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The Victoria Ground

 The Victoria Athletic Club Ground
Boothen Road
Boothen
Stoke-upon-Trent (Stoke-on-Trent after 1910)
Staffordshire
ST4 4EG



P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 13: A 2
100%
successful

1889-1936

opened 1878 closed 1997
Home club Stoke FC, Stoke City FC
Capacity 45,000 (1935), 35,000 (1980); 24,056 (1996); 56,000 at its peak
First match 28 March 1878, Stoke FC 1 Talke Rangers FC 0, a friendly match, attendance: 2,500
Last match 4 May 1997, Stoke City FC 2 West Bromwich Albion FC 1, a Football League Division One match.
Built on ground south of Lonsdale Street, along the Boothen Road (a road that led to the Glebe Mills). Since it was demolished in 1997, the area has become a housing estate comprising of Paul Ware Street, Bob McGrory Street and John Ritchie Street.

England Career

Venue number Fifteen
First match No. 35, 23 February 1889, England 4 Wales 1, a British Championship match.
Last match No. 206, 18 November 1936, England 3 Northern Ireland 1, a British Championship match.

1877

1898

1922

1937

1945

2019

 
 
England's Record at The Victoria Ground
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
British Championship 3 3 0 0 13 2 +11 0 1 4.333 0.667 100.0 +3
All 3 3 0 0 13 2 +11 0 1 4.333 0.667 100.0 +3

Tournament Record

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1888-89 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1892-93 1 1 0 0 6 0 +6 0 1 6.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1936-37 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 3 3 0 0 13 2 +11 0 1 4.333 0.667 100.0 +3

   

England's Results at The Victoria Ground

 
35 23 February 1889 - England 4 Wales 1 [1-1]
(5,000 to 10,000)
Goodall, Bassett, Dewhurst, Southworth
Owen
BC HW
48 13 March 1893 - England 6 Wales 0 [2-0] (10,000) Spiksley (3), Bassett, Goodall, Reynolds HW
206 18 November 1936 - England 3 Ireland 1 [1-1]
(47,886)
Carter, Bastin, Worrall
Davis
HW

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