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Tag Archives: Stoke City

Key Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 12

Posted on by Andy Turnbull
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Jack Wilshere was lucky to escape a red card, let alone a yellow on Saturday against Manchester United at the weekend. The midfielder fouled Marouane Fellaini, then showed dissent towards Mike Dean, in an aggressive manner, which warranted a yellow … Continue reading

Read Our Progress Report on Stoke City’s Performances for October-November

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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The Potters have continued in their inconsistent start to the season and are yet to find their best form so far. In the five Premier League matches played in October and November, they won twice, lost twice and drew once, … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey Reportedly Chased By Aston Villa, QPR And Stoke City For Loan Spell

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Seattle Sounders star Clint Dempsey is believed to be on his way back to the Premier League for a loan spell during the off-season in the MLS, according to a report published by the Mirror Online, The clubs in question, … Continue reading

5 Things That Will Happen In The Premier League This Weekend

Posted on by Stephen Tudor
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  The 2014/15 season is eight games old and Southampton and West Ham proudly inhabit the top four while Manchester United continue to be just two bad games from a full-scale crisis. But even in the topsy-turvy unpredictable Premier League, … Continue reading

English Soccer Fan Travels to US to Watch MLS Games and Shares His Experience

Posted on by Ian Cransons Knees
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I have been a reader of World Soccer Talk (formerly EPLTalk) for around the last 4-5 years and during that time have been one of a privileged minority. As a season ticket holder to Stoke City, I am on the British … Continue reading

Stoke City’s August-September Progress Report

Posted on by Ayo Isaiah
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Stoke City have had a mixed beginning to the 2014-15 Premier League season and have posted mixed results since the start on the campaign. With one win, two draws and two losses, the Potters are perched in 13th spot on … Continue reading

Previewing The Eagerly-Anticipated Film ‘Marvellous’

Posted on by Ian Cransons Knees
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I wrote an article last season sparked by foreign ownership and community about a long standing Stoke City cult hero, Neil “Nello” Baldwin. Nello had just been awarded an honorary degree degree by Keele University in recognition of his positive … Continue reading

Premier League Tactics Corner – Round 3

Posted on by Alex Fairchild
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In this week’s edition of Premier League Tactics Corner, we analyze Diego Costa’s movement and pressing, as well as Stoke City’s defensive tactics against Manchester City. Chelsea’s Costa Costa does three things really well. He presses, he uses his speed, … Continue reading

Manchester City vs Stoke City Predicted Lineups

Posted on by Chris Ryan
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Coming off of a decisive 3-1 victory over last year’s Premier League runners up Liverpool, Manchester City will look to continue their perfect start to the early season with a lineup that will feature only a couple of changes. The … Continue reading

Geoff Cameron Must be Calculated and Logical About His Playing Future

Posted on by Earl Reed
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Rumors abound that American international Geoff Cameron is being courted both within the Premier League as well as on the continent. ProSoccerTalk links Cameron to a number of clubs, the biggest name being traditional Serie A contender Lazio. But recent … Continue reading

Stoke City Sign Mame Biram Diouf and Teixeira

Posted on by Dan Adu-Gyamfi
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While most of the world is anticipating the start of the World Cup, Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has been busy in the transfer market by adding two more signings to bring his total of summer acquisitions to four and … Continue reading

Only The Players Can Save Manchester United’s Season

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United have been granted a brief reprieve with their 3-2 come-from-behind victory over Stoke City today. But for many supporters, the performance of the team for the majority of the match was extremely poor. If it weren’t for the … Continue reading

Why Tony Pulis Is The Right Man to Replace Ian Holloway as Crystal Palace Manager

Posted on by Nick Ottman
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If I was Crystal Palace Chairman Steve Parish, there’s only one man I would be considering to replace Ian Holloway. Tony Pulis has to be the perfect fit for the club. The Eagles are currently 19th in the Premier League with … Continue reading

The Americanization of Stoke City is Bad for the U.S. National Team

Posted on by Robert Hay

On Sunday, Geoff Cameron was named man-of-the-match in his first game for his new team, Stoke City.  After weeks of waiting and paperwork, Cameron was finally able to take the pitch after a transfer that continued the gradual march of … Continue reading

Newcastle United: Third Best?

Posted on by Matt Hackenmiller

“Fact Or Fiction” is a series that will be run every Friday. In this series, an assertion will be made regarding an impacting topic in the Premier League. EPL Talk writers Matt Hackenmiller and Earl Reed each offer their views … Continue reading

Teal Bunbury Waits on Stoke's Decision

Posted on by Randy Capps

The list of Americans trying to cross the pond to play in England continues to grow. And no, I’m not talking about Landon Donovan. Teal Bunbury, a 20-year-old U.S. International who has been on trial at Stoke City in recent … Continue reading

It’s A Big Weekend For… Stoke City

Posted on by James Beckett

By all accounts Stoke have been one of the sides underachieving so far in the Premier League. One of the more active teams in the transfer market over the summer, many expected the Potters to push for a top-half finish … Continue reading