Time to go, Hughes

Guest blogger Chiraag Gokal says it's time for change at Stoke. Patience has worn thin around the bet365 Stadium. The fanbase has long been irate with a manager under-achieving for the worse part of 18 months, and with the hierarchy that has indefinitely offered him a chance at redemption. Four and a half after his … Continue reading Time to go, Hughes

Football Is About More Than Just Results

The idea that football is about results in pervasive throughout football. It's a phrase that you hear every day in the football world. For people in the game; managers, players, chairmen who rely on every point scrapped and gained it's true. Results are the lifeblood of a club's survival, of players' and manager's careers. If … Continue reading Football Is About More Than Just Results

Savage, Stoke and a season of inertia

"But you're 12th!" squawks Robbie Savage, with the forced incredulity of a child trying to deny they'd raided the biscuit tin with a full mouth of McVities. This the age of the entitled, deluded fan. With every aspect of football hyped up to the max by a frenzied media, it's only right that the football … Continue reading Savage, Stoke and a season of inertia