Archive for October, 2009

Carling Cup: Portsmouth 4-0 Stoke

Posted by Diego Fan on October 29th, 2009

Portsmouth 4-0 StokeBBC Sport
Diego gets a run out but Portsmouth put their financial woes behind them with a thumping win against Premier League rivals Stoke to go into the Carling cup quarter-finals.

Portsmouth 4-0
Comedy of errors seals night to forget for City

Uraguay Secure World Cup Play Off Spot

Posted by Diego Fan on October 15th, 2009

Win seals Argentina qualificationBBC News
But despite the defeat, Uruguay secured their third successive play-off place by virtue of Chile’s win over Ecuador.

World Cup dreaming…?

Posted by Diego Fan on October 14th, 2009

Arismendi looks to keep World Cup dream alive - 
Stoke’s £2.65m Uruguayan Diego Arismendi has set his sights on a first-team spot at City – to give him a chance of playing in next summer’s World Cup finals.
The 21-year-old midfielder is desperate for his country to beat Diego Maradona’s Argentina tonight in their crucial World Cup qualifier.

World Cup calling…?

Posted by Diego Fan on October 10th, 2009

Potters players dream of World Cup 
Sixth-placed Uruguay can still claim one of the four South American automatic qualifying places, or the fifth place which would earn a play-off against the fourth-best team in the North, Central America and Caribbean group.

From Trentham Lakes To Bloemfontein – How Stoke City Conquered The
On Saturday evening I watched Stoke City score against the reigning world champions. Amazingly, this wasn’t a Championship Manager flight of fancy, rather the Republic of Ireland taking on Italy in a crucial World Cup qualifier.