The injury to Ireland that required “something like 12 or 15 stitches”, according to Stoke manager Mark Hughes

A gruesome image has emerged showing Stoke midfielder Stephen Ireland’s injured leg shortly after the tackle his manager Mark Hughes said could have(...)

Joshua King celebrates scoring his third and Blackburn’s fourth during their 4-1 FA Cup fifth round rout of Stoke City. (Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)

Blackburn Rovers 4 Stoke City 1Ten-man Stoke suffered FA Cup embarrassment at Ewood Park as they were torn apart 4-1 by a second-string Blackburn side(...)

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero heads the ball towards goal  against  Stoke City at Britannia Stadium. Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

  Stoke City 1 Manchester City 4 This ended as an emphatic victory, a first triumph in the Premier League since New Year’s Day and a(...)

Jonathan Walters bagged a hat-trick as Stoke City saw off QPR 3-1 at the Britannia Stadium. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Stoke City 3 QPR 1 QPR remain without an away point this season and second-bottom of the Barclays Premier League after Jonathan Walters’ hat-tr(...)

Bojan Krkic scored  Stoke City’s opening goal in the   FA Cup fourth-round win over Rochdale   at Spotland Stadium before going off with a knee injury. Photograph:   Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Stoke forward Bojan Krkic has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a serious knee injury.The 24-year-old suffered cruciate knee ligament dam(...)

 Harry Redknapp’s team are in the relegation zone and are yet to earn a point away from home. Photograph:  Chris Ison/PA Wire.

Queens Park Rangers chairman, Tony Fernandes, has offered Harry Redknapp timely public backing and said the club’s manager of a little over two years(...)

Asmir Begovic of Stoke City fails to stop the ball crossing the line as Alexis Sanchez (not pictured) of Arsenal scores his team’s third goal from a free-kick   at Emirates Stadium. Photograph:   Clive Rose/Getty Images

Arsenal 3 Stoke City 0When Alexis Sanchez blasted goalwards and the Stoke City defensive wall crumbled, this one-sided Arsenal victory was summed up i(...)

Stoke City’s Stephen Ireland celebrates scoring against Wrexham in the   FA Cup, third round match at the Britannia Stadium. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire.

Stoke City 3 Wrexham 1Stephen Ireland ensured there will be no non-league representatives in the fourth-round draw of the FA Cup after Stoke City were(...)

Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal jas said Ashley Young could be out for “many weeks” after he injured his hamstring in the latter stages  of United’s 1-1 draw at Stoke City

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has revealed Ashley Young could be out for “many weeks” after he limped off with a hamstring injury in the l(...)

Radamel Falcao celebrates after pulling Manchester United level against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Stoke City 1 Manchester United 1The momentum is no longer with Manchester United and they can count themselves a touch fortunate to have escaped with (...)