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Allen Cook

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M6 Staffordshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Staffordshire northbound severe disruption, between J15 for A500 and J16 for A500 Crewe.

    M6 Staffordshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J15, A500 (Stoke-On-Trent) and J16, A500 (Crewe), because of a broken down lorry. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe accident: M6 Cheshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M6 Cheshire northbound severe accident, between J16 for A500 Crewe and J17 for A534 Sandbach.

    M6 Cheshire - One lane closed on M6 northbound between J16, A500 (Crewe) and J17, A534 (Sandbach), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A527 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A527 Staffordshire both ways severe accident, between Station Road and Thames Drive.

    A527 Staffordshire - A527 High Street in Biddulph closed and slow traffic in both directions between the Station Road junction and the Thames Drive junction, because of a serious accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M54 Staffordshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M54 Staffordshire eastbound severe disruption, at J1 for A460 Wolverhampton.

    M54 Staffordshire - M54 lane closed on exit slip road eastbound at J1, A460 (Wolverhampton). Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A38 Staffordshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A38 Staffordshire southbound severe disruption, near B5016 Barton-Under-Needwood.

    A38 Staffordshire - A38 closed southbound near Barton-Under-Needwood.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  6. Video content

    Video caption: Keeper Butland near to where he was - Hughes
  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A53 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A53 Staffordshire both ways severe accident, between A5009 Baddeley Green Lane and Stanley Road.

    A53 Staffordshire - A53 Leek New Road in Stockton Brook closed in both directions between the A5009 Baddeley Green Lane junction and the Stanley Road junction, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  8. Don't miss the fantastic five-a-side finale

    #PeoplesCup

    A player in the 2017 FA People's Cup

    Teams up and down the country will be playing in some crucial games this weekend (as we get to the sharp end of the season) - and especially those who have made it through to the FA People's Cup finals in Birmingham.

    There are 16 different categories all vying for their individual trophies and you'll be able to catch up with how they do with our live coverage on Sunday, 30 April and Monday, 1 May.

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    Severe accident: A523 Staffordshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A523 Staffordshire both ways severe accident, between Portland Street North and Shirburn Road.

    A523 Staffordshire - A523 Buxton Road in Leek blocked and heavy traffic in both directions between the Portland Street North junction and the Shirburn Road junction, because of an accident involving 2 vehicles.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. Post update

    Stoke 0-0 West Ham

    Garth Crooks

    Former Spurs striker on Final Score

    Saido Berahino is desperate to score that first goal - as he should be - he is a usually great goalscorer. He would have got it were it not for that incredible block from Winston Reid. 

  11. 'Too many players don't turn up'

    Stoke v West Ham (15:00 BST)

    Garth Crooks

    Former Spurs striker on Final Score

    Stoke fans will be looking at where they are in the league and saying: "Why are West Brom above us? Pound for pound they are not as good as us..."

    There are just too many players who don't turn up for me. 

    Stoke v West Ham
  12. Team news

    Stoke v West Ham (15:00 BST)

    Two changes for Stoke after their 2-0 defeat by Southampton as Marc Muniesa and Glenn Whelan replace Erik Pieters and Peter Crouch.

    Stoke City XI: Butland, Allen, Muniesa, Whelan, Johnson, Berahino, Arnautovic, Martins Indi, Shawcross, Cameron, Shaqiri

    Subs: Grant, Pieters, Bardsley, Adam, Diouf, Crouch, Ramadan

    Stoke XI

    West Ham are unchanged from their 0-0 draw with Everton, but Mark Noble, Sam Byram, Sofiane Feghouli and Robert Snodgrass all return to the bench.   

    West Ham XI: Adrian, Fonte, Collins, Reid, Fernandes, Masuaku, Nordtveit, Kouyate, Lanzini, Ayew, Calleri

    Subs: Randolph, Byram, Cresswell, Noble, Feghouli, Snodgrass, Fletcher

    West Ham XI