Stoke City

Year Formed: 1863 
Turned Professional: 1885 
Founder Member Of Football League: 1888 
Failed Re-Election: 1890 
Re-Election: 1891 
Resigned From Football League: 1908 
Registered As A Limited Company: 1908 
Failed Re-Election: 1910 
Re-Election To Division Two: 1915 
Freedom of the City of Stoke-on-Trent: 2013

Club Name History

1868-1878 Stoke Ramblers 
1878-1925 Stoke Football Club (following merger with Stoke Victoria Athletic Club) 
1925- Stoke City Football Club (after Stoke-on-Trent was granted 'City status')
Stadium History
1868-1875 Victoria Cricket Ground 
1875-1878 Sweeting's Field 
1878-1997 Victoria Ground 
1997- Britannia Stadium