Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Stoke Quotes from famous authors such as John Caudwell, Bo Jackson, Ernst Zundel, Peter Crouch, Tony Pulis. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
There are lots of brownfield sites in Stoke, but they are not suitable for building executive homes. It needs to be surrounded by fields. It needs to be on greenbelt land. That’s what executives want.
I guarantee you that’s what Jeff Gordon does. He uses everything the fans throw at him to stoke his fire and it drives him to be better at what he does.
You cannot stoke the fires of prejudice against German people and then not find that somewhere, sometime down the road it doesn’t discharge.
I have really got into watching the unsigned bands. They play mad venues like the Sugarmill in Stoke and all sorts of underground, grimy places.
Whichever way the result goes, my 1,000th game will be at Stoke and I had great times there.
The thing is, Stoke City pulled me out of a situation where I was not playing, where I was not happy, and that was in Germany. They have breathed new life into me.
My brother was an avid Stoke City fan and a good footballer. We shared a room, growing up, and the walls were covered with 1970s Stoke players, like Peter Shilton, Gordon Banks, and Jimmy Greenhoff.
I would like to think that during my time at Stoke – and other clubs I was at – I was always a manager that wanted to play in the right way, with purpose, with drive, and to try to dictate to the opposition if you could.
My younger brother was a big Stoke fan, and I was sucked into it. I was kind of waking up every morning and looking at Gordon Banks’ face! We had all these small football cards – literally hundreds of them – and swapping them was the currency back then.
As a kid, I thought movies were boring. My parents would hire VHS recorders for the weekend and watch Bollywood movies. I’d get bored and go out to Stoke Newington common to play football.
My ambitions are to be the Stoke number one and England number one, but there are other things I want to achieve in my career as well.
I’m at Stoke, I’m enjoying it, it’s not my fault and I shouldn’t be discriminated against just because who I play for.
I played at Anfield twice when I was with Stoke and it’s a hard place to go, we all know that Liverpool is one of the best teams in the Premier League.
To tell you the truth I thought I was going to be in the building trade, I worked in a builders’ merchants in Stoke.
You just have to stoke that furnace throughout the day.
The German police were actually after me when I was first in Stoke. They had put pictures of my face on the trees in Bremen and said: ‘Find this guy.’ They said I had an €80 fine to pay or something. But I spoke to my lawyer and I didn’t owe anything.
No nation should stoke instability in its neighbor’s country.
Of course it’s a big change from Stoke to Liverpool. Liverpool is a big, big team.
The forces that have worked hard to stoke populist anger against reform are the very ones that benefit from a health system which puts profits ahead of quality care for its patients.
If you become their property it is much clearer for you, for the club, for everything. It was a great experience to play in three different teams, different leagues, different experiences, but if I wanted to improve I had to break this cycle and make my own way. That’s why I signed this contract to come to Stoke.
Britain First is an extremist organisation which seeks to divide communities through their use of hateful narratives which spread lies and stoke tensions.
When you leave a club like Liverpool, you have to go somewhere you’ll feel comfortable and progress as a player. To come to Stoke was an easy decision.
When we were kids, Stoke was massive in Norway.
No one wants to stoke coal if he can regulate an oil valve instead.
If I were to leave Stoke, it would have to be a step up for me. Everything would have to be right.
Mark Hughes convinced me to come to Stoke, he has helped me and showed his trust in me from the beginning.
When I came to Stoke, I expected them to be moving forward, every year getting better, but it’s not been like this.
Stoke City gave me the opportunity to play in the most competitive league in the world, and I have only words of gratitude for their trust and for the way they have treated me.
Without doubt, some of the happiest moments of my career have come in a Stoke shirt.
I attended a middling high school in central Virginia in the mid-’90s, so there were no lofty electives to stoke my artistic sensibility – no A.P. art history or African-American studies or language courses in Mandarin or Portuguese. I lived for English, for reading.
I came to London. I spent nine months doing domestic work and gardening because I knew I wanted to get a West End show. So, when I was offered jobs in Stoke or Leicester or whatever, I’d say no. Eventually, I got ‘Godspell.’ It was gently building.
I knew I didn’t want to be stuck in Stoke Newington for the rest of my life, hanging about with idiots. That wasn’t for me. I wanted to go out and have a look around.
The VAR was introduced to reduce controversies, and instead, they have increased – possibly because we Italians like to stoke them.
There’s no reason why we can’t win trophies at Stoke, we’ll try and win some cups and do as well as we can, but I obviously have ambitions.
I’m good friends with Robbie Williams because we both grew up in Stoke and our dads went to the same pubs. His dad, Pete, is like my second dad, I can talk to him about anything and I see him most weeks. And Rob is brilliant, a really generous, lovely bloke.