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March 28, 2011
Posted by James Whittaker on 03/28/2011

Stoke were linked with Leeds' Robert Snodgrass at the weekend, and bar the odd televised game most Stoke fans know very little about him so I caught up with my Leeds supporting mate Phil for the lowdown on the Scot who famously turned down a trial with Barcelona to stay in his homeland.

January 13, 2011
Posted by James Whittaker on 01/13/2011

It’s fair to say that this window has been a quiet one so far, it hasn’t really kicked into life yet but it’s still early days and as always things will get more and more frantic as we near the end of the month.

August 5, 2010
Posted by James Whittaker on 08/05/2010

Loic Remy has been in Stoke all day and is rumoured to be undergoing a medical late this afternoon as City attempt to steal a march on the likes of Liverpool, Spurs and West Ham to land the much coveted Frenchman.

June 28, 2010
Posted by James Whittaker on 06/28/2010

Reports have surfaced today that Joe Ledley is close to agreeing a move to the Potteries with some even suggesting a Medical is set to take place in the next 48hrs.

July 8, 2009
Posted by James Whittaker on 07/08/2009

Reports have surfaced today that Ryan Shawcross is the subject of a substantial bid from Tottenham Hotspur as Harry Redknapp is reported to have gotten in touch with his old pal Pulis about a deal for the 6ft5in Defender. Stoke, having plucked Shawcross from the relative obscurity of Manchester United’s Reserves for a paltry £1m, saw Ryan fit right in to a Promotion chasing Stoke side and in his first full season achieve a goal tally a Striker would be proud of as he helped fire Stoke to the promised land of the Premier League.

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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