Blackburn 3-0 Stoke

By | Dec 22, 2008

Sam Allardyce’s Blackburn Rovers reign got off to the perfect start with an impressive win against Stoke City. Benni McCarthy’s penalty, awarded after Ibrahima Sonko fouled Morten Gamst Pedersen, opened the scoring in the ninth minute. Jason Roberts bundled home the second from close range and McCarthy turned in a third before half-time. Roberts was […]

Newcastle 2-2 Stoke

By | Dec 7, 2008

A late Abdoulaye Faye equaliser ensured Stoke came from behind to secure a deserved point against Newcastle. Newcastle took the lead when Michael Owen was put through by Jonas Gutierrez and the striker doubled the lead with a tap-in from an Obafemi Martins cross. Stoke improved after the break and halved the deficit after Mamady […]

Stoke 1-1 Hull

By | Nov 30, 2008

Ricardo Fuller’s penalty cancelled out Marlon King’s first-half strike at a very foggy Britannia Stadium. Stoke showed the greater early ambition but could only manage tame efforts from Fuller and Mamade Sidibe. Hull took the lead with their first shot, King putting the ball in the top corner from eight yards. Boaz Myhill saved a […]

Stoke 2-1 Arsenal

By | Nov 2, 2008

Ricardo Fuller and Seyi Olofinjana both scored after long throw-ins by Rory Delap as Arsenal capitulated and also had Robin van Persie sent off. Delap sent a throw to the far post and Fuller glanced in for the opener. Delap, himself, then looped in a header that Gael Clichy cleared off the line before Olofinjana […]

Man City 3-0 Stoke

By | Oct 27, 2008

Struggling Stoke were torn to shreds by a Robinho hat-trick which gave Manchester City their first Premier League victory in four matches. Robinho fired in the opener after being picked out by Ched Evans. And he slotted his second past keeper Thomas Sorensen after being set up by substitute Danny Sturridge’s pass. Robinho was twice […]