Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas celebrates scoring his sides second goal of the game against Stoke City   at the Britannia Stadium. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Stoke City 0 Chelsea 2The portents are promising for Chelsea and ominous for their rivals. This is the fourth time that Chelsea have enjoyed the view (...)

Shane Long celebrates scoring Southampton’s second goal in their League Cup fourth round victory over Stoke City at Brittannia Stadium. Photograph: Getty.

Stoke City 2 Southampton 3 Southampton completed a league and cup double over Stoke City, Graziano Pelle scoring his second goal of the night (...)

Stoke City 2 Swansea 1Jonathan Walters’ first Barclays Premier League goal of the season capped a 2-1 victory for Stoke against Swansea at the Britan(...)

  Steven Fletcher of Sunderland celebrates scoring the second goal against Stoke City   at Stadium of Light. Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Papiss Cisse’s second brace of goals in three matches this season was not enough to ease the huge pressure on Newcastle manager Alan Pardew. Newcastl(...)

Queens Park Rangers’ Rio Ferdinand (left) is beaten to the ball by  Stoke City’s Peter Crouch  at Loftus Road. Photograph: Eddie Keogh / Reuters

QPR 2 Stoke City 2Midfielder Niko Kranjcar curled in a late free-kick to earn QPR a 2-2 draw against Stoke at Loftus Road. Stoke, managed by former QP(...)

Ryan Shawcross of Stoke City scores the equalising goal during against Hull City  at the KC Stadium. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Hull City 1 Stoke City 1Hull City almost held on. Steve Bruce’s side protected their goal admirably for 69 minutes with 10 players after the 14th-minu(...)

Leon Osman is an injury concern for Everton.

Saturday, April 12th Crystal Palace (14) v Aston Villa (13) Palace manager Tony Pulis hopes to have a fully-fit squad to choose from. Dwigh(...)

 Jonathan Walters (centre) being sent off by match referee Andre Marriner (left).  Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Stoke have lost an appeal against Republic of Ireland striker Jonathan Walters’ red card in the 1-1 draw with Norwich on Saturday, the English(...)

Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud  argues with Stoke City’s Charlie Adam  during the  Premier League match  at the Britannia Stadium. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Midfielder Charlie Adam has been suspended for three matches after being found guilty of violent conduct. The Scotland international was (...)

 Charlie Adam apologises to Olivier Giroud during the match at the Britannia Stadium. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam has been charged with violent conduct following an incident involving Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud. Ada(...)