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Lost Football Grounds Collection

"Remembering the Lost Football Grounds

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Gay Meadow, Shrewsbury AFL03_Aerofilms_679522

Gay Meadow, Shrewsbury AFL03_Aerofilms_679522
GAY MEADOW, Shrewsbury. Former home of Shrewsbury Town Football Club, vacated in 2007. The Shrews were famous for employing a coracle to retrieve lost balls from the River Severn

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Maine Road EAW666121

Maine Road EAW666121
MAINE ROAD STADIUM, Manchester. Aerial view. The former home of Manchester City Football Club in May 1997. City with Kinkladze and Rosler finished 13th in the First Division that season

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough EAW613650

Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough EAW613650
AYRESOME PARK, Middlesbrough. Aerial view of the former home of Middlesbrough Football Club, photographed in 1992. Having obtained promotion the Teessiders were founder members of the Premier League

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Filbert Street, Leicester EAW627434

Filbert Street, Leicester EAW627434
FILBERT STREET, Leicester. Aerial view of the former home of Leicester City Football Club photographed in 1994. Leicester won the play-off final to go back to the Premiership

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Burnden Park, Bolton EAW612756

Burnden Park, Bolton EAW612756
BURNDEN PARK, Bolton. Aerial view of the former home of Bolton Wanderers Football Club. The Trotters moved to the Reebok Stadium in 1997. Photographed in 1992

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Baseball Ground, Derby EAW242197

Baseball Ground, Derby EAW242197
BASEBALL GROUND, Derby. Aerial view of the home of Derby County FC between 1894 and 1997. Photographed in 1972. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: The Dell, Southampton EAW638364

The Dell, Southampton EAW638364
THE DELL, Southampton. Aerial view of the former home of Southampton Football Club photographed in 1995. Matthew Le Tissier was the star player of the Premiership team

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Eastville Stadium EAW170596

Eastville Stadium EAW170596
Eastville Stadium, Bristol. Built in 1897 it was the home of Bristol Rovers Football Club. The ground was finally demolished in 1998. Photographed here in April 1967

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Leeds Road, Huddersfield EAW613639

Leeds Road, Huddersfield EAW613639
LEEDS ROAD, Huddersfield. Aerial view of the former home of Huddersfield Town Football Club. The Terriers moved to the Galpharm Stadium in 1994. Photographed in 1992. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Roker Park, Sunderland EPW613582

Roker Park, Sunderland EPW613582
ROKER PARK, Sunderland. Aerial view of the former home of Sunderland Football Club. They moved to the Stadium of Light in 1997. Photographed in 1992. In May the Black Cats reached the FA Cup Final

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Springfield Park, Wigan EAW612359

Springfield Park, Wigan EAW612359
SPRINGFIELD PARK, Wigan. Aerial view of the former home of Wigan Athletic Football Club. They moved to the JJB Stadium in 1999. The Latics were first elected to the Football League in 1978

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Highbury Stadium EAW627108

Highbury Stadium EAW627108
HIGHBURY STADIUM, London. Aerial view. The former home of Arsenal Football Club in April 1994. Arsenal with Ian Wright finished 4th in the Premiership that season. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Baseball Ground, Derby AFL03_aerofilms_ac299441

Baseball Ground, Derby AFL03_aerofilms_ac299441
BASEBALL GROUND, Derby. Aerial view of the home of Derby County FC between 1894 and 1997. Photographed in 1975. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Victoria Ground, Stoke EAW612425

Victoria Ground, Stoke EAW612425
VICTORIA GROUND, Stoke-on-Trent. Aerial view of the former home of Stoke City Football Club. They moved to the Britannia Stadium in 1997

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Goldstone Ground, Brighton EAW613270

Goldstone Ground, Brighton EAW613270
GOLDSTONE GROUND, Brighton. The former home of Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club. The Seagulls moved out in 1997. This photograph was taken in September 1992. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Manor Ground, Oxford EAW614427

Manor Ground, Oxford EAW614427
MANOR GROUND, Oxford. Aerial view of the former home of Oxford United Football Club photographed in 1992. The Us moved to the Kassam Stadium in 2001. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Boothferry Park, Hull EAW612986

Boothferry Park, Hull EAW612986
BOOTHFERRY PARK, Hull. Aerial view. Home of Hull City FC between 1946 and 2002. Photographed in 1992. The Tigers took their place in the top flight of English football for the first time in August

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Baseball Ground, Derby AFL03_aerofilms_a242916

Baseball Ground, Derby AFL03_aerofilms_a242916
BASEBALL GROUND, Derby. Aerial view of the home of Derby County FC between 1894 and 1997. Photographed in 1972. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: The Baseball Ground EAR017767

The Baseball Ground EAR017767
The Baseball Ground, once home of Derby County Football Club. Aerial view by Aeropictorial. September 1952. Aerofilms Collection

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Elm Park, Reading EAW614199

Elm Park, Reading EAW614199
ELM PARK, Reading. Aerial view of the former home of Reading Football Club, photographed in 1992. John Madejski bought the club in 1991 and under Mark McGhee the team was starting to progress

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Twerton Park, Bath EAC614849

Twerton Park, Bath EAC614849
TWERTON PARK, Bath. Currently the home of Bath City Football Club and also home of Bristol Rovers between 1986 and 1996. Photographed in September 1992. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Highfield Road, Coventry AFL03_aerofilms_654974

Highfield Road, Coventry AFL03_aerofilms_654974
HIGHFIELD ROAD, Coventry. Aerial view of the former home of Coventry City Football Club photographed in 1995. The Sky Blues moved to the Ricoh Arena in 2005. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Highbury Stadium Square PLA01_03_1026

Highbury Stadium Square PLA01_03_1026
Highbury, Highbury Hill, Highbury, Islington, Greater London. The former entrance to the West Stand of Arsenal Stadium at 137-139 Highbury Hill

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Highbury Square 26615_056

Highbury Square 26615_056
Highbury Square, London. Originally a football stadium, the area was redeveloped as an apartment complex when Arsenal moved to the Emirates Stadium

Background imageLost Football Grounds Collection: Millmoor, Rotherham AFL03_Aerofilms_688740

Millmoor, Rotherham AFL03_Aerofilms_688740
MILLMOOR, Rotherham. Home of Rotherham United Football Club until 2008. Phoptographed in May 2001. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)



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"Remembering the Lost Football Grounds: A Journey through Time and Memories" Step back in time as we embark on a nostalgic journey to explore the lost football grounds that once echoed with cheers, passion, and unforgettable moments. From Maine Road's hallowed turf (EAW666121) to Leeds Road in Huddersfield (EAW613639), these sacred stadiums hold stories of triumphs and heartbreaks. Burnden Park in Bolton (EAW612756) stands as a testament to the glory days when heroes graced its pitch. Eastville Stadium's history (EAW170596) is etched into Bristol's soul, forever cherished by loyal fans who witnessed their team battling for victory. Roker Park in Sunderland (EPW613582) evokes memories of fierce rivalries and legendary matches that will never fade away. The Baseball Ground in Derby (EAW242197 & AFL03_aerofilms_a242916) serves as a reminder of the beautiful game's roots intertwining with America's pastime. Ayresome Park embraced Middlesbrough fans' unwavering loyalty throughout generations (EAW613650). Filbert Street holds Leicester City's glorious past within its walls, where legends were born and dreams came true (EAW627434). Victoria Ground echoes Stoke City's rich heritage, where roaring crowds propelled their beloved team towards greatness (EAW612425). The Dell witnessed Southampton FC rise from humble beginnings to become giants of English football (EAW638364). Highbury Stadium (EAW627108), once home to Arsenal FC, remains an iconic symbol of tradition and excellence. These lost football grounds may have vanished physically but live on vividly through shared memories passed down from one generation to another. Let us pay homage to these historic arenas that shaped our love for the beautiful game; they may be gone but will forever remain alive within our hearts.