Category Archives: Football

The Blues Are Calling (Part II)

I put polls up on three Stoke message boards to see whether I could get a feel for what people thought of the investment, and whether the fans would like our club to have an Abu Dhabi sugar daddy. Some of the … Continue reading

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The Blues Are Calling (Part I)

Boxing Day, 1988 I had clearly been a good (or possibly naughty, depending upon how you look at it) boy this year, as Santa had given me the Stoke City home kit for Christmas. Red and white stripes, sponsored by … Continue reading

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Sunday, Bloody Sunday

Another post-Europa League away day brings the long-suffering travelling Stoke faithful another defeat. Since promotion to the Premier League in 2008 Stoke have picked up just ten wins out of sixty-three away games. This may sound poor, but that record … Continue reading

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Veganism in Sport

“You don’t look like a vegan.” “Why, what does a vegan look like?” I ask. “All pasty and underweight.” “How many vegans do you know?” “Well, I don’t actually know any, but it’s what they normally look like, isn’t it?” … Continue reading

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Stoke City Must Owe Me Thousands

In the wake of Arsenals 8-2 thrashing at Manchester United at the end of August, the club have offered the fans that made the four hundred mile round trip a free ticket to a future away match. As a Stoke … Continue reading

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