League lowdown: Stoke City

League lowdown: Stoke City

We look at our 2019/20 opposition.

One of the most exciting days in the football calendar- fixture release day, is nearly upon us as we find out when and where Leeds United will be playing next season.

Fixtures for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be announced online at www.leedsunited.com at 9:00am on Thursday 20th June.

Ahead of the fixtures being released, we are bringing you the lowdown on each of the opponents we will be facing in the division next season with our league lowdown.


Name: Stoke City


Nickname: The Potters


Founded: 1863


Stadium: The Bet 365 Stadium


Stadium capacity: 30,089


Distance from Elland Road: 92 miles


Manager/head coach: Nathan Jones


2018/19 league position: 16th (Sky Bet Championship)


2018/19 top league goal scorer: Benik Afobe (8)


2018/19 average league attendance: 25,200


2019/20 Championship title odds: 12/1


2019/20 Championship relegation odds: 20/1


Previous encounters: 92


Leeds United wins: 45


Draws: 18


Stoke City wins: 29


Last time at home: Leeds United 3 (Klich 15, Hernandez 45+1, Cooper 57) Stoke City 1 (Afobe 52) – Sunday 5th August 2018 (Championship)


Last time away: Stoke City 2 (Clucas 49, Allen 88) Leeds United 1 (Alioksi 90+5)-Saturday 19th January 2019 (Championship)


Did you know: Stoke City are the oldest professional Football League Club and were one of the founding members of the Football League.


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Check out highlights from our last home meeting with Stoke City below:

LUFC 3-1 STOKE CITY | 90 IN 90