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Top English Football Grounds Advent Calendar 2018: 17th December

Day 17 – Ground no. 8: Griffin Park, Brentford It has just about everything. It is almost hidden behind the terraced housing. It is the floodlight pylons that signal that there is football ground. And not just terraced houses. There

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Top English Football Grounds Advent Calendar 2018: 16th December

Day 17 – Ground no. 9: London Road, Peterborough Another proper old school ground. A standing terrace at the London Road End without a concourse. During halftime I have to queue for the toilets and my warm coffee out in

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Top English Football Grounds Advent Calendar 2018: 15th December

Day 15 – Ground no. 10: Selhurst Park, Crystal Palace It has almost everything. The huge Holmesdale Road stand rises above the terraced housing at the foot of the hill – with the peculiar floodlight sticking into the air. Inside

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Top English Football Grounds Advent Calendar 2018: 14th December

Day 14 – Ground no. 11: Bramall Lane, Sheffield United Located right in the centre of this proud old football city, the history of Bramall Lane makes it something special. And if you don’t know the history, you are told

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Top English Football Grounds Advent Calendar 2018: 13th December

Day 13 – Ground no. 12: Loftus Road, Queens Park Rangers Hidden behind terraced houses to three sides, Loftus Road is another Old School ground with that distinct community feeling. It feels as though they have just managed to squeeze

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Top English Football Grounds Advent Calendar 2018: 12th December

Day 12 – Ground no. 13: City Ground, Nottingham Forest There is something special about a football ground by the river. Especially when you have the ground of your local rivals just on the other side. And you could throw

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Top English Football Grounds Advent Calendar 2018: 11th December

Day 11 – Ground 14: Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham Floodlights at the end of a terraced street. In fact, a stand at the end of it. Priestfield is mainly about the location. Perfect old school ground right in the middle of

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