Tony Pulis resigns as Stoke City manager
Tony Pulis has left Stoke City after a total of nine years at the club.The 54-year-old Welshman took Stoke to the Premier League.
Chairman Peter Coates said: "With all the good work he has done, he has been a loyal and successful servant to the club. In his two spells here he gave it his all and took us to the Premier League. We wish him the best in the future and thank him for his services."
Pulis has spent a total of nine years in charge of the club and took Stoke from a mid table Championship team to the Premier League in his time. Peter Coates called him Stoke City's greatest ever manager and his departure is a major surprise.