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Oxford Stone
Chelsea Transfer Target


Oct 25, 2019, 12:07 PM

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I was thinking back to places I've watched football and many of the early ones have disappeared - of course I've been to a few new grounds too:

New grounds visited
Wycombe Wanderers
Oxford United
Oxford City
Leicester City
Reading
Derby County
Thame United
Wembley
Stade de France
Millennium Stadium
Maidstone United
MK Dons
AFC Bournemouth
Dartford

Disappeared grounds visited
Kettering
Irthlingborough Diamonds
Wembley
Thame United
Maidstone United
Horsham
Greenwich Borough
Slade Green
Hull City
Oxford United
AFC Bournemouth
Hendon
Sittingbourne (Central Park, Bourne Park)

Disappeared terraces stood on
Liverpool Kop
Peterborough (3 sides)
Swindon away end
Southend United away end (assume seating now?)
Billericay

The oldest place that has not changed since I saw a match there (if you see what I mean?) would be the east stand at Cambridge United (I was at CUFC v Bournemouth, Boxing Day 26/12/84) - as mentioned above, through the 80s I stood on 3 different sides at Peterborough including the amazing pitch-length terrace on the south side, long gone. So the ground is there but the terrace isn't.

Any advance on 1984? The higher the pyramid the better. Where would be the oldest "unchanged" spot in the Premier League, for example - what's the oldest surviving stand there? Guessing part of Villa Park?


(This post was edited by Oxford Stone on Oct 25, 2019, 1:26 PM)


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Post edited by Oxford Stone (Chelsea Transfer Target) on Oct 25, 2019, 1:26 PM


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