Posts Tagged "Stoke City"

Match Of The Week 2: Stoke City 3-1 Arsenal

Match Of The Week 2: Stoke City 3-1 Arsenal

By on Jan 24, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 2 comments

Chelsea and Manchester City, then, are the only two clubs left with a realistic chance of winning the double this season. Over the last seven days or so, the press has started to gush about Arsenal again. A decent run of form, including a win at Anfield and a brushing aside of Aston Villa which seemed to indicate that the status quo is still very much correct and in...

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How Protesting Fans Have Said “Enough is Enough”

How Protesting Fans Have Said “Enough is Enough”

By on Dec 5, 2009 in Latest, Politics | 3 comments

Football has changed drastically over the last few years, and not always for the best. Lee Wagstaff takes a look at the burgeoning Ultra fan culture in England and speaks to the Football Supporters Federation about their role in the changing role of supporters within the game and the issues that they face. From major issues such as ground redevelopment and foreign...

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FA Cup Third Round Preview

By on Jan 3, 2009 in Latest | 0 comments

Another FA Cup Third Round has come around, and again the biggest clubs in the land have to get down and dirty against teams that they don’t usually have to come up against. With the Premier League looking like it will go to the wire again this season, more managers will be tempted to take their chances and field weakened sides this weekend. The wisdom of this...

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Blyth Spirit

By on Nov 3, 2008 in Non-League | 1 comment

Even though the FA Cup has regained some of its sheen over the last couple of years, the new financial realism of the modern game tends to take its toll on any pretensions of “the romance of the cup”. There is a tendency to look at everything through the eyes of an accountant these days – how much will we get if we get through? What is...

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