A Critical State for Stoke City Seeking Revival in the 2024/2025 Season

The 2023/2024 season was extremely negative for Stoke City throughout the EFL Championship, as they finished in 17th place in this league and will remain in the second division of England for another year.
A Critical State for Stoke City Seeking Revival in the 2024/2025 Season.
A Critical State for Stoke City Seeking Revival in the 2024/2025 Season. / Charlotte Tattersall/GettyImages

It hasn’t been the best season for The Potters, but this doesn’t mean there isn’t light at the end of the tunnel. The most important moments may still be ahead, but everything must be done under sports management that aligns with the club’s values and objectives: reaching the Premier League.

After playing 46 matches in the EFL Championship, The Potters ended this season with 56 points, once again finishing mid-table and narrowly avoiding relegation by just 6 points, leaving a bitter taste for the fans knowing they are still far from the Premier League.

On the other hand, Stoke City FC left much to be desired in both the FA Cup and the EFL Cup. In the oldest football tournament in history, they were eliminated in the third round by Brighton with a 2-4 result in favor of The Seagulls.

In the EFL Cup, they were also eliminated in the third round by Bournemouth with a 2-0 scoreline. This clearly illustrates the critical moment The Potters are experiencing in local English competitions.

A New Beginning to Return to Greatness

The club is expected to make significant investments for the next season, aiming to secure signings that can contribute to the attack, providing goal guarantees, and also finding a solution for the defense. The first signing has already been made for the goalkeeping position with the arrival of Viktor Johansson from Rotherham, bringing high expectations for The Potters.

For the next season, the goal is to achieve the best possible results, aiming to at least reach the Promotion PlayOffs and compete for a place in the Premier League once again. However, this will require effort both administratively and athletically to succeed in the 2024/2025 season.