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The Premier League have released an official list of those out of contract

Stoke fall foul of United after Wilkinson sees red

Stoke City 0 Manchester United 1

Jewell backs motor-mouth Pulis

Derby manager says Stoke counterpart has done a fine job and deserves more credit

McShane and Windass bring light relief to dreadful day

Stoke city 1 Hull City 1

Fuller equal to the antics of pantomime villain Windass

Stoke City 1 Hull City 1

Mowbray counts the cost of compromise

Stoke City 1 West Bromwich 0

Sidibe strikes as Stoke show their silkier side

Stoke City 1 West Bromwich Albion 0

Ronaldo the ringmaster as Welbeck produces star turn

Manchester United 5 Stoke City 0

Ferguson hits 50 with 'no regrets'

The United manager is still obsessive about the game half a century after his professional debut

Delap rubbishes talk of Olympic javelin spot

Rory Delap has played down reports he could represent Ireland in the 2012 Olympics - in the javelin.

Fuller sinks Sunderland to leave Keane feeling forlorn

Stoke City 1 Sunderland 0

From fleeing a war zone to winning battles in midfield

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

Stoke City 2 Everton 3: Moyes' fury calmed by cool finish from Cahill

Everton, through their feisty Australian Tim Cahill, had the final word yesterday as this initially tepid game exploded into one of extraordinary incident and controversy.

Stoke 2 Everton 3: Cahill celebrates return with winning goal against Stoke

Tim Cahill celebrated his return to Everton's starting line-up with the winning goal against Stoke at the Britannia Stadium.

Stoke City 3 Aston Villa 2: Sidibe strike sinks Villa and stokes City's hopes

If Stoke are going to survive in the Premier League and upset odds that have been stacked against such a feat the formula is quite simple: draw deeply on reserves of character and achieve well beyond your means. Maintaining that approach over the course of a season is quite a challenge, of course, but Saturday's display met both criteria.

Tony Pulis: The man who moulded the Potters

He has taken Stoke into the top flight for the first time since 1985, but his coaching career began in far less exalted company. Glenn Moore hears how Tony Pulis plans to avoid instant relegation
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