# Stoke City

Last year
# change of scenery
Ireland U21 international seals Stoke move
Gavin Kilkenny has left Premier League side Bournemouth in a loan deal.
# Loan Ranger
Dundalk sign Lewis Macari - grandson of Lou Macari - on six-month loan from Stoke
Defender will wear the number two at Oriel Park.
# Wave Goodbye
17 years on from joining the club, Chelsea's forgotten man finally set to leave
Stoke are leading the race for Lewis Baker.
All time
# Article of Raith
Ireland U21 striker bidding to cause an 'unbelievable' upset at Celtic Park
Cork youngster Ethon Varian is set to play for Raith Rovers in tomorrow’s Scottish League Cup quarter-final.
# Reaction
Michael O’Neill supports backroom team as ex-Ireland international Delap one of 3 coaches sent off in late melee
Tommy Smith had been shown a straight red card in the 85th minute for a lunge on Claudio Gomes.
# Unacceptable
Wigan write letter to rival clubs over abuse of James McClean
The Ireland international re-joined the Latics from Stoke last week.
# Transfer News
James McClean training with Stoke U23s and 'available to other clubs'
Michael O’Neill has confirmed the Ireland winger is free to leave.
# bon chance
Former Ireland youth international snapped up by Stoke City
Michael O’Neill has added to his goalkeeping options by securing the services of Jack Bonham.
# talented prospect
Burnley agree €14m fee for Ireland U21 defender Collins - reports
The 20-year-old centre-half has made 47 appearances for Stoke City since his debut in 2019.
# Sidelined
O'Neill 'very disappointed' with Ireland as McClean's season looks to be over
‘Clearly we didn’t want him to go away on international duty and firmly believe that has hindered his recovery.
# Nathan Collins
'He wants to captain Ireland': The making of a teenage star admired by Arsenal, Man United and others
Leixlip native Nathan Collins has risen through the ranks to become one of the most highly rated young defenders in English football.
# Wave Goodbye
End of an era as Stoke legend to leave club after 14 years
Ryan Shawcross has had his contract terminated by mutual consent.
# Setback
Irish defender set for spell on the sidelines after foot fracture
Nathan Collins had been enjoying an impressive season at Stoke.
# Trouble a foot
Promising Irish youngster Nathan Collins stretchered off in Stoke City defeat
The 19-year-old defender was hurt when he landed awkwardly in his side’s loss to Norwich City.
# Potential
'He's going to be a top, top player' - Praise for Arsenal-linked Irish defender
Ireland U21 boss Jim Crawford believes Nathan Collins has all the attributes required to succeed in the game.
# Update
James McClean restored to Stoke City squad after accepting punishment for Covid-19 breach
The Ireland winger has reportedly been fined a week’s wages.
# Controversy
Stoke chief 'very disappointed' after James McClean's alleged Covid-19 breach
Tony Scholes also emphasised footballers’ ‘duty to act responsibly’ during the pandemic.
# Punishment
Ireland international James McClean suspended with immediate effect after alleged Covid-19 breach
Stoke City confirmed the news in a statement this evening.
# hot prospect
Teenage Irish defender on target as Stoke move into Championship play-off places
The Potters earned a 1-0 win at home to Middlesbrough.
# looking ahead
The Irish teenager preparing for one of the biggest games of his career
Nathan Collins is set to feature in a crucial qualifier against Iceland on Sunday.
# Championship chase
Ireland's Alan Browne leads Preston North End to big win over Championship leaders
Reading remain at the summit of the table despite suffering a 3-0 home defeat this evening.
# Going Well
James McClean goal sees Stoke close in on Championship play-off spots
The Ireland international proved the matchwinner for Michael O’Neill’s side.
# Boost
Irish star Manning makes debut as Swansea move up to second in the Championship
Jay Fulton and Kasey Palmer scored either side of the break.
Browne and McClean both hit the net in Championship wins as Idah sees red late on
Browne scored twice as Preston defeated Huddersfield.
# free to play
Ireland's Nathan Collins has controversial red card overturned on appeal
Collins was shown a straight red in Stoke City’s 2-2 draw with Barnsley on Wednesday.
# Fuming
O'Neill blasts officials over red card shown to Irish U21 international Collins
‘The Barnsley player has thrown himself to the ground and held his face,’ said the Stoke City manager.
# Happy Potter
Irish teenager Nathan Collins helps Stoke City take another Premier League scalp
The 19-year-old defender played the full game as Michael O’Neill’s side eliminated Aston Vila.
# Future
McClean exit 'highly unlikely' as O'Neill challenges winger to regain his place
The 31-year-old has been omitted from Stoke City’s squad for both of their Championship fixtures this season.
# progression
Irish teenager Collins helps Stoke City dump Wolves out of the Carabao Cup
The 19-year-old defender started for the Potters tonight, as did his compatriot James McClean.
# Jimmy Mac
'He'll be a very big player for us' - McClean backed to improve on career-best season
The Republic of Ireland winger was Stoke City’s Player of the Year for the 2019-20 campaign.
# Star Man
Ireland's James McClean named Player of the Year at Stoke City
The 31-year-old winger scored seven goals and assisted seven more during his 36 appearances.
# Can't be caught
Leeds United going up as champions after Brentford stumble in promotion race
It’s an added bonus for the Elland Road outfit, whose return to the Premier League was confirmed last night.
# getting better
Joy for Michael O'Neill as Stoke pick up vital win
The Potters eased their relegation worries with a comfortable 2-0 win over fellow strugglers Birmingham.
# Unhappy
We showed no respect for the club – Michael O’Neill hits out at his own players
Stoke were well beaten by Wigan tonight.
# Coronavirus
Stoke call off Man United friendly after Michael O'Neill tests positive for Covid-19
The Potters had already travelled to United’s training ground before the match was hastily called off.
# Return
'We’ve repaired our differences' - Nathan Jones returns to Luton after controversial exit
The former Stoke boss has returned to the club he departed 16 months ago.
# stepping down
Michael O'Neill leaves Northern Ireland job because of Euro 2020 play-off postponement
The former Shamrock Rovers boss had been combining the role with his position at Stoke City.
# Online abuse
'It said ‘I hope your kids get coronavirus' and 'I hope they die in a house fire’' - Patrick McClean defends brother James
The Ireland winger was fined two weeks’ wages by his club Stoke City last week for an ill-judged Instagram post.
'There has not been anything that has the equation of: it’s Northern Ireland or Stoke' - O'Neill
He has been known for his acute attention to detail, but given the intense schedule of the Championship, translating that to club football has not been easy.
# Concern
James McClean emerges as doubt for Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off
The Derry native faces ‘several weeks’ on the sidelines.