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Can Jamie Ness and Brek Shea force their way into the Stoke City team?

It was a bold statement from Mark Hughes and his management team when Stoke City’s pre-season fixtures were announced.

Whilst rumours of a trip to Germany had been circulating for a number of weeks, there were few who would have expected such a difficult opponent to be lined up for the opening fixture. 429 more words


Stoke Set to Discuss Potential Assaidi Transfer

Although Stoke City finished the 2013/14 season with an impressive 9th place finish, their summer signings so far have resembled those of an ambitious Championship side rather than a hopeful mid-table Premier League side. 286 more words

Premier League

Stoke hope to sign Barcelona's Bojan Krkic

Stoke City, under new manager Mark Hughes, finished 9th in the Premier League with 50 points — their best finish since the 1974-1975 season. With an approach less oriented toward Pulis-ball’s defensive tactics, and more toward a free-flowing style, the Potters are hopeful of signing more attacking players. 248 more words

Barclays Premier League

Players report back from pre-season training this week

Stoke players report back for pre-season training on Wednesday 9th July. There will be four new faces – Phil Bardsley, Mama Diouf, Steve Sidwell and… 159 more words

Stoke City FC

Are Stoke set to sign Brazilian Paulinho?

If the rumours are to be believed, Stoke are set to sign another Brazilian this summer – days after signing Brazilian-Slovak defender Dionatan Teixeira.

The suggestion comes from Livorno president Aldo Spinelli, who has claimed we – as well as ‘several’ other English teams and Al Jazira from Abu Dhabi – are all interested in their 28-year old star striker Paulinho. 247 more words