4th Division/League 2

Barrow - Progression Solicitors Stadium

Capacity: 5,045 (1000 seats)
Nicknames: The Bluebirds, the Ziggers
Colours: Blue shirts,  shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1901
Famous Fans: 
Mascot: 
Nearest railway station: Barrow-in-Furness
Trivia: 

Website:http://www.barrowafc.com

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Bradford City - Utilita Energy 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

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


 


Bristol Rovers - 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 Wood (on Bristol Temple Meads to Bristol Parkway line) 
Trivia:
Website: www.

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Carlisle United - Brunton Park

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Nickname:
Colours:
Year Ground Opened:
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: Carlisle
Trivia: The ground has been flooded on several ocassions
Website: www.
 

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


Colchester United - Jobserve Stadium

Capacity: 10,105 (all seated)
Nickname: The U's
Colours: Blue and white sriped shirts, blue shorts
Year Ground Opened: 2008
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: Colchester
Trivia:
Website: www.
 

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


Crawley Town - The People's Pension Stadium

Capacity: 6,134 (3,295 seats)
Nickname: The Red Devils
Colours: Red shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1997
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest train station: Crawley
Trivia:
Website: www.
 

Match attended: Crawley Town vs Southend United 16/8/2011 3-0 League 2 visit review


Exeter City - St James Park

Capacity: 8,696 (3,600 seats)
Nickname: The Grecians
Colours: Red and White striped shirts, red shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1904
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: St James' Park (on Exeter Central to Exmouth line)
Trivia:
Website: www.
 

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: 5,140
Nickname: The Rovers
Colours: Green and black hooped shirts, green shorts 
Year Ground Opened: 2006
Famous Fans:
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
 

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


Harrogate Town - CNG Stadium

Capacity: 4,108 (Seats 600)
Nickname: The Town
Colours: Yellow & Black sstripes
Year Ground Opened: 1920
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: Harrogate
Trivia: The pitch is artificial 3G 
Website: www.

Match attended: still to do

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Hartlepool United - Victoria Park

Capacity: 7,856
Nickname: The Monkey Hangers
Colours: blue shirts
Year Ground Opened: 1886
Famous Fans: Jeff Stelling
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: Hartlepool
Trivia: for a time it was the only football league club not to have floodlights
Website: www.
 

Match attended: Hartlepool vs Southend 3-0 (League 1) 6/3/2010

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Leyton Orient - Beyer Group Stadium

Capacity: 9,271
Nickname: The O's
Colours: red shirts and shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1937
Famous Fans: Steve Davis
Mascot:
Nearest underground station: Leytonstone
Trivia: Most of the groung is surrounded by blocks of flats
Website: www.
 

1st Match attended: Orient vs West Ham 2-3 (FA4) 26/1/1980
Last match attended: Orient vs Southend United 1-2 (League 1) 28/12/2009


 

Mansfield Town - One Call Stadium


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


Mansfield Town Website

 

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


Newport County - Rodney Parade

Capacity: 7,850
Nickname: The Exiles/Ironsides
Colours: Amber shirts, black shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1877

Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest train station: Newport
Trivia: the capacity of the ground increases to 11,676 for rugby matches

Website: www.newport-county.co.uk
 

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


Northampton Town - PTS Academy Stadium

Capacity: 7,798
Nickname: The Cobblers
Colours: 
Year Ground Opened: 1994
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest train station: Northampton

Trivia:
Website: www.

Match attended: Northampton Town vs Southend United L2 Play Off 2nd Leg


Oldham Athletic - Boundary Park 

Capacity: 13,513 (all seated)
Nickname: The Latics
Colours: blue shirts
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Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest tram station: Oldham Mumps
Trivia:
Website: www. 

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


Port Vale - Vale Park

Capacity: 19,052 (all seated)
Nickname: The Valiants
Colours: 
Year Ground Opened:
Famous Fans: Robbie Williams
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: Longport
Trivia: When Vale Park was first built, it was known as "the Wembley of the North"
Website: www.
 

Match attended: Port Vale vs Southend United 1-2 (League 1) 29/9/2007


Rochdale - Crown Oil Arena

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)
Trivia:

Rochdale Website

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

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Salford City - Peninsula Stadium

Capacity: 5,106 (2,240 seated)

 

Nickname: The Ammies
Colours: Red shirts and white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1978
Famous Fans: Mascot:
Nearest railway station: Manchester Victoria
Trivia:

Match attended: Salford City vs Port Vale (League 2) 17/8/19 1-1


 

 

Scunthorpe United - Sands Venue Stadium

Capacity: 9,088
Nickname: The Iron
Colours:
Year Ground Opened: 1988
Famous Fans:
Mascot: Scunny Bunny
Nearest railway station: Scunthorpe
Trivia:
Website: www.
 

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


 

Stevenage - The Lamex Stadium

Capacity: 7,318 (6,268 seats)
Nickname: The Boro
Colours: White shirts, red shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1980
Famous Fans: 
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!
Website
 

Match attended: Stevenage vs Burton Albion (LD2) 2-1 16/10/10 Visit report


Sutton United - Gander Green Lane

Capacity:7,032 (765 seats)
Nickname: The U's
Colours: Yellow shirts
Year Ground Opened:
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: West Sutton
Trivia:
Website: www.

Match attended: Still to do

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Swindon Town - Energy Check County Ground

Capacity: 15,728 (all seated)
Nickname: The Robins
Colours: Red shirts, white shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1896
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: Swindon
Trivia:
Website: www.
 

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


Tranmere Rovers - Prenton Park 

Capacity: 16,567
Nickname: Rovers/ Super White Army
Colours: White shirts and shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1912
Famous Fans: Patricia Routledge, Glenda Jackson, Ray Stubbs, Jonathan Dimbleby
Mascot: Rover The Dog
Nearest railway stations: Rock Ferry, Birkenhead Central (Chester to Liverpool Central line)
Trivia: Prenton Park was used as a neutral venue for the EUFA Cup 1st round match between Rangers and Shelbourne in 1998 due to fears of sectarian violence

Tranmere Rovers Website

Match attended: Tranmere vs Southend United 0-0 (League 1) 21/1/2006

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Walsall - Banks's Stadium

Capacity: 11,300 (all seated)
Nickname: The Saddlers
Colours: red shirts and black shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1990
Famous Fans:
Mascot:
Nearest railway station: Bescot Stadium
Trivia: Walsall's ground is one of the best connected in transport terms having its own station and being next to junction 9 of the M6
Website: www.
 

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


 

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