Stoke City vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Stoke City vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

The situation does not seem to be improving at Old Trafford. The continued mediocre performance on the ground has fuelled speculation that Louis Van Gaal is on his way out of the club. They make the gruelling trip to Brittania stadium this weekend in the Boxing day fixture. Stoke City, who have garnered 10 points in the last games will be hoping to take advantage of United’s wretched form and make positive additions to their points tally. Team News Stoke …
Norwich City vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Norwich City vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

It's difficult to judge sides this early on in the season, as there are still hundreds of games to be played, but these two sides will take heart from their opening two matches. Norwich City have performed better than the other two promoted sides, highlighting the importance of Premier League experience. They managed to keep the majority of their squad when they were relegated during the 2013/14 season and that will allow them to transition easily back to the top …
Burnley vs Stoke Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Burnley vs Stoke Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Burnley play for pride when they face 9th placed Stoke City on Saturday. While Burnley have won just one of their last 6 games, their visitors for the evening have bagged 2 wins in the last six. They will be looking to end the season on a high and in the top half of the league, which they would confirm if they garnered a point out of the last 2 games. Team News Burnley Burnley, fortunately, do not have a lot of …
Swansea City vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Swansea City vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Stoke travel to the Liberty Stadium this weekend for what will widely be regarded as a 'dead rubber'. Swansea currently sit in eighth position, seven points off Europa League qualification, yet Gary Monk has had a hugely impressive first full campaign in charge, and will be looking for a strong finish to rubber stamp a successful season. Stoke are just three points behind the Swans, and Mark Hughes will also be happy with how his side have performed so far. …
Stoke City vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Stoke City vs Sunderland Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Sunderland travel to the Brittania Stadium on 25th April in yet another important fixture as they flirt with the possibility of relegation. Sitting in the 16th position before the match day and just a point ahead of the 18th place Leicester, Sunderland fans could find themselves in despair at the end of the match. While Stoke themselves have not been in great form, garnering a measly 7 points out of possible 18 in the last 6 games, they haven’t been as consistently shambolic …
Aston Villa vs Stoke Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Aston Villa vs Stoke Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Tim Sherwood will take charge of his first march as Aston Villa manager on Saturday, and it's crucial that he starts with a positive result. Villa are currently 18th in the Premier League, and with only thirteen games left, a win could lift them above fellow strugglers QPR, Hull and Sunderland. A run of form between now and the end of the season could make the difference between who stays up, and who is demoted to the Championship. Stoke are …
Hull City vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Hull City vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

On August 24th, Mark Hughes Stoke City side travel to the KC Stadium to take on Hull City.  The two sides had opposite fortunes on the opening day of the season, with Hull sneaking a 1-0 win and Stoke suffering a 1-0 loss.  This match will have two former Manchester United Stalwarts facing off on the touchline in Steve Bruce and Mark Hughes.  These two teams will both likely be in the relegation scrap this season and it is always …
Stoke City v Aston Villa Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Stoke City v Aston Villa Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

After a summer full of World Cup delight – although not for England – it is back to home comforts with the start of the Premier League. Stoke City and Aston Villa have both spent their summer transforming their squad and face off on the opening day of the new season at the Britannia Stadium Stoke have continued to progress from the Tony Pulis era and Mark Hughes has added a number of eye-catching names to his squad – most …