Andy Wales' Premier League Team of the Season

Andy Wales' Premier League Team of the Season

The PFA Premier League team of the season for 2015/16 has just been announced and it was largely as expected, with perhaps one or two surprises in there. These things are often a cause for debate and can be skewed by the team you support, but I like to think of myself as fair, so here’s my team of the season. Goalkeeper – Jack Butland (Stoke) It really is a shame that injury cut his season short and will rob …
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 …
Stoke City Vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Stoke City Vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Everybody seems to be revelling in Chelsea’s misfortune. Eleven points from eleven games is their worst points tally at this stage of a Premier League season, surpassing their previous low of 13 in both 1992 and 1993. It is the worst defence of a Premier League title since its inception (Blackburn Rovers managed 14 points from 11 games in 1995). To make matters worse, they have already let in more goals then they did in the whole of their title-winning …
Tottenham Hotspur vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Tottenham Hotspur vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Fresh off the back of narrow 1-0 opening day defeats to Manchester United and Liverpool respectively, both sides will be itching to record their first points of the 2015-16 Barclays Premier League season. Tottenham will look to make the most of home advantage, but will bear the burden of an expectant White Hart Lane crowd. Mark Hughes’ men arrive at the Lane with expectations of their own, and with record signing Xherdan Shaqiri expected to debut, those associated with the …
Stoke City Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Stoke City Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool will be looking to avenge the humiliating defeat they suffered at the hands of Stoke City last season, where they lost 6-1. This will be the perfect chance for redemption as the Reds can hope to begin their season with a victory to soothe the effect of that crushing loss. Liverpool without Steven Gerrard will be difficult to watch, especially for his fans. New captain Jordan Henderson seemed pretty confident about beating Stoke City at the Britannia stadium this …
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 …