Stoke Rumors & News

  • 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

    Goal.com "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

  • Stoke City take Stephen Ireland on loan from Aston Villa

    London Evening Standard "Stoke City have confirmed the signing of Stephen Ireland from Aston Villa on a season-long loan. The midfielder was told he would not figure in the plans of Villa boss Paul Lambert for the forthcoming campaign and has opted to team up with former manager Mark Hughes at the Britannia Stadium." September 02

  • Mark Hughes wants Werder Bremen star Aaron Hunt

    The Sentinel "Stoke City are waiting on an answer from German striker Aaron Hunt after agreeing a fee with his club Werder Bremen. The colourful 26 year-old has been stalling on a reply however and Stoke's optimism for the deal was waning a little this afternoon. Hunt who has a German father and English..." August 29

  • Stoke City sign Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi

    The Sentinel "Stoke City have this afternoon completed the signing of Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi on a season-long loan. The 25 year-old Moroccan international completed a successful medical this morning before shaking hands on the deal. His arrival inevitably casts questions marks over Stoke's..." August 28

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