Stoke City Football Club is a football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. Founded in 1863, Stoke is the oldest club in the Premier League, and thought to be the second oldest professional football club in the world, after Notts County.

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; prior to this date Stoke had played at the Victoria Ground, which had been their home ground since 1878 (119 years which has only been surpassed by Wolverhampton Wanderers). The club's nickname is The Potterspottery industry in Stoke-on-Trent) and their home kit is a red-and-white vertically striped shirt with white shorts and white socks.Prior to their 2008 promotion, Stoke had not participated in top flight football since the 1984–85 season, in which they were relegated with a total of 17 points, a record low total for twenty-one years. Stoke's first major trophy was won in the 1972 League CupChelsea 2–1. The club have won the Football League Trophy on two occasions, firstly in 1992 and most recently in 2000. (after the Final, when they beat

Bolton Wanderers Football Club (pronounced /ˈboʊltən ˈwɒndərəz/ in British English) is an English professional footballHorwich in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, Greater Manchester, England.[3] They have been in the Premier League since 2001. club based in the town of

Founder members of the Football League, Bolton were a successful cup side in the 1920s, winning the FA Cup three times. The club won the cup a fourth time in 1958 thanks to two Nat Lofthouse goals. A leaner spell followed, reaching a nadir in 19871995 after a 15 year absence; their current spell in the top division started in 2001. In 2005–06 they participated in European competition for the first time, reaching the last 32 of the UEFA Cup. Bolton qualified for the 2007–08 tournament by finishing 7th in the 2006–07 Premier League season and this time they managed to reach the last 16 of the competition. Bolton Wanderers moved to the Reebok Stadium in 1997. Their former home was Burnden Park, where they played for 102 years. when the club spent a season in the Fourth Division. The club regained top-flight status in

Bolton have spent the highest number of seasons in the top flight without winning the title (the 2009–10 season was their 71st in the top flight).[4] The highest position they have achieved in the top flight is third in the Football League First Division on three occasions (1891–92, 1920–21 and 1924–25).

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