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October 25, 2011
Posted by James Whittaker on 10/25/2011

I've found it useful leaving it a couple of days before writing my pieces, I often flit between utter despair and faint hope in the hours after the game and it's only once I've been through that process that I can start to see things slightly less blurred than before.

October 18, 2011
Posted by James Whittaker on 10/18/2011

It might not have been pretty for the most part but it was a disciplined and well deserved 2-0 win for the Potters as they left it late to beat the Cottagers.

October 4, 2011
Posted by James Whittaker on 10/04/2011

In a game where we finished with a right back at left back, a centre half at right back, a striker on the left wing and a right back on the right wing, questions must be asked of our tactics away from home and the failings of the club in the transfer market.

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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