A look at Wilfried Bony to Stoke City

A look at Wilfried Bony to Stoke City

After a pretty quiet summer transfer window, Stoke City made a flurry of moves on deadline day, including the loan signing of Wilfried Bony.  While the headlines of the day were dominated by big money buys like Moussa Sissoko and David Luiz, Bony could prove to be one of, if not the most, impactful signings of deadline day. Stoke had a pretty interesting season last year.  They finished ninth on 51 points, as Marc Hughes guided Stoke to a top …
Sunderland: Which top dog, will take over the Black Cats?

Sunderland: Which top dog, will take over the Black Cats?

Ah Sunderland, eternally destined to struggle it seems. After being beaten by the likes of Bournemouth, Norwich, Leicester, Manchester United and Tottenham - Dick Advocaat has thrown in the towel. This Sunderland Echo article has Dick citing the reasons; "the struggle against relegation isn't my cup of tea" and "our squad was simply not good enough". Fair points, if you look at the fact he was practically begged by the Sunderland fans to sign the contract extension earlier this year & their …
Chelsea v Sunderland Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Chelsea v Sunderland Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

The final day of a remarkable season is upon us as newly crowned champions Chelsea take on Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.  Dick Advocaat has steadied the ship after it appeared to be sinking under Gus Poyet. Sunderland put on a terrific defensive display that gained them a crucial point at the Emirates against Arsenal, ensuring their safety in the Premier League. Chelsea, on the other hand would be looking to end their campaign on a high, especially after their embarrassing 3-0 …
Who should partner Rooney for England? Carroll, Sturridge, Defoe & Welbeck compared

Who should partner Rooney for England? Carroll, Sturridge, Defoe & Welbeck compared