Stoke City FC
Stoke City FC
ANY number of Manchester City supporters will tell you nothing could take the sheen off being restored to the status of silverware winners after 35 years.
IT MIGHT not be a case of Sheikhing the English game to its very foundations just yet, but the Mansour money is turning Manchester City into medal winners again.
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WELSH crooner Tom Jones has been asked to re-record his smash hit Delilah to mark Stoke City's FA Cup final appearance on 14 May. The song has become an anthem for Potters fans and now club officials are hoping the 70-year-old will perform a special version for the trip to Wembley
FA Cup finalists Stoke recorded an emphatic victory against Wolves which surely secured their Premier League status.
Harry Redknapp's decision to keep faith with Peter Crouch paid off as the striker scored twice to give Tottenham their first victory in almost two months as Stoke were beaten 3-2 at White Hart Lane.
Stoke booked their first FA Cup semi-final for 39 years after bouncing back from a controversial West Ham equaliser to win 2-1 at the Britannia Stadium.
Luis Suarez scored on his debut as Liverpool concluded a turbulent few days with a valuable victory over Stoke.
Darren Fletcher has warned Manchester United should not be sucked in by the belief Stoke are just a team of long-ball merchants.
Fulham moved out of the Barclays Premier League relegation zone as Chris Baird's early brace gave them a 2-0 win at Stoke.
Blackburn Rovers0 Stoke City 2 Hutch (51), Wilson (90)
CAPTAIN Charlie Adam helped inspire Blackpool to an impressive win over Stoke City as the newly-promoted Premier League club continue to show form in England's top flight.
Arsenal ended a difficult week by holding off a spirited Aston Villa fightback to earn victory.
CRAIG Gordon made his return to first-team action for Sunderland last night and made an immediate impact with a string of first-half saves to keep his side in the contest against Tottenham.
STOKE CITY manager Tony Pulis has called for the system under which referees are assessed to be overhauled in the wake of Saturday's defeat against Sunderland.
MANCHESTER United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes Javier Hernandez's late winner in the 2-1 victory at Stoke could prove crucial in this season's Barclays Premier League title race.
Wayne Rooney may have been absent as he celebrated his 25th birthday, but his presence loomed large at the Britannia Stadium as Manchester United's faltering Barclays Premier League title challenge stuttered back into life.
Arsenal 2 Birmingham City 1 Arsenal got their campaign back on track with a hard-fought win over Birmingham, but had Jack Wilshere sent off in stoppage time for a rash challenge.
Everton break league duck and end Blues' home run
Miller must stay says Jelavic, Boyd dropped from Scotland fold and SFA to probe ref blunder.
STOKE boss Tony Pulis accused an unnamed Newcastle player of feigning injury during his side's 2-1 Barclays Premier League victory at St James' Park.