Stoke City’s technical director leaves the club

26 July 2019

Mark Cartwright
Photo: Stoke City “It has been an enormous privilege to have worked for such a fantastic football club,” Cartwright said. “I’ve worked alongside some wonderful people and I can’t thank them enough for the support they have given me."

Mark Cartwright has decided to leave Stoke City after seven years at the club. 

The Potters’ chief executive, Tony Scholes, laments Cartwright’s exit as "he has worked tirelessly behind the scenes."

The club won’t be in a hurry to find a replacement. 

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen cfj@offthepitch.com

Mark Cartwright, Stoke City’s technical director, has decided to put an end to his seven-year association with the Potters to pursue new options.

Following Stoke City’s relegation in the 2017/18 season, fans were very critical of Cartwright’s role at the club - with big money signings such as Gianelli Imbula, Kevin Winner, Saido Berahino and Badou Ndiaye failing to make an impact. 

However, it is Cartwright’s own decision to leave what he describes as "a fantastic football club." 

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