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


Brentford - Brentford Community Stadium  

Capacity: 17,250 

Nickname: The Bees

Colours: Red and white stripes, black shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2021
Famous Fans: Rick Wakeman, Gregg Dyke
Nearest railway station: Kew Bridge

Website: www.


Brighton & Hove Albion - American Express 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
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
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
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:
Nearest railway stations: Norwood Junction, Selhurst, Thornton Heath
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:
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 

Leeds United - Elland Road

Capacity: 37,890
Nickname: Whites, United, Peacocks
Colours: White shirts and shorts

Year Ground Opened: 1897
Famous Fans:
Nearest railway station: Cottingley (on Leeds to Huddersfield line), Leeds
Trivia: Elland Road was used in the film "The King;s Speech" as a double for Wembley Stadium (as well as Bradford's Rugby League Odsall Stadium)
Website: www.

Match attended: Leeds United vs Southend United 2-0 (Championship) 28/10/2006


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
Nearest railway station: Leicester

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
t match attended: Liverpool vs Southampton 3-2 (Division 1) 10/3/1973 

Last match attended: Liverpool vs Man City 3-0 (Premiership) 11/4/2011

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
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)
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
Nearest railway station: Norwich
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


Southampton - St Marys

Capacity: 32,505 (all seated)

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

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: 2019

Famous Fans:
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

Match attended: still to do

Watford - Vicarage Road

Capacity: 21,577 (all seated)
Nickname: The Hornets
Colours: Yellow shirts, red shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1922 
Famous Fans: Elton John

Nearest railway station: Watford High Street

Trivia: Watford FC used to have its own railway station, Watford Stadium Halt, which was on the Watford Junction to Croxley Green line. It opened in 1982 and closed in 2003. It only opened on match days.

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
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

Wolverhampton Wanderers - Molineux

Capacity: 31,700
Nickname: Wolves
Colours: Orange shirts and black shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1889
Famous Fans: Noddy Holder
Nearest railway station: Wolverhampton

Trivia: Between 1984 and 1986 they were relegated four times in succession from the old 1st Division down to the 4th Division. 

Match attended: Wolves vs Southend United (League Cup) 20/8/2009


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