Stoke have established themselves as a regular feature in the Premier League following their promotion in the 2007/2008 season. Under chairman Peter Coates, Stoke's debt is one of the lowest in the Premier League despite having players like Peter Crouch on their books on relatively high salaries.
The club is very well run with strict limits put in place regarding transfer fees and wages. This has helped the club to maintain a solid place in the top flight, proving to be a match for all of the so-called bigger clubs on their day.
Below you'll see how debt levels have changed at the club over the years compared to league position & goals scored in addition to other key stats. There's also a social media data analysis of who is the most valued player to the fans, compared to the clubs player of the year.
A comparison of the club voted player of the year to what we have defined as the 'Most Valued Player' (MVP).