Stoke City FC is club based in Stoke-on-Trent currently playing in the Premier League. It was founded in 1863 as Stoke Ramblers, and is the oldest club in the English Premiership. Peter Coates, a businessman who made his money from gambling, is the incumbent chairman of the club. He is ranked as the 25th richest person in British soccer. A nickname used for Stoke is The Potters. Stoke City play their home games at 27500-seater Brittania Stadium, built and opened in 1997.
Stoke won promotion to the Premier League on the last matchday of the 2007/08 season, with a goalless draw against Leicester. Promotion was a huge financial boost, earning the club around £35 million in the current season 2008/09. Some honours won by the club in the last are the 1971/72 League Cup, 1991/92 and 1999/00 soccer League Trophy, and the 1992/93 soccer League One. Currently the club is in the bottom half of the 2008/09 league table, and fighting against the feared relegation zone.
Le Coq Sportif are the manufacturers of Stoke City's home and away strips, while Brittania, which also own the naming rights to the stadium, are the jersey sponsors. The home uniform consists of white and red, vertically-striped jersey, white shorts and white socks. The away uniform consists of a yellow jersey with a blue collar and blue underarm details, blue shorts and blue socks.
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