Stoke City take on Cork to wrap up a week-long training camp in Ireland, just three weeks before the start of the Championship season. Stoke have been based at Fota Island over the last few days, with double sessions as Michael O’Neill builds up his squad ready for an away game at Millwall in late July. There will be five new signings on display for travelling Stoke fans, as well as a host of young players hoping to catch the manager’s eye.
It’s a 5pm kick-off on Saturday, July 9 at Turner’s Cross Stadium, in Cork. Turner’s Cross has a capacity of 7,485 and Stoke supporters will be based in the St Anne’s End. (more…)
Scottish Premiership giants Rangers are reportedly eyeing a move for Stoke City left-back Josh Tymon. This is according to the report from Scottish Sun which stated that the Europa League finalists want to sign the Stoke City defender during this summer’s transfer window.
Stoke City manager Michael O’Neill would be hoping to keep Tymon and the other important players in his squad while adding new players ahead of another Championship campaign. However, the Stoke City boss could struggle to hold on tohis best players in the face of interest from Rangers and other big teams on the Europeanfootball scene. (more…)
Stoke City and several other English teams are in the race to sign MK Dons midfielder Scott Twine this summer. This is according to the report from the stables of TEAMtalk which revealed that Stoke City will have to fend off the interest of many teams in their bid to sign Twine from MK Dons when this summer’s transfer window opens.
Apart from Stoke City, other English Championship teams teams such as Middlesbrough and West Brom are also interested in signing the 22-year-old midfielder. The MK Dons player is also attracting interest from the Premier League with Norwich City and Burnley keen on him. Norwich City have already known their status for next season as they would be in the English Championship after their relegation from the Premier League was confirmed last weekend courtesy the 1-0 defeat to hosts Aston Villa with Ollie Watkins getting the only goal of the game in the first half. For Burnley, a run of ten points from their last four games has taken them closer to Premier League safety though they are just two points clear of the relegation zone ahead of their final four games. (more…)
Former Stoke City defender Erik Pieters was a major absentee for his Burnley side during the 1-0 win at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers in a Premier League clash played on Sunday. The Dutchman has been missingfor several weeks due to a knee injury. The former Stoke City left-back started the season as a second choice left-sided defender at Burnley behind first choice Charlie Taylor. He was able to get a lot of playing time after Taylor picked up an injury during the season. Pieters, who moved from Stoke City to Burnley some years ago, joined others in the treatment room shortly after Taylor returned from injury.
Caretaker manager Mike Jackson spoke about Pietersin his pre-match press conference on Friday ahead of the home game with Wolves. Jackson told reporters that the Dutch international is back running on the grass, but he didn’t put a timescale on his return to the first team. Ex-Stoke City man Pieters is one of the six players in the treatment room at Burnley who are trying to avoid relegation to the English Championship at the end of this season. The other players in the treatment room are Jay Rodriguez (calf), Johann Berg Gudmundson (calf), Ben Mee (calf), Maxwel Cornet (knee) and Ashley Westwood (ankle). (more…)
English Championship side Stoke City have been eliminated from the FA Cup this season after their defeat at the hands of London side Crsytal Palace. Stoke City and Crystal Palace had earlier been drawn together in the fifth round of the FA Cup for a place in the quarterfinals.
Michael O’Neill and his Stoke City players travelled to Selhurst Park to take on hosts Crystal Palace on Tuesday with the hope of causing an upset against the Premier League team. In the end, Stoke City were beaten 2-1 by their hosts who secured a place in the quarterfinals in the process. (more…)
English Championship side Stoke City are reportedly keen on signing forgotten Chelsea midfielder Lewis Baker. The Stoke City interest in the Blues player was revealed by the Press Association. It was stated that the Potters are leading the race to sign the 26-year-old Chelsea midfielder.
Premier League outfit Leeds United are on the trail of Stoke City left-back Josh Tymon ahead of the winter transfer window. This is according to the English publication LeedsLive.
Stoke City are back in the hunt for a place in the English Championship playoffs after their five-match winless run came to an end during the league encounter with their hosts, Blackpool. Veteran striker Steven Fletcher was the hero for Stoke City as he scored the only goal of the game to give his team a 1-0 win over the newly promoted team.
Martin O’Neill and his Stoke City players came into the Blackpool game with a run of five games without a win in all competitions. Four of those five games were in the Championship. (more…)
Nick Powell has been named the Stoke City Player of the Month for September 2021 after the announcement made earlier on Wednesday. Ex-Crewe Alexandra man Powell was revealed as the recipient of the best player award on the back of the polls from the Stoke City supporters.