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Feb 10

Charlie Adam squanders late penalty in Stoke’s dramatic draw with Brighton

A crazy finale in which they had a penalty saved, a claim for another denied and the ball cleared off the line could not hide that Stoke City were fortunate to escape with a point against Chris Hughton’s Brighton.Xherdan Shaqiri had cancelled out José …

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Feb 09

Stoke City v Brighton & Hove Albion: match preview

Last week’s defeat at Bournemouth burst the bubble of optimism since Paul Lambert’s arrival and also saw Stoke drop back into the bottom three. Brighton are five places above them but only three points ahead and Chris Hughton’s side are one of those La…

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Feb 03

Lys Mousset’s late strike seals Bournemouth comeback win over Stoke

Substitutes Josh King and Lys Mousset struck second-half goals as in-form Bournemouth came from behind to inflict a first defeat on new Stoke boss Paul Lambert.The struggling Potters looked on course to make it seven points from nine under Lambert’s ch…

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Feb 02

Bournemouth v Stoke City: match preview

A brilliant victory at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday pushed Bournemouth into the top half of the Premier League but results at home will be crucial for them guaranteeing their top-flight status. Eddie Howe’s side face Stoke City, who could hand new recr…

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Jan 31

Stoke and Watford scrap their way to seven yellow cards but no goals

There was plenty of bad blood and seven yellow cards but no sign of any goals in a match in which Stoke and Watford did little to improve their survival prospects.Javi Gracia, who was in charge of his first Premier League game since becoming Watford’s …

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Jan 20

Joe Allen strike sees off Huddersfield and gives Stoke renewed hope

A brave new era at Stoke City got off to the best possible start as Paul Lambert’s first game in charge delivered the precious victory that breathes fresh life into their troubled season. Joe Allen and Mame Biram Diouf scored the goals that lifted Stok…

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Jan 19

Stoke City v Huddersfield Town: match preview

Stoke City need the fabled new manager bounce as they fight to remain in the top flight for a 10th successive season. Alex Pritchard made an impact from the bench on his home debut for Huddersfield and will be looking to expose Stoke’s porous defence. …

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Jan 18

Farewell Ronaldinho, bobsleigh thrills and Dustin Johnson’s miracle drive | Classic YouTube

This week’s roundup also features a Robbie Fowler dink, a memorable ODI between Australia and England and all of Boca Juniors’ goals from 20171) Farewell Ronaldinho, you were a lot of fun. Here are all his goals for Barcelona, some tricks and flicks, f…

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Jan 16

Paul Lambert says he can sway critics and relishes ‘great opportunity’ at Stoke

• ‘I have always done it the hard way’ says new Stoke manager• Lambert says funds available but defensive work needed in trainingPaul Lambert insisted he was not bothered whether he was 50th or first choice for the Stoke City job after admitting that h…

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Jan 16

Paul Lambert may not be a sexy name for Stoke but his CV suggests survival | Paul MacInnes

The Scot initially worked miracles at Norwich but was the victim of bad timing at Aston Villa and is not undeserving of another crack at top-flight managementThere were many replies under the tweet announcing Paul Lambert’s arrival as Stoke City manage…

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