Stoke City FC are a football club who play in the Premier League of England. Playing out of the Britannia Stadium, Stoke City tickets are usually in high demand.
Stoke City FC were formed in 1863, and they are one of the oldest surviving football clubs in the world.
The club are known as 'The Potters', due to the prevalence of the pottery industry in Stoke at the time of the formation of Stoke City FC. Playing out of the Britannia Stadium, Stoke City FC have had a long and illustrious history, and have had some success over the years.
The club have been champions of the Football League 2nd division twice previously, and have won other domestic trophies such as the English Football League Cup.
The Britannia stadium itself is a small, but modern, facility, well placed for visitors arriving by both public and private transport. Traditionally, Stoke City FC have maintained a local rivalry with Port Vale FC, another team which are based in the Stoke-On-Trent area, although this rivalry has not been practiced much in recent years due to the clubs playing in different Football Leagues.
Stoke City FC have had a number of well-known players in their ranks over the years, including the likes of English legends Gordon Banks and Stanley Matthews, and their current crop of modern day stars are looking to emulate their predecessors.
Last Updated : Thursday, October 01, 2015