FOOTBALL - Everton was defeated at home by Chelsea in the English Premier League on Sunday (2-1). This ended a 13-match home unbeaten run, which started in March this year, leaving Stoke City as the only team still unbeaten in all their home matches this Premier League season.
- The last team to beat Stoke in a league match at the Britannia Stadium is Sunderland in February 2012.
- The second longest running streak in the English top flight now belongs to Luton Town, which did not lose their last eight at home before being relegated to the second tier in the summer of 1992.
- If Chelsea beat Stoke at the Britannia on January 12 and Liverpool beat Manchester United at Old Trafford on January 13, a team from the Blue Square Premier (5th tier) will have the longest ongoing home unbeaten run in the English top flight.
- See below the longest current streaks with from each team their last home defeat.
Longest current home unbeaten streaks - English top flight
17 - Stoke City (8 wins, 9 draws) - vs Sunderland (04 Feb 2012) 0-1
8 - Luton Town (5, 3) - vs West Ham United (18 Jan 1992) 0-1
7 - Manchester United (7, 0) - vs Tottenham Hotspur (29 Sep 2012) 2-3
4 - Tottenham Hotspur (3, 1) - vs Wigan Athletic (03 Nov 2012) 0-1
4 - Chelsea (1, 3) - vs Manchester United (28 Oct 2012) 2-3
4 - Carlisle United (3, 1) - vs Luton Town (15 Mar 1975) 1-2