STOKE CITY

  • Stoke City stun Arsenal 3-2 in Premier League December 6, 2014

    Stoke: Stoke handed Arsenal another dispiriting loss at Britannia Stadium, scoring three goals in the first-half and then withstanding a late comeback attempt for a 3-2 victory in the Premier League. Peter Crouch stunned a lackluster Arsenal side by putting Stoke ahead after just 19 seconds, and the hosts continued to...
  • Manchester United beat Stoke City for 4th successive league win December 3, 2014

    Manchester United kept up their resurgent form with a 2-1 win over Stoke in the Premier League on Tuesday, with Juan Mata's second-half goal securing a fourth straight victory. However, United needed a superb save from goalkeeper David de Gea and a goal-line clearance from Ashley Young in the final two...
  • Liverpool's Steven Gerrard rubbishes talk of Brendan Rodgers rift November 30, 2014

    Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has dismissed as "nonsense" talk of a falling out with manager Brendan Rodgers after he was dropped from the starting lineup for Saturday's victory over Stoke City. Gerrard was left out of the first 11 for the match at Anfield as Liverpool arrested a run of three...
  • EPL: Liverpool beat Stoke 1-0 with late Glen Johnson header November 29, 2014

    Liverpool: Glen Johnson scored a late header to give Liverpool a 1-0 win over Stoke in the Premier League on Saturday, ending a three-match losing streak. Johnson's goal came in the 85th minute after Paul Lambert's looping header came off the crossbar. Johnson raced to the rebound and the right back...
  • Spurs' slump continues with 2-1 home loss to Stoke in EPL November 9, 2014

    London: Tottenham slipped into the bottom half of the Premier League by losing 2-1 to Stoke on Sunday, with a red card to full back Kyle Naughton capping a miserable game for the struggling home side. Former Barcelona forward Bojan Krkic scored his first goal for Stoke with a brilliant individual...
  • Sunderland beat Stoke 3-1; Burnley draw at Leicester in Premier League October 4, 2014

    Steven Fletcher scored twice to give Sunderland a 3-1 win over Stoke on Saturday for their first Premier League victory of the season. Fletcher made it 2-1 in the 23rd minute and then put the result beyond doubt in the 79th as Sunderland ended a run of five draws in six...
  • Crouch scores as Stoke beat Newcastle 1-0 in Premier League September 30, 2014

    Stoke: Peter Crouch headed in the only goal as Stoke beat Newcastle 1-0 for their first home victory of the season in the Premier League, ratcheting up the pressure on visiting manager Alan Pardew. Crouch rose above Fabricio Coloccini to head in a cross from Victor Moses in the 15th minute,...
  • Mark Hughes deserves a good reception at QPR, says Harry Redknapp September 18, 2014

    Stoke City boss Mark Hughes deserves a good reception from Queens Park Rangers fans despite being blamed for the club's relegation to the Championship in 2013, manager Harry Redknapp said on Thursday. The Welshman returns to Loftus Road on Saturday for the first time since he was sacked by Rangers chairman...
  • Arsenal and Manchester City hoping to jumpstart campaigns September 12, 2014

    London: Arsenal and Manchester City meet at The Emirates on Saturday when both teams will seek to roar into life after making spluttering starts to their Premier League campaigns. A month after demolishing City 30 in the Community Shield at Wembley, seventhplaced Arsenal have failed to reach the same high notes,...
  • Stoke's Odemwingie faces long layoff with knee injury September 5, 2014

    London: Stoke City striker Peter Odemwingie needs knee surgery and will be sidelined for a lengthy period of time, manager Mark Hughes said on Thursday. The Nigeria international injured his knee during Stoke's 10 victory over Premier League champions Manchester City at the weekend and will have surgery when the swelling...
  • EPL: Stoke stun Manchester City at home, Swansea win again August 30, 2014

    Mame Diouf scored a spectacular solo goal to give Stoke a surprising 10 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 onetime 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 onetime Spain international forward Bojan Krkic from Barcelona on a fouryear 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 twoyear 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 tenman Stoke in EPL April 26, 2014

    Stoke: Danny Rose was the central figure as Tottenham beat 10man Stoke 10 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 relegationthreatened Sunderland on Saturday. Manchester City also saw the limits of their European ambitions with a...
  • Charlie Adam scores twice as Man United suffer a 21 loss at Stoke February 1, 2014

    Charlie Adam scored either side of halftime as Stoke claimed their first ever Premier League victory over Manchester United with a 21 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 10 win over Stoke in the fourth round of the FA Cup on Sunday while Fulham needed an equalizer 15 minutes from time to draw 11 with thirdtier strugglers Sheffield United, who were down to 10 men. The Brazil midfielder scored...
  • Stoke City's Kenwyne Jones faces fine for Liverpool noshow 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 seasonlong 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 53 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 53 in the Premier League on Sunday. Liverpool, who claimed their first league win at the Britannia Stadium, first squandered a 20 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 51 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 30 December 29, 2013

    London: New manager Tim Sherwood earned his first win at White Hart Lane on Sunday as Tottenham easily beat Stoke 30 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 51 in Premier League December 26, 2013

    Newcastle: French striker Loic Remy netted twice Thursday as Newcastle routed nineman Stoke 51 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...