Born in Hanley, Stoke on Trent the City recently celebrated his birthday centenary. He played for Stoke City and In between he spent 14 years with Blackpool, where he became an F. Cup winner in A Legend!
Stanley Matthews, Duncan Edwards and Bill Wright
Salary, achievements, diet, training - BBC Sport compares two of the best players of different generations.
A rare colour picture of Stoke City legendary winger Stan Matthews.
Coates used to take the bus to watch the great Stoke team of the including Stanley .