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May 10, 2011
Posted by James Whittaker on 05/10/2011

Despite the media trying to whip up an unnecessary storm of conflict beforehand and the opposition players trying their best to turn the game into a fight, Stoke remained professional throughout and in the end swept aside a poor Arsenal team with significant ease.

May 3, 2011
Posted by James Whittaker on 05/03/2011

It was a Happy Easter for the Potters as they showed no Semi Final hangover or indeed pre Final nerves by putting in three assured performances to remain unbeaten over the holiday period taking in a respectable five points from games against Villa, Wolves and Blackpool.

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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