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IN-DEPTH STATS: Fulham vs Stoke

Fulham vs Stoke, 15:00 – Yet more pressure was heaped on Fulham manager Martin Jol last weekend as his side lost 1-2 at home to Cardiff as their poor run of league form continues. Despite a fine goal from Bryan Ruiz, Fulham fans will be hoping for a turnaround in fortunes this weekend. – Goals [...]

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STATS: Reid’s clearances for West Ham vs Begovic’s saves for Stoke

West Ham vs Stoke, 15:00 – Despite creating the better chances, West Ham were unable to break their deadlock with Newcastle last weekend and could only leave Tyneside with a point for their efforts. Winston Reid was one of the standout performers on the day, further cementing his position as one of the most effective [...]

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STATS: Wilson’s defensive contributions for Stoke vs Garvan’s passing for Crystal Palace

Stoke vs Crystal Palace, 15:00 Stoke put in an impressive defensive performance in their opening fixture against Liverpool, with Steven Nzonzi winning nine tackles, more than an other player in the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index Team mate Marc Wilson also signaled Stoke’s intentions for the new season by attempting 10 tackles, the most of [...]

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STATS: Clyne’s tackles for Southampton vs Shawcross’ blocks for Stoke

Southampton v Stoke 16:00   – Southampton will finish an impressive first season in the Premier League by hosting Stoke, after previously earning a 1-1 draw against Sunderland thanks to a Jason Puncheon goal.   – Southampton had an incredible 64% of possession against Sunderland, their best in an away game this season.   – [...]

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STATS: Kightly’s shooting accuracy for Stoke vs Vertonghen’s tackles for Tottenham Hotspur

Stoke v Tottenham, Sunday 13:30   – Stoke drew 1-1 with Sunderland last time out, Jonathan Walters grabbing an early goal for Tony Pulis’ side.   – Midfielder Michael Kightly currently sits as Stoke’s most accurate attacker this season, outshining his striker colleagues with a squad-best 68.2% shot accuracy rate from 22 attempts.   – [...]

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STATS: Mignolet’s saves for Sunderland vs Adam’s goal contribution Stoke

Sunderland v Stoke 20:00    – After back to back wins against Newcastle and Everton Paolo di Canio’s reign as Sunderland manager was brought back down to earth after a 6-1 defeat at the hands of Villa.    – Danny Rose had equalized for Sunderland before Villa ran riot in the second half. That was [...]

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Would the Premier League miss Stoke City?

With a defiant ‘no one likes us, we don’t care’ attitude, Stoke City have played the role of villain with great relish since returning to the top flight. But, it feels like a long time ago that defending a Rory Delap throw-in was talked up as a rite of passage for aspiring centre- backs and [...]

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STATS: Remy’s shooting accuracy for QPR vs Etherington’s crossing for Stoke

QPR v Stoke, 15:00   – QPR were pushed ever-closer to relegation last weekend as they fell to a 2-0 defeat at the hands of a much strong Everton side at Goodison Park.   – Expect Loic Remy to be well-marshalled by Stoke this Saturday should the Potters have done their research on Harry Redknapp’s [...]

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PICTURES: Stoke fans mock Manchester United with Munich Air Disaster gesture

During Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Stoke City the home fans were caught on camera making the gesture of aeroplane wings to mock the Munich Air Disaster. This was followed by audible chants also mocking the disaster. During the 15th minute Stoke fans held a minute’s applause for 14-year-old Kameron Bourne who was found dead [...]

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STATS: Whelan’s tackling for Stoke vs Van Persie’s shots on target for Manchester United

Stoke v Manchester United, 14:05   – A second half Michael Kightly goal was not enough to prevent Stoke falling to another disappointing defeat, 1-3 at the hands of Aston Villa last weekend.   – Stoke have been enduring a hard run of form at late and the champions-elect will no doubt be testing their [...]

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STATS: Baines’ crossing for Everton vs Etherington’s dribbling for Stoke

Everton v Stoke 17:30   – A brilliant all-round Everton performance saw them record a 2-0 victory over reigning Premier League champions Manchester City at Goodison Park.   – Left-back Leighton Baines has remained superb this season for David Moyes’ side in both defence and attack. Not only has he managed to rack up 156 [...]

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STATS: Strikers’ tackling for Stoke vs McAuley’s defensive contributions for West Brom

Stoke v West Brom, 15:00   – Stoke were leading Newcastle 1-0 right up until the 72nd minute last weekend, before going on to lose the game 2-1.   – Jonathan Walters won a penalty and then scored from the spot to put the Potters ahead. Walters has six goals in the Premier League this [...]

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VIDEO: Newcastle defender trolls Stoke keeper before goal

During’s Newcastle’s win over Stoke City, Steven Taylor was doing all he could to put off Asmir Begovic ahead of a freekick. Yohan Cabaye scored to make it 1-1 before Papiss Cisse scored an injury time winner.

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In-depth player stats: Newcastle vs Stoke

Newcastle v Stoke 15:00   – Despite a valiant effort over 90 minutes, Newcastle fell to a 1-0 defeat away to Swansea last weekend.   – Jonas Gutierrez has been in typically all-action form this season, racking up 102 defensive contributions as well as a 68.6% tackle success rate according to the EA SPORTS Player [...]

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In-depth player stats: Stoke vs West Ham

Stoke v West Ham, Saturday 15:00   – Stoke fell victim to a piece of Dimitar Berbatov genius last weekend as they left Craven Cottage with nothing following a 1-0 defeat.   – The list of suitors for Asmir Begovic appears to be growing following the arrival of Jack Butland in January and it’s not hard [...]

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STATS: Stoke vs Reading – Fastest players, hardest workers, most shots

Stoke v Reading 15:00   – Stoke came within 12 minutes of holding Arsenal in their last Premier League game, before losing out to a deflected Lukas Podolski free kick.   – Up until then Asmir Begovic had been in inspired form to keep the Gunners out. He’s made 130 saves this season, the 5th [...]

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In-depth player stats: Stoke vs Wigan

Stoke v Wigan, 19:45   Stoke have been one of the best teams in the league defensively this season, but will need to return to that form to halt a run which has seen them concede ten goals in their last three Premier League games.   The most recent defeat was a 3-1 loss against [...]

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In-depth player stats: Swansea vs Stoke

Swansea v Stoke 15:00   – Swansea eventually succumbed to a 1-0 defeat in their FA Cup replay with Arsenal on Wednesday evening, a disappointing result after their 0-0 draw with Everton in the league the previous weekend. It fell to keeper Michel Vorm to come to Swansea’s rescue on several occasions, with their highly [...]

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