Stoke City FC

Sport Soccer
Country England England
Home town Stoke-on-Trent
Founding year 1868
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:

Member Activity

Knight Toad

Knight Toad bet 2063 credits @ 1.22 on Liverpool FC to win against Stoke City FC -

mr Sporter

mr Sporter bet 221 credits @ 1.33 on Arsenal FC to win against Stoke City FC -

FB1

FB1 bet 20 credits @ 1.98 on Stoke City FC to win against Huddersfield Town FC -

FB1

FB1 bet 20 credits @ 3.19 on Stoke City FC vs Newcastle United FC to end in a draw -

Match Results

Stoke City

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

Crystal Palace

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

Stoke City

Stoke City played a game against Liverpool that ended in a draw (0 - 0) Premier League -

Burnley

Burnley played a game against Stoke City that ended in a draw (1 - 1) Premier League -

Latest Articles

English Premier League Match-Day 37: Liverpool, United Lose on Penultimate Weekend

English Premier League Match-Day 37: Liverpool, United Lose on Penultimate Weekend

Going into the penultimate weekend of the season, although the destination of the Premier League crown is known, there were a number of issues to be decided at both the top and bottom end of the table.One of these was decided on Friday night as Brighton earned a 1 – 0 victory against a below par Manchester United ensured their Premier League surviv... Continue reading


English Premier League Matchday 32 - Liverpool Comeback, City Win & Chelse go down to Spurs

English Premier League Matchday 32 - Liverpool Comeback, City Win & Chelse go down to Spurs

After the two week international break the English Premier League returned with Round 32, although due to fixture congestion and cup commitments, some teams have played one game less).Proceedings got under way with the lunchtime kick-off as Liverpool came from behind to win 2 -1 at Crystal Palace. It was Palace who took the lead with a Luka Milivo... Continue reading


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


Team Roster

Name Position
Thomas Ince midfielder
Josh Tymon defender
Jack Butland goalkeeper
James McClean midfielder
Joe Allen midfielder
Andy Wilkinson defender
Saido Berahino forward
Sam Clucas midfielder
Benik Afobe forward
Jesé Rodríguez Ruiz forward

Latest Forum Posts

Topic Replies Last Post
Mediocre team 2
Loading