3rd Division/League 1

Accrington Stanley - Wham Stadium 

Capacity: 5,459 (3,100 seats) 
Nicknames: Stanley, Spaccy, The Reds
Colours: Red shirts, red shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1968
Famous Fans: Jon Anderson, David Lloyd
Mascot: Winstan the Dog
Nearest railway station: Accrington (Preston to Bradford/Leeds line)
Trivia: The original founder members of the football league in 1888 were callled "Accrington" and not "Accrington Stanley" as many think. The present Accrington Stanley was formed in 1968

Accrington Stanley FC Website

Match attended: Accrington Stanley vs Southend United 5/4/2011 3-1 (LD2) For report press here


AFC Wimbledon - Plough Lane

Capacity: 9,300 (all seated)
Nickname: The Dons/The Wombles
Colours: Blue shirts, blue shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2020
Famous Fans: Alun Armstrong, June Whitfield, Arthur Smith
Mascot: Haydon the Womble
Nearest railway stations: Haydon's Road, Earlsfield, Wimbledon
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Match attended: Still to do

 


 

Bolton Wanderers - University of Bolton Stadium 

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Match attended: Bolton Wanderers vs Liverpool 2-3 (Premiership) 29/8/2009


 

Burton Albion - The Pirelli Stadium

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Nearest railway station: Burton-upon-Trent
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Match attended: Burton Albion vs Hereford United 3-2 (League 2) 21/11/2009


Cambridge United - The Abbey Stadium

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Famous Fans: Jamie Oliver
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Nearest railway station: Cambridge
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1st match attended: Cambridge vs Southend United

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Charlton Athletic - The Valley

Capacity: 27,111 (all seated)

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Nearest railway station: Charlton
Trivia: At one time the Valley had the largest capacity of any English football team at around 70,000
Website: www.

Match attended: Charlton vs Bolton Wanderers 1-2 (Premiership) 23/3/2002

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Cheltenham Town - Jonny-Rocks Stadium

Capacity:7,066
Nickname: The Robins
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Year Ground Opened: 1932
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Nearest railway station: Cheltenham
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Match attended: Cheltenham vs Southend United 0-3 (League 2) 19/3/2006

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Crewe Alexandra - Alexandra Stadium

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Nickname: The Railwaymen/The Alex
Colours: Red top, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1898
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Nearest railway station: Crewe
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Website: www.
 

Match attended: Crewe vs Southend United 1-3 (League 1) 5/4/2008

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Doncaster Rovers - Keepmoat Stadium

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Match attended: Doncaster vs Southend United 3-1 (League One) 29/12/2007


Fleetwood Town - Highbury Stadium

Capacity: 5,327 (2,701 seats)
Nickname: The Cod Army
Colours: Red shirts and white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1939
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Nearest Railway Stations: Blackpool North/Poulton-le-Flyde
Nearest tram stop: Stanley Road
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Match attended: Fleetwood Town vs Southend United (LD2) 26/4/2014 1-1


Gillingham - The Medway Priestfield Stadium

Capacity: 11,582
Nickname: The Gills
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Year Ground Opened: 1893

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Nearest railway station: Gillingham
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Website: www.
 

Match attended: Gillingham vs Southend United 1-2 (League 1) 1/10/2005


 

Ipswich Town - Portman Road 

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Colours: Royal blue shirts, white shorts
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Nearest railway station: Ipswich 
Trivia: There are statutues to both Sir Alf Ramsey and Sir Bobby Robson outside the ground
Website: www.
 

1st match attended: Ipswich Town vs Newcastle United (Friendly) 26/7/2004

Last match attended: Ipswich Town vs Doncaster Rovers (CHA) 3-2 22/1/2011 Visit report


 

 

Lincoln City - Sincil Bank Stadium

Capacity: 10,300 (all seated)
Nickname: The Red Imps
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Year Ground Opened: 1895
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Nearest railway station: Lincoln
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Website: www.

Match attended: Lincoln vs Morecambe 1-3 (League 2) 5/4/2010


 

 

Milton Keynes Dons - Stadium MK

Capacity: 30,500 (all seated)
Nickname: The Dons
Colours:  White shirts and gold shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2007
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Mascot: Mooie
Nearest railway stations: Fenny Stratford, Bletchley
Trivia: the stadium boasts some of the most comfortable seats in the league
Website: www.
 

Match attended: MK Dons vs Southend United 2-0 (League 1) 28/12/2008


 

Morecambe - The Globe Arena

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Nickname: The Shrimps
Colours: Red shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2010
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Mascot: Christie The Cat
Nearest railway stations: Morecambe, Bare Lane, Lancaster
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Website: www.
 

Match attended - Morecambe vs Southend United 5/3/11 2-1 (LD2)  Visit report here

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Oxford United - Kassam Stadium

Capacity: 12,500 (all seated)
Nickname: The U's
Colours: Yellow and Blue striped shirts, blue shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2001
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Nearest railway station: Oxford
Trivia: The stadium is unusual in that it has three sides, though there are plans to build a fourth stand
Website: www.
Football Ground Guide

1st match attended: Oxford United vs Southend United 0-1 (League Division 3) 24/8/2002
Last match attended: Oxford United vs Southend United 0-2 (League 2) 1/1/2011 Visit report here 


Plymouth Argyle - Home Park

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Mascot: Pilgrim Pete
Nearest railway station: Plymouth
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Match attended: Plymouth vs Southend United 2-1 (Championship) 21/4/2007

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Portsmouth - Fratton Park

Capacity: 21,100 (all seated)
Nickname: Pompey
Colours: Royal blue shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened:  1898
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Nearest railway station: Fratton
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Website: www.
 

Match attended: Portsmouth vs Newcastle United 0-0 (Premiership) 12/4/2008


 

Rotherham United - AESSEAL New York Stadium  

Capacity: 12,021 (all seated)
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Year Ground Opened: 2012
Famous Fans: The Chuckle Brothers. 
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Nearest railway station: Rotherham
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Website: www.
 

Match attended: Rotherham vs Nots County LD1 6-0 1/3/2014 For match report press here 


 

Sheffield Wednesday - Hillsborough

Capacity: 39,812 (all seated)
Nickname: The Owls
Colours: Blue & white striped shirts, black shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1899
Famous Fans: Paul Carrack, David Blunkett, Thomas Craig
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Nearest railway station: Sheffield
Nearest Tram stops: Leppings Lane, Hillsborough
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Sheffield Wednesday Websiite
 

Match attended: Sheffield Wednesday vs Southend United 3-2 (Championship) 24/2/2007

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Shrewsbury Town - Montgomery Waters Meadow

Capacity: 9,875
Nickname:Shrews, The Town
Colours: Blue shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2007
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Nearest railway station: Shrewsbury
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Website: www.
 

1st match attended: Shrewsbury Town vs Leicester City 0-5 (Friendly) 25/7/2009
Last match attended: Shrewsbury Town vs Stockport County 2-0 (LD2) 16/4/2011 For visit report press here


Sunderland - Stadium of Light 

Capacity: 49,000 (all seated) 
Nickname: The Black Cats
Colours: Red and white striped shirts, black shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1997
Famous Fans: Steve Cram
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Nearest railway station: Sunderland
Nearest metro stations: Stadium of Light/St Peters
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Website: www.
 

Match attended: Sunderland vs Liverpool 1-0 (Premiership) 17/10/2009 


Wigan Athletic - DW Stadium
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Nearest railway stations: Wigan North Western/Wigan Wallgate
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Match attended: Wigan vs Arsenal 1-4 (Premiership) 11/4/2009

 


 

Wycombe Wanderers - Adams Park

Capacity: 10,137 
Nickname: The Chairboys
Colours: Navy & light blue shirts
Year Ground Opened: 1990
Famous Fans: Bill Turnbull 
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Nearest railway station: High Wycombe (on the London Marylebone to Birmingham Snow Hill Chiltern route)
Trivia: Wycombe Wanderers share the ground with London Wasps rugby union team
Website: www.
 

Match attended: Wycombe vs Southend United (League 2) 0-2 26/12/2004


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