Stoke City FC

Sport Soccer
Country England England
Home town Stoke-on-Trent
Founding year 1868
Leagues Premier League
Website stokecityfc.com

Stoke City Football Club, commonly called Stoke, are an English football club based in the city of Stoke-on-Trent. They currently feature in the English Premier League (for the 2008-2009 season) and are the second oldest club in the Football League in England.

Stoke City play their home matches at the Britannia Stadium, which has a capacity of 28,383. The clubs bears the nickname the Potters after the pottery industry in the city.

Stoke City was founded in 1863 and are the second oldest club in the English football league. They were formed as Stoke Ramblers and were formed by students of Charterhouse School. The club played its first documented match in October 1868 against EW May XV at the Victoria Cricket Club.

In 1878 Stoke Ramblers merged with Stoke Victoria Cricket Club and came to be known as Stoke Football Club. In 1885 the club turned professional and were one of the 12 founding members of the Football League in 1888. But Stoke didn’t manage to gain any success at all.

In 1928 the club was renamed as Stoke City FC and in the 1930s were graced by a certain legend Stanley Matthews.

In the 1960s, manager Tony Waddington was a huge figure in turning the club into a known one. In March 1972 Stoke City won their first major trophy when they won the League Cup by beating Chelsea 2-1 in the final at Wembley Stadium.

The team played in the English first division in the 1984-1985 season but got relegated.

In 1997-998 Stoke City, after enduring years of decline, began to dream again as they moved into the Britannia Stadium after spending almost 120 years at the Victoria Ground. They invested money into the club and gradually started progressing.

Stoke City won promotion to the English Premier League at the end of the 2007-2008 season and shall now be featuring in the English Premier League for the 2008-2009 season.

Stoke City foster massive rivalry with Port Vale and their supporters are also known to be connected with hooliganis.

Show more less

  • Improve This Page Latest edit by Subhankar Mondal
  • Share this page:

Team Stats

Results within Premier League
Average goals per game

Member Activity

Knight Toad

Knight Toad bet 1978 credits @ 3.26 on Stoke City FC vs Leicester City FC to end in a draw -

mr Sporter

mr Sporter bet 123 credits @ 2.88 on Leicester City FC to win against Stoke City FC -

FB1

FB1 bet 20 credits @ 3.15 on West Bromwich Albion FC vs Stoke City FC to end in a draw -

Jennisen

Jennisen bet 20 credits @ 1.7 on Arsenal FC to win against Stoke City FC -

Upcoming Matches

Match Results

Leicester City

Leicester City played a game against Stoke City that ended in a draw (2 - 2) Premier League -

Stoke City

Stoke City won a game against Watford (1 - 0) in the Premier League -

Bournemouth

Bournemouth won a game against Stoke City (2 - 1) in the Premier League -

Man City

Man City won a game against Stoke City (7 - 2) in the Premier League -

1 love and 0 hates

Latest Articles

Stoke City v Arsenal FC live & preview EPL 2016-17

Stoke City v Arsenal FC live & preview EPL 2016-17

Arsenal travel away to the bet365 stadium where Stoke CIty await them. Mark Hughes’ men will try their best to deny the Gunners the vital three points that they so desperately need to hang on to the top four place that has almost been the birthright of Arsenal fans born this side of the 21st century.In the previous few matches Arsenal have come a ... Continue reading


Stoke City v Tottenham Hotspur live & preview Premier League 2016-17

Stoke City v Tottenham Hotspur live & preview Premier League 2016-17

Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur take on Stoke City who sit ninth on the table and it seems to be match up for which both sides are geared and ready.For the first time in a while it seems Tottenham and Mauricio Pochettino are not among the most talked about combinations in the Premier League and it is mostly thanks to their capitulation afte... Continue reading


Manchester United v Stoke City live & preview Premier League 2016-17

Manchester United v Stoke City live & preview Premier League 2016-17

The Old Trafford Stadium will be hosting an intriguing encounter this weekend in the Premier League, between Manchester United and Stoke City Continue reading


Swansea City v Manchester City live & preview EPL 2015-16

Swansea City v Manchester City live & preview EPL 2015-16

On Sunday, May 15, Swansea City FC hosts Manchester City FC in the final set of fixtures of the English Premier League 2015/16 season Continue reading


Team Roster

Name Position
Gilbert Gianelli Imbula Wanga midfielder
Erik Pieters defender
Bojan Krkic midfielder
Matthew Upson defender
Saido Berahino forward
Bruno Martins Indi defender
Shay Given goalkeeper
Victor Moses midfielder
Jack Butland goalkeeper
Ibrahim Afellay midfielder

Latest Forum Posts

Topic Replies Last Post
Mediocre team 2
Loading