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Archives: Stoke City

Former Barcelona Scout Being Considered For Similar Role at Manchester City: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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If you can’t beat them, join them. After Manchester City recently acquired former Barcelona man Txiki Begiristain to become its football director, Begiristain is now reportedly close to signing a deal with acquire Barcelona’s former scout Bojan Krkic Sr. (his son plays … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 10: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Seven Premier League matches today. Each of them are excellent match-ups in what promises to be an excellent day. With the clocks changing in the UK last week, and the US not changing theirs until tomorrow, all of the games … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 9 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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It wasn’t a day of sensational matches, but there surely were some spectacular goals on gameweek 9 of the 2012-13 Premier League, the Saturday edition. Here are the match highlights from all of the matches (video highlights are available for … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 9: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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For all of you awake to watch the early kick-off today, I applaud you. While the bandwagon fans will be asleep and waiting for Sunday’s Chelsea-Manchester United match, the hardcore fans will up and ready for Aston Villa against Norwich … Continue reading

There is No Moral High Ground in the Fight Against Theatrical Diving In Soccer

Posted on by Matt Jones
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After reading some online reviews of the new FIFA 13 game, there were some comments on the articles that struck really struck me. Whilst the majority of them were overwhelmingly positive, there were some voicing their disappointment that the creators … Continue reading

Ryan Shawcross is an Example to Youngsters, Says Gary Neville: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Gary Neville has hailed Stoke City defender Ryan Shawcross as an example to youngsters after Stoke’s captain has been called up to Englabd’s squad. “Any kid who has a dream should look at Ryan Shawcross maybe more than people at … Continue reading

Premier League Sunday, Gameweek 7: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Four matches to savor and enjoy today before we have two weeks of no Premier League football due to the dreaded international break. Hopefully today’s action can be at least as good as yesterday’s matches. Southampton vs Fulham, 8:30am, FOX … Continue reading

Premier League Clubs Finally Getting Smarter Through Innovation

Posted on by Sameer Chopra
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People have been writing about the modern association of soccer with business for many years now. Soccernomics, that beautiful book that marries football passion with economic realities, helpfully points out that the problem with this association is that clubs aren’t … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 6: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Today’s one of those rare Premier League Saturdays when all of the big clubs in the division are playing on the same day. Arsenal kicks things off against Chelsea at 7:45am ET/12:45pm BST in a match that will be another … Continue reading

Swansea Keeper Michel Vorm Uses Rugby Equipment to Warm Up For Stoke: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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You can’t make this stuff up. No, really. You can’t. Swansea City goalkeeper Michel Vorm, who just signed a new contract at Swansea, has been preparing for Saturday’s match against Stoke City by using rugby tackle bag equipment to prepare … Continue reading

David Luiz Tackle Angers Stoke Boss Tony Pulis: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here are the Premier League news headlines tonight: David Luiz tackle angers Stoke boss Tony Pulis — BBC Sport Tottenham Hotspur hope to appoint Franco Baldini as director of football to work — The Telegraph Luis Suárez should shake Patrice … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 5 Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Swansea City vs Everton Video: Swansea v Everton Premier League highlights 09/22/12 Chelsea vs Stoke City Video: Chelsea v Stoke City Premier League highlights 09/22/12 Southampton vs Aston Villa Video: Southampton v Aston Villa Premier League highlights 09/22/12 West Ham … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 5: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

There’ll be a welcome on the hillside this morning when Swansea City kicks off the Premier League gameweek 5 with a home match against high-flying Everton. I’m obviously biased, but this one promises to be a barn buster. Can Nathan … Continue reading

Reasons For Liverpool to be Positive After Sunderland Draw

Posted on by Matt Jones

After an insufferable international break, the Premier League was back with some brilliant fixtures to sample Saturday. Here are some tactical thoughts on the two games I watched: Reasons to be positive for Liverpool: Liverpool were particularly unlucky not to … Continue reading

Premier League Saturday, Gameweek 4: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

It’s back! After a lengthy two week delay, the Premier League returns to rescue us from the boredom of international break. But alas, a lot of the focus today will be on the silly handshake between John Terry/Ashley Cole and … Continue reading

Which Premier League Club Is The Biggest Spender In The Last Decade?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Which Premier League club is the biggest spender in the last decade? You may be surprised by the results. According to a recent survey by Deloitte, Premier League clubs have spent more than £4.4bn on players since the transfer window was … Continue reading

Can Charlie Adam Rule the Roost At Stoke City’s Britannia Stadium?

Posted on by Thariq Amir

Charlie Adam is looking to get his Premier League career back on track. His transfer deadline day move to Stoke City may work out for both him and manager Tony Pulis. After having a memorable season during Blackpool’s stint in … Continue reading

Stoke and Sunderland Battle to Sign Michael Owen: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller

Free agent Michael Owen is being pursued by both Sunderland and Stoke City. Both Premier League clubs are trying to land his signature. While his best years are past him, he’s still the type of clinical striker who would be … Continue reading