Should Lee Grant try and get a permanent move to Stoke City?

On September 18th, Stoke City lost 4-1 to Crystal Palace, their fourth loss in their first five games of the 2016/17 Premier League season. To make matters worse, this was the third time in the opening five games that Stoke had conceded four goals in a game. Their goal differential was an abysmal -11. While […]

Watch: David de Gea howler leads to Joe Allen equalizer

In theory, Stoke City should have walked out of Old Trafford having lost 4-0. Manchester United entered the match having scored four goals against the champions Leicester City and Stoke have been among the worst teams in the league. But things never seem to work out like that. On-loan goalkeeper Lee Grant played the game […]

Shaking up the EPL’s top-four, does a dark horse team have a chance?

For some clubs, reaching the Champions League is a requirement. Missing out on the top-four would be considered a complete disaster. The likes of Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and their cross-town neighbors, United, are expected to be in Europe’s elite club competition. This year, however, with Chelsea falling apart in the first half of the […]

Capital One Cup semifinal will be tough to win for all four teams

Stoke vs. Liverpool, Everton vs. Manchester City, one of these teams will be hoisting the first English soccer trophy of 2016 in February. While the Capital One Cup is admittedly the least prestigious trophy of the English soccer season but it’s still big for those who are still alive. This can mean a great motivational boost for […]

Stoke City nips Everton in seven-goal thriller

The days of Stoke City bunkering in and hoping for the odd set piece scoring chance are long gone. The Potters scored overturned a 3-2 deficit to win, 4-3, on a penalty kick from Marko Arnautovic at Goodison Park Monday. The controversial penalty decision against John Stones helped Stoke City jump up to eighth in […]

WATCH: Shaqiri gets brace in spectacular fashion

Xherdan Shaqiri, the goal scorer? Coming in to Monday’s match the Stoke midfielder was more about assisting (3) than scoring (0). That all changed, as the Swiss midfielder gave the Potters a 1-0 lead in the 16th minute. However, he wasn’t done with the scoring and his brace came in spectacular fashion. Shaqiri got on […]

VIDEO: Coutinho scores late stunner to give Liverpool 1-0 lead

For 83 minutes Coutinho and the lads from Liverpool went to Stoke and couldn’t find a real sniff of the goal. It took just one moment of brilliance for that to all change though, as Coutinho took a small chance and turned it in to a game winner. What a game winner too…as Coutinho likely […]

EPL goalkeeper cycling across USA to raise money for kids charity

Stoke City and Danish goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen announced that he will be fulfilling a dream of his this summer, to cycle across the United States and raise money for charity. He will ride almost 4,000 miles from Oregon to New Hampshire. The 38 year old goalkeeper said that this has been planned for a couple […]

Your 2014-15 FA Cup Fifth Round Schedule

We’re getting to the grit of the FA Cup now. The fifth round consists of the 16 survivors in this long single elimination tournament. After some heavy upsets in previous rounds, this is now a wide open tournament. Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool are the only “big teams” still alive but they’re known to struggle […]

English Premier League Preview – Stoke City F. C.

We at 32 Flags are previewing every team in the English Premier League, two teams a day until the beginning of the season. Get ready as we preview your favorite team or maybe we can help you pick a team to root for if you are undecided so far. Today, we’re covering Stoke City. Stoke City F.C. Founded […]