Stoke Rumors & News

  • Barclays will not renew £40m-a-year Premier League sponsorship when current deal expires

    Daily Mail "Premier League sponsors Barclays will not renew their £40million-a-year deal when the current agreement expires at the end of the 2015-16 season. The bank agreed a £120m three-year deal in 2012 for the present rights - an increase of almost 50 per cent on their previous £82m contract. But..." March 30

  • Premier League clubs to share £1billion of TV money with lower leagues

    Daily Mirror "The Premier League has agreed to filter £1billion of its new bumper domestic TV deal outside the top flight from next year. The 20 top-flight clubs have pledged to share 20 per cent of the mammoth £5.1billion domestic rights package announced last month. The money will be filtered down to..." March 27

  • Stoke City manager Mark Hughes agrees new deal until 2019

    BBC "Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has agreed a new contract which will keep him at the club until 2019. The former Wales striker took charge in May 2013 and guided the Potters to ninth in his first season - their highest finish in the Premier League. "I'm delighted to have signed a new contract,"..." March 27

  • Charlie Adam SNUBS David Moyes for new deal at Stoke

    The Express "The midfielder, 29, has another year left to run on his Potters' deal but has been on the radar of Moyes' Real Sociedad. However, the Scotland ace admits he is keen to spend his best remaining years at the Britannia Stadium. He said: "I love it at Stoke. It's a great club. Some people think..." March 25

  • Man Utd outcast Hernandez to assess Spurs, Everton, Stoke and West Ham transfer options

    Daily Star "Spanish sources claim the Mexican international is now surplus to requirements at both Old Trafford and the Bernabeu, and preparations for next season are already underway. West Ham are the favourites to sign the 26-year-old, but Sam Allardyce's club will have to fend off strong competition..." March 09

  • Mark Hughes: I want to keep Victor Moses at Stoke City

    The Express "The 24-year-old forward has starred this term under regular football at the Britannia Stadium and has particularly impressed of late with just four players touching the ball more in the last six weeks of the Premier League. He is only on a season-long loan from Chelsea but Hughes is hopeful the..." February 28

  • Man City skipper Vincent Kompany: We fear Stoke more than Barcelona

    Daily Star "Man City skipper Vincent Kompany: We fear Stoke more than Barcelona VINCENT KOMPANY insists Manchester City are more scared of Stoke than Barcelona. The Premier League champions put their reputation on the line tomorrow night when Barca go to the Etihad Stadium for a last 16 showdown in the..." February 23

  • Steven Nzonzi: I have to curb my temper

    Daily Mail "Steven Nzonzi has just been reminded of his role in a TV advert for Venky’s chicken. It was the summer of 2011 and Blackburn’s players were filmed eating platefuls of the stuff in the dressing-room at Ewood Park to promote the club’s new Indian owners. The final scene features captain Ryan..." February 14

  • Stoke eye transfer of Tottenham's Emmanuel Adebayor for a reunion with boss Mark Hughes

    Daily Mirror "Mark Hughes is launching a beat-the-deadline move to be reunited with Emmanuel Adebayor. Stoke boss Hughes is desperate to sign a striker after losing Bojan Krkic for the rest of the season with a cruciate knee ligament injury. Tottenham are willing to loan out misfit Adebayor, but any club..." February 02

  • Stoke center-back Huth could be in trouble over genitalia game

    Fox Sports "Stoke defender Robert Huth could face disciplinary action after appearing to respond to a Twitter account which posts sexual images of individuals and asks users to guess their gender. The account invites users of the social media site to guess from cropped photographs of people in explicit..." January 02

  • Harry Redknapp jets to Malaysia to discuss Jermain Defoe and Peter Crouch with his chairman

    Daily Mirror "Relegation-threatened Hoops' boss pulled out of TV pundit duty on Bournemouth vs Liverpool cup tie in favour of summit about potential January signings Harry Redknapp cancelled a TV appearance to make a whistle-stop trip to Malaysia to meet with chairman Tony Fernandes. Queens Park Rangers..." December 18

  • Stoke City confirm Brek Shea is finalizing move to Orlando City

    Pro Soccer Talk "As reported last weekend, Brek Shea is heading back to Major League Soccer. Orlando City will be his destination. During his weekly press conference on Thursday, Stoke City’s manager Mark Hughes confirmed that Shea has been in talks with Orlando and the finder details are being sorted..." December 18

  • Liverpool’s Glen Johnson sees off Stoke and says he has no contract offer

    The Guardian "Glen Johnson put his head on the line to secure a precious victory for Liverpool then placed it on the block by claiming Fenway Sports Group has never offered him a new contract. Bloodied but repaired with staples, triumphant but future uncertain, the full-back embodied his team’s precarious state..." December 01

  • Stoke winger Victor Moses out for eight weeks after tearing thigh muscle in Burnley defeat

    Daily Mirror "The former Wigan and Chelsea man limped off at the weekend and a scan has revealed an injury that will keep him out until the new year Victor Moses has been ruled out for eight weeks with a thigh injury in a real blow to Stoke. Moses was injured against Burnley on Saturday and a scan has..." November 26

  • QPR, Aston Villa and Stoke on transfer alert to agree Clint Dempsey loan in January

    Daily Mirror "Clint Dempsey is ready to make a Premier League loan return in January. USA skipper Dempsey rejoined old club Fulham for a two-month stint last term. And the Seattle Sounders striker, 31, is set to head back to England during the MLS close-season. QPR, Aston Villa and Stoke will all be keen..." October 27

  • Premier League to expand global reach, may add fixtures in America

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Premier League and its clubs have continued to examine the possibility of adding matches overseas in the United States. The aim to hold a 39th round of contests at different places across the globe was denied six years ago by FIFA and other domestic officials, but an interest in completing..." October 08

  • Stoke City determined to keep Peter Crouch after another skilful display

    The Guardian "Being forewarned is not always forearmed, at least not when it comes to Peter Crouch. For 14 years and more than 500 matches the striker has been flitting around top-flight pitches like football’s deftest stilt walker, yet still teams struggle to stop him. No one could have been better informed..." September 22

  • Mark Hughes says he's had no contact with Harry Redknapp over Stoke striker Peter Crouch

    Daily Mail "Mark Hughes says he has had no calls from Harry Redknapp about signing Peter Crouch. The former England striker, 33, worked with Redknapp at Tottenham, Portsmouth and Southampton and the Queens Park Rangers manager revealed he wants him at Loftus Road. But Hughes said: 'I'm sure Harry gets..." September 19

  • Asmir Begovic going nowhere before the end of transfer window, insists Stoke manager Mark Hughes

    Daily Mirror "Stoke boss Mark Hughes insists Asmir Begovic is going nowhere this transfer window - and it would take an enormous offer from one of the big boys to part with him in the future. The Bosnian keeper has been tracked by Liverpool, Man City, Arsenal and Real Madrid. But Hughes said: “We don’t..." August 23

  • Bojan Krkic joins Stoke City from Barcelona on four-year deal

    The Guardian "Stoke City have announced the signing of the Spanish striker Bojan Krkic from Barcelona on a four-year deal. The 23-year-old, who broke into the Barcelona first team in 2007 but struggled to make an impression after re-signing in 2013 following two years at Roma, moves to the Britannia Stadium..." July 23

  • Stoke City closing in on Barcelona star Bojan Krkic

    Daily Star "According to reports in Spain, Potters boss Mark Hughes has in been in contact with the 23-year-old and is trying to lure him to the Britannia Stadium on a season-long loan. Bojan, who was once dubbed the new Lionel Messi, hasn't played for the La Liga giants in three years and spent the last..." July 12

  • Premier League revenues top £2.5 billion

    Fox Sports "Commercial revenue increased by 21% at Premier League clubs in the 2012/13 season and topped £2.5 billion for the first time, according to the Annual Review of Football Finance by Deloitte. However, over 75% of the revenue increase was spent on wages, which rose by £125m (8%) to £1.8billion and..." June 05

  • Stoke City on verge of snapping up former Manchester United striker Mame Biram Diouf

    Daily Mail "Stoke chairman Peter Coates expects the club to sign former Manchester United striker Mame Biram Diouf from Hannover. The 26-year-old Senegal international made five appearances during his three-year period at Old Trafford before signing for the German club in January 2012. Coates told BBC..." June 03

  • Stoke's Mark Hughes looking to wrap up deal for Liverpool loanee Oussama Assaidi

    The Express "The Moroccan international is currently on loan from title-contenders Liverpool and has impressed Hughes since making the switch to the Britannia, netting four times in 24 appearances. Even if Brendan Rodgers decides to let the winger leave Anfield this summer, there are sure to be a number of..." April 28

  • Tottenham boss orders his players to shake hands with Charlie Adam ahead of Stoke clash

    Daily Mirror "Tim Sherwood will order his Spurs players to shake the hand of Charlie Adam at Stoke tomorrow. Mirror Football revealed this morning that some of the north Londoners' stars were considering a snub for the Potters' midfielder as part of a long-running feud between the two clubs. Spurs top..." April 25

  • Remy injury frustration grows for Newcastle with star striker to miss Stoke clash

    Daily Mail "Newcastle boss Alan Pardew's hopes of having striker Loic Remy back to spark a recovery have been dealt a blow. The France international has been conspicuous by his absence through a calf injury in recent weeks as the Magpies have slipped to consecutive heavy Barclays Premier League defeats by..." April 10

  • Wolfsburg still trying to keep Stoke target Ivica Olic

    Sky Sports "Olic is out of contract at the end of the season and he has been offered the chance to stay with Wolfsburg, who he joined from Bayern Munich in 2012. However, the 34-year-old is a target for Stoke, with manager Mark Hughes having previously confirmed his interest in signing the..." April 04

  • Stoke boss Hughes looking to be reunited with teenage QPR winger Petrasso

    Daily Mail "Stoke City manager Mark Hughes is preparing a summer move for highly-rated QPR youngster Michael Petrasso. Canadian Petrasso, 18, was signed for the Rs by Hughes in 2012 following his release from Toronto FC, back when the Welshman was in charge of the west London club. The dynamic winger..." March 20

  • Stoke's Asmir Begovic wanted by Real Madrid

    The Express "REAL MADRID have joined the clutch of clubs wanting to sign Stoke City’s outstanding keeper Asmir Begovic. With doubts over the long-term future of current No1 Diego Lopez, who is interesting Manchester City and AC Milan, and Spain international Iker Casillas, Begovic is under review at the..." March 17

  • Mark Hughes denies Real Madrid’s interest in Stoke stopper Asmir Begovic

    Metro "The Bosnian is highly rated around Europe and reports in recent weeks have linked him with a high-profile move to the Bernabeu. But Hughes has dismissed the speculation, although admits he may find it tough to keep hold of his no.1 amid growing interest from Champions League sides. ‘I’m not..." March 16

  • Real Madrid interested in signing Stoke's £15m-rated goalkeeper Asmir Begovic

    The Telegraph "Stoke City are preparing for a battle to keep Asmir Begovic this summer, with Real Madrid emerging as a potential destination for the £15 million rated goalkeeper. Carlo Ancelotti, the Real manager, is considering a bid for Begovic after the World Cup Finals as he faces the prospect of losing..." March 12

  • Stoke interest in Danny Ings transfer steps up as Mark Hughes watches Burnley striker in action

    Daily Mirror "Stoke City boss Mark Hughes wants Burnley goal-machine Danny Ings to fire his side next season. Hughes made a personal check on the England Under-21 cap as he cracked in his 20th goal of the campaign at the weekend in the derby win over Blackburn. Ings will enter the final year of his deal..." March 11

  • Stoke City to appeal against Charlie Adam's violent conduct charge

    The Guardian "The Stoke City chairman, Peter Coates, has branded the Football Association's decision to charge Charlie Adam with violent conduct as "appalling". Adam is alleged to have stood on Arsenal's Olivier Giroud in the second half of City's 1-0 home win on Saturday in an incident missed by referee..." March 05

  • FA charge Charlie Adam with violent conduct over Olivier Giroud tackle

    The Guardian "Charlie Adam has been charged by the Football Association with violent conduct following an incident involving Olivier Giroud during Stoke City's 1-0 win against Arsenal on Saturday. Adam appeared to stand on the opposing striker during the second half of the game at the Britannia Stadium,..." March 03

  • Mark Hughes wants to bring former Bayern Munich star Ivica Olic to Stoke

    Daily Star "The 34-year-old’s contract at Wolfsburg is up at the end of the season and Stoke are heading the field to get him. Hughes said: “He’s an interesting player. I’ve come up against him as a manager and I’ve always been impressed with him.” Meanwhile, Hughes hopes his Stoke stormtroopers can..." February 28

  • Stoke strike deal for Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole

    Sky Sports "Sunderland have accepted an improved offer from Stoke for Lee Cattermole, according to Sky sources. Stoke saw one deadline-day bid knocked back but returned with a second, believed to be worth up to £5m, and the midfielder will now travel south to talk terms and undergo a medical. Sunderland..." January 31

  • Galatasaray want to sign Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam for £5m

    Daily Mail "Charlie Adam is a surprise target for Turkish club Galatasaray. The 28-year-old joined Stoke for £5m on a four-year contract from Liverpool in the summer of 2012 and is the club’s top scorer in the Premier League this season with five goals including one against Liverpool on Sunday. Roberto..." January 15

  • Everton interested in signing Kenwyne Jones from Stoke City

    The Guardian "Everton are interested in signing Kenwyne Jones from Stoke City and are trying to complete a deal for the striker for as little as £1m. The 29-year-old has less than six months left on his contract and Stoke would welcome the chance to move him on but the Midlands club are holding out for closer..." January 14

  • Stoke City to sign Manchester City striker John Guidetti on loan

    The Independent "Stoke City have pulled off a coup by landing Manchester City striker John Guidetti on loan until the end of the season, according to reports. Potters manager Mark Hughes appears to have used his links at the club he used to manage to bring in the Swedish youngster. Guidetti has been among..." January 13

  • Serie A clubs eye Liverpool winger

    Sports Direct News "A number of Italian teams are thought to be keeping tabs on Liverpool's Oussama Assaidi, on loan for the season at Stoke City. SportsDirect News understands that Fiorentina and Lazio are among those monitoring his progress this year, as he starts to show some impressive form at the Britannia..." January 07

  • Stoke and West Ham battling for French defender

    talkSport "Mark Hughes is keen to strengthen his squad in January and has been linked with a move for the Frenchman. But he will have to act fast if he wants to sign him as reports in France suggest that Sam Allardyce is also considering a move for the 26-year-old. The West Ham manager has wasted no..." January 07

  • Sturridge set for Suarez reunion to lift Liverpool ahead of Sunday's Stoke clash

    Daily Mail "Daniel Sturridge could resume his lethal partnership with Luis Suarez at Stoke on Sunday after missing Liverpool’s last nine games. He damaged ankle ligaments during a training session at the club’s Melwood training base on November 29. His return is also good news for England after the..." January 07

  • Palace eye Crouch and Etherington as Pulis plots transfer raid on former club Stoke

    Daily Mail "Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis wants to raid former club Stoke for Peter Crouch and Matthew Etherington. The Eagles chief is desperate to strengthen his squad next month as he attempts to fight off the threat of instant relegation back into the Championship. And Pulis has earmarked Crouch..." December 31

  • Stoke plot Michael Mancienne transfer on loan from German side Hamburg

    Daily Mirror "The former Chelsea starlet is prepared to return to English football and could play anywhere across the back four or as a holding midfielder for Mark Hughes. Stoke boss Mark Hughes wants to bring Michael Mancienne back to the Premier League - in a loan deal from Hamburg. Former Chelsea..." December 30

  • Stoke City to let Peter Crouch leave as they eye a move for Mame Biram Diouf

    Daily Mirror "Stoke City could let Peter Crouch link up with Harry Redknapp for a FIFTH time as he Potters look to sign former Manchester United striker Mame Biram Diouf. Stoke have scored just 15 times in 16 Premier League matches ahead of their home tie with Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon. And..." December 21

  • Stoke City to be given money in January for a striker

    The Guardian "The Stoke City chairman, Peter Coates, has promised Mark Hughes there will be money to spend when the transfer window reopens next month, admitting that a striker will be the priority for a club that continues to struggle to score goals and is languishing just above the relegation zone. Beaten..." December 04

  • Crystal Palace poised to appoint Tony Pulis for vacant role

    The Telegraph "Tony Pulis is considering an improved offer from Crystal Palace to become their new manager and could finally take charge of the Premier League's bottom club later this week. Palace have returned to the former Stoke City manager and are promising a substantial survival bonus plus funds for the..." November 20

  • Begovic could still make Man City move after admitting summer deal collapsed

    Metro "Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has refused to rule out a move to Manchester City after admitting he was close to a deal before the departure of Roberto Mancini. Begovic, whose long clearance found its way into Southampton’s net during their match on Saturday, has previously been targeted by..." November 06

  • Stoke City to offer forward Kenwyne Jones new contract

    The Telegraph "Hughes the Stoke City manager has made keeping Jones a priority and negotiations are expected to start later this month with the £8 million forward understood to be keen on extending his stay at the Britannia Stadium. Stoke had considered selling the Trinidad and Tobago international in this..." September 17

  • Adam content with Stoke progress "The Potters held Manchester City to a draw on Saturday to take their points tally to seven from four matches and the Scot believes things are clicking under Mark Hughes. Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam has declared himself happy with his team's start to the new Premier League season. The..." September 15

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