Stoke boss Tony Pulis blamed Charlie Adam's sending off for his side's 2-1 defeat at home to Tottenham. Spurs spoiled Stoke's 150th anniversary celebrations as they came from behind to take all three points at the Britannia Stadium. Adam was sent off in the second half for two ... Read more »
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PUBLISHED: 11:31 EST, 17 May 2013 | UPDATED: 11:31 EST, 17 May 2013 Stoke will be without midfielder Charlie Adam for their final Barclays Premier League match of the season at Southampton on Sunday. The midfielder serves a one-game ban after being dismissed for two bookable offences in ... Read more »
Champions: Ryan Giggs, with fellow legend Paul Scholes, has outlasted everyone at Manchester United 4 Stoke’s Charlie Adam might just be the poor man’s Paul Scholes, incidentally – a great passer of the ball but terrible in the tackle. His two yellow cards that made life so tough for his ... Read more »
Clint Dempsey equalised in the 20th minute and, after Charlie Adam was sent off early in the second half, the visitors laid siege to the Stoke goal as they sought the win that would take them back into fourth spot, two points clear of Arsenal having played a game more. Adebayor's goal ... Read more »
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More set-piece woe for Tottenham, and their Champions League hopes look in a right mess as Steven Nzonzi pounces at the near post to head home a Charlie Adam free-kick. 13.31: Away we go at the Britannia Stadium. 13.28: The teams are out at an overcast Britannia. Aaron Lennon shrugs off ... Read more »
Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam was sent off in the 47th after collecting a second yellow card for a foul on Jan Vertonghen. Spurs' 2-2 draw at Chelsea on Wednesday meant their top-four destiny is no longer in their own hands but beating Stoke has at least put pressure on Arsenal and ... Read more »
Stoke 1-2 Tottenham: Tony Pulis relief at Premier League safety but blasts referee Kevin Friend for...
Stoke 1-2 Tottenham: It was the Potters' 150th birthday do, but there's always one who has to spoil it for everyone else... Tony Pulis accused referee Kevin Friend of marring Stoke’s 150th anniversary celebrations by sending off Charlie Adam in the 2-1 home defeat by Tottenham. Friend ... Read more »
Spurs trailed to Steven Nzonzi's early goal but Clint Dempsey equalised and after Stoke's Charlie Adam was sent off just minutes into the second half, the visitors made their advantage count when striker Adebayor tapped in at the far post after 83 minutes to earn his team a vital win. ... Read more »
These two decisions are good examples of where technology could and should help, but of course next season referees will still only be assisted with goal line issues As red cards were also issued for Stoke City’s Charlie Adam, Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke, Ramires of Chelsea and ... Read more »
And after Charlie Adam's dismissal, Emmanuel Adebayor tapped home from Dempsey's cross to seal the win with eight minutes left as Tottenham leapfrogged Arsenal in the race for the final Champions League place. Arsenal must now beat relegation threatened Wigan Athletic, fresh from their ... Read more »
The visitors bossed possession throughout but you could argue Charlie Adam's sending-off shortly after half-time with the scores level at 1-1 made life more difficult as the remaining 10 Stoke players courageously dug deep and restricted Spurs largely to long range efforts. But in what ... Read more »
The race for the final two Champions League qualification berths behind City and United is still on, though, with Spurs piling the pressure on Arsenal thanks to a come-from-behind victory over a Stoke side that played almost the entire second half with 10 men after Charlie Adam's ... Read more »
Clint Dempsey cancelled out Steven Nzonzi's opener with Charlie Adam seeing red for Stoke as Spurs ensured the chase for a top four finish and a place in next season's UEFA Champions League will go down to the final day of the season. Villas-Boas was deighted with his players and hopes ... Read more »
Stoke, who played the second half with 10 men after the dismissal of their Scotland midfielder, Charlie Adam, took an early lead through Steven Nzonzi. But Tottenham levelled with a goal from Clint Dempsey and scrambled the crucial three points with a late decider from Togolese striker ... Read more »
The hosts had led through Steven Nzonzi and despite conceding Clint Dempsey's equaliser looked to be holding on to a point having survived for most of the second half without the red-carded Charlie Adam. But up-popped striker Adebayor with seven minutes left to slot in a smart cross from ... Read more »
Reduced to 10 men following Charlie Adam's dismissal after his second yellow card for a foul on Jan Vertonghen, Stoke were hanging on when Clint Dempsey, the scorer of Spurs' 20th-minute equaliser, set the striker up for the winner. Steven Nzonzi had headed the home side in front after ... Read more »
Stoke City v Tottenham Hotspur – live! Letters for publication should be sent to: email@example.com If you need help using the site: firstname.lastname@example.org Call the main Guardian and Observer switchboard: The teams are out: The words "must-win" have been uttered about 47 times already in ... Read more »
Clint Dempsey scored the tying goal on a sliding shot into an empty net from 30 yards, then crossed to Emmanuel Adebayor for the a goal-ahead in the 83rd minute to lead Tottenham over Stoke 2-1 Sunday and into fourth place in the Premier League. Clint Dempsey scored the tying goal on a sliding ... Read more »
Andre Villas-Boas' men had laboured in search of a potentially lucrative winner after Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam was dismissed in the 47th minute for a second bookable offence. But Adebayor tapped in a cross from Clint Dempsey from close range in the 83rd minute to take them back up ... Read more »