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Potteries Derby Records

Posted on: Mon 25 Oct 2010

The Potteries Derby is the local derby between the Potters and fellow Stoke-on-Trent based outfit Port Vale.

Competition P W D L F A GD
League 46 16 15 13 47 40 +7
FA Cup 6 3 2 1 9 7 +2
Football League Trophy 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1
TOTAL 54 19 17 15 57 49 +8


PLAYED FOR BOTH CLUBS

Elijah Adams, Ron Andrew, Len Armitage, Sam Ashworth, Bill Asprey, Sam Baddeley, Tom Baddeley, Frank Baker, Louis Ballham, George Bateman, Jason Beckford, Harry Benson, Bill Bentley, Brian Bithell, Alan Bloor, Albert Boardman, Lucien Boullimier, Jack Bowman, Arthur Box, Bill Bradbury, Dave Brammer, Arthur Bridgett, Ian Brightwell, David Brodie, Joe Brough, Jackie Brown, Adrian Capes, Mark Chamberlain, Neville Chamberlain, Tommy Clare, Albert Cook, Billy Cope, Harry Cotton, Tom Coxon, Harry Croxton, Archie Cumberbridge, Dickie Cunliffe, Harry Davies, Tony Dinning, Alan Dodd, Billy Draycott, Archie Dyke, Billy Eardley, Frank Eardley, Wayne Ebanks, Ted Evans, Arthur Fielding, John Flowers, Peter Ford, Tommy Greaves, Jimmy Greenhoff, Peter Griffiths, Steve Guppy, Cliff Hallam, Mark Harrison, Arthur Hartshone, Billy Heames, Geoff Hickson, Teddy Holdcroft, Tom Holford, Vic Horrocks, Sam Howshall, Arthur Jepson, Alf Jones, Tony 'Zico' Kelly, Wilf Kirkham, Tony Lacey, George Lawton (forward), Billy Leach, Terry Lees, Harry Leese, Aaron Lockett (Stoke reserve), Arthur Lockett (Vale reserve), John Lumsdon, Ted McDonald, Bob McSkimming, Neil Mackenzie, Arden Maddison, Jack Maddock, Paul Maguire, Alan Martin, Harry Mellor, Bob Milarvie, Bert Miller, Lee Mills, Ernie Millward, Ian Moores (trial with Vale), Jackie Mudie, Albert Mullard, Ernie Mullineux, Jimmy O'Neill, Harry Oscroft, Alf S. Owen, Gareth Owen, Wally Owen, Louis Page, Jack Peart, Syd Peppitt, Ted Proctor, Bob Ramsey, Dr Leigh Richmond Roose, Valentine Rouse, Arthur Rowley, Billy Rowley, Harry Sellars (player-coach at Vale), Kevin Sheldon, George Shutt, Barry Siddall, Eric Skeels, Bob Smith, Sam Spencer (brief spell with Vale), Freddie Steele, Jimmy Swarbrick, Harry Taylor (briefly), Billy Tempest, Billy Twemlow, Steve Waddington, Tom Ward, Cyril Watkin, Frank Watkin, Frank Whitehouse, Bob Whittingham, Louis Williams, Ronnie Wilcox, Ron Wilson, Alf Wood, John Woodward, Davide Xausa (trial with Vale)

Current Director of Football John Rudge of course spent 16 years as manager at Vale Park before moving to the Britannia Stadium in 1999. There are also numerous professionals who have played at Stoke then been part of the managerial set-up at Port Vale. These include Tom Holford, Freddie Steele, Jackie Mudie, Sir Stanley Matthews, Harry Sellars, Alan Bloor, Gordon Banks (coach), Ian Brightwell (coach), Keith Downing (assistant manager)


COMPETITIVE GAME RECORD

First Competitive Meeting
15th October 1887
won 1-0, home (FA Cup)

First League Meeting
6th March 1920
won 3-0, away

First Home League Meeting
13th March 1920
drew 0-0, home

First Home League Victory
6th October 1923
won 1-0

First League Double
1923/24
won 1-0 home, won 4-2 away

Highest Scoring Game
won 4-2 - 7th January 1922, away (FA Cup)
won 4-2 - 13th October 1923, away

Largest Winning Margin
4 goals - won 4-0, home
26th September 1931

1887/88
15th October 1887 - won 1-0 (h, Lawton) 3,000 (FA Cup First Round)

Stoke City elected to Second Division

1919/20
6th March 1920 - won 3-0 (a, Whittingham, Watkin, Brown) 22,697
13th March 1920 - drew 0-0 (h) 27,000

1920/21
25th September 1920 - lost 2-1 (a, McColl) 19,967
2nd October 1920 - lost 1-0 (h) 27,455

1921/22
24th September 1921 - drew 0-0 (h) 27,015
1st October 1921 - won 1-0 (a, J Broad) 24,996
7th January 1922 - won 4-2 (a, Watkin 3, Tempest) 14,471 (FA Cup First Round)

1923/24
6th October 1923 - won 1-0 (h, Clarke) 21,685
13th October 1923 - won 4-2 (a, J Broad 2, Eyres 2) 16,800

1924/25
20th September 1924 - lost 1-0 (h) 22,747
24th January 1925 - lost 2-0 (a) 17,214

1925/26
31st August 1925 - lost 3-0 (a) 20,000
7th September 1925 - lost 3-0 (h) 21,782

1927/28
5th November 1927 - lost 2-0 (h) 24,972
17th March 1928 - drew 0-0 (a) 25,084

1928/29
15th September 1928 - won 2-1 (h, Bussey, Davies) 36,182
26th January 1929 - won 2-1 (a, Shirley 2) 18,304

1930/31
13th December 1930 - won 1-0 (h, Robertson) 26,649
18th April 1931 - drew 0-0 (a, 13,190)

1931/32
26th September 1931 - won 4-0 (h, Bussey 3, Sale) 28,192
6th February 1932 - lost 3-0 (a, 20,703)

1932/33
22nd October 1932 - won 1-0 (h, Johnson) 29,243)
4th March 1933 - won 3-1 (a, Johnson, Matthews, Ware) 19,484

Stoke City promoted to First Division

1950/51
6th January 1951 - drew 2-2 (h, Mullard 2) 48,000 (FA Cup Third Round)
8th January 1951 - won 1-0 (a, Bowyer) 40,903 (FA Cup Third Round Replay)

Stoke City relegated to Third Division
Port Vale promoted to Third Division

1954/55
4th September 1954 - drew 0-0 (h) 47,000
25th April 1955 - won 1-0 (a, Bowyer) 40,006

1955/56
8th October 1955 - lost 1-0 (a) 36,271
31st March 1956 - drew 1-1 (h, Oscroft) 36,362

1956/57
10th October 1956 - won 3-1 (h, Coleman 2, Kelly) 38,729
29th April 1957 - drew 2-2 (a, King, Graver) 18,753

Port Vale relegated to Third Division

*Vale celebrated their centenary with a home friendly game against Stoke City on Monday 26th April 1976, which ended in a 1-1 draw*

Port Vale promoted to Second Division

1989/90
23rd September 1989 - drew 1-1 (h, Palin) 27,032
3rd February 1990 - drew 0-0 (a) 22,075

Stoke City relegated to Third Division
Port Vale relegated to Third Division

1992/93
24th October 1992 - won 2-1 (h, Cranson, Stein pen) 24,459
15th November 1992 - drew 0-0 (h) 24,490 (FA Cup First Round)
24th November 1992 - lost 3-1 (a, Sandford) 19,810 (FA Cup First Round Replay)
31st March 1993 - won 2-0 (a, Stein, Gleghorn) 20,373

Stoke City promoted to First Division
Port Vale promoted to First Division

1994/95
14th March 1995 - drew 1-1 (a, Sandford) 19,510
22nd April 1995 - lost 1-0 (h) 20,429

1995/96
27th August 1995 - lost 1-0 (h) 14,283
12th March 1996 - lost 1-0 (a) 16,737

1996/97
13th October 1996 - drew 1-1 (a, Keen) 14,396
20th April 1997 - won 2-0 (h, Sheron 2) 16,426

1997/98
12th October 1997 - won 2-1 (h, Forsyth, Keen) 20,125
1st March 1998 - drew 0-0 (a) 13,853

Stoke City relegated to Second Division
Port Vale relegated to Second Division

2000/01
17th September 2000 - drew 1-1 (a, Lightbourne) 8,948
17th February 2001 - drew 1-1 (h, O'Connor) 22,133
5th March 2001 - lost 2-1 aet (a, Mohan) 11,323 (LDV Vans Trophy) (played at Britannia Stadium)

2001/02
21st October 2001 - drew 1-1 (a, Iwelumo) 10,344
10th February 2002 - lost 1-0 (h) 23,019

Stoke City promoted to First Division


GOALSCORERS (TOTAL 37)

Arty Watkin 4
Walter Bussey 4
James Broad 3
John Eyres 2
John Shirley 2
Joseph Johnson 2
Arthur Mullard 2
Tim Coleman 2
Mark Stein 2
Lee Sandford 2
Mike Sheron 2
Kevin Keen 2
George Lawton
Robert Whittingham
David Brown
James McColl
William Tempest
George Clarke
Harry Davies
William Robertson
Thomas Sale
Stanley Matthews
Harold Ware
Frank Bowyer
Harry Oscroft
George Kelly
John King
Andrew Graver
Leigh Palin
Ian Cranson
Nigel Gleghorn
Kevin Keen
Richard Forsyth
Kyle Lightbourne
James O'Connor
Nicky Mohan
Chris Iwelumo

(competitive games only)


HAT-TRICK HEROES

- Billy Herbert in the 9-0 war victory in 1917/18
- George Mountford (five goals) in another 8-1 war win in 1944/45
- Freddie Steele in a 6-2 regional war victory a week later
- George Mountford, again, with four goals in a 6-0 League North triumph in 1944/45

George Mountford (5 goals)
17th February 1945 (Football League North Cup Qualifying Competition)

George Shutt (4 goals)
9th December 1882 (Staffordshire Cup)

Arty Watkin (4 goals)
14th December 1914 (Birmingham Cup)

Bob Whittingham (4 goals)
12th October 1918 (Football League, Lanc. Reg. Sec.)

George Mountford (4goals)
5th May 1945 (Football League North, Second Championship)

Lewis Ballham (3 goals)
7th May 1887 (friendly)

Willie Dickson (3 goals)
8th October 1894 (friendly)

Mart Watkins (3 goals)
6th October 1902 (Staffordshire Cup)

Arty Watkin (3 goals)
7th January 1922 (FA Cup)

Harry Davies (3 goals)
5th May 1927 (North Staffs Royal Infirmary Cup)

Walter Bussey (3 goals)
26th September 1931 (Football League)

Freddie Steele (3 goals)
24th February 1945 (Football League North Cup Qualifying Competition)

Fred Basnett (3 goals)
16th August 1945 (friendly)

Jeff Cook (3 goals)
14th August 1981 (friendly)

Lee Chapman (3 goals)
21st April 1982 (Wedgwood Trophy)

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