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Club information: Stoke City

Club information: Stoke City
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Club information page for Stoke City Football Club.

Full name: Stoke City Football Club

Nicknames: The Potters

Founded: 1863 (as Stoke Ramblers)

Owner: bet365 Group

Stadium (capacity): bet365 Stadium (30,089)

Most appearances: Eric Skeels (597)

Most league appearances: Eric Skeels (507)

Most goals: John Ritchie (176)

Most league goals: Freddie Steele (140)

Oldest player: Stanley Matthews (50 years 5 days vs. Fulham, February 6 1965)

Youngest player: Peter Bullock (16 years 163 days vs. Swansea City, April 19 1958)

Biggest win: 26-0 vs. Mow Cop (County Cup, exact date unknown in 1877)

Biggest league win: 10-3 vs. West Bromwich Albion (Division One, February 4 1937)

Biggest defeat: 10-0 vs. Preston North End (Division One, September 14 1889)

Highest transfer fee paid: £18.3m - Giannelli Imbula from Porto (February 1, 2016)

Highest transfer fee received: £20m - Marko Arnautovic to West Ham United (July 22, 2017)


Second Division/Championship (2): 1932–33, 1962–63

Third Division/League One (2): 1926–27 (North), 1992–93

Football Alliance (1): 1890-91

Southern League Division Two (2): 1909–10, 1914–15

League Cup/EFL Cup (1): 1972

League Trophy/EFL Trophy (2): 1992, 2000

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