Posts Tagged: Crawley Town

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 »

91 down one to go at the Broadfield Stadium!

main stand at crawley town's broadfield stadium

They say doing the 92 is a marathon not a sprint, but the92.net blogger Tim Dove is now in the sprint – if this were the Marathon at the London Olympics he’d be entering the last 400 metres on the Olympic Stadium track… Ground: Broadfield Stadium 91/92 Game: Crawley Town 0-1 Yeovil Town Date: 19/09/2015 Thoughts on the ground: Crawley Town was one of the grounds remaining on my ‘to visit’ list for two reasons: my own side had yet to play here and the fact it was so far away from home. So it became my penultimate ground of… Read more »

Interview: Ben Smith talks about his experiences of the 92 league grounds

Ben Smith Hereford United midfielder

Ben Smith carved out a career as a creative midfield maestro achieving three promotions, a relegation and being part of some memorable cup runs – all of which and more are now in print as part of his story ‘Journeyman: One man’s odyssey through the lower leagues of English football’. We caught up with the former Hereford United, Crawley Town and Yeovil Town midfielder to find out more about his experiences of the 92 league grounds. Groundsman: What was the best atmosphere you played in? Ben: Probably Old Trafford but that was more down to the volume of the crowd,… Read more »

92 before 30 – Checkatrade.com Stadium Crawley

Final whistle crawley town v sheffield utd at broadfield stadium

Making it a hat trick of the92.net debutants within a week today we welcome Katie McMillan to our blog. Katie, 24 is almost two thirds of the way through her quest to reach the magical 92 mark before she hits 30 and gives us her thoughts on a trip to Crawley… Ground: Checkatrade.com Stadium 60/92 Game: Crawley Town 1-1 Sheffield United Date: 28/02/2015 Thoughts on the ground: You can tell that Crawley have not been in the league too long as the Checkatrade.com stadium is fairly small. I decided to splash out for the most expensive tickets (£24) in the… Read more »