing 2-1 at home to Stoke City in the 78th...
  • Manchester United fight back to beat Stoke City 3-2 26-10-2013 09:53 PM

    Manchester: Substitute Javier Hernandez completed Manchester United's second-half comeback against Stoke on Saturday, securing a 3-2 victory for the Premier League champions. Peter Crouch stunned Old Trafford with a goal after four minutes and, although United striker Robin van Persie equalised in the 43rd minute, Marko Arnautovic restored Stoke's lead...
  • Gus Poyet starts Sunderland reign with 4-0 loss 19-10-2013 10:56 PM

    Swansea: Gus Poyet's reign as Sunderland manager got off to a woeful start as the English Premier League's bottom club collapsed to a 4-0 loss at Swansea on Saturday. Swansea scored four goals in 24 minutes during the second half, with Phil Bardsley putting the ball in his own net...
  • Ozil inspires leader Arsenal to 3-1 win over Stoke 22-09-2013 08:41 PM

    London: Arsenal record-signing Mesut Ozil made a potent impact in his home debut on Sunday, setting up all three goals in a 3-1 victory over Stoke to put his new team top of the Premier League. After just two games, the Germany playmaker has started to repay the $66 million...
  • Manchester City frustrated by Stoke in 0-0 draw 14-09-2013 11:14 PM

    Stoke: Former Manchester City boss Mark Hughes frustrated a former club as his confident Stoke side held the visitors to 0-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday. City failed to produce any spark in central England, leaving new manager Manuel Pellegrini with just two wins from four games so...
  • Arsenal ease past Fulham 3-1, Everton held by West Brom 24-08-2013 10:22 PM

    London: Arsenal eased their angry fans' concerns about their lack of signings by earning their first points in the Premier League this season with a 3-1 win at London rivals Fulham on Saturday. Germany striker Lukas Podolski scored a brace and Olivier Giroud grabbed his third goal in as many...
  • US forward Juan Agudelo to join Stoke City 09-08-2013 09:19 PM

    Stoke: United States forward Juan Agudelo has signed an agreement to join Premier League club Stoke next January. The club said the 20-year-old Agudelo signed a pre-contract agreement Friday that will take him to Stoke once his contract with the New England Revolution expires. Stoke manager Mark Hughes said: "It's...
  • Stoke City striker Cameron Jerome admits betting charges 05-08-2013 09:22 PM

    London: Stoke striker Cameron Jerome faces a hearing with the Football Association after admitting to charges that he violated the federation's betting rules. The FA said in a statement that the former Birmingham and England under-21 international player will be heard by an Independent Regulatory Commission at a date to...
  • Hughes keen on bringing Defoe to Stoke City 07-07-2013 03:53 PM

    Newly appointed Stoke City manager Mark Hughes is targeting Tottenham Hotspur striker Jermain Defoe. According to reports in Thye Mirror, the English striker currently has two years left on his contract and Hughes is keen to getting him back and reunite the duo of Defoe and Peter Crouch. Crouch and...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Wednesday 03-07-2013 08:03 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Wednesday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Kolo Toure officially joins Liverpool from Manchester City Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has officially joined Liverpool from Manchester City on a free transfer on Tuesday,...
  • Stoke City hire Mark Hughes as new manager 30-05-2013 12:36 PM

    Stoke: Mark Hughes returned to management on Thursday after being hired by Premier League club Stoke. The 49-year-old Hughes, a former Manchester United and Chelsea striker, was fired by Queens Park Rangers in November. Now how he is replacing fellow Welshman Tony Pulis, who left Stoke earlier this month after...