Stoke chairman breaks silence for the first time this season: “I felt we should have a minimum requirement of being in the top-six”

15 May 2019

Peter Coates
Photo: Getty Images Peter Coates, owner of Stoke City, addressed in an interview with Stoke Sentinel how disappointing this season in the Championship has been for The Potters, who finished in 16th place.

 The Stoke chairman, Peter Coates, has talked about the club’s disappointing season. 

He admits the club have underachieved and addressed how the club were unfortunate to appoint Gary Rowett as manager.

Peter Høyer ph@offthepitch.com

Peter Coates, chairman of Stoke, has come out into the open and, for the first time this season, made official statements. 

In an interview with Stoke Sentinel  he addressed just how disappointing this season in the Championship has been for The Potters, who finished in 16th place. 

“We were hoping, obviously, to do much better,” said Coates and added:

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