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Sorry Dave: Stoke lose a game of football and the referee is bad

9/15/2019
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Chris explains Championship Referees flawlessly, while Tony looks forward to our 2022-23 continental campaign Patreon: Patreon.com/wizardsofdrivel free beer: beer52.com/wizards

Duration:00:53:37

Ashes to Ashes: Stokes' Leeds display can't make us forget about Stoke's Leeds display

8/25/2019
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Dave, Chris and Tony answer your questions as Stoke sit rock bottom of the Championship. *This episode contains the best joke ever in our pod history* Patreon: Patreon.com/wizardsofdrivel free beer: beer52.com/wizards Theme tune by merrym'n

Duration:01:01:43

Pigeon Sh*t Diamonds: A draw with Derby, but there's a lot to be positive about, we think.

8/18/2019
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A 2-2 Draw at home to Derby gives Stoke their first point of the season, but it's the performance that matters the most, as the Potters find themselves ruing missed chances, in a game we should have won, beer52.com/wizards for a free case of craft beer. Support the pod and get bonus content: patreon.com/wizardsofdrivel theme tune: merrym'n @wizardsofdrivel

Duration:00:29:11

The Stoke City Years: 1893-94

8/14/2019
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Stoke City's First Division adventures continue as the club switches to a more Port Vale-style kit, Joey Schoefield bangs in the goals and there's more off the pitch shenanigans.

Duration:00:16:37

England's Greatest Defender: Neil Franklin with Alfie Potts Harmer

8/14/2019
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Dave speaks to author and football writer (and Hull fan) Alfie Potts Harmer about his new biography of Neil Franklin - Stoke and England legend - available from englandsgreatestdefender.com

Duration:00:16:09

A Loosely Hammered Nail: Stoke's terrible record in London continues, despite what the XG says

8/11/2019
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Stoke struggle in London as they fall to a 3-1 defeat to Charlton. Chris, Tony and Ben discuss whether there's any need for doom and gloom. beer52.com/wizards for a free case of craft beer. Support the pod and get bonus content: patreon.com/wizardsofdrivel theme tune: merrym'n @wizardsofdrivel

Duration:00:38:27

A loan again, naturally: We assess Stoke's transfer window after an eventful deadline day

8/8/2019
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Dave and Tom look back on a busy deadline day, and transfer window as a whole. It's bye bye to Benik, Berahino and Bojan but what can loan rangers Hogan, Carter-Vickers and Duffy offer the squad? We review the overall transfer window, wonder how the team will shape up for Charlton, and have a daft quiz. Patreon.com/wizardsofdrivel beer52.com/wizards

Duration:00:41:19

Eze strike, sunday mourning: Rangers power past Potters as Jones' diamond fails to sparkle

8/4/2019
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Stoke stumble out of the gates with a home defeat, but the OG wizards are here to pick up the pieces once again. Discussed: the diamond, tactics, what we do now, personnel changes, the atmosphere, the process, your questions, players we'd have on shirts, contactless card payments and wheatus. beer52.com/wizards for a free case of craft beer. Support the pod and get bonus content: patreon.com/wizardsofdrivel theme tune: merrym'n @wizardsofdrivel

Duration:01:03:31

2019/20 Season Preview

7/28/2019
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Dave returns for a bumper season preview that includes: > Ryan Shawcross's injury heartbreak > Leicester conclusions > Cartwright's departure > A new deal for Collins > Youth development > Reasons to be cheerful > Will the diamond work? > Fullbacks then > What is pace and how do we use it? > Farewell to the Oatcake > Unita > Dwight Gayle:: The Answer? > Penalty curse continues > Wheatus > A look at the rest of the Championship > Our predictions for where Stoke will finish, top scorer and...

Duration:01:05:24

The Stoke City Years: 1892-93

7/28/2019
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Stoke finally make some football league progress, reaching the dizzying heights of seventh.

Duration:00:15:48

A Right Footed Thwack: Preseason results, Tommy Smith, Handsome Players, James McClean at Left Back?

7/21/2019
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Chris and Tom chat about Stoke's recent successes in preseason, the new signing Tommy Smith, whether James McClean at Left Back (?), and rate players on how handsome they are. New Theme song is by Merrym'n: https://soundcloud.com/merrymn/merrymn-neer-do-wells There's a new beer52 crate out! beer52.com/wizards to claim a free case of craft beer. New stuff over on our blogs: wizardsofdrivel.com

Duration:00:59:02

The Stoke City Years: 1891-92

7/12/2019
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Stoke play in black and amber! Losing 9-3 at Darwen! Re-election drama! Our season-by-season review of Stoke City continues... Get episodes early by supporting us on patreon Patreon.com/wizardsofdrivel

Duration:00:23:35

You've Got A Friend in Greggy: We look at Stoke's 6 new signings and what they mean for the team.

6/30/2019
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Chris and Tom are back to give you a run down of Stoke's 6 new players. Is Gregory (Greggy) the new SJW, or just a pretty face? Are you as excited about Jordan Cousins as Tom is? And have you watched Toy Story 4 yet? There's a new beer52 crate out! beer52.com/wizards to claim a free case of craft beer. New stuff over on our blogs: wizardsofdrivel.com

Duration:00:58:13

The Stoke City Years: 1890-91

6/28/2019
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Dave and Tony talk Stoke's stint in the Football Alliance

Duration:00:21:33

The Stoke City Years: 1889-90

6/21/2019
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Things can only get worse as the Potters humiliate themselves in league, cup, terrace and boardroom. Support the series and get episodes early: patreon.com/wizardsofdrivel

Duration:00:19:51

The Stoke City Years: 1888-89

6/16/2019
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The first episode of a new series, in which Dave and Tony review every single Potters season. There's a new league in town and Stoke don't do very well. Listen on for a brief but not brief history of football, a player being sued for signing for Vale, and how 'what's all the fuss about?' had its victorian origins. Get future episodes of the Stoke City years early by becoming a patreon. Patreon.com/wizardsofdrivel

Duration:00:20:47

Pod Willing: Stoke's season draws to a close, summer plans emerge and the third annual WODPOD awards

5/6/2019
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Dave is joined by Chris and Tony to recap Stoke's final game of the season, which ended in a draw if you can believe that. We run through the possible ins and outs during the summer, as well as pick our players and moments of the season. We talk about why Stoke are like Spy Kids 3:D patreon.com/wizardsofdrivel wizardsofdrivel.com

Duration:00:56:53

Game of Jones: Chaos isn't a pit. Chaos is a ladder.

4/20/2019
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Dun dun der-der-dun-dun der-der-dun-dun Dave and Tom quickly gloss over the Middlesbrough defeat and continue to discuss Stoke's future under Nathan Jones (Azor Ahai). There's a new beer52 crate out! beer52.com/wizards to claim a free case of craft beer. New stuff over on our blogs: wizardsofdrivel.com

Duration:00:33:35

Oh dear, oh dear: To me 2-2 as slapstick Stoke are caught slacking

4/14/2019
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The natives are restless as Stoke chuck it all away against Rotherham (They're Chuckle Brothers references you see) LINKS: beer52.com/wizards patreon.com/wizardsofdrivel Stoke City Choose Your Own Adventure: wizardsofdrivel.com/cyoa wizardsofdrivel.com/blog Jacob Steinberg on racism in football: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/apr/12/racism-english-football-parks-premier-league-special-investigation

Duration:00:46:56