Premier League Preview: Stoke v Chelsea

Stoke City face the challenge of hosting Chelsea on the opening day of the English Premier League season on Sunday. Last season’s runners up will travel to the Britannia Stadium for their first game under new manager Andre Villas-Boas, who took over at Stamford Bridge following Carlo Ancelotti’s dismissal. Chelsea began last season with a 6-0 drubbing of West Brom on the opening day, but Stoke midfielder Dean Whitehead is…

August 11, 2011