The Premier League are investigating transfers and potential deals involving young academy players, a source has told ESPN FC.
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Stoke were the architects of their own downfall as they undid an otherwise impressive defensive effort by gifting Chelsea a victory on Saturday.
Chelsea's march towards the Premier League title continued as they extended their lead to 13 points thanks to Gary Cahill's inner at Stoke.
Butland has not played since damaging ankle ligaments during England's 3-2 friendly victory against Germany in Berlin last March.
Manchester City and Arsenal are both coming off the back of embarrassing European exits, while the Chelsea machine may keep rolling on.
If, by some miracle, Chelsea experience a dip in form on Saturday, Stoke will need to replicate the heroics of the scoreless draw at Manchester City.
Stoke City have completed the signing of Netherlands international Bruno Martins Indi on a season-long loan from FC Porto.
Stoke City got a confidence-building draw at Man City, thanks to some bold moves from manager Mark Hughes.
Behind the leadership of Sergio Aguero, Man City couldn't earn more than a 0-0 draw vs. Stoke, allowing Chelsea to grow their lead atop the table.
The match had been moved up from the weekend -- opposite the midweek Champions League matches -- due to Man City's FA Cup match against Middlesbrough.
Manchester City and Stoke play a Premier League match on Wednesday, opposite a pair of Champions League matches.
Saido Berahino says he is determined to move on from his past mistakes as he looks to prove a point to himself at his new club Stoke.
In 1964, a 49-year-old winger named Stanley Matthews broke an FA Cup record with Stoke.
Stoke boss Mark Hughes has emphasised Jack Butland may have to wait until after this season for a return to first-team action.
With a quick turnaround after beating Middlesbrough, Stoke will have their work cut out against a Manchester City side challenging for the title.
A 2-0 win against relegation-haunted Middlesbrough thanks to a brace from the excellent Marko Arnautovic is just what the doctor ordered for Stoke.
Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka admitted after a 2-0 loss at Stoke that his outfit have lots of problems -- but stressed he would not be quitting.
Boro fell behind in the 29th minute through a fine strike from Arnautovic.
A local pottery firm have produced a tribute mug in honour of Crouch after he scored his 100th Premier League goal.
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