Stoke City

9th Premier League | 9-11-9
  • Goals For
    13th
    33 GF
  • Assists
    16th
    17 GA
  • Shots
    14th
    204 Shots
  • Saves
    4th
    96 SAV
  • Germany overtakes USWNT for top spot in FIFA rankings
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    Germany overtakes USWNT for top spot in FIFA rankings

    The U.S. women have been displaced from their #1 world ranking by a team they beat less than a month ago. Despite the USWNT 1-0 win over Germany to start the SheBelieves Cup, the subsequent pair of losses hurt them as Germany leap-frogged the United States into the top spot. The U.S. lost to England and France, marking its first losing streak in three years and the first time in 17 years that it lost two in a row at home. Jill Ellis used the tournament as an attempt to experiment with different player combinations as she looks to navigate the transition between some aging well-known players and a new injection of youth. France, who won the event, is ranked third, while England jumped Canada for

  • Report: Man City launching massive bid for AC Milan’s Donnarumma
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    Report: Man City launching massive bid for AC Milan’s Donnarumma

    Gianluigi Donnarumma has quickly established himself as the best young goalkeeper in European soccer, and AC Milan won’t be letting the 18-year-old go without a pretty penny in return. According to Sky Sport Italia, Manchester City is preparing a massive bid in the range of $130 to $160 million to acquire the AC Milan shot-stopper as the English side’s goalkeeping situation is still unsettled. The Citizens have failed to hunker down at the goalkeeper position this season despite spending big to bring in Barcelona’s Claudio Bravo, who has underperformed. Willy Caballero has also been shaky at times for the English giants, while on-loan keeper Joe Hart will almost certainly move on from the club

  • Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez injured on international duty
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    Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez injured on international duty

    Atlanta United is sitting atop the Eastern Conference standings three weeks into its inaugural Major League Soccer season, and the bite appears to be every bit as fearsome as the bark for the newcomers. Now, the club must contend with its first bit of truly scary news. In-form striker Josef Martinez was injured on international duty with Venezuela and is heading back to the United States for evaluation. The report says he tweaked his left thigh, and after the match head coach Rafael Dudamel said he would release Martinez back to Atlanta, saying, “I do not think it’s good for Josef to travel. This muscle tightness can take 10 days of recovery.” Martinez was subbed off of Venezuela’s match with