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The Norwich Statto

Ryan Shawcross, Ryan Shotton and Robert Huth celebrate the win over Norwich City

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13:45 27th September 2013

Impress your friends and family with these pre-match facts...

UNLUCKY // No team has hit the woodwork more often than Stoke this season (four times) in the Barclays Premier League.

BARREN // Norwich have gone 202 minutes without scoring; the longest current run in the Barclays Premier League.

TIGHT // Each of the past five games between Stoke and Norwich have seen fewer than three goals scored.

PROGRESS // Stoke’s average possession figure of 48% is the 11th highest in the Barclays Premier League this season. Their previous five seasons have seen them finish 20th, 20th, 20th, 20th and 17th in this category.

AIM // Stoke have the best long ball accuracy in the Premier League this season (41%).

GENTLE // Norwich have seen only two opposing players booked in the Premier League this season, fewer than any other side.

IMPROVEMENT // Despite their poor form, Norwich have one more point (4) than they did at this stage last season (3) in the Premier League.

IMPORTANT // Stoke have gained seven points from four goals this season (1.75 pts per goal), only three teams have managed a better return.

WAYWARD // Only two of Ricky van Wolfswinkel’s 11 shots (inc. blocked) this season have been on target.

UNBEATEN // Mark Hughes will be looking to prolong his unbeaten managerial record against Norwich City to four games, having won one and drawn two of the previous three meetings.

Tickets for Sunday’s Premier League game against Norwich at the Britannia Stadium are still available. Buy from, in person direct from the Britannia Stadium Ticket Office or by calling 01782 367599.

To take advantage of the Interest Free Payment plan over 5 months this is only available in person. 

Season Tickets for the Club’s final 16 Premier League games of the season at the Britannia Stadium are also available. Supporters can buy in full at, call (01782) 367599 or visit Britannia Stadium Ticket Office.

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