Arsenal v Stoke City - JG Preview

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Alexis celebrates scoring against Stoke last season

By Lloyd Webb

The Gunners take on Stoke City at Emirates Stadium on Saturday in their Barclays Premier League fixture. 

You can find out more about their opponents below:


Stoke City Full name: Stoke City Football Club
Manager: Mark Hughes
Club colours: Red and white striped shirts, white shorts, red and white socks
Nickname:The Potters


Three facts about Stoke City:

  • The Gunners have won each of their seven home PL games against the Potters, their best 100% home record against any side in the Premier League.
  • In all competitions, the north Londoners have now won 13 home games in a row against Stoke (dating back to 1983), their longest such winning streak against any side in the club's history.
  • Aaron Ramsey has netted three Premier League goals against the Potters, his joint-highest tally against any side (also three vs Sunderland).


Xherdan Shaqiri Stoke City STAR MAN
Xherdan Shaqiri
The silky winger was signed from Inter Milan in one of the most surprising deals of the summer. A Champions League winner with Bayern Munich, the highly rated trickster is the man to watch.