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Soccernet - Sat Aug 12 11:32 PM
Wayne Rooney provided the lone goal of the game in his Everton return to lead the Toffees to victory over Stoke City. Everton's Ronald Koeman feels Wayne Rooney's experience was a major factor in sealing the Toffees' opening day victory. Stoke City manager Mark Hughes tips his cap to Wayne Rooney...
Sky Sports - Sat Aug 12 9:16 PM
The Premier League has returned in thrilling style - but is this the best opening weekend ever?
Sky Sports - Sat Aug 12 7:43 PM
Mark Hughes says he is encouraged by the performance from his Stoke side despite their opening day defeat to Everton.
Toffeeweb - Sat Aug 12 7:31 PM
Ronald Koeman admitted that his Everton side needs to "improve a lot" on today's performance against Stoke but he was justifiably happy to have started 2017-18 with a win.
Everton FC - Sat Aug 12 7:06 PM
Ronald Koeman revealed Gareth Barry’s absence from the Blues matchday squad to face Stoke was down to an injury the midfielder picked up in training during the week. Barry has made 628 Premier League
Sky Sports - Sat Aug 12 7:03 PM
Ronald Koeman says Everton's opening day victory against Stoke is "a perfect result" although admits that his side could have played better.
Daily Star - Sat Aug 12 6:48 PM
WAYNE ROONEY celebrated a goal against Stoke on his Everton return - and it was clear how much it meant to him.
Everton FC - Sat Aug 12 6:45 PM
Ronald Koeman watched Wayne Rooney mark his Everton homecoming by scoring the decisive goal against Stoke, then declared “that is why we signed him”. Rooney headed home Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s inviti
BBC - Sat Aug 12 6:42 PM
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes says his side matched Everton despite their summer spending but Wayne Rooney was the difference, scoring the winner in a 1-0 defeat.
Soccernet - Sat Aug 12 6:29 PM
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes tips his cap to Wayne Rooney and Jordan Pickford's performances for Everton.
Mirror - Sat Aug 12 6:08 PM
Rooney marked his top-flight return with the winning goal against Stoke but how did the other new boys fare
Soccernet - Sat Aug 12 5:31 PM
Wayne Rooney provided the lone goal of the game in his Everton return to lead the Toffees to victory over Stoke City. English Premier League: Wayne Rooney (45'+1) Everton 1-0 Stoke City LIVERPOOL, England -- Three quick thoughts from Everton's 1-0 season-opening win over Stoke City in the Premier...
Soccernet - Sat Aug 12 5:31 PM
Wayne Rooney provided the lone goal of the game in his Everton return to lead the Toffees to victory over Stoke City.
Sky Sports - Sat Aug 12 5:28 PM
Wayne Rooney scored on his Premier League return to Everton as they beat Stoke 1-0 in the opening fixture of the season on Saturday.
BBC - Sat Aug 12 5:27 PM
Everton boss Ronald Koeman says Wayne Rooney was a different class following the striker's winning goal against Stoke.
Toffeeweb - Sat Aug 12 5:15 PM
Everton 1 - 0 Stoke City
Guardian - Sat Aug 12 5:11 PM
The moment Wayne Rooney craved, the reason he came home to Everton. With his sons looking on the 31-year-old marked his return to his boyhood club with a fine winning goal against Stoke City as Ronald Koeman’s new-look team opened the season with a hard-fought victory. An ugly game was elevated b...
Soccernet - Sat Aug 12 5:08 PM
Wayne Rooney provided the lone goal of the game in his Everton return to lead the Toffees to victory over Stoke City.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 12 5:07 PM
Wayne Rooney's first goal back in blue inspired boyhood club Everton to a narrow opening-weekend victory against Stoke.
Irish Independent - Sat Aug 12 5:06 PM
Wayne Rooney's first goal back in blue inspired boyhood club Everton to a narrow opening-weekend victory against Stoke.
Soccernet - Sat Aug 12 5:04 PM
Wayne Rooney's first goal back in blue inspired boyhood club Everton to a narrow opening-weekend victory against Stoke. After 13
BBC - Sat Aug 12 4:57 PM
Wayne Rooney marks his top-flight return to Everton by scoring the winner against Stoke at Goodison Park.
Independent - Sat Aug 12 4:57 PM
Everton 1 Stoke 0: The former Manchester United man is now only one goal away from 200 Premier League goals
Daily Mail - Sat Aug 12 4:54 PM
JOE BERNSTEIN AT GOODISON PARK: Rooney sparked an emotional ovation at Goodison Park when he rose well to plant a header past Stoke’s Jack Butland in first-half injury time.
Mirror - Sat Aug 12 4:53 PM
Wayne Rooney announced his return to Goodison Park in style - here's how the game unfolded
Daily Express - Sat Aug 12 4:43 PM
WAYNE ROONEY scored on his Everton return as Ronald Koeman’s side kicked off with three points against Stoke.
Soccernet - Sat Aug 12 3:47 PM
English Premier League: Wayne Rooney (45'+1) Everton 1-0 Stoke City
Daily Star - Sat Aug 12 2:52 PM
EVERTON welcome Stoke to Goodison Park in their first Premier League game of the season and Starsport keeps you fully up to date.
Mirror - Sat Aug 12 2:21 PM
Wayne Rooney is back at Goodison Park - but will it be a triumphant homecoming? Follow the latest here
Sky Sports - Sat Aug 12 2:09 PM
Everton FC - Sat Aug 12 12:04 PM
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Daily Express - Sat Aug 12 12:00 PM
EXPRESS SPORT brings you LIVE coverage from around the grounds as Chelsea, Everton and Crystal Palace get their Premier League campaigns underway.
Daily Mail - Sat Aug 12 11:51 AM
Spurs will consider offers for the 23-year-old, who also wanted by Borussia Monchengladbach. Janssen has had a thankless task competing with Harry Kane for the main striking role.
Everton FC - Sat Aug 12 11:45 AM
Everton open their 2017/18 Premier League season with the visit of Stoke City - and you can follow all the action via FREE live commentary on evertonfc.com. Let Ambassador Ian Snodin and Darren Griffi
Football Transfer League - Sat Aug 12 11:02 AM
Joe Allen of Stoke , rumoured to be transfering to Swansea report Daily Mirror . - Football Rumour from 12-Aug-2017
Goal.com - Sat Aug 12 9:20 AM
The Potters had the defender on loan from Porto last season and the Dutchman's efforts have earned him a permanent deal
Sky Sports - Sat Aug 12 7:46 AM
With the start of the new Premier League just around the corner, we have got you covered with everything you need to know ahead of the 2017/18 campaign.
Daily Mail - Fri Aug 11 11:50 PM
Bruno Martins Indi is ready to put protracted negotiations behind him and achieve 'special things' with Stoke after finally signing a permanent deal with the club.
Daily Mail - Fri Aug 11 10:32 PM
Mark Hughes believes Wayne Rooney runs the risk of tripping himself up if he tries too hard on his first Premier League start back at Everton and hopes Stoke can capitalise.
Everton FC - Fri Aug 11 4:37 PM
For a long while Everton and Stoke were operating on entirely different planes. When the Blues won a barmy game 3-2 in the Potteries back in September 2008, the occasion marked the resumption of a ri
Guardian - Fri Aug 11 3:31 PM
There could be 10 new signings on display across the two teams on the opening day of the season at Goodison Park yet Ronald Koeman and Mark Hughes would prefer more as their respective pursuits of Gylfi Sigurdsson and Bruno Martins Indi drag on. The rebuilding of Everton and Stoke City may be inc...
Sky Sports - Fri Aug 11 3:23 PM
Marc Muniesa has left Stoke to join La Liga side Girona on a season-long loan.
Soccernet - Fri Aug 11 2:17 PM
Stoke manager Mark Hughes has confirmed that Stoke are to complete the signing of Bruno Martins Indi following his loan spell with the club. Bruno Martins Indi has completed a permanent transfer from Porto to Stoke, after spending last season on loan with the Premier League club. Martins Indi, 25...
Sky Sports - Fri Aug 11 2:05 PM
Bruno Martins Indi has completed his £7m move from Porto to Stoke.
Sky Sports - Fri Aug 11 1:46 PM
SkySports Former Stoke and Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given will be on the opening Goals on Sunday of the season. Given will join Ben and Kammy in the studio to look back on the first Premier League matches of the 2017/18 campaign. Goals on Sunday and more »
Daily Star - Fri Aug 11 1:41 PM
STOKE have finally got their man after completing a £7m to sign Bruno Martins Indi from Porto.
BBC - Fri Aug 11 1:41 PM
Stoke complete the signing of Netherlands international defender Bruno Martins Indi from FC Porto for 7.7m euros (£7m).
Irish Independent - Fri Aug 11 1:08 PM
Ireland midfielder James McCarthy has been ruled out of Everton's season opener with Stoke on Saturday with a knee injury.
Soccernet - Fri Aug 11 1:00 PM
Stoke manager Mark Hughes has confirmed that Stoke are to complete the signing of Bruno Martins Indi following his loan spell with the club.
Mirror - Fri Aug 11 12:40 PM
Foxes boss Craig Shakespeare is weighing up options in case want-away winger Riyad Mahrez leaves in this window
Irish Independent - Fri Aug 11 12:29 PM
Stoke could complete the signing of Bruno Martins Indi on Friday but it will not be done in time for him to play in the opening game of the season at Everton.
Goal.com - Fri Aug 11 12:13 PM
The Hammers are set to secure the signing of the Austria international from Stoke for a fee of £20 million
Sky Sports - Fri Aug 11 12:10 PM
Wayne Rooney is set to make his first Premier League start for Everton in 13 years in Saturday's season opener against Stoke at Goodison Park.
Guardian - Fri Aug 11 11:59 AM
Stoke’s chequebook has seen little summer use which increases the pressure on the squad, and a manager with a non-scoring January signing up front Star man: Injuries restricted Xherdan Shaqiri to 21 league starts last season but according to Mark Hughes the 25-year-old has looked “excellent, enth...
Sky Sports - Fri Aug 11 11:48 AM
Stoke manager Mark Hughes has reiterated that Joe Allen is not for sale.
Mirror - Fri Aug 11 11:42 AM
Hughes expects to complete the £7m signing of the Dutch defender – who had a successful loan spell at the club last season – from Porto today
Mirror - Fri Aug 11 11:23 AM
The Swansea boss has had an enquiry dismissed for the 27-year-old Wales midfielder as he's set to lose Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton
Daily Mail - Fri Aug 11 11:09 AM
Ahead of the opening weekend of Premier League action, Sportsmail will be providing you with all you need to know about every fixture, with team news, provisional odds and stats.
Daily Mail - Fri Aug 11 10:45 AM
Mark Hughes has told Swansea to give up any thoughts of prising Joe Allen away from Stoke after Paul Clement’s side made an enquiry for the midfielder.
Daily Star - Fri Aug 11 10:18 AM
MARK HUGHES says there’s no chance Joe Allen will be heading out of Stoke.
Daily Mail - Fri Aug 11 8:55 AM
The Premier League is back. Once the first whistle is blown, anything can happen. Sportsmail's reporters assess signings, managers and title contenders. Here are their predictions.
Daily Mail - Fri Aug 11 8:52 AM
There are more than 200 million reasons why the Premier League trophy will be paraded in Manchester next May after City and United splashed their cash. Here's who we're backing.
Daily Mail - Fri Aug 11 8:21 AM
Fans at each Premier League club will be giving their views every Monday in Sportsmail’s new football magazine, The Verdict. Here, they outline their hopes and fears for the season ahead.
Daily Star - Fri Aug 11 8:07 AM
MANCHESTER UNITED have reportedly got their eye on Stoke winger Ramadan Sobhi.
Toffeeweb - Fri Aug 11 7:01 AM
Match Preview
Sky Sports - Fri Aug 11 6:05 AM
The Soccer Saturday pundits provide us with their predictions for who will win the Premier League, make the top for, go down and win the Golden Boot.
Daily Mail - Thu Aug 10 11:08 PM
Mark Hughes has no desire to sell the Wales international who cost Stoke £13m when he joined from Liverpool last summer.
Daily Mail - Thu Aug 10 10:36 PM
The Premier League season is now just hours away, and it is time to look ahead to how the 20 teams will all get on. Sportsmail's Martin Keown gives the lowdown on Stoke City.
Mirror - Thu Aug 10 9:50 PM
The former Stoke City and Blackburn star is looking to leave the Spanish club after two seasons
Soccernet - Thu Aug 10 9:35 PM
Ramadan Sobhi, left, has signed a new deal with Stoke City. Stoke winger Ramadan Sobhi has signed a new five-year contract with the club. The 20-year-old Egypt international only joined Stoke last summer from Al Ahly in his homeland but he impressed in his 19 appearances during his maiden season...
Sky Sports - Thu Aug 10 9:13 PM
Stoke chief executive Tony Scholes has confirmed he turned down an inquiry from Swansea City for Wales midfielder Joe Allen.
Sky Sports - Thu Aug 10 9:03 PM
Stoke chief executive Tony Scholes has confirmed he turned down an inquiry from Swansea City for Wales midfielder Joe Allen.
Sky Sports - Thu Aug 10 8:04 PM
Stoke City are racing against time to try to complete the signing of defender Bruno Martins Indi in time for him to be eligible to play in their opening fixture against Everton, Sky sources understand.
Daily Mail - Thu Aug 10 6:57 PM
Stoke winger Ramadan Sobhi has signed a new five-year contract with the club. The 20-year-old Egypt international only joined Stoke last summer from Al Ahly in his homeland.
Sky Sports - Thu Aug 10 6:25 PM
Egyptian winger Ramadan Sobhi has signed a new five-year contract at Stoke City.
Daily Express - Thu Aug 10 5:38 PM
EVERTON will kick off the Premier League at Goodison Park against Stoke.
Daily Mail - Thu Aug 10 4:10 PM
SIMON JONES - THE TRANSFER COLUMN: Sportsmail revealed West Ham's interest and they remain hopeful of striking a deal for the 25-year-old as he is keen on a move to London.
Daily Star - Thu Aug 10 11:24 AM
STOKE record buy Gianelli Imbula has been blasted as an £18m waste of time by one of his ex-team mates.
Goal.com - Thu Aug 10 11:21 AM
Everything you need to know ahead of the Premier League clash at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon
Goal.com - Thu Aug 10 11:21 AM
Much is expected of the men from Merseyside this season and our tipster thinks that Ronald Koeman's men will make a solid start against the Potters
Sky Sports - Thu Aug 10 10:32 AM
SkySports Stoke City should complete the signing of Bruno Martins Indi within the next 24 hours, according to Sky sources. The defender is due to fly to England on Wednesday morning to complete his medical and the formalities of his contract. The fee agreed with and more »
BBC - Wed Aug 9 10:46 PM
Wales football legend Mark Hughes is proud hockey playing daughter Xenna has matched his caps total, but jokes he has scored more goals.
Sky Sports - Wed Aug 9 10:22 PM
SkySports Jermaine Pennant is the latest former Premier League player to join ambitious non-league club Billericay Town. The former Arsenal, Liverpool and Stoke winger has been without a club since leaving League One Bury at the end of last season, although the and more »
Sky Sports - Wed Aug 9 4:23 PM
We asked fans of every Premier League club to pick their ideal line-ups for the season ahead - and the results are in.
Sky Sports - Wed Aug 9 11:26 AM
What is your club's greatest ever Premier League game?
Daily Mail - Wed Aug 9 11:04 AM
Holland international Bruno Martins Indi flew in on Tuesday night to complete his transfer as Stoke consider loaning defender Marc Muniesa to FC Girona in La Liga.
Guardian - Wed Aug 9 10:12 AM
• Chile forward will not play against Leicester on Friday or Stoke next weekend • Arsène Wenger refuses to reveal if they have received bids for Sánchez Alexis Sánchez will miss Arsenal’s opening two Premier League games through an abdominal injury as manager Arsène Wenger refused to reveal if th...
Guardian - Wed Aug 9 7:59 AM
Stoke have lost some of their intimidating aura, while the departure of key players leaves Mark Hughes’s side looking thin up front and supporters wondering where the team are going Guardian writers’ predicted position 16th (NB: this is not necessarily Paul Wilson’s prediction but the average of...
Sky Sports - Wed Aug 9 7:44 AM
The new Premier League season kicks off in front of the Sky Sports cameras on Friday and you can join us as Antonio Conte, Rafa Benitez, Gary Neville and more gear up for the 2017/18 term.
Sky Sports - Wed Aug 9 7:04 AM
SkySports Stoke defender Marc Muniesa will travel to Spain on Wednesday to discuss the final details of a move to Girona, according to Sky sources. He said his goodbyes to team-mates at the Stoke training ground on Tuesday and should complete his move before the and more »
This Is Anfield - Wed Aug 9 7:00 AM
Stoke City continue to be an established Premier League side under Mark Hughes, and that shouldn’t change this season. When …
Sky Sports - Wed Aug 9 6:12 AM
It's one of SkySports.com's longest-running features, but just how accurate are Paul Merson's predictions?
Sky Sports - Tue Aug 8 9:15 PM
Stoke defender Marc Muniesa will travel to Spain on Wednesday to discuss the final details of a loan move to Girona, according to Sky sources.
Mirror - Tue Aug 8 8:06 PM
The Toffees were hopeful of tying up a club-record deal for the Icelandic playmaker before this weekend's opener with Stoke
Sky Sports - Tue Aug 8 7:54 PM
Stoke City should complete the signing of Bruno Martins Indi within the next 24 hours, according to Sky sources.
Daily Mail - Tue Aug 8 6:57 PM
Southampton have completed the £18million signing of Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina after fending off competition from Stoke City and West Ham.
Daily Mail - Tue Aug 8 5:57 PM
Girona, who are part owned by Pep Guardiola's brother Pere and are in partnership with Manchester City, want Muniesa for the season with view to making the deal permanent.
Mirror - Tue Aug 8 5:28 PM
Manchester City lead the way from their rivals United by over £70m spent, while Stoke and Spurs are yet to splash any cash
Goal.com - Tue Aug 8 4:53 PM
Stoke City have made their fourth signing of the transfer window, bringing in the Cameroon international from Schalke 04
Independent - Tue Aug 8 3:23 PM
Another season of the same-old-same-old might prove too much for Stoke supporters
Daily Telegraph - Tue Aug 8 1:13 PM
Telegraph.co.uk Jermaine Pennant is the latest former Premier League player to join ambitious non-league club Billericay Town. The former Arsenal, Liverpool and Stoke winger has been without a club since leaving League One Bury at the end of last season and has joined and more »
Daily Star - Tue Aug 8 11:52 AM
STOKE look set to write off £4m to get midfield flop Gianelli Imbula off their hands.
Sky Sports - Tue Aug 8 10:01 AM
The Sky Sports Power Rankings are back for the 2017/18 Premier League season - in addition to a new La Liga Power Rankings.
Sky Sports - Tue Aug 8 8:31 AM
Who would make it into your Stoke City XI for their Premier League season opener against Everton?
Soccernet - Tue Aug 8 6:34 AM
Jermaine Pennant made seven appearances for League One side Bury last season. Jermaine Pennant is the latest former Premier League player to join ambitious non-league club Billericay Town. The former Arsenal, Liverpool and Stoke winger has been without a club since leaving League One Bury at the...
Sky Sports - Tue Aug 8 6:12 AM
The Sky Sports mobile app just got even better… but you'll need to log in to get the full personalised experience!
Sky Sports - Tue Aug 8 6:12 AM
The 2017/18 Premier League season kicks off on Friday - but which team typically has the strongest start?
He's the best goalkeeper in Britain, he's absolutely fabulous, Lambert told Sky Sports. You put yourself up, dust yourself down and go again. Great players make mistakes, it's how you come back. Butland's been great since I came in. It's not the first or last mistake he will make.
Goal.com - 6:19 PM
He is the best goalkeeper in Britain at the minute, said Lambert.
EPL Talk - 3:29 PM
I think that's important for them and for the club… that they know the situation that they're in, said Lambert.
Sky Sports - 5:39 PM
You're never quite sure until you work with somebody what they are like as characters but Jack has got every attribute, said Lambert.
Mirror - 7:21 PM