Posts Tagged: DW Stadium

The Pilgrimage to Brunton Park, Carlisle

Hughie McIlmoyle loiters outside Brunton Park, home to Carlisle United

The two founders of 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 »

Cycling to the ’92’ and beyond

leeds united elland road

We all know that doing the 92 is a massive challenge. Forgetting the match the travelling is the journey. It is what takes the real effort and commitment. Now imagine doing this largely under your own steam! We caught up with Leisure Cyclist Steven Rittey to find more about his groundhopping exploits… Groundsman: Ticking off all 92 grounds in itself is a daunting challenge, but cycling to them must have been monumental! The first question has to be why? Steven: To be honest, I am still not sure why! I wanted to visit all of the grounds in the football… Read more »

One up Two down at the DW Stadium

DW Stadium formerly the JJB Stadium Wigan

Blogger Michael Pilcher ticks off the DW Stadium as Wigan look to cling to their Championship status so Wolves still harboured hopes of going in the opposite direction. Ground: the DW Stadium 70/92 Game: Wigan Athletic 0-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers Date: 25/04/2015 My ground count has seriously suffered this campaign, mainly because of my third child arriving last May. After averaging 15 new grounds a season for the last three years, my count for 2014/15 stood at a measly five. Finding myself up North with the in-laws in Preston on Friday ready to head over for a stag do in Liverpool… Read more »