Stoke City

  • EPL: Stoke stun Manchester City at home, Swansea win again 2 days ago

    Mame Diouf scored a spectacular solo goal to give Stoke a surprising 1-0 win over defending champion Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday. Diouf received the ball on the edge of his own area and ran the length of the pitch before slotting a low shot between the legs...
  • EPL Team Preview: Bojan Krkic arrival highlights Stoke's ambition August 15, 2014

    Stoke: There are two ways of looking at Spanish forward Bojan Krkic's decision to join Stoke from Barcelona. It either shows the scale of a one-time wonderkid's decline, or is an indication of the rise to prominence of an unfashionable Premier League team that is making headway under manager Mark Hughes. "Anyone...
  • Stoke City sign Bojan Krkic from Barcelona July 23, 2014

    Stoke City have signed one-time Spain international forward Bojan Krkic from Barcelona on a four-year deal, the Premier League side said on Tuesday. Bojan, 23, was part of Barcelona's youth system and scored 26 goals in 104 league appearances before leaving for AS Roma in 2011, having made his first team...
  • Stoke City sign former Fulham midfielder Steve Sidwell June 9, 2014

    England: Midfielder Steve Sidwell has signed a two-year deal with Premier League club Stoke after being released by Fulham. He will join his new side in July when his current contract expires. Sidwell started his career with Arsenal and played with different clubs before joining Chelsea in 2007. He spent one...
  • Tottenham Hotspur edge past ten-man Stoke in EPL April 26, 2014

    Stoke: Danny Rose was the central figure as Tottenham beat 10-man Stoke 1-0 Saturday to win their first away game for more than two months. The defender scored his first Premier League goal of the season in the 33rd minute after Emmanuel Adebayor beat Glenn Whelan on the right of the...
  • English FA proposes total ban on betting April 9, 2014

    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 been...
  • Away defeats still nagging at Mourinho, despite home stroll April 6, 2014

    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 are...
  • Mohamed Salah inspires Chelsea to 3-0 win over Stoke City April 6, 2014

    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 with...
  • Stoke City can make history at Chelsea, says Hughes April 4, 2014

    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 lost...
  • Stoke's Charlie Adam gets three-match ban for Giroud stamp March 6, 2014

    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 charge,...
  • Yaya Toure gives Manchester City 1-0 win over Stoke February 22, 2014

    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 until...
  • Arsenal, Man City resume EPL title hunt after Champions League setback February 22, 2014

    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 a...
  • Charlie Adam scores twice as Man United suffer a 2-1 loss at Stoke February 1, 2014

    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 January 26, 2014

    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 scored...
  • Stoke City's Kenwyne Jones faces fine for Liverpool no-show January 16, 2014

    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 demanded...
  • Stephen Ireland agrees on permanent move to Stoke City January 14, 2014

    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 three goals...
  • Luis Suarez scores twice as Liverpool beat Stoke 5-3 January 12, 2014

    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 Crouch...
  • Stoke manager Mark Hughes fined by English FA for improper conduct January 2, 2014

    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 Whelan...
  • New manager Sherwood earns his 1st win as Tottenham beat Stoke 3-0 December 29, 2013

    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 a...
  • Remy scores twice as Newcastle thrash Stoke 5-1 in Premier League December 26, 2013

    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 40th...
  • We should have killed the game at Stoke, says Mourinho December 8, 2013

    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 to...
  • Stoke upset Chelsea 3-2 with superb late strike December 7, 2013

    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 time...
  • Jose Mourinho not sure about Oscar nomination for Chelsea December 7, 2013

    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 Wednesday,...
  • West Ham draw 0-0 with Aston, Stoke draw 1-1 with Southampton November 2, 2013

    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 October 26, 2013

    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 minute...
  • Manchester United fight back to beat Stoke City 3-2 October 26, 2013

    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 on...
  • Gus Poyet starts Sunderland reign with 4-0 loss October 19, 2013

    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 following...
  • Ozil inspires leader Arsenal to 3-1 win over Stoke September 22, 2013

    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 Arsenal...
  • Manchester City frustrated by Stoke in 0-0 draw September 14, 2013

    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 far....
  • Arsenal ease past Fulham 3-1, Everton held by West Brom August 24, 2013

    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 games...