Stoke City's oldest fan Mabel Smith dies

Stoke City's oldest fan Mabel Smith has died. Her health deteriorated after she suffered head injuries in an incident which took place five weeks ago at City’s final Barclays Premier League match of the 2012-13 season at Southampton’s St Mary’s Stadium.

Mabel Smith Credit: ITV News Central

Stoke City say they have been 'saddened' by the news.

Chairman Peter Coates said: 'Mabel was a truly remarkable lady who will be sadly missed by everyone associated with the Club'.

Mabel, who was 93, attended almost every home and away match for many of the seasons since going to her first game back in 1949.