6th -Other Grounds

In this section are the other grounds I have visited which are not included in the top five divisions. These include at one end of the football ground scale non-league grounds and at the other end, national stadiums.


Billericay Town - New Lodge

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Website: www.
Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Chelmsford vs Southend United (Friendly)

due to Chelmsford ground sharing with Billericay

 


Braintree Town - The Amlin Stadium

Capacity: 4.151 (553 seats)
Nickname: The Iron
Colours: Orange shirts, blue shorts
Year Ground Opened: 1923
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Nearest railway station: Braintree
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Website: www.
Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Braintree Town vs Southend United 0-2 (Friendly) 21/7/2012


Chelmsford City - Melbourne Stadium

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Football Ground Guide

Match attended:   Chelmsford City vs Southend United (Friendly)


Concorde Rangers - Thames Road

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Dartford FC - Princes Park

Capacity: 4,100
Year Ground Opened: 2006
Nearest railway station: Dartford
Trivia: It is the most environmentally friendly football ground in the UK
Website: www.
Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Dartford vs Southend United 11/7/11 0-3 (Friendly)  

For visit report press here


Grays Athletic - The New Recreation Ground

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Nearest railway station: Grays
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Website: www.
Football Ground Guide

1st match attended: Grays vs Southend United

Last match attended: Grays Athletic vs AFC Wimbledon 


Hereford United - Edgar Street

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Nearest railway station: Hereford
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Match attended: Hereford vs Southend United 0-1 (League 1)  14/3/2009


Ilkeston Town - Manor Ground

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Match attended:  Ilkeston Town vs Newport County


Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

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1st match attended: Liverpool vs Manchester United
Last match attended: Blackpool vs Southend United 


Stockport County - Edgeley Park

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Nearest railway station: Stockport (London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly line)
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Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Stockport vs Southend United 3-1 (League 1) 17/1/2009


Welling United - Park View Road

Capacity: 4,500 (1,000 seats)
Nickname: The Wings
Colours: red with white trim shirts
Year Ground Opened: 1977
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Nearest railway station: Welling
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Website: www.
Football Ground Guide

Match attended: Welling vs Southport 0-1 (National League) 21/11/2015


New Wembley Stadium, London

Capacity: 90,000
Year Ground Opened: 2007
Nearest railway stations: Wembley Stadium (Chiltern Line - London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street)
                                     Wembley Central (London Euston to Rugby)
Nearest tube stations: Wembley Park (Jubilee/Metroploitan lines)
                                 Wembley Central (Bakerloo line)
Trivia: The New Wembley was meant to be completed by 2003, but was four years behind schedule!
Website: www.
Football Ground Guide

1st Match attended: Cambridge United vs Torquay United (Conference Play Off Final)
Last match attended: Southend United vs Wycombe Wanderers (League Two Play Off final 2015)


Old Wembley Stadium, London

Capacity: 100,000
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Website: www.
Football Ground Guide

1st match attended: Oxford University vs Cambridge University 
Last match attended: Football League vs Rest of the World


York City - Bootham Crescent

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Nearest railway station: York
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Website: www.
Football Ground Guide

Match attended: York City vs Wycombe Wanderers 18/8/2012 1-3 For visit report press here


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