Premier League Years

This is the first relegation I've properly experienced. I was too young in 1998, when we went down to the third tier. So after being a season ticket holder for 17 years, this weekend marked the first time seeing Stoke City on a league table in bright red. Bottom of the pile, with the 'R' … Continue reading Premier League Years

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The Blame Game

Stoke are going down. It probably helps to admit it. Unless you're a player or member of the Stoke City management team, in which case please carry on as if we're not yet. With every passing week, there's a simultaneous arithmetic and divination exam we all set for ourselves. "Well, we'll only need two wins … Continue reading The Blame Game

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

Opposition Season Preview – Part Three: Chelsea and Burnley

As part of a new series looking ahead to the new season, we’ve spoken to fans of the 19 other Premier League clubs to get their views on their clubs’ chances next season, as well as what they think of us. Part One: Crystal Palace and Liverpool Part Two: Arsenal and Everton Today we have … Continue reading Opposition Season Preview – Part Three: Chelsea and Burnley

Opposition Season Preview – Part Two: Arsenal and Everton

As part of a new series looking ahead to the new season, we’ve spoken to fans of the 19 other Premier League clubs to get their views on their clubs’ chances next season, as well as what they think of us. Today, we have Arsenal fan @gunnerpunner and Everton fanzine When Skies are Grey ARSENAL … Continue reading Opposition Season Preview – Part Two: Arsenal and Everton

Opposition Season Preview – Part One: Crystal Palace and Liverpool

As part of a new series looking ahead to the new season, we've spoken to fans of the 19 other Premier League clubs to get their views on their clubs' chances next season, as well as what they think of us. This week, we have Palace blog Red N Blue Army, and Henry Jackson from … Continue reading Opposition Season Preview – Part One: Crystal Palace and Liverpool

57: Wizards meet… Danny Higginbotham

We're back! The Wizards of Drivel podcast returns for another season and what better way to kick things off with an interview with a modern day Stoke City hero? ITunes link: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-wizards-of-drivel-stoke-city-podcast/id1114330517?mt=2 Soundcloud:  We obviously covered Higgy's Stoke career - from helping bring Ric to the Britannia (we could have had Dexter Blackstock!), to THAT Quarter … Continue reading 57: Wizards meet… Danny Higginbotham

The Great Big Stoke City Youth Preview 2017/18

Last season wasn’t bad for the kids at Stoke. An excellent cup run which captures the hearts of many across Staffordshire alongside an actual first team breakthrough for Julien Ngoy. The upcoming season offers more youth promise than ever before, with the standard of player improving more and more at a time when they’re sorely … Continue reading The Great Big Stoke City Youth Preview 2017/18

SCFC Mediawatch – June 28th

The best Stoke-Con-Tent in Stoke-on-Trent Welcome to SCFC Mediawatch, the first of a weekly feature in which we review the previous week in Stoke City-related media. From fanzines and podcasts to why we were last on Match of the Day again, SCFC mediawatch looks at all levels of media and picks out the most interesting … Continue reading SCFC Mediawatch – June 28th

2017/18 One to Watch: Geoff Cameron

There's plenty of life in Stoke's American Hero yet, and Jason Martin looks at Geoff's future for the Potters... Of all the players I’d expected to be writing about as “One To Watch” for the coming season, I never expected it to be this one. We’ve invested £31m in the midfield over the last two years, … Continue reading 2017/18 One to Watch: Geoff Cameron