Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder hailed his side’s second-half display after they ended their Championship promotion-winning season with a 2-2 draw away at Stoke.
Tony Pulis has paid tribute to Middlesbrough’s players for holding their nerve after a narrow 1-0 victory over Stoke earned a play-off spot once again.
Rotherham boss Paul Warne felt his side should have claimed all three points, despite coming from two goals down to draw 2-2 at Stoke.
Swansea manager Graham Potter hailed Dan James’ performance as the best he has ever seen and declared him “above the Championship” as he starred in a 3-1 win over nine-man Stoke.
Stoke manager Nathan Jones hailed the “scintillating” finish that ended their four-match goal drought as they ran out 1-0 winners at Blackburn.
Blackburn midfielder Corry Evans remains a doubt for the visit of Stoke.