Jose Mourinho has now won over 350 points in the Premier League. Chelsea have now set a new record by not conceding a 1st half goal in their last 14 Premier League games. The game against PSG was only the 5th time that the Blues have conceded an own goal in consecutive games
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WEST HAM will be without Marco Borriello for the trip to Stoke after the Italian striker failed to recover from a calf strain.
STOKE striker Jon Walters went from hero to villain in the space of six sensational second-half minutes in a stormy Carrow Road clash.
SONE ALUKO and Yannick Sagbo could be called upon to lead the line for the FA Cup quarter-final against Sunderland with Shane Long and Nikica Jelavic both cup-tied.
NORWICH are hoping to have Ricky van Wolfswinkel and Robert Snodgrass back for the visit of Stoke tomorrow.
Arsenal slumped to a disappointing 1-0 loss to Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon, here, Gunner333 gives us 4 thoughts on the game.
Stoke’s Charlie Adam got away with a number of stamps during the course of the game as Arsenal went down to a very generous penalty in Mordor. Below is just one of the ‘challenges’ he made on the day. It remains to be seen if the FA will take any further action but given the […]
Arsene Wenger spoke to the media straight after Arsenal’s defeat to Stoke. Understandably, he didn’t seem happy.
MESUT OZIL has been named on the Arsenal bench against Stoke after missing two games with a hip injury.
MESUT OZIL didn’t look too happy about being left on the bench when Arsenal travelled to Stoke on Saturday.
Top of the Premier League Chelsea will be looking to put some daylight between themselves and the rest of the other top four teams as the play bottom placed Fulham, whilst their title challenging peers have tricky away ties this time around and Manchester City are in League Cup action. Arsenal will be tested at the Britannia Stadium as Arsene Wenger’s side go for the double over Mark Hughes’ Stoke, and Liverpool will attempt to turn around a 1-0 loss to Southampton at Anfield early in the season. To view my Matchday 28 Predictions begin the slideshow below.
PETER ODEMWINGIE is a doubt for Stoke as they prepare to face Arsenal in the Premier League on Saurday.
THOMAS VERMAELEN is poised to fill in at left-back for Arsenal’s trip to Stoke.
Arsenal star Mesut Ozil looks set to return to first team action this weekend against Stoke after joining in training on Wednesday morning. The German international has endured a difficult several of weeks on the pitch and missed Saturday’s 4-1 win over Sunderland due to injury. Many believed that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger purposefully rested Ozil, as the club’s record signing is yet to have a break this season and has seemingly found transitioning to life in the Premier League somewhat difficult.The German’s penalty miss against Bayern Munich in last week’s Champions League match didn’t help matters, as much of the press and even some fans have started labeling Ozil a flop since joining from Real Madrid this summer.
Manchester City vs Stoke 15:00 Manchester City’s last league fixture was scheduled to be against Sunderland but this game was postponed amid safety concerns due to high winds in the North West. City will be looking to keep pace with league leaders Chelsea this weekend as former manager Mark Hughes returns to the Etihad.
GARRY Monk said Swansea City were unlucky not to take all three points from their trip to Stoke. Swansea went a goal behind in the first half when Peter Crouch netted, but battled back well after the break and equalised through Chico Flores.
SWANSEA can build some momentum after their 3-0 win over rivals Cardiff when they face fellow relegation candidates Stoke at the Britannia Stadium.
GARRY Monk has revealed that his first target as head coach was to make clear to his players what it means to play for Swansea City.A week on from the sacking of Michael Laudrup, Monk is still finding his feet having gone from member of the playing staff to the man in charge.But the long-serving defender hopes he has already got one message across.Monk may not be a local lad but, after ten years as a Swansea player, he can now be regarded as an adopted Jack.And the 34-year-old felt there was a…
Three goals from England’s triumvirate Adam Lallana, Jay Rodriguez and Rickie Lambert guided the Saints to a convincing 3-0 victory over strugglers Fulham, and helped sustain their position in the top half of the table. An inspirational performance from Charlie Adam meant that Mark Hughes’ men…
Tom Cleverley is not a fans favourite at Old Trafford at the moment. Since the summer Manchester United have been linked with a galaxy of huge-named midfield stars, however after seeing all those big names come and go without signing on, Tom Cleverley remains a regular started for the Red Devils.
Poor old Marouane Fellaini. The afro-haired Belgian was never going to be an instant fans’ favourite, owing to his somewhat laboured style.
HE may be England’s forgotten man, but on Wearside Adam Johnson is becoming the saviour of their season.
LIKE many men, Jose Mourinho was none too keen on celebrating the unwelcome anniversary of his 51st birthday last night, as he went out to dinner with his family. But at least Oscar gave him the early present of a place in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
This article is going to be an absolute pleasure for me to write. As a kid growing up I used to play in between the sticks for my Sunday league team and this made me to look up to one man in particular. That man is the great Dane himself, Thomas Sorensen.
NEMANJA MATIC has been named to make his first start for Chelsea against Stoke in the FA Cup on Sunday while Samuel Eto’o continues up front after his hat-trick against Manchester United last time out.
Neil Collins dissects Liverpool’s 5-3 victory over Stoke at the weekend and finds both positives and negatives. After losing crucial six-pointers against Man City and Chelsea, an unenviable trip to Stoke was always going to take on added significance.
After Liverpool’s win at Stoke, Brendan Rodgers created a new football phrase: “A Spanish Penalty.” The Liverpool manager claimed Stoke would be unhappy with the penalty awarded just after half-time, converted by Steven Gerrard for 3-2 to the Merseyside giants. Rodgers mentioned “A Spanish Penalty” to both the Sky Sports cameras and in his post-match
The Reds earned a valuable 5-3 win in an enthralling clash at the Brittania Stadium, but how did each individual fare on the day? Henry Jackson (@OnFootballTweet) give his ratings. Do you agree
What a game, what a result, what an experience! Sunday’s game against Stoke was what the English Premier League is all about. From a Liverpool fan’s perspective that was an emotional roller coaster ride and hopefully the Reds do not put our hearts through that again this season .
Alan Pardew has compared Newcastle v Stoke when it comes to fan expectations, as always driving down the fans’ hopes and ambitions.
Stephen Ireland is set to complete a permanent move to Stoke City this month. Ireland’s contract is set to expire at the end of the…
England striker, Daniel Sturridge looks set to return to the Liverpool line-up as the Reds travel to Stoke City at the weekend. Sturridge has nine goals in 12 games for Liverpool, leading the line in Luis Suarez’ absence earlier in the season, but he hasn’t played for the Reds since scoring the equalizer at the end of the Merseyside Derby November 23.Eager to return, Sturridge explained the teams goals as they begin the second half of the season.”It would be great to secure a return to the Champions League,” Sturridge said to FourFourTwo. “It’s four seasons since Liverpool were last in it, and that’s too long.”"It’s unique with so many new managers here trying to impose different ideas on their teams.
Stephen Ireland Permanent Transfer Progress ; I’ve never been a big fan of Mark Hughes as a manager. In interviews, he always wore a serious face and tried to perhaps sound more intelligent and astute than he actuallyMOMS the original Villa source My Old Man Said
• Brazilian out for at least four weeks with ligament damage• FA rule out retrospective punishment for Stoke City’s AdamCharlie Adam will face no retrospective …
To paraphrase one of Park Lane’s most inspired chants yesterday, how bad must Stoke be, we’re winning at home. And it was a delightful feeling to ease so comfortably to league victory at the Lane for the first time since …
For many footballers, most games are followed up with appearances on social media, be it Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. On Sunday, the Spurs squad appeared delighted to defeat Stoke 3-0 as they returned to winning ways at White Hart Lane.
TOTTENHAM boss Tim Sherwood was thrilled at his side’s performance to get all three points against Stoke, but singled out midfielder Paulinho as the star of the show.
Tottenham v Stoke 16:00 Tim Sherwood’s first game since being appointed permanent manager of Spurs ended in 1-1, with Christian Eriksen’s free kick earning a point against West Brom. Ericksen’s goal was his first in the Premier League, but the Danish midfielder has an impressive 90% on target rating from ten shots on target.
Tottenham Hotspur will be looking to get back to winning ways against Stoke City tomorrow after dropping two vital points against West Bromwich Albion on Boxing Day. Sherwood has said himself that we need to be winning our home games, it …
Tottenham Hotspur entertain Stoke City at White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon. Here is the latest team news and our predicted starting eleven for Spurs.
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A tricky one but who is your choice for man of the match Newcastle v Stoke?
HATEM BEN ARFA returns to the starting line-up for Newcastle against Stoke for the first time since October.
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