Brentford head coach Thomas Frank believes his promotion chasing Bees are stronger after emerging from a three-game losing run to win their last two matches.
Brentford came from behind to strengthen their automatic promotion push with a hard fought 2-1 win over Stoke in the Championship.
Ivan Toney could return to Brentford’s starting line-up against Stoke.
Barnsley boss Valerien Ismael remained grounded after his side closed in on the Sky Bet Championship play-off places with a 2-0 win over Stoke.
Barnsley moved within touching distance of the Sky Bet Championship play-offs after a 2-0 victory over Stoke at Oakwell.
An MP was snubbed from making a virtual contribution to Parliament after being judged to be dressed too casually.
Barnsley have no fresh injury concerns heading into Wednesday’s Championship clash with Stoke.
Michael O’Neill challenged Stoke to build on the momentum of back-to-back wins after Nick Powell inspired a 3-0 Sky Bet Championship victory over Luton.
Nick Powell scored twice as Stoke’s 3-0 Sky Bet Championship win over Luton made it an unhappy return to the bet365 Stadium for former Potters boss Nathan Jones.
Stoke defender Nathan Collins is out of the clash with Luton and much of the rest of the season with a fractured bone in his left foot.
Ryan Shawcross has had his Stoke contract terminated by mutual consent to bring an end to his 14 years with the club.
Relieved Michael O’Neill felt his Stoke side were full value for their first Championship win in 10 attempts.
Stoke notched their first win of 2021 when Steven Fletcher scrambled home the only goal of the game late on in a 1-0 Championship victory over former club Sheffield Wednesday.
Stoke have condemned the online abuse of Republic of Ireland winger James McClean and said they “will continue to work with the authorities to bring the perpetrators to justice”.
The Football Association of Ireland has offered its support to James McClean after the Stoke winger suffered online abuse, with his wife revealing she once watched a match in fear after someone threatened to take a gun to the game.
Stoke will assess defender Nathan Collins ahead of Tuesday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Sheffield Wednesday.
Norwich manager Daniel Farke felt his side produced the perfect response to a poor run with a 4-1 home win over Stoke that took them back to the top of the Sky Bet Championship.
Norwich moved back to the top of Sky Bet Championship table – for one day at least – as they put a four-match winless run behind them by beating struggling Stoke 4-1 at Carrow Road.
Norwich will welcome back Emi Buendia for their Sky Bet Championship clash with Stoke.
Reading boss Veljko Paunovic was keen not to put any added pressure on his promotion-chasing side following their dour 0-0 draw at Stoke.
Stoke’s winless run was extended to eight Championship matches with a dour 0-0 draw at home to Reading.
Stoke manager Michael O’Neill has no fresh injury concerns for his side’s Sky Bet Championship clash against Reading.
Sir Bobby Robson thought he might just have landed the final piece of his Newcastle jigsaw when he prised Jonathan Woodgate from Leeds’ grasp on this day in 2003.
Stoke boss Michael O’Neill praised the character and resilience of his side as they held on with 10 men to earn a 1-1 draw at Huddersfield.
Huddersfield and Stoke remain without a win this year after an entertaining 1-1 draw at the John Smith’s Stadium.
Duane Holmes could make his second Huddersfield debut on Saturday when Stoke visit the John Smith’s Stadium.
Delighted Watford boss Xisco Munoz saluted Troy Deeney after his goal and assist helped the Hornets climb to third in the table.
Captain Troy Deeney did the damage as promotion-chasing Watford climbed to third in the Sky Bet Championship with a battling 2-1 away win at Stoke.
Newport goalkeeper Tom King’s midweek goal against Cheltenham has been confirmed as the longest in football history.
Rotherham manager Paul Warne said his side were amazing as they drew a thrilling contest 3-3 with Stoke to mark his 200th game in charge.