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Stoke City's defeat to Aston Villa was both a warning and a welcome reality check

Stoke City fans went from confidence, belief and optimism to complete pessimism and relegation fears within just 100 minutes of football.

Walking away from the Britannia Stadium on Saturday, it seemed easier to discuss the negatives given we had lost to our Midlands rivals; it feels worse given we beat them so convincingly towards the end of last season on their own turf. 333 more words


Stoke City 0-1 Aston Villa

Not the greatest start to the season nor the best start for some of our new signings (Phil Bardsley was not that impressive although… 89 more words

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Premier League 2014/15 - Stoke

Club: Stoke City
Manager: Mark Hughes
Stadium: Brittania Stadium

Stoke managed to finish in the top half of the Premier League last season. Finishing higher than ninth is going to be quite the task for Mark Hughes, it seems as though that will be as good as it gets (for the next few years anyway). 376 more words


Barclays Premier League 2014/15 Season Preview- Stoke City

After finishing mid table last season, Stoke’s main aim this season will be to finish in the top half of the table and maybe challenge for an Europa league spot. 309 more words

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Stoke City - Season Preview

Stoke City won many admirers last season not only for their entertaining football style, but also for how quick they adapted to the passing style Mark Hughes brought to the Midlands club. 1,047 more words

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Premier League Preview 14/15 - Stoke City

Many Stoke fans criticised the appointment of Mark Hughes last season after his ill-fated spell at QPR, but he managed to change Stoke fans minds on him as the season unfurled. 735 more words

Optimism aplenty at Stoke as Bojan arrival signals intent

Interesting things are starting to happen at Stoke City. Perennial scrappers under old boss Tony Pulis, always good enough to survive comfortably but never quite exciting enough to totally appease their own fans, they have shown remarkable signs of evolution under the experienced watch of Mark Hughes and, if this Summer’s transfer dealings are anything to go by, that progress shows no sign of abating. 753 more words