UK time is: 19:54:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Stoke dismiss Jan de Koning

Stoke City and assistant manager, Jan de Koning have issued a joint statement stating that they have reached an agreement to terminate his contract.

Stoke City statement
“The club regrets that this course of action was necessary due to the ongoing affect of a managerial dispute involving Johan Boskamp and Jan De Koning.
“Throughout Jan's time at the club he carried out his work diligently and conscientiously for the good of the football club. His departure is not a reflection on the quality of his work but only on the breakdown of his relationship with the football manager.
“The club wishes him well in his future career '

Jan De Koning's Statement
“I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Stoke City, and particularly enjoyed working with the players and my contact with the club's fantastic supporters. Clearly, however, things did not work out for me with Johan Boskamp. In my opinion I should not have been blamed by anyone for the events which took place at Coventry City last November. I do believe that this incident has unnecessarily been blown out of all proportion by Johan Boskamp. I wish the club the very best for the future”


No news yet about Director of Football, John Rudge who is also suspended. It is assumed that a similar statement will follow as and when the club reach a settlement.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Chris Baldwin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 12 2006

Time: 5:41PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Stoke City Articles

Assaidi returns on loan (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Stoke target Man City's Nastasic (Monday September 1 2014)

Is Shawcross on his way out of Stoke? (Monday September 1 2014)

Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog (Monday September 1 2014)

deadline day (Sunday August 31 2014)

Champions rocked by Potters (Sunday August 31 2014)

Archived Stoke City Articles

List All Vital Stoke Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke
Hull City 1 - 1 Stoke
Stoke 0 - 1 Aston Villa

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Arsenal 3 1 2 0 1 5
8. Southampton 3 1 1 1 1 4
9. Hull City 3 1 1 1 0 4
10. Stoke 3 1 1 1 0 4
11. West Ham 3 1 0 2 -1 3
12. Q.P.R. 3 1 0 2 -4 3
13. Sunderland 3 0 2 1 -1 2

Breaking League News

Liverpool: Reds Rejected Borini Offers
» Liverpool : 02/09/2014 19:09:00
Cleverley - Villa Decision Was An Easy One
» Aston Villa : 02/09/2014 18:18:00
Fitness Is The Key For Morrison & Davidson
» WBA : 02/09/2014 17:58:00
New 5 Year Deal for Cesar
» Chelsea : 02/09/2014 17:43:00
Mane Deals Also Goes Through
» Southampton : 02/09/2014 17:39:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM vs Man City
Suggested By:  
Begovic 4%
Bardsley 4%
Shawcross 42%
Wilson 0%
Pieters 0%
Whelan 0%
Nzonzi 4%
Walters 0%
Crouch 14%
Diouf 14%
Moses 14%
Odemwingie 4%
Adam 0%
Muniesa 0%