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A midfield marvel for his club, he has caught Capello's eye but personal pride will count for nothing if Hammers are relegated. Steve Tongue meets Scott Parker.
Stoke manager Tony Pulis criticised the behaviour of West Brom's Jonas Olsson after the defender released his frustrations by smashing a picture after the sides drew 1-1 at the Britannia Stadium.
Arsenal 1 Stoke City 0
Stoke City 3 Brighton 0
Stoke 2 Liverpool 0
Stoke City assistant manager Dave Kemp believes the club is moving in the right direction to emulate their League Cup glory days of the past.
Chelsea maverick, who made front pages of the tabloids himself, is not shy of an opinion – and says bad press will play on mind of England defender
Chelsea 2 Stoke City 0
Manchester City 1 Stoke City 1
The gentleman may not realise it himself, assuming he is still alive, but a white-coated ice-cream vendor at Goodison Park is as much a part of FA Cup history as the white horse at the first Wembley final. The mystery man springs to Terry Conroy's mind whenever Stoke City face Arsenal in the FA Cup, as they will in today's fourth-round tie at a bulging Britannia Stadium. And the memory is about as sweet as a salt and vinegar cornet.
Manchester United kept the pressure on Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea with a third straight win as West Ham capitulated at Upton Park.
Northwich Victoria 1 Charlton Athletic 0
Aston Villa 2 Arsenal 2
Derby manager says Stoke counterpart has done a fine job and deserves more credit
The United manager is still obsessive about the game half a century after his professional debut
Fabrice Muamba arrived in London nine years ago with four words of English after leaving central Africa. Now the Bolton man has mastered the language and is waiting for Capello's call