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Stoke to complain about ref in Newcastle drubbing

Stoke are to lodge an official complaint about the performance of referee Martin Atkinson in their 5-1 loss to Newcastle on Thursday.

Stoke manager Hughes charged with improper conduct

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has been charged with improper conduct for his coat-throwing touchline tantrum during the 5-1 Premier League defeat at Newcastle United on Thursday, the FA said.

Hughes lashes out after day to forget for nine-man Stoke

The old adage that "it never rains but it pours" rang true for Stoke City on Thursday as they were thumped 5-1 by Newcastle United in the Premier League and had two players and manager Mark Hughes sent off.