3rd Division/League 1

AFC Wimbledon - The Cherry Reds Records Stadium

Capacity: 4,720 (1,265 seats)
Nickname: The Dons/The Wombles
Colours: Blue shirts, blue shorts
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Famous Fans: Alun Armstrong, June Whitfield, Arthur Smith
Mascot: Haydon the Womble
Nearest railway station: Norbiton (on the London Waterloo to Kingston-upon-Thames line)
Trivia: The ground belongs to Kingstonian FC
Website

Football Ground Guide

Match attended: AFC Wimbledon vs Newport County 2-2 (Blue Square premiership) 30/8/2010


Blackburn Rovers - Ewood Park

Capacity: 31,367 (all seated)
Nickname: Rovers
Colours: Royal blue and white shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1890
Famous Fans: Jim Bowen, Wayne Hemmingway, Carl Fogarty
Mascot: Roar The Lion
Nearest railway stations: Blackburn, Darwen
Trivia: The final of the Wome's Euro 2005 competition was held at Ewood Park
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1st Match attended: Blackburn vs Liverpool 0-0 (Premiership) 5/12/2009
Last match attended: Blackburn Rovers vs Newcastle United 0-0 (Premiership) 12/2/2011


Blackpool - Bloomfield Road

Capacity: 16,000
Nickname: The Seasiders / Tangerines
Colours: Tangerine shirts and white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1901 (redeveloped since 2001)
Famous Fans: Bill Beaumont, Graham Kelly, the Nolans
Mascot: Bloomfield Bear
Nearest railway station: Blackpool South - on the slow line to Preston (10 minutes walk)
Trivia: Bloomfield Road is called "Bloomers" by Blackpool fans
Website

Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Blackpool vs Wolves 2-1 (Premiership) 20/11/2010 For visit report press


Bradford City - Coral Windows Stadium 

Capacity: 25,136 (all seated)
Nickname: The Bantams
Colours: Claret and Amber shirts, Claret shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1903
Famous Fans: George Layton, Peter Firth
Mascot: The City Gent
Nearest railway station: Bradford Forster Square (terminus station off the Leeds to Skipton line)
Trivia: There is an NHS dental surgery within the stadium perimeter

Bradford City FC Website

Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Bradford City vs Southend United 0-2 (League 1) 9/8/2005


Bristol Rovers - The Memorial Stadium

Capacity: 12,001
Nickname: Gasheads, Pirates
Colours: Blue & white squared shirts,
Year Ground Opened: 1921
Famous Fans: Ronnie Size,
Mascot: Pete the Pirate
Nearest railway station: Filton Abbey Parkway (on Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol Parkway line)
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Website: www.
Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Bristol Rovers vs Huddersfield Town 1-0 (League One) 22/08/09


Bury - JD Stadium

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Match attended: Bury vs Chester City 2-1 (League 2) 21/8/2004 


Charton Athletic - The Valley

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


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

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Nearest Railway Staions: Blackpool North/Poulton-le-Flyde
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Match attended: Fleetwood Town vs Southend United (LD2) 26/4/2014 1-1


Gillingham - MEMS Priestfield Stadium

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


Milton Keynes Dons - Stadium mk

Capacity: 30,000
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Mascot: Mooie
Nearest railway stations: Fenny Stratford, Bletchley
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Match attended: MK Dons vs Southend United 2-0 (League 1) 28/12/2008


Northampton Town - Sixfields Stadium

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Nearest railway station: Northampton (London Euston to Rugby line)
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Match attended: Northampton Town vs Southend United 0-0 (League 2 Play off semi-final leg 1) 15/5/2005


Oldham Athletic - Boundary Park

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Match attended: Oldham vs Southend United 1-1 (League 1) 25/4/2009


Oxford United - Kassam Stadium

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Nearest railway station: Oxford
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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 


Peterborough United - ABAX Stadium

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Nearest railway station: Peterborough (on London Kings Cross to York line)
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1st Match attended: Peterborough United vs Northampton Town (League Dvision 3) 26/12/1980

Last match attended: Peterborough United vs Southend United 1-1 (League Division 3) 22/8/1998


Plymouth Argyle - Home Park

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


Portsmouth - Fratton Park

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


Rochdale - Spotland

Capacity: 10,249
Nickname: The Dale
Colours: Blue shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1906
Famous Fans: Lisa Stansfield, Tommy Cannon
Mascot: Desmond The Dragon
Nearest railway station: Rochdale (Manchester Victoria to Bradford Interchange)
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Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Rochdale vs Carlisle United 23/4/2011 For visit report press here


Rotherham United - New York Stadium

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


Scunthorpe United - Glanford Park

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Match attended: Scunthorpe United vs Ipswich Town 1-1 (Championship) 25/9/10 Visit report


Shrewsbury Town - Greenhous Meadow

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Year Ground Opened: 2007
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Nearest railway station: Shrewsbury
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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


Southend United - Roots Hall

Capacity: 12, 392 (all seated)
Nickname: The Shrimpers, The Blues, Seasiders
Colours: Navy Blue shirts and shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1955
Famous Fans: Alison Moyet, Terry Alderton, Phil Jupitas
Mascots: Sammy The Shrimper / Elvis J.Eel
Nearest railway station: Prittlewell (on London Liverpool Street to Southend Victoria line)
Trivia: Roots Hall was officially opened by Sir Stanley Rous, later to become president of FIFA

Southend United Website

Football Ground Guide

1st Match attended: Southend United vs Hartlepool United 3-3 (League Division 4) 9/11/1985
Last match attended; Southend United vs Stevenage Town 3-1 (League 2 Play off 2nd leg) 14/5/2015 


Walsall - Bescot Stadium

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Match attended: Walsall vs Southend United 0-2 (League 1)20/10/2007


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


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