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Gary Rowett delivers blunt response to fans after Bolton Wanderers draw

Posted on January 9, 2019  in Uncategorized

Stoke City manager Gary Rowett has not been pleased with the fans’ response during the recent goalless draw between the Potters and Bolton Wanderers. The game witnessed Bojan Krkic being dropped from the match day squad altogether and this saw the faithful chant his name regularly while booing the players on the field.

Speaking after the goalless draw, Rowett admitted that the supporters are permitted to chant anything they want during the game but he was not appreciative of the booing policy right from the early stages of the first half, he told BT Sport: “They can chant what they want at me. That’s fair enough. I wouldn’t criticise them for giving me some stick either about the football or the amount of wins we have got. But to boo your own team after 20 minutes is not helpful. If I say it and I get criticism, I am not really bothered. We had control of the game for the first 20 minutes and passed the ball well. Our first backward pass and they boo.”
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Joe Allen: social media judges his form

Posted on October 12, 2018  in Premier League

Wales international Joe Allen has said that he does not need to look into social media to know how he has performed during the early stages of the campaign. The midfielder made the surprise decision to stay put with the Potters rather than pursue a return to the Premier League this summer and he has since not produced the performance the fans would have expected from him.

Speaking to reporters, Allen admitted that he has not been in the best of form since the Championship season begun and hopefully, his match-winning goal against former club Swansea City can spark the turnaround required for the Potters and himself, he said: “I don’t think anyone would be surprised if they’d seen me play so far this season. It’s not been a great start from myself. (more…)

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Rowett ready for new season

Posted on July 11, 2018  in Uncategorized

Stoke City new manager Gary Rowett said that he is ready for the new season and that he has already talked to his players about the objectives of this season. He said that the pre-season has started well and he wants to make sure that each player knows what he will be expecting from them.

Gary Rowett said that he is not the sort of manager that will tolerate mediocrity and that he wants all his players to give their best in every match. He believes that this kind of discipline starts in the training sessions and he has told his players that he wants them to give their best as from day 1. (more…)

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