Jose Mourinho backs Chelsea to avoid more Stoke misery
Jose Mourinho backs Chelsea to avoid more Stoke misery

Jose Mourinho knows Chelsea must avoid a repeat of last season`s nightmare trip to Stoke if they are to re-establish their three-point lead at the top of the Premier League.

Theo Walcott still missing for Arsenal
Theo Walcott still missing for Arsenal

Arsenal will again be without Theo Walcott for Saturday`s Premier League trip to Stoke City as the England forward is still recovering from a thigh injury.

Lethal Alexis Sanchez has given Arsenal killer instinct
Lethal Alexis Sanchez has given Arsenal killer instinct

Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says Alexis Sanchez`s fierce competitive streak has transformed the mentality of the Arsenal squad.

Arsenal, Manchester United lead search for top centre-backs
Arsenal, Manchester United lead search for top centre-backs

Arsene Wenger is in a desperate situation in search of a proven centre-back in the January transfer window to reduce the vulnerability in defence. The Arsenal manager cited his views on Thursday stating that he will sign a defender after Laurent Koscielny became the latest victim who suffered an achilles injury to join the likes of Mathieu Debuchy and Nacho Monreal in the injured list.

Assaidi bemoans referee decisions after Tottenham defeat

Oussama Assaidi lamented two key penalty calls from referee Kevin Friend after Stoke City were well beaten by Tottenham at White Hart Lane.

EPL: Walters double sink Liverpool

The Potters went down to an early penalty, but two goals from the Ireland international and a fantastic performance from Kenwyne Jones handed Tony Pulis` men all three points.

Stoke 1-1 Everton: Jones rescues point as Fellaini loses his head

The Potters came from behind to earn a valuable point after Ryan Shawcross` own goal was cancelled out but there was no punishment for the Toffees talisman`s headbutt