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August 21, 2012
Posted by James Whittaker on 08/21/2012

It was a case of different season, same problems as Stoke snatched a draw from the jaws of victory against a side who had rarely threatened to score all afternoon.

June 15, 2012
Posted by James Whittaker on 06/15/2012

As I sit here watching the tabloids and fans alike whip themselves into a transfer window frenzy, I think back to this time last year and how the signings of two players led to a season to forget for the majority of Stoke fans.

May 16, 2012
Posted by James Whittaker on 05/16/2012

In a month that saw the news of our long time kit lady Winnie leaving, it was Ricardo Fuller who was hung out to dry as Pulis poked his finger in the eyes of the fans who dared to suggest he should be starting over the ever inept Walters.

May 9, 2012
Posted by James Whittaker on 05/09/2012

Insanity – Repeating the same mistakes and expecting different outcomes...

May 1, 2012
Posted by James Whittaker on 05/01/2012

In a game that saw little action for either goalie, it was the hilarious Wenger dance that livened up the crowds. Sadly the ever predictable Fleet Street contingent chose to concentrate on the boos that Ramsey received with lazy one liners on Twitter bereft of any context whatsoever that only sought to incite ignorant public outrage.

April 24, 2012
Posted by James Whittaker on 04/24/2012

We've been woeful most of the season and bar our European adventure and a few league games, I'd say this is as bad as we have been since our return to the top flight.

April 11, 2012
Posted by James Whittaker on 04/11/2012

We've not enjoyed a great run of form over recent weeks so to come back to life and out of the Easter period unbeaten and with four points was a welcome bonus.

March 27, 2012
Posted by James Whittaker on 03/27/2012

A team with nothing to play for and another fighting desperately for the title, from the outside it was difficult to see which was which as only one team seemed to want the result and they weren’t wearing blue.

March 20, 2012
Posted by James Whittaker on 03/20/2012

On a day where mothers up and down the land spent the day with their families, there were a few thousand who couldn’t as the red and white army descended on Anfield en masse to enjoy a third cup quarter-final in as many years.

March 13, 2012
Posted by James Whittaker on 03/13/2012

On a day where we knew it would be a backs to the wall effort against one of the league's big guns our maverick striker decided to stamp on an opposition player leaving us with an even bigger mountain to climb than the one we started with.

James Whittaker James Whittaker is a football writer and ardent Stoke fan. Having moved to Leeds as a youngster his father refused to take him to his local Championship winning side and instead insisted he chose the Third Division team of his forefathers, Stoke City. Since then there has been no looking back and having been brought up on a diet of Dave Rowson, Kyle Lightbourne and John Gayle, is now embracing the dizzy heights of the top flight for the first time in his life. Fiercely loyal, though always welcoming sensible chat and debate, you can find him on Twitter @ESPN_Stoke

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