Stoke Zero – Newcastle 1
Stoke Town are in a troublesome spot.
The Potters are simply two issues transparent of the drop zone and their lovers are seething.
Mark Hughes has been slaughtered on social media this week following defeats to Chelsea and Newcastle.
Towards Chelsea the Potters have been pummeled Five-Zero after Hughes performed a massively green facet at Stamford Bridge.
To be truthful to Hughes, Stoke had important defensive variety issues for the Chelsea recreation.
However then Stoke misplaced 1-Zero at house to Newcastle on New 12 months’s Day.
Cue frantic screams from all quarters of the web that Stoke must sack Mark Hughes to continue to exist.
Mark Hughes would possibly wish to thank Everton
On Tuesday the BBC and Sky Sports activities have each posted updates on Mark Hughes’s place at Stoke.
What turns out transparent, for now, is that Hughes is staying put. The BBC have reported:
Stoke are taking into consideration the way forward for supervisor Mark Hughes after a disappointing first part of the season.
Hughes stays on the helm and is getting ready the workforce for Saturday’s travel to Coventry Town within the FA Cup.
As for the Sky Sports activities replace, Stoke appear to be appearing within the shadow of Everton’s stories this season.
After sacking Ronald Koeman, Everton took 5 weeks sooner than selecting Sam Allardyce.
The figuring out is that Stoke aren’t satisfied that any of the managers lately in the marketplace have a greater probability of protecting them up when in comparison to Hughes.
Perceive #scfc hierarchy are taking into consideration long run of Mark Hughes, however they don’t like converting managers mid-season, and they’ve issues about whether or not there’s a greater substitute, lately. Don’t need an identical scenario to #efc who had 5wks between Koeman and Allardyce.
— Rob Dorsett (@RobDorsettSky) January 2, 2018
Simply what you would be expecting from Stoke, an eminently smart board. Tougher & more difficult to peer Hughes preventing the rot, however discovering a assured improve in Jan is not simple. Proper to search for possible choices, however do not blindly pull the cause #SCFC https://t.co/2zFDZ2RyAt
— Oliver Kay (@OliverKayTimes) January 2, 2018
After the Coventry FA Cup tie, Stoke shuttle to Guy United within the Premier League. That’s adopted through two massive EPL house fits in opposition to Huddersfield and Watford.
Additionally see: Ayoze Perez slammed after Newcastle beat Stoke (BBC Video).
‘Guy United wish to signal Stoke’s Peter Crouch or Graziano Pelle’ (Video).
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