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Stoke City Football Club is an English Premier League association football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Founded in 1863, Stoke are the oldest club in the Premier League, and are considered to be the second oldest professional football club in the world, after Notts County. They play in the Premier League after winning promotion in 2008, prior to this Stoke had not participated in top flight football for twenty one years. Their first major trophy was won in the 1972 League Cup Final, when they beat Chelsea 2–1. The club have won the Football League Trophy on two occasions, firstly in 1992 and most recently in 2000. Their highest league finish in the top division is 4th in which they achieved this in the 1935–36 and 1946–47 seasons. They have also competed in European football in 1972 and 1974.
Stoke play their home fixtures at the Britannia Stadium, a 28,384 all-seater stadium reduced to 27,598 after segregation. The stadium was opened in 1997 they previously played at the Victoria Ground, which had been their home ground since 1878.
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Britannia Stadium Information
Directions to The Britannia StadiumThe Britannia Stadium,
Sir Stanley Matthews Way,
England, ST4 4EG
Exit the M6 at junction 15, and take the A500 to Stoke-On-Trent. After a couple of miles, the road splits into FIVE lanes. Follow the middle lane, up the hill, onto the massive roundabout. At the roundabout, take the second left onto the A50 following the signs for Derby/Uttoxeter (The stadium is sign posted, and visible from here). Continue along the A50 and the stadium is on the right. For fans with Club car park tickets they should leave the A500 at the first exit, travel south on the A34 (signpoasted Stone/Stafford) at the first roundabout, turn left into Longton Road. The entrance to the club car park is on the right.