Stoke City F.C. Reserves and Academy

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Stoke City Under-23s
Stoke City FC.svg
Full name Stoke City Football Club Under-23s
Nickname(s) The Potters
Founded 1863, as Stoke Swifts F.C.
Ground bet365 Stadium
Harrison Park, Leek
Clayton Wood Training Ground
Chairman Peter Coates
Manager Glyn Hodges (Under-23s)
Kevin Russell (Under-18s)
League Premier League 2 Division 2
2015–16 Professional Development League Division 2, 8th
Website Club home page
Current season

Stoke City Football Club Under-23s is the most senior of Stoke City's youth teams and the club's former reserve team. The Under-23 team is effectively Stoke City's second-string side. They play in Premier League 2 Division 2. The team also competes in the Premier League Cup and the Staffordshire Senior Cup.

They play their home matches at the club's main ground, the bet365 Stadium, Harrison Park in Leek as well as the club's Clayton Wood Training Ground. In previous seasons the team has played at Macclesfield Town's Moss Rose, Nantwich Town's Weaver Stadium and Newcastle Town's Lyme Valley Stadium. The Under-23s are managed by Glyn Hodges, whilst the Under-18s are managed by Kevin Russell.

Current squads[edit]

As of 1 July 2016[1][2]

Under-23s[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
30 Morocco MF Moha El Ouriachi
34 England MF Ollie Shenton
37 England FW Dom Telford
38 France MF Eddy Lecygne
39 Hungary GK Dániel Gyollai
40 England FW George Waring
41 England MF Mark Waddington
42 England DF Joel Taylor
45 Belgium FW Julien Ngoy
47 Canada DF Kosovar Sadaki
No. Position Player
50 France FW Hakim Abdallah
51 England DF Lewis Banks
52 England DF Liam Edwards
53 England MF Daniel Jarvis
54 Scotland DF Harry Souttar
55 Belgium MF Thibaud Verlinden
56 Republic of Ireland DF Ryan Sweeney
59 Spain MF Sergio Molina
60 England GK Harry Isted
63 England DF Johnville Renee-Pringle

Under-18s[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
57 Portugal DF Luis Silva
58 Denmark MF Lasse Sørensen
61 England DF Cameron McJannett
62 England GK Tommy Dyche
64 England FW Tyrese Campbell
65 England DF James Butler
66 Mali DF Mohamed Diallo
67 Hungary MF Krisztofer Szerető
68 France DF Vazoumana Karamoko
69 Portugal MF Venancio Da Silva
70 England MF Jake Dunwoody
No. Position Player
71 England GK Mitchell Allen
72 England DF Tom Edwards
73 Fiji DF Scott Wara
74 England MF Connor Russo
75 England DF Harvey Read
76 Guinea-Bissau MF Rachid Baldé
77 England MF Jacob Twyford
78 England FW Jordan Greenidge
79 Republic of Ireland FW Shola Ayoola
80 Finland FW Niklas Jokelainen
84 Hungary GK Máté Deczki

Honours[edit]

Leagues[edit]

Cups[edit]

Staff[edit]

Academy management
  • Academy Director: Gareth Jennings
  • Head of Academy Coaching: James Hunter
  • Head of Academy Sports Science & Athletic Development: Paul White
  • Head of Academy Education: Greg Briggs
  • Academy Medical Lead Physiotherapist: Mel Pejic
  • Academy Secretary: Margaret Stringer
Academy full-time coaching staff

Notable Academy graduates[edit]

A number players from the Stoke City Academy go on to have careers in professional football, whether at Stoke City or at other clubs. The following is a list of players who have played at a professional level since the Academy opened in 1998. Players who are listed in Bold have gained senior international caps.

League performance[edit]

Reserves & U21's[edit]

Season League Played Wins Draws Losses Goals F Goals A Points Position
Entered the Combination as Stoke Swifts
1891–92 The Combination 22 13 1 8 49 29 27 4/12
1892–93 The Combination 22 14 4 4 48 23 32 2/12
1893–94 The Combination 18 10 1 7 57 31 21 2/10
1894–95 Midland Football League 26 14 7 5 90 33 35 2/14
1895–96 North Staffordshire & District League 30 21 7 2 109 29 49 1/16
1896–97 North Staffordshire & District League 25 18 3 5 84 33 39 2/14
1897–98 The Combination 24 10 5 9 42 35 25 3/13
1898–99 North Staffordshire & District League 22 17 1 4 84 25 35 1/12
1899–1900 North Staffordshire & District League 16 9 1 6 50 27 19 3/9
Renamed Stoke reserves and joined the Birmingham & District League
1900–01 Birmingham & District League 34 17 5 12 80 51 39 4/18
1901–02 Birmingham & District League 34 15 6 13 50 45 36 9/18
1902–03 Birmingham & District League 34 14 6 14 63 45 34 10/18
1903–04 Birmingham & District League 34 21 6 7 89 55 48 2/18
1904–05 Birmingham & District League 34 20 5 9 68 33 45 2/18
1905–06 Birmingham & District League 34 14 7 13 71 60 35 8/18
1906–07 Birmingham & District League 34 13 8 13 62 64 34 9/18
1907–08 Birmingham & District League 34 12 9 13 53 57 33 11/18
Stoke resign from the Football League and first team replaces reserves in the Birmingham & District League
1908–09 North Staffordshire Federation League 15 11 1 3 44 22 23 2/10
1909–10 North Staffordshire & District League 26 20 0 6 76 23 40 3/14
1910–11 North Staffordshire & District League 26 14 3 9 65 32 31 5/14
First team leave the Birmingham & District League, reserves take their place
1911–12 Birmingham & District League 34 11 12 11 51 52 34 9/18
1912–13 Birmingham & District League 34 13 3 18 58 75 29 14/18
1913–14 Birmingham & District League 34 17 7 10 73 46 41 4/18
1914–15 Birmingham & District League 34 17 5 12 80 52 39 8/18
1914 to 1919 – World War I
1919–20 Birmingham & District League 34 14 4 16 73 68 32 12/18
1920–21 Birmingham & District League 34 11 6 17 46 62 28 12/18
Joined the newly formed reserve team only Central League
1921–22 Central League 42 19 9 14 71 52 47 6/22
1922–23 Central League 42 13 9 14 62 82 35 18/22
1923–24 Central League 42 11 12 19 43 58 34 17/22
1924–25 Central League 42 12 8 22 54 90 32 18/22
Stoke-on-Trent granted city status in 1925, renamed Stoke City Reserves
1925–26 Central League 42 14 8 20 74 93 36 18/22
1926–27 Central League 42 15 5 22 70 81 35 18/22
1927–28 Central League 42 23 8 11 101 62 54 1/22
1928–29 Central League 42 16 7 19 78 82 39 15/22
1929–30 Central League 42 17 10 15 70 83 44 8/22
1930–31 Central League 42 14 11 17 46 73 39 16/22
1931–32 Central League 42 12 10 20 57 101 34 16/22
1932–33 Central League 42 16 8 18 80 74 40 14/22
1933–34 Central League 42 26 4 12 88 66 56 3/22
1934–35 Central League 42 21 10 11 93 62 52 2/22
1935–36 Central League 42 10 10 22 66 95 30 20/22
1936–37 Central League 42 19 6 17 70 82 44 11/22
1937–38 Central League 42 12 12 18 55 76 36 21/22
1938–39 Central League 42 12 10 20 60 65 34 19/22
1939 to 1945 – World War II
1945–46 Central League 40 16 3 21 68 74 35 14/21
1946–47 Central League 42 11 10 21 56 89 32 18/22
1947–48 Central League 42 15 9 18 56 71 39 13/22
1948–49 Central League 42 16 6 20 65 69 38 14/22
1949–50 Central League 42 13 9 20 56 83 35 19/22
1950–51 Central League 42 6 9 27 34 92 21 22/22
1951–52 Central League 42 11 5 26 47 84 27 22/22
1952–53 Central League 42 17 7 18 67 69 41 11/22
1953–54 Central League 42 10 6 26 46 89 26 21/22
1954–55 Central League 42 19 5 18 69 78 43 12/22
1955–56 Central League 42 10 14 18 52 76 34 17/22
1956–57 Central League 42 17 11 14 65 62 45 8/22
1957–58 Central League 42 16 10 16 66 71 42 11/22
1958–59 Central League 42 22 8 12 81 54 52 4/22
1959–60 Central League 42 21 9 12 77 54 51 5/22
1960–61 Central League 42 9 11 22 42 71 29 20/22
1961–62 Central League 42 11 11 20 45 75 33 19/22
1962–63 Central League 42 22 8 12 75 50 52 6/22
1963–64 Central League 42 19 10 13 58 42 48 14/22
1964–65 Central League 42 10 12 20 42 71 32 18/22
1965–66 Central League 42 24 9 9 76 51 57 2/22
1966–67 Central League 42 18 5 19 65 68 41 11/22
1967–68 Central League 42 12 14 16 60 73 38 16/22
1968–69 Central League 42 15 9 18 45 42 39 13/22
1969–70 Central League 42 19 11 12 67 40 49 8/22
1970–71 Central League 42 10 14 18 52 64 34 18/22
1971–72 Central League 42 17 13 12 59 49 47 6/22
1972–73 Central League 42 23 8 11 86 55 54 2/22
1973–74 Central League 42 16 11 15 59 56 43 13/22
1974–75 Central League 42 18 12 12 50 40 48 6/22
1975–76 Central League 42 16 10 16 60 55 42 11/22
1976–77 Central League 42 13 18 11 49 50 44 10/22
1977–78 Central League 42 13 14 15 58 52 40 11/22
1978–79 Central League 42 23 11 8 65 45 57 3/22
1979–80 Central League 42 11 17 14 45 49 39 13/22
1980–81 Central League 42 14 11 17 51 57 39 14/22
1981–82 Central League 42 11 15 16 50 61 37 14/22
Central League Division Two created
1982–83 Central League Division One 30 14 6 10 54 57 34 7/16
Three points for a win introduced to reserve team football
1983–84 Central League Division One 30 11 6 13 52 59 39 9/16
1984–85 Central League Division One 34 8 6 20 43 72 30 17/18
1985–86 Central League Division Two 34 9 5 20 51 85 32 ?/18
1986–87 Central League Division Two 32 13 5 14 42 48 44 ?/17
1987–88 Central League Division Two 34 11 8 15 30 44 41 ?/18
1988–89 Central League Division Two 34 17 10 7 60 38 61 ?/18
1989–90 Central League Division Two 34 14 8 12 50 44 50 ?/18
1990–91 Central League Division Two 34 12 5 17 51 67 41 ?/18
1991–92 Central League Division Two 34 25 5 4 93 30 80 1/18
1992–93 Central League Division One 34 8 8 18 38 56 32 16/18
1993–94 Central League Division Two 34 21 3 10 54 41 66 3/18
1994–95 Central League Division One 34 12 7 15 46 44 43 11/18
1995–96 Central League Division One 34 17 8 9 57 42 59 3/18
League restructure
1996–97 Central League Premier Division 24 11 2 11 34 37 35 4/13
1997–98 Central League Premier Division 24 10 4 10 35 41 34 6/13
1998–99 Central League Premier Division 24 7 7 10 24 32 28 10/13
League restructure following creation of Premier Reserve League
1999–2000 Central League Premier Division 22 3 8 11 21 37 17 11/12
2000–01 Central League Division One 22 9 5 8 35 32 12 5/12
2001–02 Central League Division One 22 10 3 9 52 27 33 5/12
2002–03 Central League Division One 18 12 2 4 42 22 38 1/10
2003–04 Central League Premier Division 22 13 4 5 45 31 43 1/12
2004–05 Central League Premier Division 22 10 3 9 28 26 33 5/12
Leagues re-organised into geographical divisions
2005–06 Central League Central Division 18 7 2 9 22 30 23 6/10
2006–07 Central League Central Division 22 6 7 9 25 37 25 8/12
2007–08 Central League Central Division 22 9 3 10 25 36 30 9/12
Joined Premier Reserve League following first team's promotion
2008–09 Premier Reserve League South 16 4 2 10 18 23 14 8/9
2009–10 Premier Reserve League South 16 3 4 9 13 24 13 9/9
resigned from the Premier Reserve League
2010–11 No league entered
2011–12 Central League Central Division 12 3 3 6 15 23 12 7/7
Joined Professional Development League following league reconstruction
2012–13 Under-21 Premier League First Phase 12 1 1 10 11 37 4 7/7
Under-21 Premier League Second Phase 12 2 1 9 14 28 7 7/7
2013–14 Under-21 Premier League 21 6 4 11 26 34 22 18/22
2014–15 Under-21 Premier League Division 2 22 4 6 12 23 50 18 11/12
2015–16 Under-21 Premier League Division 2 22 10 2 10 24 24 32 8/12

Academy[edit]

Season League
P W D L F A Pts Pos
Joined under-19 FA Premier Academy League
1999–00 22 3 5 14 17 47 14 8/8
2000–01 28 6 7 15 37 59 25 8/10
2001–02 28 7 6 15 40 46 27 8/10
2002–03 28 3 8 17 25 62 17 10/10
2003–04 26 4 7 15 37 63 19 9/10
League becomes - Premier Academy League Under 18s
2004–05 28 10 9 9 39 46 39 6/9
2005–06 28 10 8 10 42 37 38 6/10
2006–07 28 3 5 20 14 53 14 10/10
2007–08 28 6 7 15 28 42 22 10/10
2008–09 28 11 7 10 30 41 40 6/10
2009–10 28 9 10 9 32 38 37 8/10
2010–11 28 5 3 20 27 58 18 10/10
2011–12 28 12 7 9 45 41 43 6/10
League becomes - Professional U18 Development League
2012–13 12 5 0 7 16 21 15 5/7
12 4 3 5 17 16 15 4/7
2013–14 31 6 6 19 34 61 24 11/11
2014–15 29 9 6 14 41 50 33 17/24
2015–16 29 7 5 17 35 57 26 21/24

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Retained and released lists submitted by Premier League clubs". Premier League. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "Stoke City Academy and development thread 2016/7". Oatcake Fanzine. Retrieved 1 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Under 21s / Reserve Team Statistics". Stoke City. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 

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