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Watch: Stoke City’s Allen Nets Brilliant Edge-Of-The-Box Goal For Wales

CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 05: Joe Allen of Wales scores his sides second goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier between Wales and Moldova at the Cardiff City Stadium on September 5, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

While Ireland were clawing their way to an unimpressive draw in Belgrade last night, Wales easily dispatched Moldova. Granted, Moldova are likely to be the whipping boys of the group but Wales looked very impressive and seemed to have transferred their stellar performances from the Euros to this opening qualifier match far more than Ireland have done. Gareth Bale got his obligatory goal …

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Stoke City Are The Latest Club To Be Linked With A Bid For Van Persie

Premier League outfit Stoke City have been offered the opportunity to sign former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie, according to reports. The Dutch international is already a target for Middlesbrough, Crystal Palace, and West Ham according to the Daily Mail, but issues arising from the player’s wage demands are stopping any deal from going through at the moment. …

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Saido Berahino Should Look To Leicester’s Vardy For Inspiration

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Saido Berahino of West Bromwich Albion in action during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between West Bromwich Albion and Peterborough United at The Hawthorns on January 30, 2016 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

With the transfer period closed once again and Saido Berahino still a West Brom player, time will tell if the striker has learned from past mistakes. This season is huge for any player with aspirations of going to Euro 2016 in France this summer. England are not blessed with strikers at present. Most believe Wayne Rooney and Harry Kane are certainties …

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Will Yohan Cabaye Give Crystal Palace Boss Pardew A Merry Christmas?

Crystal Palace face Stoke this weekend with Alan Pardew, Yohan Cabaye and co. hoping to keep the Eagles’ fantastic form this season going. Stoke currently sit in mid-table. Which is where they should be given how their style of play and perception is somewhere stuck in the middle too. The general consensus, until recently, was that a trip to Stoke …

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Jonathan Walters: The player Of The People

Watching Jonathan Walters lately in an Irish shirt is a reminder of the previous first generation to represent Ireland. He strikes us as an honest man and someone who is proud to represent the country of which his mother hails from. There are shades of great men of the past about him, which have been missing from the Irish team …

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Watch: A Screamer, A Last Minute Equaliser, A Red Card And A Penalty Shootout…Stoke vs Chelsea Had It All

Did Eden Hazard just cost Jose Mourinho his job at the Britannia?  Arsenal were battered by Sheffield Wednesday in the Capital One Cup this evening but unlike Chelsea’s clash, Arsenal’s loss seemed of little relevance for the Gunners. For Mourinho on the other hand, every game feels like it could be his last at present. A loss tonight coupled with …

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Stoke City, How High Can They Reach?

Stoke City continued their spending spree so far this summer with the acquisition of Moha El Ouriachi, a 19 year old winger from Barcelona. He becomes the Clubs seventh signing of the summer alongside Joselu, Shay Given, Jakob Haugaard, Glen Johnson, Phillip Wollscheid and Marco Van Ginkel. Apart from Shay Given and Glen Johnson, none of the other names would …

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Shock Bid From Stoke For Inter Forward Has Apparently Been Accepted

A real coup is in the making for Stoke City according to Gianluca Di Marzio. The journalist’s website reports that Stoke City have had an offer of €17m accepted by Inter Milan for striker Xherdan Shaqiri. The Switzerland international only just signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with the San Siro outfit back in January having moved from Bayern Munich where he made 52 appearances and scored 11 goals over three …

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Blackburn vs Stoke: FA Cup Upset Is On The Cards

Former Blackburn manager Mark Hughes returns to Ewood Park for today’s fifth round FA Cup clash with a host of injury concerns to contend with.  While Jonathan Walters is available after missing the mid-week game against Manchester City, the Stoke boss will have to plan without the services of playmaker Bojan and midfielder Stephen Ireland. Stoke must also face Blackburn …

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5 Talking Points From Newcastle vs Stoke City

A lively ending to a largely dull game at St. James’ Park is the only way to describe Newcastle’s 1-1 draw with Stoke City this afternoon. Here are five of ther major talking points from today’s mid-table encounter. 5. Steven Nzonzi’s performance Nzonzi barely put a foot wrong for Stoke in the middle today. His calmness on the ball is …

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Premier League Heroes: Ex-Chelsea Star Eidur Gudjohnsen

This week’s Premier League hero is ex-Chelsea and Tottenham player Eidur Gudjohnsen. The Icelandic international played the peak of his career at Chelsea Football Club while he also played for other Premier League sides such as Tottenham Hotspur, Stoke City and Fulham. Gudjohnsen also showed his quality earlier in his career when he played in the First Division for Bolton Wanderers, …

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Manchester United Vs Stoke: LVG Magic Will Continue

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Manchester United take on Stoke City at Old Trafford tonight in a match that pits one of the Premier League’s most in-form sides against one the league’s most out of form teams.  Manchester United come into the game on the back of three wins against Crystal Palace, Arsenal and Hull City whilst Stoke have lost to both Burnley and Liverpool …

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