Monthly Archives: October 2015

KC Stadium ticked off doing the 92

outside the kc stadium hull humberside

Blogger Michael Pilcher heads to Humberside as Hull entertained Birmingham with both teams chasing down Brighton at the summit of the Championship. Ground: KC Stadium 74/92 Game: Hull City 2-0 Birmingham City Date: 24/10/2015 After two months of no new grounds – nothing ticked off since Sunderland in August – a planned October half-term up North meant I had a chance to get back on the 92 trail. The trouble was, the weekend fell on a wedding anniversary – 7 years and counting – and so serious some bribery was going to be in order. But this required bribery ultimately… Read more »

Can you identify these grounds that are part of the 92?

the riverside stadium middlesbrough

So you think you know your 92 league grounds? Test your knowledge in our third quiz. Let us know how you got on by including @the92dotnet when tweeting your score, good luck! [playbuzz-item url=”//″]

Thoughts on Tottenham Chelsea Wembley groundshare from Spurs News

Tottenham Chelsea at Wembley

With work due to begin on the redevelopment of White Hart Lane in the summer of next year Spurs fans still don’t know where they will be travelling to follow their side. With talk of a Tottenham Chelsea Wembley groundshare across the tabloids we caught up with MF of Spurs news to get his thoughts. Groundsman: What do you think of the idea of moving to Wembley while White Hart Lane is redeveloped? MF: I’d rather not thanks. The rake of the seats is too shallow until you get into the Gods, it’s predominantly red, the beer is rubbish, it’s… Read more »

Tottenham Chelsea Wembley groundshare – view from the Bridge

David Chidgey Chelsea Football FanCast

Chelsea and Spurs are set to start major ground redevelopment projects on their current sites which will see the clubs seeking temporary homes. Both sides have reportedly expressed an interest in using the National Stadium leading to talk of the possibility of a groundshare. We caught up with David ‘Stamford Chidge’ Chidgey from the Chelsea FanCast to get a view from Stamford Bridge… Groundsman: What do you think of the idea of moving to Wembley while your ground is redeveloped? David: Well obviously we’ll have to move somewhere. It’s not ideal but I think most supporters are prepared to put… Read more »

A fan built Stadium – Union Berlin

A lot has been made of German football in the English media in recent years, more so following the financial machine of FC Bayern and fan owned Broussia Dortmund reaching the 2013 UEFA Champions League final. The no frills direct approach of the Bundesliga, famously known for fan owned clubs, cheap tickets and the ability to swirl down a sturdy German beer in the spectator viewing area, further backed the prestige and fanfare of the German Bundesliga. Not surprisingly, these traits of the league trickle down the league system through to the Zweite, Dritte and Regional Bundesligas. My article here covers… Read more »

Revisiting Meadow Lane doing the 92

looking towards the Kop at meadow lane home of the magpies notts county

Blogger and Glovers fan pb1uk headed to the home of Notts County as Yeovil made the journey from the West Country to the East Midlands. Ground: Meadow Lane (Revisiting) Still 52/92 Game: Notts County 2-0 Yeovil Town Date: 19/10/2015 Thoughts on the ground: Being a Glovers exile living in the East Midlands, Notts County is the away game I look for first on the fixture list. Living almost 200 miles from Huish Park, being able to hop on a train to make the 9 mile journey to see my team play is somewhat of a luxury. Despite winning on the… Read more »

A hat trick in 4 days at the Riverside Stadium

ayresome park gates middlesbrough

On the trail of Championship football, blogger pb1uk heads to Teesside. Middlesbrough was the destination as Boro went in search of a 7th consecutive win in all competitions. Their visitors, fellow Yorkshire side Leeds United. Ground: The Riverside Stadium 52/92 Game: Middlesbrough 3-0 Leeds United Date: 27/09/2015 Thoughts on the ground: After travelling over 350 miles in 4 days I arrived in Middlesbrough ready to tick off my 3rd new ground in said period. With the sun beating down it felt like I’d arrived in Southern Europe for some early Autumn sun rather than alongside the River Tees. Crossing the… Read more »

The Glovers head to Fratton Park, Portsmouth

away fans entrance at fratton park portsmouth

Two years ago, two teams were separated by 2 divisions, now following a rapid decline, Yeovil find themselves not only in the same division as Portsmouth, but at opposite ends of the table. Yeovil fan Ollie Marsh made his way to Fratton Park with the Glovers faithful, hoping for revival in the clubs fortunes. Ground: Fratton Park Game: Portsmouth 0-0 Yeovil Town Date: 03/10/2015 There aren’t many football clubs in England that can boast playing at the same ground for over a century, but Fratton Park has been home to Portsmouth since 1898. Therefore, it shouldn’t be surprising that the… Read more »

Test your knowledge of Old Grounds in our latest quiz

outside St james park exeter

So you think you know your 92 league grounds? Test your knowledge in our second quiz. Let us know how you got on by including @the92dotnet when tweeting your score, good luck! [playbuzz-item url=”//”]

The 92 Club gets a new Member at Brunton Park

gates at brunton park the home of league 2 side carlisle united

Blogger Tim Dove makes the long journey to Cumbria to tick off Brunton Park, the home of Carlisle United and in doing so join the much coveted 92 club. Ground: Brunton Park 92/92! Game: Carlisle United 0-1 Newport County Date: 26/09/2015 Thoughts on the ground: So, this was it. Ground 92. Left deliberately so as to attend a traditional ground with football history as the last ground. A ground with terracing and located within walking distance of the town centre. Having completed my attendance at the 91st ground in the opening weeks of the 2015-6 season then it meant I… Read more »