Stoke City News

Bojan Krkic of Stoke in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Stoke City at Villa Park on October 3, 2015 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Bojan Krkic 'increasingly frustrated at Stoke'
Stoke City attacker Bojan Krkic is reportedly left deeply unhappy by his regular bench role at the Britannia Stadium.
May 4, 09:52
Andriy Yarmolenko celebrates scoring the opener during the international friendly between Ukraine and Wales on March 28, 2016
Dynamo Kiev president: 'Andriy Yarmolenko too good for Everton, Stoke City'
Dynamo Kiev president Ihor Surkis suggests that Andriy Yarmolenko is too good to play for Everton or Stoke City.
May 2, 17:07
Mark Hughes simply doesn't understand in the Premier League match between Stoke City and Southampton on March 12, 2016
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes will not "encourage" rumours linking him to Everton
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes says that he will not "encourage" speculation linking him to Roberto Martinez's job at Everton.
Apr 29, 17:44
Mark Hughes reacts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur on April 18, 2016
Report: Stoke City boss Mark Hughes on Everton's shortlist
A report claims that Mark Hughes is being lined up to replace the under-pressure Roberto Martinez in the Everton hotseat.
Apr 28, 09:31
Ibrahim Afellay of Stoke City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Stoke City on August 15, 2015
Stoke City's Ibrahim Afellay suffers "serious" knee injury in training
Stoke City confirm that Ibrahim Afellay suffered a "serious" knee injury in training on Friday.
Apr 23, 12:23
A general view of the stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester City at Britannia Stadium on February 11, 2015
bet365 replaces Britannia as Stoke City's stadium sponsor
Stoke City's ground will be renamed the bet365 Stadium from next season after a six-year deal was agreed with the gambling company.
Apr 21, 11:25
Danny Higginbotham of Gibraltar in action during the international friendly match between Gibraltar and Slovakia at Estadio do Alagarve on November 19, 2013
Danny Higginbotham: Tottenham Hotspur "only going to get better"
Ex-Stoke City defender Danny Higginbotham backs Tottenham Hotspur to improve over the coming campaigns following their 4-0 win at the Britannia Stadium.
Apr 18, 22:40
Mark Hughes reacts during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur on April 18, 2016
"Poor" Stoke City disappoint Mark Hughes
Mark Hughes is left to bemoan his Stoke City side's "poor" display following their 4-0 home defeat at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur.
Apr 18, 22:17
Saido Berahino sits on the bench prior to the game between West Brom and Stoke on January 2, 2016
Mark Hughes: 'Saido Berahino would choose Tottenham Hotspur over Stoke City'
Mark Hughes says that Saido Berahino would choose to join Tottenham Hotspur over Stoke City.
Apr 18, 18:33
Jack Butland celebrates the opener during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Newcastle United on March 2, 2016
Jack Butland feared getting "bogged down" at Chelsea
Jack Butland explains the reasoning behind his decision to join Stoke City and not Chelsea from Birmingham City in 2013.
Apr 17, 12:17
Philipp Wollscheid of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Bournemouth on September 26, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, United Kingdom.
Borussia Monchengladbach keen on Stoke City's Philipp Wollscheid?
A report claims that Stoke City defender Philipp Wollscheid is a summer transfer target for German outfit Borussia Monchengladbach.
Apr 15, 22:28
Mbaye Niang and Marcelo Brozovic in action during the Serie A game between AC Milan and Inter Milan on January 31, 2016
Report: Leicester City, Stoke City eye M'Baye Niang move
A report claims that AC Milan striker M'Baye Niang is a summer transfer target for both Leicester City and Stoke City.
Apr 15, 21:46
Ryan Shawcross of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Stoke City at St James' Park on October 31, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Stoke City defender Ryan Shawcross wants Leicester City to be champions
Stoke City's Ryan Shawcross admits that he would like to see Leicester City win the league title.
Apr 14, 20:34
Divock Origi heads past Jakob Haugaard for the third during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Stoke City on April 10, 2016
Mark Hughes: 'Give Jakob Haugaard time to adapt to Premier League'
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes insists that Jakob Haugaard needs time to adapt to the Premier League having conceded six goals in his first two top-flight appearances.
Apr 14, 18:54
Leighton Baines has a word with Kevin Friend during the Premier League game between Watford and Everton on April 9, 2016
Kevin Friend taken off refereeing duties for Stoke City-Tottenham Hotspur match
Kevin Friend is replaced as referee for Tottenham Hotspur's match against Stoke City next Monday due to his connection with table-topping Leicester City.
Apr 14, 11:49
Leicester City duo Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez celebrate during a Premier League game on November 21, 2015
Leicester City trio Kante, Mahrez, Vardy on PFA Players' Player shortlist
Leicester City trio N'Golo Kante, Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy are included on the PFA Players' Player of the Year shortlist.
Apr 13, 13:11
Jurgen Klopp and Mark Hughes on the touchline during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Stoke City on April 10, 2016
Mark Hughes on defeat at Liverpool: 'It could have got embarrassing'
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes admits that Sunday's 4-1 defeat at Liverpool could have been more "embarrassing".
Apr 10, 18:50
Mark Hughes reacts during the Premier League match between Stoke City and Southampton on March 12, 2016
Mark Hughes hopeful of ending Stoke City's Anfield hoodoo
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes predicts a "difficult" afternoon for Liverpool on Sunday, despite the Potters' poor record at Anfield over the past 57 years.
Apr 8, 21:05
Ryan Shawcross of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Stoke City at St James' Park on October 31, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Ryan Shawcross back, Marko Arnautovic a doubt for Stoke City at Liverpool
Mark Hughes reveals that Stoke City could welcome back both Ryan Shawcross and Xherdan Shaqiri against Liverpool, but Marko Arnautovic is a doubt for the Anfield trip.
Apr 8, 17:01
Glenn Whelan for Stoke on January 31, 2015
Stoke City captain Glenn Whelan injured "getting out of his car"
Stoke City assistant boss Mark Bowen reveals that Glenn Whelan is a doubt for Sunday's clash with Liverpool after sustaining a back injury "getting out of his car".
Apr 7, 14:05
Mark Hughes looks on prior to the Premier League match between Stoke City and Southampton on March 12, 2016
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes: 'We will miss Jack Butland'
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes says that the Potters "will miss" injured goalkeeper Jack Butland in the final weeks of the season.
Apr 1, 20:20
Shay Given of Stoke City kicks the ball during the Colonia Cup 2015 match between FC Porto and Stoke City FC at RheinEnergieStadion on August 2, 2015 in Cologne, Germany.
Danny Higginbotham: 'Shay Given should replace Jack Butland'
Danny Higginbotham urges Stoke City manager Mark Hughes to pick Shay Given in goal for this weekend's home game against Swansea City.
Mar 31, 12:39
Jack Butland sits injured during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 2016
Stoke City's Jack Butland undergoes successful operation on ankle fracture
Stoke City and England goalkeeper Jack Butland undergoes succcessful surgery on his ankle.
Mar 30, 13:41
Jack Butland sits injured during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 2016
England keeper Jack Butland concedes dream of playing at Euro 2016 is over
Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland accepts that he will not play for England at Euro 2016 because of a broken ankle that he suffered against Germany.
Mar 29, 14:13
Jack 'I keep on hoping, we'll eat cake by the ocean' Butland is stretchered off during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 2016
England manager Roy Hodgson 'disturbed' by Jack Butland's injury blow
England manager Roy Hodgson admits that it is "very disturbing and very upsetting" for Jack Butland to break his ankle so close to Euro 2016.
Mar 28, 17:17
Jack Butland sits injured during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 2016
Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland 'out of Euro 2016'
The Football Association confirms that Jack Butland has broken his ankle, all but ruling him out of Euro 2016.
Mar 27, 21:02
Jack Butland sits injured during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 2016
Stoke City keeper Jack Butland confirms scan on ankle injury
Stoke City keeper Jack Butland is to undergo a scan on the ankle injury he sustained during England's friendly win over Germany.
Mar 27, 21:00
Stoke City's Austrian striker Marko Arnautovic celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on November 7, 2015.
Marko Arnautovic: 'Nobody knows if I will sign new deal at Stoke City'
Stoke City forward Marko Arnautovic says that "nobody knows" whether or not he will sign a new contract at the club.
Mar 25, 12:04
Patrick Van Aanholt of Sunderland in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Sunderland at Villa Park on August 29, 2015 in Birmingham, United Kingdom.
Patrick van Aanholt, Ibrahim Afellay added to Netherlands squad
Patrick van Aanholt and Ibrahim Afellay are added to the Netherlands squad for the friendlies against France and England after five players pulled out through injury.
Mar 21, 10:54
Wolfsburg's Dutch striker Bas Dost celebrates scoring during the German Cup DFB Pokal final football match between BVB Borussia Dortmund and VfL Wolfsburg at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin on May 30, 2015
Report: Premier League trio target Wolfsburg striker Bas Dost
Wolfsburg striker Bas Dost is a £15m summer transfer target for Newcastle United, Southampton and Stoke City, according to a report.
Mar 19, 19:29
Jack Butland celebrates the opener during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Newcastle United on March 2, 2016
Jack Butland signs new long-term contract at Stoke City
Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland signs a new five-and-a-half-year contract at the club.
Mar 18, 18:04
Mark Hughes simply doesn't understand in the Premier League match between Stoke City and Southampton on March 12, 2016
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes desperate for Europa League berth
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes says that he would love to lead the Potters back into the Europa League.
Mar 17, 21:14
Xherdan Shaqiri of Stoke City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Leicester City on September 19, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, United Kingdom.
Stoke City duo Ryan Shawcross, Xherdan Shaqiri to miss Watford visit
Mark Hughes reveals that Xherdan Shaqiri and Ryan Shawcross will miss the trip to Watford.
Mar 17, 20:44
Jack Butland celebrates the opener during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Newcastle United on March 2, 2016
Jack Butland 'on verge of signing new Stoke City contract'
Jack Butland will sign a new deal at the Britannia Stadium next week to keep him in place until 2021, according to a report.
Mar 15, 20:00
Zenit's Portuguese midfielder Miguel Danny, Zenit's Belgian midfielder Axel Witsel and Zenit's Brazilian forward Hulk celebrate a goal during the UEFA Champions League group H football match between FC Zenit and Olympique Lyonnais at the Petrovsky stadium
Stoke City made Axel Witsel offer in January
Zenit St Petersburg general director Maxim Mitrofanov claims that Stoke City failed with a £12m bid for Axel Witsel in the January transfer window.
Mar 15, 15:13
Mark Hughes simply doesn't understand in the Premier League match between Stoke City and Southampton on March 12, 2016
Mark Hughes: 'Losing to Southampton was a harsh lesson'
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes says that suffering a 2-1 defeat at home to Southampton was "a harsh lesson" for his side.
Mar 12, 19:20
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes watches on during the game with Everton on December 28, 2015
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes explains why Peter Odemwingie left club
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes says that Peter Odemwingie left the club to join Bristol City on loan because he was not going to be offered first-team football.
Mar 11, 18:57
Peter Odemwingie for Stoke on August 24, 2014
Bristol City secure loan signing of Stoke City striker Peter Odemwingie
Championship strugglers Bristol City secure the loan signing of Peter Odemwingie from Stoke City for the rest of the season.
Mar 11, 13:50
A close-up view of the Premier League trophy on August 5, 2015
Premier League clubs agree on £30 cap for away tickets
All 20 Premier League clubs agree on a £30 price cap on away tickets for the next three seasons.
Mar 9, 13:08
Gustav Engvall after the match between IFK Goteborg and Kalmar FF at Gamla Ullevi on October 31, 2015
Swedish striker Gustav Engvall to trial at Stoke City this week
Stoke City take IFK Gothenburg striker Gustav Engvall on trial with a view to signing the 19-year-old Sweden international on a permanent deal.
Mar 8, 16:20
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CLeicester CityLeicester362211364343077
2Tottenham HotspurSpurs361913467283970
3Arsenal361910759342567
4Manchester CityMan City361971068383064
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd35179943311260
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham351514660431759
7Southampton361691153391457
8Liverpool3515101059481155
9Chelsea351212115548748
10Stoke CityStoke36139143852-1448
11Everton351014115549644
12Watford35128153642-644
13Swansea CitySwansea361110153750-1343
14West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom361011153246-1441
15Bournemouth36118174363-2041
16Crystal Palace36109173646-1039
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle3689193964-2533
18Sunderland35711174058-1832
19Norwich CityNorwich3587203561-2631
RAston Villa3637262772-4516