Stoke City F.C.Stoke City F.C. (known as Stoke F.C. until 1925) is a football club from Stoke-on-Trent in England. The club is reputedly the second oldest football club in the whole world. The club’s nickname is The Potters
In 1997 the club moved from its traditional home at the Victoria Ground to its new home at the 28,000 all-seater Britannia Stadium. Maximum allocation for visiting supporters is 4,800
Stoke’s home kit consists of a red & white vertical striped shirt with white shorts.
- League Cup winners 1972.
- Autoglass Trophy winners 1992
- Auto Windscreens Shield winners 2000
- FA Cup Semi-finalists 1899 & 1971
- 51,380 (Victoria Ground) vs. Arsenal F.C 29th March 1937
- 26,664 (Britannia Stadium) vs. Manchester City F.C 3rd May 1997
- Sir Stanley Matthews
- Sir Geoff Hurst
- Gordon Banks (most capped player 37)
- Peter Shilton
- Alan Hudson
- John Ritchie (all time top scorer with 171 goals in league and cup)
- Eric Skeels (most appearances 575)
- Neil Franklin
- Freddie Steele
- Highest league position at the end of season: 4th in Division 1 (1947)
- Record league victory: 10-3 vs. West Bromwich Albion F.C (1937)
- Record league defeat: 0-10 vs. Preston North End F.C (1889)
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