In official news, Saido Berahino has finally managed to depart West Brom by signing for Stoke City. The 23 year old forward signed on a five-and-a-half year deal with the transfer fee reportedly set at £12 million. As reported by The Guardian: “Stoke City have completed the signing of Saido Berahino, beating off competition from 

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According to the latest reports, Middlesbrough are eyeing a move for Stoke City’s Bojan Krkic in January. A deal worth £8 million is being mooted to secure the services of the 26 year old forward/winger. As reported by The Guardian: “Middlesbrough remain optimistic about their chances of securing Bojan Krkic in an £8m transfer from 

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Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony has completed a loan move to Premier League side Stoke City. The 27-year-old who has been maligned for most quarters since completing the £28 million move from Swansea City in the 2015 winter transfer window- has yet to feature for Pep Guardiola’s side this season, making the loan move as 

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Stoke City have completed the signing of Joe Allen from Liverpool on a five year deal. The 26-year old was at the center of a heated transfer battle between Swansea and Stoke City, but the midfielder went against the grain by choosing the Potters ahead of his former boyhood club. The signing- believed to be 

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Stoke City manager Mark Hughes thinks it may be snobbery keeping Ryan Shawcross out of Roy Hodgson’s England squad. He was nodding towards the negative perception that is commonly held towards Stoke players and hinted that Hodgson may have to move on before his star defender receives a long-awaited second cap. However that argument may 

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The depressing statistic from the opening weekend of action in the Premier League was that only 88 of the 276 players involved were English, whilst to date 77% of the business completed by English clubs this summer has been for foreign players. It is a sad result of a modern game in which the Premier 

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Stoke City manager Mark Hughes had to be insistent, after seeing his side lose 1-2 at home to Crystal Palace on Saturday, that his team’s season “would not peter out”. It is indeed in danger of that happening, with defeats in their last 2 games before they head to Chelsea in a fortnight’s time. Their 

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Michael Owen, remember him? The once great next hope of English football, from scoring an equaliser for Liverpool away at Wimbledon on the opening day of the 1997 season as a fresh-faced 17 year old, to doing away with footballing reputations and the logic of age as his 18 year old vibrancy tore an impressive 

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