Stoke turned professional in 1885 and became owners of their stadium, the Victoria ground in 1919. The club’s most celebrated player Stanley Matthews made his debut in the 1930’s and helped the club achieve promotion to top flight in 1933.
• Div Two: 1993, 1963, 1933
• League Cup: 1972
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Stoke City have been wearing red and white stripes continuously for over 100 years, since the 1908/09 season.
Stoke-on-Trent is the UK's capital of china and is known all over the world as The Potteries, with its unique combination of factory shops, visitor centres, ceramic museums and factory tours. As night falls, the cultural quarter comes alive with activity in its restaurants, bars, clubs and theatres, including the magnificent Regent Theatre and Victoria Hall with their star-studded programmes of West End musicals, opera, drama, ballet and concerts.
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