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Mark Hughes needs to make changes to halt Stoke City's run of poor form

There are few teams who ever fancy a day trip to Southampton – just ask Sunderland. And this weekend, Stoke City could probably have done without facing an in-form team in search of a top five finish. 429 more words


Mark Hughes Hails In-Form Southampton

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Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has praised the work of Southampton boss Ronald Koeman, who has led the Saints to currently third spot in the English Premier League table after earning 15 points from their last six league matches despite seeing a number of their key players of last season depart St Mary’s, along with former manager Mauricio Pochettino, who is currently in the Tottenham Hotspur hotseat. 363 more words


The Campaign for Gentlemanly Conduct. Sound familiar?

And so it goes on, dispiritingly. The interminable flopping and falling and ‘drawing’ of precious contact. The denial of the *actual* aim of the sport – which is to stick the ball in the net – through the cynical, life-blood-sucking phoney faint; because percentage-wise, penno’s pay. 1,094 more words


It's time for video referees

This isn’t a new problem or a modern phenomena but it is no less annoying…

Yet another footballing weekend has been dominated by poor decisions. It has got to farcical levels – the Victor Moses ‘incident’ was simply ridiculous. 876 more words

Swansea boss says Victor Moses should be "ashamed of himself"

Swansea boss Garry Monk said Stoke winger Victor Moses should be “ashamed of himself” and punished for his role in helping his side win a penalty. 364 more words


Inconsistency and ill-luck responsible for Stoke City's problems

Stoke City have been incredibly inconsistent this season and it is a mystery why. Mark Hughes spent money on good acquisitions in the summer that were proven in European football such as Mame Biram Diouf and Bojan Kirkic but so far, the team doesn’t seem to have completely jelled. 622 more words

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Keano's Savage realization

Roy Keane’s latest autobiography finally gets to the bottom of the Robbie Savage-to-Sunderland transfer that never happened:

“I rang Mark Hughes. Robbie wasn’t in the Blackburn team and I asked Mark if we could try to arrange a deal.

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