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Stoke are wary of Burnley opener

18 Jun 2009 08:24:54

Stoke are wary of Burnley opener

Stoke City chairman Peter Coates thinks that the Potters have been handed a tough opening fixture against Premier League newcomers Burnley.Owen Coyle will take his newly-promoted Clarets to the Britannia Stadium on 15 August for their first top-flight fixture in 33 years. Coates told BBC Radio Stoke: "I prefer playing promoted clubs later in the season because they're on a big high. "But it's a bit of a fairytale to see them back in the Premier League." Coates added: "It will be a te.... read more


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