Stoke City Premier League season preview

Mark Hughes time at QPR was pretty lamentable. Credit: PA

Stoke City were in the running for European football at Christmas last year, but 2013 brought 13 successive defeats and a run of poor form which eventually led to the sacking of manager Tony Pulis, and a brush with relegation.

Now with Mark Hughes at the helm - how will 'The Potters' fare in 2013/2014?