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It's not just Stoke City who are physical in football

In Saturday’s game at Loftus Road, Ryan Shawcross was singled out by BT Sport’s pundits for being over-zealous in his defending during corners. It is by no means the first time that a Stoke player – or Stoke as a team, in general – have been accused of being overly physical in their approach to the game. 441 more words


England call up a Stoke City player at last and it is not Ryan Shawcross

If you’re still trying to understand how Stoke can go from beating Manchester City, at the Etihad Stadium no less, to losing at home to Leicester City, you aren’t the only one. 344 more words


Weekly Wager

The Tenner Bet is nothing if not a traditionalist, which is why this week’s Weekly Wager is brought to you by the letters W and S and the number 12. 322 more words


Stoke City fans should give 'panic buy' Oussama Assaidi a fair chance

The transfer window is finally over and all of the Premier League clubs now know who they have to play with until January.

For Stoke fans, the late breaking news of Oussama Assaidi returning on loan came somewhat unexpectedly – and possibly unwelcome. 379 more words


Premier League Team of the Week: Find out who starred on Matchday 3

It was a week for captains and mostly underdogs in the Premier League’s team of the week, as QPR, Burnley and Swansea players dotted the XI. 158 more words

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Why Everton must strengthen their defence on transfer deadline day after poor start to season

When Roberto Martinez arrived at Goodison Park last summer there were fears among some supporters that Everton would quickly resemble the Spaniard’s Wigan side – adventurous going forward but dreadful at the back. 447 more words


Could Stoke City's Ryan Shawcross be heading to Everton on transfer deadline day?

For the first time in many a season, Stoke City fans head into the August transfer deadline day with a sense of trepidation.

In place of a feeling of a need to boost and bolster the squad with new signings, fans are grasping onto a faint hope that the squad doesn’t get weakened by unnecessary or unwelcome sales. 396 more words