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Longton’s director of rugby has backed his side to claim promotion next time out after narrowly missing out on going up this season.
They finished fourth in the 14-strong National Midlands Division Three, narrowly missing out on promotion despite a poor start.
Kidsgrove Athletic have lifted the Staffordshire Senior Cup after a 1-0 extra time win over Rushall Olympic at Vale Park.
Sam Hall was the hero as he netted the winner with the game edging towards penalties.
Stoke City have the lowest debt of all Premier League teams in the red, latest figures reveal.
The figures, taken from the 2010/11 season and released by The Daily Telegraph, show Stoke’s debt of £339,000 is the lowest of 18 clubs in the red.
The Stoke Easy Rider Potters manager has praised his team after they claimed their first silverware of the season.
They lifted the Wightlink Trophy after securing a 91-89 aggregate victory over the Isle of Wight Islanders.
Injury-hit Stoke Easy Rider Potters were narrowly beaten 47-42 by Scunthorpe Saints in their Knockout Cup first leg.
The Potters, without Ashley Birks and Jaimie Pickard, fought back from a 5-0 defeat in the first heat after Richie Worrall was disqualified for falling under pressure from opponent Tom Young.
Stoke City have confirmed a new three-year shirt sponsorship deal.
Bookmakers bet365 will take over from Britannia as the shirt sponsor, with the building society becoming the official banking and community partner of the club and retain naming rights to the stadium.
Stoke City boss Tony Pulis says he will wait until the outcome of Jermaine Pennant’s court case before deciding on the midfielder’s future at the club.
The 29-year old will appear at Trafford Magistrates Court on May 9 charged with drink driving, driving while disqualified and driving without insurance after a crash near his home and speculation has been rife that the former Liverpool man’s future at the Britannia Stadium could be in doubt.
A Burslem club is reaping the benefits of a rise in popularity of mixed martial arts.
The T6 Elite Fight Club has only been open for 18 months but has seen people flocking to join classes in a range of disciplines such as traditional boxing and Thai-boxing.
Port Vale midfielder Doug Loft scooped the Player of the Year at the club’s end of season awards.
The 25-year-old also secured the Player’s Player of the Year and Fan’s Player of the Year awards.
Reaction to the booing of Aaron Ramsey during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Arsenal has created a rift between some Potters supporters.
The Welsh midfielder suffered a broken leg in a challenge with Stoke’s Ryan Shawcross in the game at the Britannia Stadium between the two clubs in February 2010.