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Tales From The Class Of '98

Chelsea vs. West Bromwich Albion : 12 February 2018.

This was another working week which would begin and end with a Chelsea match. As with a memorable week last May, with a game against Middlesbrough on the Monday and a game against West Brom on the Friday, we were faced with two matches on the same two days. 2,045 more words


Manchester United vs Stoke City


After a fabulous 10 day break in the warm, benevolent sun of Dubai, the Red Devils return to premier league action on Monday as they welcome a manager-less Stock City side, who handed former United striker Mark Hughes the heave-ho last week, to Old Trafford. 331 more words

José Mourinho

SCFC's problems run far deeper than managerial appointments

It’s fair to say that the majority of the Stoke City contingency lost faith in Mark Hughes towards the end, but was he destined to fail from the outset? 1,216 more words


Bauer signs for Stoke and the search for a new manager continues...

Derby County boss Gary Rowett signed a new extended contract with Derby quashing any rumours linking him with the Stoke manager’s job. Seems like good work by his agents as looking at various press reports Rowett was not top of the shortlist. 273 more words

Stoke City FC

FA Cup Holders Knocked Out

There were some shocks in the FA Cup third round this weekend, with none bigger than Arsenal’s 4-2 defeat to Nottingham Forest. 317 more words


Footballing Driftwood: Hughes The Victim of Stoke's Growing Identity Crisis

A few months ago scientists in America revealed new findings equal parts fascinating and terrifying. Among people suffering cardiac arrests, experts announced, even after your body has given up the fight and your heart has pumped out its last desperate beat, there’s enough residual blood sloshing around your brain to briefly keep it functioning as though your entire existence hasn’t just been abruptly sucked into a cold, black eternal void. 1,067 more words

Mark Hughes sacked by Stoke City after FA Cup third round defeat against Coventry

Mark Hughes saw his Stoke City side knocked out of the FA Cup by Coventry City (Picture: Getty)Stoke City have sacked Mark Hughes following Saturday’s FA Cup third round defeat against Coventry. 28 more words