Posts Tagged: cardiff

92 before 30 – the Madejski Stadium Reading

Reading FC Madjeski Stadium selfie

Blogger Katie recounts a trip to the Madejski Stadium, the home of Reading as she continues her journey to reach the 92 club before turning 30. Ground: The Madejski Stadium Game: Reading 1-1 Cardiff Date: 04/04/2015 Thoughts on the ground: The Madejski is a purpose built out of town ground with a hotel built into the west stand. There are plenty of shuttle buses just outside the station which take you directly to the ground so it’s easy enough to get to. I find with many modern grounds (and this one is no different) that there doesn’t seem to be… Read more »

1 down 91 to go at the Cardiff City Stadium!

Cardiff city v colchester united

We welcome Adam Thurston to our army of groundhopping bloggers. As he starts on his journey doing the 92 league grounds. The first tick off Adam’s list was a trip to South Wales… Ground: The Cardiff City Stadium 1/92 Game: Cardiff City 3-1 Colchester United Date: 02/01/2015 Thoughts on the ground: So it was Cardiff which is where my journey began – a cold (and I mean very cold), Friday night in South Wales to watch a 3rd round FA Cup tie between the Blue Birds and Colchester United. I wasn’t sure what to expect as it was the first… Read more »

Ninian Stand Development Continues at the Cardiff City Stadium

There is no let up for the summer at the Cardiff City Stadium as the club crack on with the redevelopment of the Ninian Stand. The renovations that add a second tier and concourse area will increase the grounds attendance to around 33,000. The rush is on for the Blue Birds though as there is a strict deadline in the place. The 5,000 new seats and corporate hospitality areas need to be completed by 12th August for the arrival of the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale for the 2014 UEFA Super Cup Final between Champions League winners Real… Read more »