The games are coming thick and fast right now, and we head to the Bet365 Stadium to take on Stoke City this Saturday.

You can find out more about our latest opponents below:   

Stoke City Football Club The Potters
Full name: Stoke City Football Club
Manager: Mark Hughes
Club colours: Red and white
Nickname: The Potters


Three facts about Stoke City:

  • Peter Crouch has eight Premier League goals against Arsenal, his joint favourite opponent in the division (also Blackburn – 8).
  • Since their arrival in the Premier League in 2008, only Manchester City (14) have had more red cards in home league games than Stoke (13).
  • The Potters have drawn one and lost four of their five home games against the Premier League’s top six this season – they won three of their six against the same sides in 2015-16 (D1 L2). 


Xherdan Shaqiri Stoke City
Star man: Xherdan Shaqiri

The mercurial Swiss midfielder has a tendency to fade in and out of games, but at his match-winning best he is capable of producing the unbelievable.

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12 May 2017