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2013/14 Review: May

PUBLISHED

21:30 17th June 2014

Potters round off the season in fantastic style

1ST // A group of 50 cyclists set off on the '300 Miles 3 Days' challenge from Ibrox to the Britannia Stadium to raise vital funds for Stoke City's Community Trust and the Rangers Charity Foundation.

3RD // Strikes from Peter Odemwingie, Marko Arnuatovic, Oussama Assaidi and Jonathan Walters secure an emphatic 4-1 victory over Fulham to finish the home campaign on a high note in front of the highest attendance of the season.

6TH // Ryan Shawcross scoops the coveted Fans Player of the Year award at the annual End of Season awards dinner held in front of a packed-out audience in the Tony Waddington suite. Other winners included Asmir Begovic, Charlie Adam, Geoff Cameron, Peter Crouch, Oussama Assaidi, Marko Arnautovic and Marc Wilson.

9TH // Stoke City announce an agreement with SKINS to become the Club's Official Compression Partner. The three-year partnership deal will commence at the start of next season with the company supplying layer garments to the first team and Academy players and staff.

11TH // The Potters record their highest ever Premier League finish with a 2-1 victory over West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns courtesy of a late winner from Charlie Adam. City also amass a total of 50 points in Mark Hughes' first season in charge – the Club's highest return since returning to the top-flight in 2008.

13TH // The Club announce details of their pre-season schedule ahead of the 2014/15 Premier League season with friendlies arranged against Burton Albion, Blackburn Rovers and Real Betis. The Potters also reveal plans for a 12-day tour of Germany during July. 

16TH // Andy Wilkinson commits his immediate future to the Potters by putting pen-to-paper on a one-year contract extension, with an option for a further 12 months. 

22ND // The new 2014/15 Warrior home and away kits hit the shelves at the Britannia Stadium and Potteries Shopping Centre Club stores. 

22ND // City announce the signing of Phil Bardsley on a three-year contract after the defender's deal with Sunderland runs out. He joins the Potters after making over 200 appearances during his time on Wearside. 

23RD // The Potters announce their retained list following the completion of the 2013/14 Premier League season with Matthew Etherington the only member of the first team squad certain to depart. Goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen is offered a new contract, whilst Andy Wilkinson signs on for another season. Meanwhile, Elite Development Squad players Lucas Dawson, Kevin Gomez Nieto, Ben Heneghan, Jordan Keane, Jordan Richardson and Karim Rossi all depart the Club.

30TH // The Club announce a brand new Adult Membership ahead of the 2014/15 Premier League season. The 'Potters Forever' scheme is an exciting new benefits package aimed at all non-Season Card holding Stokies. 

30TH // Mid-Price Season Cards for the 2014/15 Barclays Premier League campaign go on sale following record-breaking Early Bird sales.

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