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Stoke to overhaul scouting system

December 19, 2012
By Ian Edwards
John Rudge is expected to end his 14-year association with Stoke City when his contract as director of football expires at the end of the season.

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It is understood Rudge will be the most senior casualty of a major overhaul of the club's scouting system under Mark Cartwright, who was appointed as new technical director last week as part of chairman Peter Coates' latest initiative to develop the Premier League club.

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