Wales midfielder Joe Allen has committed to relegated Stoke by signing a new four-year contract.
The 28-year-old, who joined the Potters from Liverpool in July 2016, is determined to help the club secure a return to the Premier League at the first attempt.
"As players we have to shoulder responsibility for what happened last season," Allen told stokecityfc.com.
"Sometimes in football when things go wrong players try to wash their hands of it but I'm hoping a few more of the lads will have the same target of trying to set the record straight and helping the club bounce straight back."
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Former England defender Glen Johnson and midfielder Stephen Ireland have been released by Stoke following the club's relegation from the Premier League.
Johnson made 60 appearances for Stoke over three seasons after joining the club from Liverpool in 2015.
Johnson, who also played for West Ham, Chelsea and Portsmouth, is among the first to be let go by new Potters manager Gary Rowett.
Former Manchester City midfielder Ireland joined Stoke from Aston Villa in 2013 and scored six times in 70 appearances and will be leaving on June 30 when his contract expires.
Boss Paul Lambert has left Stoke by "mutual consent" following the club's relegation to the Championship.
Lambert was appointed on a two-and-a-half-year deal in January after Mark Hughes was sacked but the former Aston Villa and Norwich boss was unable to keep the club in the Premier League.
The Scot won just two of his 15 games in charge - his first fixture against Huddersfield in January and what proved to be his final match at Swansea last weekend.
A statement on stokecityfc.com read: "The club would like to thank Paul for his work over the past four months and wish him well for the future.
"Whilst he was unable to guide us to Premier League safety after being appointed in January, it certainly wasn't due to a lack of effort, professionalism and dedication on his part."
The statement added: "The club will appoint a replacement as soon as possible in order to give the new manager time to prepare for the challenge of the 2018-19 season in the Championship."
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