Posts Categorized: Ground review

Taking the opportunity to tick off Moss Rose, Macclesfield

Mosaic mural at Moss Rose home of Macclesfield Town FC

It’s a welcome to the92.net blog to budding journalist and Yeovil Town fan Alex Burnell. Alex shares his thoughts on a trip to Moss Rose, the home of Macclesfield Town, as the Glovers’ were in town. It’s been a while since Macclesfield Town and Yeovil Town have played each other, an eventful 13 years for both concerned. But Saturday 24th November saw the two face off in what could hardly be described as a classic. Now we had it fairly easy, being a lifelong Yeovil fan who is currently studying at a university in the East Midlands; it was one… Read more »

The Pilgrimage to Brunton Park, Carlisle

Hughie McIlmoyle loiters outside Brunton Park, home to Carlisle United

The two founders of the92.net visited one of the fabled slogs of the 92 with a day trip to Carlisle. Carlisle hosted Yeovil in a League Two clash, where football most certainly wasn’t the winner Follow author Michael on Twitter here. The Pilgrimage Brunton Park, Carlisle. Home to one of the most remote grounds in the 92. For many clubs in the football league, the away trip to Carlisle is the longest they’ll have to make. When the fixture list computer is unkind, a dreaded ‘away to Carlisle United on a Tuesday’ can be the most daunting thing to see… Read more »

From St James’ Park to St James’ Park doing the 92

Photo in the centre circle at St James Park Exeter after completing the 92

Lifelong Newcastle fan and the92.net blogger Colin Harrison reports back on making the mammoth journey from the North East to the South West to complete his 92. The day had arrived for me to complete my tour of the 92 grounds. From my first ever match as a schoolboy, watching my beloved Newcastle United at St James Park to the other St James Park, Exeter. It wasn’t my 92nd league ground though but my 109th. One night in our local, we were discussing the journey to which my mate David said he would drive us all to Exeter in his… Read more »

Non League Day 2017 at the Racecourse Ground, Wrexham

The old Kop at the Racecourse Ground Wrexham

Blogger and the92.net co-founder Pete took a break from doing the 92 over the recent international break. Wales was the destination as the groundhopping Saints fan headed across the boarder to tick off a former 92 ground… Ground: The Racecourse Ground Game: Wrexham 2-1 Eastleigh Date: 07/10/2017 With a weekend away taking in a game in the bag from my Birthday in June it was to the fixture list to choose a location. As it was only going to be a short trip and not wanting to travel too far with only 13 grounds left on my 92 options were… Read more »

Heading to Wembley Stadium doing the 92 league grounds

Tottenham v Bournemouth prematch in the Premier League at Wembley Stadium

It’s a big welcome back to the92.net blog to Tim Dove! The blogger from the East Midlands has been back on the 92 trail this season 2 years after first completing the 92… Ground: Wembley Stadium (91/92) Game: Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 AFC Bournemouth Date: 14/10/2017 Thoughts about the ground: Having been to the old Wembley Stadium and having been on a ground tour of the new Wembley Stadium then at long last, the move of Tottenham Hotspur from White Hart Lane gave me a chance to see a club game played at the new Wembley stadium. It was an exciting… Read more »

Plan B Stadium MK

MK Dons v Bradford City in League 1 at Stadium MK

An international break can only mean 1 thing for Newcastle United fan Colin Harrison; a chance to chalk another ground off the list doing the 92… An email from Virgin Trains with the offer of cheap first class travel ignited an idea to tick off a ground in the capital and allow me to enjoy the journey instead of a four hour drive each way. I persuaded my trusty side-kick Paul to come along too. We decided on the international break weekend of October 7th and duly booked up the train in order to visit Charlton Athletic and tick off… Read more »

A bore draw at Turf Moor but another tick off the list doing the 92

Turf Moor, the home of Premier League side Burnley

Blogger and Gills fan Ben Thompson made the mammoth trip up to Lancashire as he continued his venture to join the 92 club. Burnley was the location as Premier League newbies Huddersfield were in town. Ground 77/92: Turf Moor Burnley 0-0 Huddersfield Town 23/09/2017 Thoughts about the ground I was quite impressed. I did think I would be, as seeing pictures of Turf Moor and highlights of each game there on Match of the Day, I’ve always been interested in going to Turf Moor. It’s a proper old-fashioned ground, I’ve always enjoyed going to grounds like that, so I pretty… Read more »

Double Header: Doing the 92 – Bloomfield Road

Kidderminster Harriers set several purple flares off at the start of the game.

Blogger Michael Moss follows up a double header to an eventful visit to Valley Parade with a trip along the M62 to Bloomfield Road, where Blackpool hosted non-league Kidderminster Harriers in the FA cup. Rememberance the Bradford Fire Disaster Sunday had a sombre start, as we prepared for our visit to Bloomfield Road. Blackpool were hosting non-league Kidderminster Harriers, with the potential of another cupset. Before leaving Bradford, we darted back to the stadium to get some snaps of the ground. Specifically the memorial to those 56 souls that tragically lost their lives on May 11th 1985 in the Bradford… Read more »