Stoke City F.C.

association football club in Stoke-on-Trent, England

Stoke City F.C. is an English football club based in Stoke-on-Trent. They started in 1863 as "Stoke Ramblers" which makes them the second oldest Football League club in the world. Stoke City play their home games at a stadium called the bet365 Stadium.

Stoke City
Full nameStoke City Football Club
Groundbet365 Stadium
ChairmanPeter Coates
ManagerMark Hughes
LeaguePremier League
2013/14Premier League, 9th

One of Stoke City's most famous players was Stanley Matthews.


  • 1863–1878 Stoke Ramblers F.C.
  • 1878–1925 Stoke F.C.
  • 1925–present Stoke City F.C.

League positionEdit

Season League Position
2000/01 Second Division 5th
2001/02 Second Division 5th
2002/03 First Division 21st
2003/04 First Division 11th
2004/05 League Championship 12th
2005/06 League Championship 13th
2006/07 League Championship 8th
2007/08 League Championship 2nd
2008/09 Premier League 12th

Former positionEdit