A clipping from 1914 recalls how seats were damaged at the Old Rec stadium…
Many thanks to Kev Walshaw for providing this clipping.
About this incident
This occurred at the Old Rec ground (pictured above) in Hanley. Adrian Capes was a former player who made over 200 appearances for the Valiants during two spells at the club. After retiring he served as trainer from 1911 to 1919. He passed away in 1955 aged 82.