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Tag Archives: Stoke City

Nielsen Ratings for Stoke City v Wigan Athletic on ESPN2

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Let’s be honest. It was the game that almost no one wanted to watch but for those of you who did watch it because there was nothing else on or because you love football no matter who is playing, the … Continue reading

MLS Snobs Need To Give English Premier League Some Respect

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Have a friendly chat with a MLS Snob and one of the many criticisms you’ll hear from them about the Premier League is that “Sure, the top teams are exciting to watch, but the bottom has teams that actually hurt … Continue reading

Aston Villa Defeat Man United On A Spectacular Day in the Premier League

Posted on by Christopher Harris

There have been very few if any boring Premier League weekends so far this season, and this Saturday was another example of why this is one of the most entertaining leagues in the world. Here are my observations from the … Continue reading

Poll: Which EPL Team Do You Least Look Forward To Watching On TV?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Okay, admit it. Even though you thoroughly enjoy watching the Premier League, especially your favorite team each week, there are often times when you’re not too bothered about missing a match on television featuring teams that either don’t excite you … Continue reading

What A Difference A Year Makes At White Hart Lane

Posted on by Paul Bestall

With the season starting slightly earlier this year due to the World Cup, most teams in the Premiership have played 8 league games already. Last season, the 8th round of matches was played two weeks later, on the weekend of … Continue reading

Two Wins In A Calendar Year Isn’t Mischief Making

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Hull City Chairman Paul Duffen has ridden to the defence of his beleaguered, battered and bruised manager after another capitulation on Saturday saw Hull brushed aside 6-1 at Anfield. 7 games into the season and Hull City have just 4 … Continue reading

Legends Of English Football: #1 Sir Stanley Matthews

Posted on by Paul Bestall

“The man who taught us the way football should be played” Pele Well if you’re going to start a series like this, there is only one person to start with in my opinion, Sir Stanley Matthews, the wizard of dribble. Matthews … Continue reading

The Premiership Will Hold No Fear For Burnley Fans

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So less than 24 hours after Promotion to the Premiership and the usual round of tired cliches and articles about “brave little Burnley” are beginning to pop up on-line and in the press. Do they never learn, Do they know … Continue reading

Liam Lawrence’s Timely Goals

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

Yes, yes: Football is a team sport and all that… but lately it feels like Liam Lawrence is keeping Stoke City clear of the drop all by himself. Two dazzling goals to secure key points for his side will standout … Continue reading

Key Relegation Battles This Weekend

Posted on by Christopher Walker

 I have spent this morning  perusing the remaining fixtures for the relegation threatened teams and it appears that everything seems to point to the round of matches starting Saturday 9th May to Monday 11th May. As I have written before … Continue reading

The Relegation Rumble: Stoke City

Posted on by tyduffy

Stoke City are a newly promoted side from the Championship, and they certainly play like one. The operating procedure has been physicality, holding the line at home and hoping for some magic from Rory Delap’s wicked throw-ins. It has worked … Continue reading

Rafa Benitez Fallout and Wenger’s Reaction to Fourth Nil Draw

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

The two big stories this weekend not related to Manchester United’s getting the first leg of the quadruple would have to be events that transpired at the Riverside and at the Emirates Stadium. We’ll start with Liverpool because after such … Continue reading

Hull City To Go Down?

Posted on by Michael Timbury

Can anyone remember the last time Hull City won a Premier League game? December 6th at home to Middlesbrough was the last time. Since then, they have been very much in freefall.  When Hull first arrived in the Premiership, they … Continue reading

Stoke City Benefit From The Chest of Johnson

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

For seventy minutes at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke City and Portsmouth football clubs were getting very close to contending for my ‘worst match ever watched’ title. The last twenty minutes redeemed it. When it’s all said and done we will … Continue reading

Liverpool’s Title Chances On The Brink

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Three weeks is a long time in football and Liverpool must be wondering why there season is beginning to splutter just when they needed to kick on. The game against Newcastle United on December 28th easily saw Liverpool’s best performance of … Continue reading

No Excuse For Frozen Pitches While Rafa Fails With Words

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

How would you like to have been a Manchester City or Blackburn Rovers fan heading from the north of England to the south, only to do a turnabout and head home after finding out your upcoming fixture was canceled? I … Continue reading

Arsenal Escape the Cold While Liverpool Left Out to Freeze

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

On a day where the weather saw two Premier League ties called off, one London side will be glad their match was played while Liverpool will be wishing their tie at Stoke City was frozen off. Whenever Arsenal and Bolton … Continue reading