Posts Tagged: Accrington Stanley

Double Header: Doing the 92 – Valley Parade

The open ended huge Main Stand

Blogger and the92.net co-founder Michael reviews a rare rendez-vous with co-founder Pete with a Cup weekend double. We start at Valley Parade hosting Bradford versus Accrington Stanley. Ground: Valley Parade Game: Bradford City vs Accrington Stanley Date: 05th November 2016 (Fireworks Night) The founders of the92.dotnet It had been a while. Maybe five years. Two fanatical football fans, split by geography, conjoined by a love of football stadia, hadn’t gone to a new ground, together, for almost five years. Those two fans are Pete and I, co-founders of the92.net. Pete has been on the charm offensive, smashing in grounds across… Read more »

91 down 1 to go at the One Call Stadium!

Billy Kee steps up to take a penalty for Accrington away at Mansfield

It was 91 down 1 to go for the92.net regular Michael Pilcher at the One Call Stadium. The Gills fan picked an 8 goal thriller to chalk off his 91st ground leaving plenty of time to reach the 92 for the first time this season. Ground 91/92: One Call Stadium Mansfield Town 4 – 4 Accrington Stanley 14/02/2017 Ah, Mansfield. I was slightly annoyed when they got promoted in 2012/13, only because they’re in a kind of “no-man’s land” for me – not near my home in Kent (184 miles) nor near my in-laws in Preston (103 miles). It was… Read more »

Tim Dove heads to Accrington’s Crown Ground

Accrington Stanley storefirst.com stadium crown ground sign

Long time the92.net member Tim Dove makes his blogging debut. A veteran in the ground-hopping stakes, Tim recounts ticking the 80th ground off his 92 as he heads to Accrington Stanley… who are they? Ground: The Crown Ground 80/92 Game: Accrington Stanley 1-0 AFC Wimbledon Date: 13/09/2014 Thoughts on the ground: Very much a traditional ground in that it is surrounded by houses but in that sense and with its close interaction with the fans, Accrington Stanley are proud to be a club in the community. On approaching the ground it does look on the small side and the surrounding… Read more »