4th Division/League 2

Accrington Stanley - The Crown Ground

Capacity: 5,057 (2,000 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

Football Ground Guide

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


Barnet - The Hive

Capacity: 5,223
Nickname: The Bees
Colours: orange shirts, black shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2013 
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Nearest tube station: Canons Park (Jubilee Line) 
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Match attended: Barnet vs Blackpool 7/11/2015 FA1 2-0


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


Carlisle United - Brunton Park

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Match attended: Carlisle vs Oldham Athletic 1-1 (League 1) 10/04/2009


Cheltenham Town - Abbey Business Stadium

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Match attended: Cheltenham vs Southend United 0-3 (League 2) 19/3/2006


Chesterfield - Proact Stadium

Capacity: 10,338
Nickname: The Spireites
Colours: Blue shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2010
Famous Fans: Tony Benn
Mascot: Chester the field mouse
Nearest railway station: Chesterfield (London St Pancras to Sheffield line)
Trivia: The team's nickname comes from the famous curved spire of the church in the town centre of Chesterfield
Website: http://www.chesterfield-fc.co.uk/page/Home
Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Chesterfield vs Southend United 9/10/10 2-1 (League 2) Visit report here


Colchester United - Weston Homes Community Stadium

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Nickname: The U's
Colours: Blue and white sriped shirts, blue shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2008
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Nearest railway station: Colchester
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1st Match attended: Colchester vs Southend United 0-1 (League 1) 21/2/2009
Last match attended: Colchester United vs Southend United 2-0 (League 1) 2/2010


Coventry City - Ricoh Arena

Capacity: 33,000
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Eddie Jordan, Alistair MacGowan, Brian McFadden
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Nearest railway station: Coventry
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Match attended: Coventry vs Southend United 1-1 (Championship) 30/12/2006


Crawley Town - Broadfield Stadium

Capacity: 4,996 (1,150 seats)
Nickname: The Red Devils
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Nearest train station: Crawley
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Match attended: Crawley Town vs Southend United 16/8/2011 3-0 League 2 visit review


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


Exeter City - St James Park

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Nickname: The Grecians
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Nearest railway station: St James' Park (on Exeter Central to Exmouth line)
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Match attended: Exeter City vs Swindon Town 1-0 29th March 2011 (League 1) For visit report press here


Forest Green Rovers - The New Lawn

Capacity: 4,803
Nickname: The Rovers
Colours: Green and black hooped shirts, green shorts 
Year Ground Opened: 2006
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Mascot: The Green Devil
Nearest railway station: Stroud (on Swindon to Gloucester line)
Trivia: The club does not sell any meat products in its catering stalls
Website: www.forestgreenroversfc.com
Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Forest Green Rovers vs Newport County 0 - 4 (League 2) 14/10/2017 Visit report to follow


Grimsby Town - Blundell Park

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Nearest railway station: Cleethorpes
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1st match attended: Grimsby vs Southend United


Lincoln City - Sincil Bank

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


Luton Town - Kenilworth Road

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Famous Fans: Paul Young, David Renwick, Monty Panesar
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1st match attended: Luton Town vs Southend United


Mansfield Town - One Call Stadium

Capacity:10,000 (all seated)
Nickname: The Stags
Colours: Amber shirts, blue shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1861
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Nearest railway station: Mansfield (on the Nottingham to Worksop line)
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Mansfield Town Website

Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Mansfield Town vs Wycombe Wanderers 2-2 (LD2) 25/1/2014 Match report


Morecambe - The Globe Arena

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Nickname: The Shrimps
Colours: Red shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2010
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Nearest railway stations: Morecambe, Bare Lane, Lancaster
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Football Ground Guide

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


Newport County - Rodney Parade

Capacity: 5,511
Nickname: The Exiles/Ironsides
Colours: Amber shirts, black shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1877
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Nearest train station: Newport
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Website: www.newport-county.co.uk

Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Newport County vs Cheltenham Town (LD2) 0-1 22/2/2014 match report


Notts County - Meadow Lane

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Match attended: Notts County vs Rotherham United 1-0 (League 2) 27/3/2011


Port Vale - Vale Park

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Nearest railway station: Longport
Trivia: When Vale Park was first built, it was known as "the Wembley of the North"
Website: www.
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Match attended: Port Vale vs Southend United 1-2 (League 1) 29/9/2007


Stevenage - The Lamex Stadium

Capacity: 7,100
Nickname: The Boro
Colours: White shirts, red shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1980
Famous Fans: Lewis Hamilton
Mascot: Boro Bear
Nearest railway station: Stevenage (on London Kings Cross to Peterborough line)
Trivia: The ground has waste paper bins placed all round the perimeter fencing for fans' rubbish!
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Match attended: Stevenage vs Burton Albion (LD2) 2-1 16/10/10 Visit report


Swindon Town - The County Ground

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Nearest railway station: Swindon
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1st match attended: Swindon Town vs Chester (League Division 3) 14/5/1977

Last match attended: Swindon Town vs Southend United 2-0 (League 2) 10/9/2011


Wycombe Wanderers - Adams Park

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Year Ground Opened: 1990
Famous Fans: Bill Turnbull
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Nearest railway station: High Wycombe (on the London Marylebone to Birmimgham Snow Hill Chiltern route)
Trivia: Wycombe Wanderers share the ground with London Wasps rugby union team
Website: www.
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Match attended: Wycombe vs Southend United (League 2) 0-2 26/12/2004


Yeovil Town - Huish Park

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Match attended: Yeovil vs Southend United 0-3 (League 1) 23/2/2008


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