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  • 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...
  • Injured Luke Wright ruled out of World Twenty20 22-03-2014 01:12 PM

    England allrounder Luke Wright will miss the World Twenty20 with a side strain and Craig Kieswetter will replace him in the side, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Saturday. Barely hours before the already-depleted English side begin their Super 10 campaign against New Zealand in Chittagong, 29-year-old Wright joined...
  • Ben Stokes undergoes surgery on self-inflicted wrist injury 22-03-2014 12:11 AM

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes has undergone surgery on a wrist injury that he sustained when he punched a locker, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Friday. Stokes, 22, sustained the injury when he lashed out in frustration in the changing room after being dismissed for a golden duck...
  • England hit by self-inflicted Ben Stokes wound 15-03-2014 08:25 AM

    London: England allrounder Ben Stokes will miss the forthcoming World Twenty20 tournament after breaking his hand while punching a locker during Thursday's five-run win over West Indies. Stokes suffered the embarrassing injury immediately after he was dismissed during the third Twenty20 international and his setback adds to England's injury woes...
  • 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...
  • Stoke beat Arsenal 1-0 to claim another upset 01-03-2014 11:31 PM

    Stoke: Stoke added another notch to an impressive list of upset results this season as they beat Arsenal 1-0 on Saturday to hurt the Gunners' bid for the English Premier League title. Jonathan Walters' penalty 14 minutes from time after Laurent Koscielny was penalized for handball was enough to give...
  • 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...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th ODI 24-01-2014 08:31 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) England will be battling to avoid another series whitewash in the fourth one-day game against Australia on Friday, and are rallying round their beleaguered captain. Australia triumphed by seven wickets with 10 overs to spare in the third one-dayer...
  • 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...
  • 5th Test: Australia thrash England by 281 runs to win the Ashes series 5-0 05-01-2014 11:26 AM

    Sydney: Australia completed a 5-0 Ashes series whitewash with a 281-run victory inside three days of the fifth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground as England capitulated to be all out for 166 chasing 448. Ryan Harris and Mitchell Johnson, whose 37 wickets earned him player of the series, again...
  • 5th Ashes Test, Day 2: Australia 140/4 at stumps, lead by 311 runs against England 04-01-2014 01:12 PM

    Sydney: Australia skittled England for 155 in their first innings and then built a lead of 311 runs on the second day of the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground to edge closer to a 5-0 series whitewash. Chris Rogers (73 not out) scored his fourth half-century of...
  • 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...
  • Arsenal beat Cardiff 2-0; Everton grab late draw at Stoke 01-01-2014 10:45 PM

    London: Arsenal scored two late goals to finally break down Cardiff's resistance and stay top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory on Wednesday. The Gunners dominated the entire game but wasted the few clear-cut chances they created until substitute Nicklas Bendtner thumped home a rebound in the 88th...
  • 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...
  • 4th Ashes Test: Pacers give England honours on Day 2 27-12-2013 12:52 PM

    Melbourne: England strangled Australia's batting to seize control of the fourth Ashes Test on a low-scoring second day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday. The beleaguered tourists, with the Ashes already lost, boosted their chances of averting a 5-0 series clean sweep with a rare rewarding day in the...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th Test Day 2 27-12-2013 04:32 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Kevin Pietersen played a cautious out-of-character innings and lived a charmed life as English wickets clattered around him on day one of the dead-rubber fourth Ashes Test against Australia. Pietersen, under fire for his unproductive batting in England's troubled...
  • 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...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 3rd Test, Day 5 17-12-2013 07:47 AM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Day 4 round-up: England will hang on to the Ashes for at least one more night after reaching stumps at 251 for 5 on Monday, leaving Australia a day to take five wickets and regain the urn. Ben Stokes...
  • Ben Stokes extends Ashes battle for England 16-12-2013 07:20 PM

    Perth: Born in New Zealand and playing for England, Ben Stokes needs no extra motivation when it comes to facing Australia. The 22-year-old allrounder went to the crease at a critical time on Monday, with the top order back in the pavilion and England needing somebody to dig in and...
  • Johnson and Stokes cleared by ICC after Ashes clash 09-12-2013 03:17 PM

    Adelaide: Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson and England allrounder Ben Stokes have been found not guilty of breaching the code of conduct despite clashing during the second Ashes Test, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday. The pair collided after a heated exchange on Sunday during the fourth day's play...
  • Mitchell Johnson, Ben Stokes charged for clash 09-12-2013 10:22 AM

    Adelaide: Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson and England allrounder Ben Stokes have been charged for "inappropriate and deliberate conduct" after clashing during the second Ashes Test. The pair made contact in a heated exchange on Sunday during the fourth day's play. Australia won the match by 218 runs on Monday. The...