Posts Tagged: Fleetwood Town

Crewe’s Alexandra Stadium (Gresty Road) Reviewed

crewe gresty road

Blogger Michael Pilcher signs off 2015 with a trip by train to the home of the Railway men. Ground: Gresty Road (Alexandra Stadium) 76/92 Game: Crewe Alexandra 1-1 Fleetwood Town Date: 19/12/2015 Having married a Northerner, in the interests of fairness every other Christmas is a Northern Christmas, spent with the in-laws in Lancashire. Typically with the festive period being packed with fixtures it gives the benefit of offering ample opportunity for new grounds to be ticked off: this time two years ago I got five ticked in just over a week. Yet despite having 10 days up in Preston… Read more »

Tim Dove ticks the Abbey Stadium off his 92

South stand and floodflight at the Abbey Stadium the home of Cambridge United

Blogger Tim Dove heads to the Abbey Stadium as he enters the final furlong of doing the 92 league grounds. Ground: The Abbey Stadium 83/92 Game: Cambridge United 1-0 Fleetwood Town Date: 08/11/2014 Thoughts on the ground: Having gained re-entry to the Football League and ‘the 92’ in May 2014 after a 9 year absence this first round FA Cup tie provided an opportunity to attend the Abbey Stadium, home to Cambridge United. Having allowed ample journey time to avoid Cambridge traffic congestion an early arrival allowed me to easily find nearby street parking within a two minute walk to… Read more »

Michael Pilcher heads to Highbury with the Gills

The main stand at Fleetwood Towns Highbury ground

Blogger Michael Pilcher continues to set the standard for us fellow groundhoppers, with a second consecutive weekend combining family with ticking off a new ground. Read and learn, it really is textbook stuff… Ground: Highbury 68/92 Game: Fleetwood Town 1-0 Gillingham Date: 01/11/2014 When the fixtures were announced in the summer, I doubt many/any Gillingham fans were looking to see when “Fleetwood (A)” was. But as someone who had still to tick off Highbury and has family in Preston, 45 minutes away, this was the one I looked for first. The fixture computer was kind, scheduling it perfectly for half-term… Read more »