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Liverpool interested in Xherdan Shaqiri after Stoke’s relegation

• Shaqiri has release clause in his Stoke contract• Other Premier League clubs also keen on wingerLiverpool are among the Premier League clubs interested in signing Xherdan Shaqiri following Stoke City’s relegation.The Switzerland international has a r…

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I texted Joe Hart after he missed out on World Cup squad – Jack Butland

• I know he’s devastated to miss out, Stoke keeper adds• Butland got to know his hero at Birmingham City in 2009Jack Butland was “gutted” for Joe Hart after the Manchester City goalkeeper was omitted from England’s World Cup squad, with the Stoke No 1 …

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Stoke City appoint Gary Rowett as their new manager on three-year contract

• Rowett leaves Derby after clubs agree compensation package• 44-year-old replaces Paul Lambert who left club last weekStoke City have appointed Gary Rowett as their new manager on a three-year contract after agreeing a compensation package with Derby …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/may/22/stoke-city-appoint-gary-rowett-new-manager-leaves-derby

Stoke City target Gary Rowett for vacant manager’s position

• Derby County manager is highly regarded by Stoke hierarchy• Stoke parted company with Paul Lambert following relegationStoke City are moving towards making an official approach for Gary Rowett, who has emerged as the leading candidate to take over as…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/may/21/stoke-city-target-gary-rowett-for-vacant-manager-position-derby-county

Paul Lambert leaves position as Stoke City manager

• Scot unable to stop club being relegated to Championship• Stoke plan to appoint replacement ‘as soon as possible’Paul Lambert has left his position as Stoke City manager by mutual consent, the club have announced.Lambert replaced Mark Hughes at the b…

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Bojan Krkic: ‘I had anxiety attacks but no one wants to talk about that. Football’s not interested’

The forward, who scored 900 goals for Barcelona’s youth teams and was labelled the ‘New Messi’, opens up on how the huge expectations affected him“I have a problem,” Bojan Krkic says, edging forward on the sofa. “I love football, it’s my life.” Outside…

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Paul Lambert’s future at Stoke in doubt due to contract clause

• Manager unable to maintain Premier League status• Winless run under Lambert stands at 13 matchesPaul Lambert’s future as Stoke’s manager is unclear because of a two‑way break clause in his contract that gives either party the opportunity to terminate…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/may/07/paul-lambert-stoke-manager-future-contract-clause

The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend round-up of the best photography from England’s top flight• Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photographyThe Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Paul Lambert says Stoke sleepwalked towards relegation but will return

• Defeat to Crystal Palace ends a decade in the top flight for Stoke• Manager says: ‘You sleepwalk into situations you never want to be’Paul Lambert said Stoke City sleepwalked into trouble after their relegation from the Premier League was confirmed b…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/may/05/paul-lambert-stoke-sleepwalked-to-relegation

Stoke City v Crystal Palace: match preview

It is do or die time for Stoke. A fourth successive draw would not be enough: Paul Lambert’s side must win this match if they are to have any chance of going into their final match of the campaign with survival still possible. Crystal Palace, though te…

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