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“Not fit for modern-day football” – or “a magical monument for 119 years of footballing history”? – Blundell Park, Grimsby

Within the same week in September 1899, five new football grounds staged their first match. Highfield Road in Coventry, Tottenham’s White Hart Lane, Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough, Fratton Park in Portsmouth, and Grimsby Town’s Blundell Park. Having attended matches at the

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The Wolverhampton Museum

To me and probably many other Danish football fans my age, Wolverhampton Wanderers will always bring back memories of winter Saturdays spent in front of the television, watching Derek Dougan or Kenny Hibbitt in action on a muddy field with

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