What is Port Vale famous for?

What is Port Vale famous for?

The club’s traditional rivals are Stoke City, and games between the two are known as the Potteries derby. After becoming one of the more prominent football clubs in Staffordshire, Burslem Port Vale were invited to become founder members of the Football League Second Division in 1892.

When did Port Vale move to Burslem?

Upon moving to Burslem in 1884 the Club changed its name to ‘Burslem Port Vale’ and after several seasons in the Midland League became founder members of the Football League Division Two in 1892.

Is Port Vale an actual place?

Port Vale Football Club are an English football club currently playing in Football League Two. Port Vale are not named after a place, which is unusual for an English league clubs. The two symbols on the clubs badge are a bottle kiln and the Stafford knot.

What is Port Vale’s ground called?

Vale ParkPort Vale F.C. / Arena/Stadium

Port Vale play at Vale Park which has been Port Vale’s home ground since 1950; it is located on Hamil Road, opposite Burslem Park.

When was Port Vale founded?

1876Port Vale F.C. / Year founded

Who owns Stoke City?

Bet365Stoke City F.C. / Owner
The ultimate parent company of Stoke City Football Club Limited is bet365 Group Limited. bet365 Group Limited is under the control of Denise Coates CBE and her family. The Club will respond to any contact from a supporter within a maximum of 14 working days by telephone, letter or email.

What is the capacity of Port Vale?

Vale Park

Capacity 19 052
Inauguration 24.08.1950 (Port Vale – Newport County, 1-0)
Construction 1944-1950
Renovations 1954, 1956, 1959, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1995, 2000
Record attendance 49,768 (Port Vale – Aston Villa, 1960)

Which team plays at Vale Park?

Port Vale F.C.Vale Park / Team

How many trophies have Port Vale won?

Port Vale have won four promotions out of the third tier, going up as champions in 1929–30 and 1953–54, and have won five promotions out of the fourth tier, being crowned champions in 1958–59. They have lifted the Football League Trophy twice, in 1993 and 2001.

What is the capacity of Vale Park?

20,552Vale Park / Capacity

Is Stoke City rich?

Peter Coates (born 13 January 1938) is an English businessman, the co-founder of bet365, and the chairman of Stoke City Football Club. He has been listed as the 25th-richest person in British football….

Peter Coates
Children 4, including Denise Coates and John Coates

How much are Stoke City Owners worth?

EFL Championship

Club Owner(s) Estimated combined net worth
Stoke City The Coates Family $9.4B
Swansea City Stephen Kaplan & Jason Levien (68%) Swansea City Supporters Trust (21.1%)
West Bromwich Albion (more information) Guochuan Lai (87.8%) $2.8B
Nottingham Forest Evangelos Marinakis

What is the history of Port Vale FC?

The history of Port Vale F.C., an English association football club based in Stoke-on-Trent, began with the formation of the club, which is officially dated at 1876, though later research has shown this event probably took place in 1879.

What happened to Port Vale’s Old Recreation Ground?

Forced to sell The Old Recreation Ground to the council, initially there were hopes that the site would be leased back to the club, however when Port Vale realised that this was not feasible a new location was sought.

When did Port Vale become Burslem Port Vale?

In 1884, the club moved to the town of Burslem, changing their name to Burslem Port Vale in the process. The club joined the Football League Second Division upon its formation in 1892, and spent 13 non-consecutive seasons in the division, punctuated by two seasons in the Midland League (1896–97 and 1897–98).

What is the approximate location of Port Vale?

/  53.04972°N 2.19250°W  / 53.04972; -2.19250 Port Vale Football Club is a professional association football club based in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England. The team competes in EFL League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system.