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The Liverpool Offside Aug 17, 2016

Henderson Says Coutinho Can Become An Elite Player

Liverpool captain, Jordan Henderson believes Philippe Coutinho can be world-class. We’ve all enjoyed it. We’ve all enjoyed the magic and the swagger. And those quick, little bips. You know, the bips when he’s kind of in a pickle and then -bip- he bips and he’s off? Philippe Coutinho has been a mainstay in this Liverpool team for gosh darn ever and has been a big part of the club’s success. But we know there’s something more. Club captain, and Sonny Badger, bare-knuckle boxing champion by night, Jordan Henderson believes Coutinho could soon snap crackle and pop himself into every...
The Sentinel Aug 16, 2016
Stoke City: Ben Foster urges Saido Berahino to stay put at West...

Stoke City: Ben Foster urges Saido Berahino to stay put at West...

BEN Foster has urged Saido Berahino to turn his back on the likes of Stoke and remain at West Brom after seeing him play like an absolute animal in pre season.But the Albion keeper admits it could be touch-and-go whether the former England under-21 striker is s still at The Hawthorns come September. Saido's back to his best, says Foster, the one-time Stoke youth keeper.Pre-season he's been an absolute animal.In training he's given 110 per cent and in the games...
The Sentinel Aug 16, 2016
Stoke City news and transfer rumours – RECAP: Shock Butland...

Stoke City news and transfer rumours – RECAP: Shock Butland...

MARK Hughes is balancing his preparations for the visit of Manchester City this weekend with continued pursuits in the transfer market. There are two weeks remaining before the deadline passes and the Stoke City manager wants a striker and perhaps one or two other incomings. That could include a loan deal like he has in the past with Victor Moses, Marco van Ginkel, John Guidetti and Oussama Assaidi. Meanwhile, Marc Wilson has tied up a move to Bournemouth, where he had two spells on loan...
The Sentinel Aug 16, 2016
Lou Macari: Maine Men missing from Stoke City v Manchester City...

Lou Macari: Maine Men missing from Stoke City v Manchester City...

A few weeks ago the Stoke City v Manchester City fixture this coming Saturday would have been sub headlined Jack Butland v Joe Hart.It was all teed up, wasn't it, with Butland returning from his ankle injury and Hart under pressure on the England front after events at Euro 2016?Instead, it looks like we will have Shay Given in goal at one end and Willy Caballero at the other.It just shows that you can't take anything for granted in the ever-unpredictable world of top-flight football.Losing...
The Sentinel Aug 16, 2016
Stoke furniture manufacturer LiDR raise a glass to bet365...

Stoke furniture manufacturer LiDR raise a glass to bet365...

A NEW bar at the recently re-named bet365 stadium is ready to welcome supporters at Stoke City's first home game of the season – thanks to bespoke furniture manufacturers LiDR.The Potters' 1863 Lounge has been refurbished in time for the 2016/17 Premier League season after Stoke-based LiDR got to work on the five-week contract. The work, which was carried out along with Merseyside company Browns Shopfitting and Construction Ltd, involved the manufacture and installation of glass wall...
The Sentinel Aug 16, 2016
Stoke City: I'll try to repeat Swiss wonder goal vows Xherdan...

Stoke City: I'll try to repeat Swiss wonder goal vows Xherdan...

XHERDAN Shaqiri is promising fans he will try and repeat his Swiss wonder goal in a Stoke City shirt this season.But he is declining to say how many goals he has targeted this season after kicking off with Saturday's excellent strike at Middlesbrough.Shaqiri, whose scissor kick for Switzerland was arguably Euro 2016's most breathtaking strike, says: "It had a big response and it was nice, but now the season has started my focus is back on Stoke."Of course everyone is expecting me to do it again...
The Sentinel Aug 15, 2016
Stoke City: Marc Wilson completes Bournemouth move

Stoke City: Marc Wilson completes Bournemouth move

MARC Wilson has completed his move from Stoke to Bournemouth after passing a medical and agreeing a two-year contract.Bournemouth, who announced the deal this evening, have declined to disclose the size of fee but it is believed to be around the £2m mark initially.Wilson leaves Stoke after 176 appearances in six years since joining from Portsmouth.He played alongside Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe during a loan spell with the Cherries in 2007.The Irish international, who criticised Stoke boss...
The Sentinel Aug 15, 2016
Stoke City: An old favourite to ref Man City game

Stoke City: An old favourite to ref Man City game

MIKE Dean, an old favourite of Stoke fans everywhere, will be in charge of Saturday's lunchtime date with Manchester City.Dean once outraged Stoke by sending off three players - Abdoualye Faye, Andy Wilkinson and Dean Whitehead - in the same season.A complaint was subsequently made and he mysteriously avoided any Stoke game the following season (2010-11).But he returned having turned over a new leaf early the following season when he allowed Ryan Shotton's late bundle to stand at West Brom when...
Express & Star Aug 15, 2016

Ben Foster: West Brom goal hero Salomon Rondon is a bargain

Albion keeper Ben Foster says £12million looks like a snip for opening day goal hero Salomon Rondon.

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