Stoke City have inadvertently trolled their own fans by misleading them on social media. Stoke who are currently without a manager - after parting ways with Mark Hughes -
With the time set for the announcement, Stoke fans waited patiently on Twitter for news that will shape the rest of their season, though it was not what they wanted.
Instead of announcing a new manager,
But despite Stoke's dubious position on and off the pitch, it was incumbent of their fans to show their sense of humour by replying to the anti-climatic announcement with a series of memes and gifs. Here's a select few of tweets from Stoke fans:
Well that was worth the wait. pic.twitter.com/88ZoUBXgFF— The Sack Race (@thesackrace) January 9, 2018
Announce relegation— Mark (@TonyMxrtialFC) January 9, 2018
Hope the new manager rates him — Darren Baskeyfield (@packmoorpotter) January 9, 2018
Stoke currently languish in the relegation zone in 18th, and are still without a manager. Derby County manager Gary Rowett was favourite to take over at the helm, but hopes of that possibility were dashed, as it has been recently reported that he has now extended his contract at Derby