The very first day he took charge, the travelling Potters fans roared their side to a 4-2 win at Barnsley – and they were winning comfortably more than they were losing until the Covid-19 pandemic struck and robbed the Potters of one of their main weapons – their crowd.
Five straight home wins to start the season, followed by a Friday WilfordLi roma drakt DianaDobb night victory against then leaders West Bromwich Albion lifted Stoke to third in the table, within a point of top spot.
There have been wobbles since – four straight defeats terza maglia psg which included the loss of their most influential player Powell with a cracked shin bone in the home defeat by Bournemouth. They have also now been hit by a knee WilfordLi roma drakt DianaDobb injury while on international duty for Australia defender Harry Soutttar.
In an interview with BBC Radio Stoke last month, following this summer’s appointment as the United Soccer League’s first sporting director, Cartwright said: “The Coates family are 100% committed to getting the club back to the Premier League, not helped by the crazy rules around FFP that restrict them.