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Top 24 English Football Grounds Advent Countdown 2018: 5th December

Day 5 – Ground no. 20: Anfield Road, Liverpool The name is iconic, and so, too, is the Kop end, even though the days of a giant terraced embankment are long gone. It is an impressive sight to stand at

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Top 24 English Football Grounds Advent Countdown 2018: 4th December

Day 4 – Ground no. 21: Elland Road, Leeds United An old school ground with three of the stands very traditional 1950’ish to 1970’ish, dramatically upset by the huge cantilevered East Stand from the early 1990’ies. Almost brutal. It somehow

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Top 24 English Football Grounds Advent Countdown 2018: 3th December

Day 3 – Ground no. 22: The County Ground, Swindon Town A proper old school ground! The County Ground pub right in front of the ground is a must! The four stands are oh so different, adding character to the

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Top 24 English Football Grounds Advent Countdown 2018: 2nd December

Day 2 – Ground no. 23: St. Andrew’s, Birmingham City It nestles on a hill top above the terraced streets, almost like a medieval castle – just a short walk from the city centre. Bathed in floodlights at night, the

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Top 24 English Football Ground Advent Countdown 2018: 1st December

Day 1 – Ground no. 24: St. James’ Park, Exeter City Sadly, the old Stagecoach stand has been replaced by a modern stand this year. I loved it. It looked like a robber’s castle, irregularly shaped, only covering two thirds

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Top 24 English Football Grounds Advent Calendar 2018

From Saturday 1st December, I will start my countdown of my top 24 current English football grounds. Six photos, six lines of text. Grounds like Highbury, Boleyn Ground, White Hart Lane won’t feature, as they have been demolished. Old Trafford

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Top 24 English Football Ground Advent Calendar coming up!

From 1st December, I will run down my top 24 of current English football grounds as an advent calendar for all fans of English football and football grounds. And especially those who like to argue, which ground is the best!

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Not just another brick in the wall!

My first football trip to the UK of 2018 has two main features. Football memorial gardens and Archibald Leitch – the great stadium architect. A year ago, there were still nine stadiums with Archibald Leitch stands remaining in the UK.

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Looking for Archie part 3 – Tynecastle

The third and final day of Dynamo Birkerod´s trip of Scottish football grounds is, arguably, the big one. It will probably be the title-decider. And it will be our last chance ever to get a look at Archibald Leitch’s main

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Looking for Archie part 2 – Ibrox

We are still on a high after Aberdeen’s 7 goals at Dens Park the previous night. And now our Dynamo Birkerod team is completed with the late arrival of Ib and his two sons last night. We are a full

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