Kenwyne Jones or Peter Crouch? Stats Comparison

Kenwyne Jones or Peter Crouch? Stats Comparison

Palacios & Crouch | You're not listening Tony

Palacios & Crouch | You're not listening Tony

It’s nearly deadline day, and what does that mean? Last minute panic buys from mid table clubs, and selling your best player with no time to spend the money of course. Stoke have done some good business this summer, with Jonathan Woodgate and Matthew Upson both coming in to improve on an already very solid defence, but with no new strikers or midfielders coming in, Pulis seems set to rely on youth to back up his established stars. A lot …
Stoke City | Smash and Grab

Stoke City | Smash and Grab

Stoke remained unbeaten in all competitions after a comfortable win in the Europa League midweek, while West Brom came into the game looking to kick start their Premier League campaign following a 4-1 victory in the Carling Cup. The fixture finished 3-0 to Stoke at the Hawthorns last season, in where 2 goals came from the penalty spot and West Brom dominated from the statistical point of view. This time around, it was anyone’s game. Would Stoke suffer from another …
Jones Vs Walters (Vs Huth?!)

Jones Vs Walters (Vs Huth?!)

Stoke City only scored 46 goals last season. Champions Manchester United scored 78. 12th placed Newcastle United scored 56. Blackpool, who were relegated in 19th, scored 55. If the EPL stats show anything, it’s that goals are important than clean sheets. Kenwyne Jones ran away with the accolade of top Stoke goalscorer on 9 goals, while Jon Walters and Robert Huth – yes, the former Chelsea and Middlesbrough centre back Robert Huth, both finished on 6 goals. Compared to these, …