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Should Stoke City's Ryan Shawcross play for Wales?

Is playing some international football better than playing none?

That’s the question that surrounds Stoke’s captain Ryan Shawcross, following his two-year absence from the International scene. 471 more words


Control at Set-Pieces

When watching a corner kick in the Barclays Premier League, you’d be forgiven for thinking you had accidentally switched over to an Aviva Premiership rugby match in recent times. 408 more words

Opinion & Debate

October 27th: Tottenham’s problems, United win in 1-1 draw and shirt pulling.

United strike late to celebrate… a draw

In fairness it might have felt like a win having been second best in the second half, but Manchester United’s celebrations for Robin Van Persie’s goal seemed a little bit much for sharing the points. 991 more words


Premier League Week 8 Review

In a week where Sergio Aguero scored half as many as Sunderland conceded, the “Greatest League in the World” machine was in full force. Let’s feed the machine. 1,547 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


How an abysmal refereeing display overshadowed Stoke City's win over Swansea

Forget the result. Stoke’s victory over Swansea on Sunday will be remembered for an inept refereeing performance and not a lot else.

Much of the focus in our… 402 more words


Manchester United pushing to sign Stoke City star Ryan Shawcross in January

Manchester United are chasing Stoke City defender Ryan Shawcross as they look to sort out their defence in the January transfer window.

Shawcross, 27, started his career at United before later moving to Stoke and has since blossomed into one of the most consistent performers in the Premier League. 97 more words