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The Sentinel May 25, 2016
Stoke City: Potters ready to show appreciation to Ryan Shawcross

Stoke City: Potters ready to show appreciation to Ryan Shawcross

STOKE City are considering the possibility of a contract extension for skipper Ryan Shawcross as a show of faith in his battle to put last season behind him.The 28 year-old club captain missed 18 of Stoke's 38 Premier League games after requiring back surgery and later suffering two further injury setbacks.But the club's hierarchy remains steadfastly loyal to their talismanic defender as its medical staff prepare to nurse him through pre-season to ensure he arrives ship-shape on the starting...
The Sentinel May 24, 2016
Premier League transfer gossip: Could Barcelona's Marc Bartra be...

Premier League transfer gossip: Could Barcelona's Marc Bartra be...

BARCELONA defender and one-time Stoke City fan Marc Bartra looks like he is heading toward the Nou Camp's exit door this summer. The 25-year-old has been restricted to just 22 appearances under Luis Enrique this season and the Spanish press is reporting that he has told friends he's leaving in search of more action. New Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is already apparently on alert. Bartra has told his peers that he has taken the decision to leave, say Mundo...
The Sentinel May 24, 2016
We'll tie the Roses in knots! How would Staffordshire get on in...

We'll tie the Roses in knots! How would Staffordshire get on in...

STAFFORDSHIRE rugby team are heading to Twickenham this weekend and Staffs cricketers have reached the last eight of the Unicorns Knockout Trophy.But how about football? How would the county go on if players came back to represent their home regions in a new national championship?Bookmaker Coral have come up with the concept and done their best to work out who would be getting the opposition tied in knots for Staffs.They say: "Going by former Yorkshire cricket rules, where players only born...
The Sentinel May 24, 2016
Stoke City: Premier League income worth nearly £80m to...

Stoke City: Premier League income worth nearly £80m to...

STOKE City pocketed a grand total of £79,540,748 from its Premier League earnings in 2015/16.Official figures show that was the 11th highest out of the 20 top-flight clubs last season.The list is topped by Arsenal after they became the first club ever to break the £100m barrier.Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham, Liverpool and newly-crowned champions Leicester also earned more than £90m.Even Aston Villa leave for the Championship with £66.5m in their back...
The Sentinel May 24, 2016
WATCH: Stoke City's £5m summer pitch renovation in progress...

WATCH: Stoke City's £5m summer pitch renovation in progress...

LIFE is a beach at Stoke City at the moment. The Britannia Stadium pitch has been dug up ready for a state-of-the-art replacement to grace the rebranded bet365 Stadium from next season. It is part of a near-£5m summer project, which also includes replacing under-soil heating and a new hybrid playing surface used at most Premier League grounds. Similar work is being undertaken on two training pitches at Clayton Wood to replicate the same playing conditions ahead of home games. The...
The Sentinel May 24, 2016
Stoke City: Denmark rising star Lasse Sorensen feeling benefit of...

Stoke City: Denmark rising star Lasse Sorensen feeling benefit of...

DENMARK youth international Lasse Sorensen says he is already feeling the benefit of his winter move to Stoke City. The 16-year-old joined the Potters from Esbjerg FB and quickly caught the eye with a couple of belting goals for the youth team. He was promoted from the under-16s to under-18s and believes he is noticing the scale of his development in the club's academy. "I had a trial with Stoke two years ago when I was 14 and it was very overwhelming, he said. "But the switch...
The Sentinel May 24, 2016
Stoke City: When will the Britannia Stadium be no more?

Stoke City: When will the Britannia Stadium be no more?

THE Britannia Stadium will officially cease to exist next week.Stoke City's famous ground will change names on Wednesday June 1 and henceforth be known as the bet365 Stadium.The switch follows the demise of the Britannia Building Society which left the club seeking a new name over the past 12 months.And it came as no great surprise when the club's owners, bet365, stepped into the breach.The re-branding will see the replacement of several hundred seats bearing the name `Britannia' in the east...
The Sentinel May 24, 2016
Charming! Stoke City star Marko Arnautovic in top five 'craziest'...

Charming! Stoke City star Marko Arnautovic in top five 'craziest'...

MARKO Arnautovic hopes to make headlines at Euro 2016 … but respected magazine France Football isn't sure if they will be on the back page or front. The Stoke City star, who top scored for the club with 12 goals this season, has been named in a five-strong list of the craziest players that will be in action this summer. The maverick Austria forward has his past to thank for his inclusion – and the biggest entry on the list – having mellowed during his...
The Sentinel May 22, 2016
PICTURED: Stoke City star Ryan Shawcross back with England (but...

PICTURED: Stoke City star Ryan Shawcross back with England (but...

STOKE City captain Ryan Shawcross was back with England this afternoon – but as a fan rather than in defence.One of the most reliable and experienced English centre-backs in the Premier League has been left out of Roy Hodgson's provisional squad for Euro 2016.It's left the 27-year-old an interested observer as John Stones and Gary Cahill took their spots in the back line in a friendly against Turkey at the Etihad Stadium.Together with Chris Smalling, who was sent off in yesterday's FA Cup...
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini reacts to Robert Huth hair-pulling

Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini reacts to Robert Huth hair-pulling

Man Utd star missed three games because of an FA suspension but is available to face Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final.
The Sentinel May 15, 2016
Stoke City 2, West Ham 1: Star man is...

Stoke City 2, West Ham 1: Star man is...

STAR MAN – RYAN SHAWCROSSWhen the going gets tough…This game was slip sliding out of Stoke's reach, but then the skipper stepped out of defence like he was Franz Beckenbauer to transfer the action from one end of the pitch to the other.He positively skipped his way down the right-hand side, earning cheers with every yard he made. That very moment appeared to inspire both players and fans – and shortly after Stoke were level.The captain then remained an outstanding defensive...
Pellegrini's parting shot over Guardiola as Man City reign ends

Pellegrini's parting shot over Guardiola as Man City reign ends

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini bows out with a complaint about how the club handled the revelation of his successor.
The Sentinel May 15, 2016
Stoke City 2, West Ham 1: Mark Hughes grateful for Ryan Shawcross...

Stoke City 2, West Ham 1: Mark Hughes grateful for Ryan Shawcross...

MARK Hughes raised a toast to skipper Ryan Shawcross after seeing him inspire today's emotional comeback to beat West Ham 2-1.Shawcross set off on a barnstorming run upfield in the second half which lifted players and fans alike – and was followed soon after by Gianelli Imbula's equaliser.Hughes proclaimed today's victory as a positive to go into the summer with, adding: It probably stemmed from Ryan Shawcross, who will tell you himself he hasn't played to the level he's capable...
The Sentinel May 14, 2016
Stoke City v West Ham: Bojan brings the house and the curtain...

Stoke City v West Ham: Bojan brings the house and the curtain...

PREVIOUS MEETINGDecember 12, 2015 (Premier League): West Ham 0, Stoke City 0.STOKE were involved in one of their more entertaining 0-0 draws in the Premier League on their final visit to Upton Park.But the lack of any goals even drove Stoke skipper Ryan Shawcross to gift Mark Noble with a free run on goal before coming to his senses and nicking the ball off his feet before he could unload on Jack Butland's goal.West Ham: Adrian, Tomkins, Cresswell, Ogbonna, Collins, Song (Valencia,63), Noble,...
The Sentinel May 6, 2016
Crystal Palace v Stoke City: Ryan Shawcross wants to silence home...

Crystal Palace v Stoke City: Ryan Shawcross wants to silence home...

STOKE skipper Ryan Shawcross says silencing Crystal Palace's famously raucous following is one of his side's first priorities at Selhurst Park.Shawcross has trodden the turf often enough in south London to respect and admire one of the loudest home crowds in the land.They will be in full voice, despite only one win in their last nine league games at HQ, thanks to their passage to this year's FA Cup Final against Manchester United.Shawcross, drawing on his experiences in and around Stoke's...

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