1st Division/Premiership

Arsenal - Emirates Stadium

Capacity: 60,260 (all seated)
Nickname: The Gunners
Colours: Red & white shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2006
Famous Fans: Damon Hill, Roger Daltrey, Alan Davies, Lewis Hamilton, Ray Davis, Heston Blumenthal
Mascot: Gunnersaurus Rex
Nearest railway stations: Drayton Park, Finsbury Park, Highbury & Islington,
Nearest tube stations: Arsenal, Holloway Road, Highbury & Islington, Finsbury Park
Trivia: For EUFA Champions League matches the ground is called "Arsenal Stadium" because of a ban on corporate advertising

Match attended: Arsenal vs West Bromwich Albion 2-0 (Carling Cup 3rd Round) 22/9/2009  


Aston Villa - Villa Park 

Capacity: 42,7885(all seated)
Nickname: Villa / The Villans / The Lions
Colours: Claret and Sky Blue shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1897
Famous Fans: Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, Martin Shaw, Nigel Kennedy
Mascot: Hercules Lion
Nearest railway stations: Aston, Whitton
Trivia: Villa Park is the first football ground to host international football matches in three different centuries
Match attended: Aston Villa vs Liverpool 0-1 (Premier League) 18/8/2002


 

Bournemouth - Vitality Stadium

Capacity: 11,329 (all seated
Nickname: The Cherries
Colours: Red & Black striped shirts
Year Ground Opened: 1910
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest railway stations: Pokesdown, Bournemouth
Trivia: The pitch was rotated 90 degrees in 2001 when the ground was rebuilt in 2001 
Match attended: Bournemouth vs Southend United 1-1 (League Division 1) 1/4/2006


Brighton & Hove Albion - American Epress Community Stadium  

Capacity: 30,666 (all seated)
Nickname: The Seagulls
Colours: Blue and white sripes, blue shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2011
Famous Fans:
Mascot: Gully
Nearest railway station: Falmer
Trivia:
1st Match attended: Brighton vs Nottigham Forest (CHA) 1-0 3/12/2011 visit report


 

Burnley - Turf Moor

Capacity: 22,546 (all seated) 
Nickname: The Clarets
Colours: Claret & Blue shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1883
Famous Fans: Tony Livesey, Alistair Campbell, John Kettley
Mascot: Bertie Bee
Nearest railway stations: Burnley Central, Burnley Manchester Road
Trivia:
Match attended: Burnley vs Liverpool 0-4 (Premiership) 23/4/2010


Chelsea - Stamford Bridge

Capacity: 41,631 (all seated)
Nickname: The Blues
Colours: Royal Blue shirts and shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1905

Famous Fans: Tim Lovejoy
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: West Brompton    
Nearest Tube station: Fulham Broadway
Trivia: Chelsea are one of a handful of clubs who have played at the same ground ever since they were first formed

1st match attended: Chelsea vs Preston North End 2-0 (Division 2) 1/12/1979

Last match attended: Chelsea vs Derby County 1-0 (Premiership) 30/3/2002


Crystal Palace - Selhurst Park

Capacity: 25,456 (all seated)
Nickname: The Eagles
Colours: Red & Blue striped shirts, blue shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1924
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest railway stations: Norwood Junction, Selhurst, Thornton Heath
Trivia: 
1st match attended: Crystal Palace vs Liverpool 0-0 (Division 1) 26/4/1980

Last match attended: Crystal Palace vs Liverpool 0-0 (FA4) 26/1/2003


Everton - Goodison Park

Capacity: 39,572 (all seated)

Nickname: The Toffees 
Colours: Royal blue shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1892
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest railway stations: Kirkdale, Sandhills (via Soccerbus)
Trivia: The name "Toffees" comes from the Toffee Lady who throws toffees and sweets into the crowd before every game
1st match attended: Everton vs Ipswich Town 2-2 (Division 1) 18/1/1969 

Last match attended: Everton vs Stoke City 1-0 (Premiership) 30/10/2010 


Leicester City - King Power Stadium

Capacity: 32,312 (all seated)
Nickname: The Foxes
Colours: Blue shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2002
Famous Fans: Lembit Opik
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: Leicester
Trivia:

Match attended: Leicester City vs Southend United 1-0 (Championship) 26/8/2006


Liverpool - Anfield

Capacity: 54,074 (all seated)
Nickname: The Reds
Colours: Red shirts and shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1884
Famous Fans: John Peel (RIP), Cilla Black, Johnny Vegas, Roy Castle (RIP), Mike Myers, Jimmy Tarbuck, Daniel Craig and not forgetting ....... Gerry Marsden
Mascot: Little Liver
Nearest railway station: Sandhills (on the Liverpool to Southport/Ormskirk line)
Trivia: Anfield was originally the ground of Everton FC
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t match attended: Liverpool vs Southampton 3-2 (Division 1) 10/3/1973 

Last match attended: Liverpool vs Chelsea 0-2 (Premiership) 2/4/2010


Manchester City - Ethiad Stadium 

Capacity: 55,097 (all seated)
Nickname: City or the Citizens
Colours: Sky Blue shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2002
Famous Fans: Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher
Mascot: Moonchester
Nearest railway stations: Ashburys, Manchester Piccadilly   Nearest Metrolink Station: Ethiad Campus
Trivia: The ground was originally the athletics stadium used for the 2002 Commonwealth Games
Match attended: Man City vs Liverpool 3-0 (Premiership) 23/8/10 


Manchester United - Old Trafford

Capacity: 74,879 (all seated)
Nickname: The Red Devils
Colours: Red shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1910
Famous Fans: Mick Hucknall, Eamon Holmes, Angus Deaton
Mascot:       
Nearest Metrolink stations: Old Trafford. Pomona, Exchange Quay 
Trivia: Until recently the ground had its own dedicated railway station called "Manchester United FC Halt"
Match attended: England vs Greece 2-2 (World Cup) 6/10/2001


Millburn Stand
Newcastle United - St James' Park

Capacity: 52,405 (all seated)
Nickname: The Magpies
Colours: Black & white striped shirts, black shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1892
Famous Fans: Jimmy Nail, Brian Johnson, Tim Healy, Tony Blair, Robson Green, Ant & Dec 
Mascot: Monty Magpie
Nearest Metro/railway stations: St James, Monument (Metro), Newcastle Central (Railway)
Trivia:
Match attended: Newcastle United vs Scunthorpe United 3-1 (Championship) 17/3/2010 


Norwich City - Carrow Road

Capacity: 27,244 (all seated)
Nickname: The Canaries
Colours: Yellow shirts, green shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1935
Famous Fans: Delia Smith
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: Norwich
Trivia:
1st match attended: Norwich vs Preston North End 2-0 (League Division One) 4/5/2003

Last match attended: Norwich vs Southend United 0-0 (Championship) 26/12/2006


 

Sheffield United - Bramall Lane
 

Capacity: 32,609 (all seated0
Nickname: The Blades
Colours: Red & White striped shirts and black shorts

Year Ground Opened: 1862
Famous Fans: Sean Bean
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: Sheffield
Trivia:

Match attended: Sheffield United vs Cardiff City 4-3 (Championship) 24/10/2009


Southampton - St Marys

Capacity: 32,505 (all seated)

 Nickname: The Saints
Colours: Red & white striped shirts, black shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2001
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest railway stations: Southampton, St Denys
Trivia:

Match attended: Southampton vs Southend United 4-1 (Championship) 6/5/2007


Tottenham Hotspur - Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Capacity: 62,062 (all seated)
Nickname: Spurs
Colours: White shirts and black shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1900/2019
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest railway stations: White Hart Lane, Northumberland Avenue 
Trivia: The pitch can be retracted to allow an artificial surface to be used for American football matches

1st match attended: Tottenham Hotspur vs Celtic 2-1 (Friendly) 7/8/2002
Last match attended: Tottenham Hotspur vs Southend United 1-0 (Carling Cup) 20/12/2006


Watford - Vicarage Road

Capacity: 21,577 (all seated)
Nickname: The Hornets
Colours: Yellow shirts, red shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1922 
Famous Fans: Elton John
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: Watford High Street
Trivia:
Match attended: Watford vs Crewe 0-1 (League Division 1) 2/3/2002


West Ham United - London Stadium

Capacity: 60,000 (all seated)
Nickname: The Irons
Colours: Sky Blue & claret shirts, white shorts 
Year Ground Opened: 2016
Famous Fans: Steve Harris, Ray Winstone
Mascot:
Nearest railway stations: Stratford London, Stratford International, Hackney Wick (London Overground)    
Nearest Underground stations: Stratford (Central & Jubilee Line) 
Nearest Docklands stations: Stratford / Stratford International / Pudding Mill Lane

Match attended: West Ham vs Accrington Stanley 1-0 (EFL Cup 3rd round) 21/9/2016


Wolves - Molineux

Capacity: 31,700
Nickname: Wolves
Colours: Orange shirts and black shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1889
Famous Fans: Noddy Holder
Mascot: 
Nearest railway station: Wolverhampton
Trivia: 
Match attended: Wolves vs Southend United (League Cup) 20/8/2009

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