British and Irish grounds used for

domestic, neutral and international matches


Many venues have been used for domestic cup and league games, but which venues have hosted which matches over the years?


Hopefully the list below will provide some of the answers!


For more of the latest information on 'lost' grounds, the following links provide further information:

What Happened to England's lost football grounds?

Lost Football Grounds Part 2

Old Football Grounds and Stands

Meet Archibald Leitch: The man who invented the football stadium

Four-Four-Two: In memoriam - 10 of England's beloved, long-lost stadiums


Why not also try out the test The Guardian have been running as well and the review which the Daily Mail has recently done? Plus Four-Four-Two's Name that stadium


Four-Four-Two have also published the following:

Top 100 stadiumsTop 100 stadiums and Meet the planet's biggest stadiums


North WestNorth East

Alexandra Meadows, Blackburn

Bank Street, Manchester

Barley Bank, Darwen

Bloomfield Road, Blackpool

Borough Park, Workington

Boundary Park, Oldham

Brunton Park, Carlisle

Burnden Park, Bolton

Deepdale, Preston

Edgeley Park, Stockport

Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Ewood Park, Blackburn

Faulkner Street, Chester

Gigg Lane, Bury

Green Lane, Stockport

Haig Avenue, Southport

Hole-i'th-Wall, Blackburn

Holker Street, Barrow-in-Furness

Hyde Road, Manchester

Leamington Road, Blackburn

Maine Road, Manchester

MCFC Academy Stadium, Manchester

Mill Farm, Fylde

Moor Lane, Salford

Moss Rose, Macclesfield

North Road, Manchester

Old Trafford, Manchester

Peel Park, Accrington

Pike's Lane, Bolton

Raikes Hall, Blackpool

Reebok Stadium, Bolton

Sandheys Park, New Brighton

Spotland, Rochdale

Springfield Park, Wigan

The Vicarage, Sandbach

Thorneyholme Road, Accrington

Turf Moor, Burnley

Whalley Grange, Manchester

Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough

Blue House Field, Sunderland

Brewery Field, Spennymoor

Croft Park, Blyth

Feethams, Darlington

Kingsway, Bishop Auckland

Linthorpe Road Ground, Middlesbrough

Newcastle Road, Sunderland

Paradise Ground, Middlesbrough

Redheugh Park, Gateshead

Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough

Roker Park, Sunderland

Seamar Road, Scarborough

Shielfield Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed

St James's Park, Newcastle

Stadium of Light, Sunderland

Victoria Ground, Hartlepool

Williamson Motor's Stadium, Darlington


South Yorkshire & HumbersideNorth & East Yorkshire

Abbey Park, Grimsby

Anlaby Road, Kingston-upon-Hull

Belle Vue, Doncaster

Blundell Park, Grimsby

Boothferry Park, Kingston-upon-Hull

Boulevard Ground, Kingston-upon-Hull

Bowling Green Ground, Gainsborough

Bramall Lane, Sheffield

Clee Park, Grimsby

Clifton Grove, Rotherham

Clifton Lane, Rotherham

Glanford Park, Scunthorpe

Hillsborough, Sheffield

Intake Ground, Doncaster

KCOM Stadium, Kingston-upon-Hull

Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster

Millmoor, Rotherham

New York Stadium, Rotherham

Northolme, Gainsborough

Oakwell, Barnsley

Old Show Ground, Scunthorpe

Olive Grove, Sheffield

Sheaf House, Sheffield

The Circle, Anlaby Road, Kingston-upon-Hull

Bootham Crescent, York

Elland Road, Leeds

Fartown, Huddersfield

John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield

Leeds Road, Huddersfield

McCain Stadium, Scarborough

Odsal Stadium, Bradford

Park Avenue, Bradford

The Shay, Halifax

Valley Parade, Bradford

East Anglia & EssexSouth & East Midlands

Abbey Stadium, Cambridge

Brooklands Sports Ground, Romford

Carrow Road, Norwich

County Ground, Northampton

JobServe Stadium, Colchester

Layer Road, Colchester

London Road, Peterborough

Portman Road, Ipswich

Roots Hall, Southend

Sixfields Stadium, Northampton

Southend Stadium, Southend

The Kursaal, Southend

The Nest, Norwich

Athletic Ground, Loughborough

Baseball Ground, Derby

Castle Cricket Ground, Nottingham

City Ground, Nottingham

Forest Recreation Ground, Nottingham

Racecourse Ground / County Ground, Derby

Field Mill Ground, Mansfield

Filbert Street, Leicester

Gregory Ground, Nottingham

John O'Gaunt's, Lincoln

King Power Stadium, Leicester

Meadow Lane, Nottingham

Mill Lane, Leicester

Nene Park, Irthlingborough

Notts Cricket Ground, Beeston

Parkside Ground, Nottingham

Peel Croft, Burton upon Trent

Proact Stadium, Chesterfield

Pride Park, Derby

RICOH Arena, Coventry

Recreation Ground, Saltergate, Chesterfield

Rockingham Road, Kettering

Sincil Bank, Lincoln

Stadium:MK, Milton Keynes

The Vicarage, Whitwick

Town Ground, Nottingham

Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Central South & South CoastSouth West

Adams Park, High Wycombe

American Express Community Stadium, Brighton

Antelope Ground, Southampton

Avenue Stadium, Dorchester

Broadfield Stadium, Crawley

Coley Park, Reading

Dean Court, Bournemouth

Elm Park, Reading

Fratton Park, Portsmouth

Goldstone Ground, Brighton

Joseph's Road, Guildford

Kassam Stadium, Oxford

Loakes Park, High Wycombe

Madjeski Stadium, Reading

Manor Ground, Oxford

Reading Cricket Ground, Reading

Reading Recreation Ground, Reading

Recreaton Ground, Aldershot

St Mary's, Southampton

The Dell, Southampton

The Pilot Field, Hastings

Victoria Park, Salisbury

Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth

Whitehouse Ground, Oxford

Ashton Gate, Bristol

County Ground, Swindon

Eastville, Bristol

Home Park, Plymouth

Huish Park, Yeovil

Plainmoor Ground, Torquay

St James's Park, Exeter

The Croft, Swindon

Twerton Park, Bath

Whaddon Road, Cheltenham

South Wales & BorderWest Midlands, Salop & Staffordshire

Arms Park, Cardiff

Bridge Meadow Stadium, Haverfordwest

Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff

Edgar Street, Hereford

Latham Park, Newtown

Liberty Stadium, Swansea

Milford Haven

Millenium Stadium, Cardiff

Ninian Park, Cardiff

Penydarren Park, Merthyr

Recreation Ground, Newtown

Rexville, Newport

Smithfield Athletic Ground, Aberystwyth

Somerton Park, Newport

Stebonheath Park, Llanelli

Vetch Field, Swansea

Ynys Field, Aberdare

Ynys Park, Ton Pentre

Aggborough Stadium, Kidderminster

Bescot Stadium, Walsall

bet365 Stadium, Stoke

Bucks Head Stadium, Telford

Burslem Football & Athletic Ground, Burslem

Cobridge Athletic Ground, Burslem

Dudley Road, Wolverhampton

Fellows Park, Walsall

Four Acres, West Bromwich

Gay Meadow, Shrewsbury

Highfield Road, Coventry

Molineux, Wolverhampton

Montgomery Waters Meadow, Shrewsbury

Muntz Street, Birmingham

New Bucks Head Stadium, Telford

Old Recreation Ground, Hanley

Pirelli Stadium, Burton-upon-Trent

Racecourse Ground, Monkmoor

St Andrew's, Birmingham

St George's Lane, Worcester

St George's Park, Burton-upon-Trent

Stoney Lane, West Bromwich

The Chuckery, Walsall

The Hawthorns, West Bromwich

The Oval, Wednesbury

Vale Park, Burslem

Victoria Ground, Stoke

Villa Park, Birmingham

Wednesbury Oak Road, Tipton

Wellington Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham

West Bromwich Road, Walsall

Wincham Park, Northwich

Merseyside, Cheshire & North WalesWest, North & East London

Aigburth Park, Liverpool

Alexandra Ground, Crewe

Alexandra Recreation Ground, Crewe

Anfield, Liverpool

Belle Vue, Rhyl

Corbett Sports Stadium, Rhyl

Deva Stadium, Chester

Drill Field, Northwich

Farrar Road, Bangor

Goodison Park, Liverpool

Hawthorne Road, Bootle

Nantporth, Bangor

Nantwich Road, Crewe

Park Avenue, Aberystwyth

Prenton Park, Birkenhead

Racecourse Ground, Wrexham

Sealand Road, Chester

The Oval, Llandudno

Y Traeth, Porthmadog

Boleyn Ground, London

Broadhall Way, Stevenage

Brisbane Road, London

Caversham Cricket Ground, Reading

Champion Hill, Dulwich Hamlet

Church Road, Hayes

Claremont Road, Hendon

Clarence Park, St Albans

Craven Cottage, London

Dallow Lane, Luton

Emirates Stadium, London

Green Pond Road, Walthamstow

Griffin Park, London

Gtech Community Stadium, London

Highbury, London

Invicta Ground, London

Kenilworth Road, Luton

Kennington Oval, London

Kingfield Sports Ground, Woking

Lea Bridge Stadium, London

Lillie Bridge, London

Loftus Road, London

Lord Nelson Ground, London

Lynn Road, Ilford

Lyttleton Ground, London

Manor Ground, London

Park Royal Ground, London

Plough Lane, London

Queen's Club, London

Richmond Athletic Ground, London

Richmond Road Ground, Kingston-upon-Thames

Southbury Road, Enfield

Stamford Bridge, London

The Athletic Grounds, London

The Dolphin Stadium, Slough

The Hive, Barnet

Vicarage Road, Watford

Wembley Stadium, London

West Ham Stadium, London

White City Stadium, London

White Hart Lane, London

South London & KentWest of Scotland

Angel Ground, Tonbridge

Athletic Ground, Maidstone

Crabble Stadium, Dover

Crystal Palace, London

Hayes Lane, Bromley

Memorial Sports Ground, Redhill

Priestfield Stadium, Gillingham

Selhurst Park, London

Stonebridge Road, Northfleet

The Den, London

The New Den, London

The Sports Ground, Stompond Lane, Walton-on-Thames

The Valley, London

Watling Street, Dartford

Bellsdale Park, Beith

Beresford Park, Ayr

Boghead Park, Dumbarton

Cappielow Park, Greenock

Clune Park, Port Glasgow

Holm Quarry, Kilmarnock

Love Street (St Mirren Park), Paisley

Millburn Park, Alexandria

New Kilbowie Park, Clydebank

Palmerston Park, Dumfries

Pebble Park, Annbank

Pittodrie, Aberdeen

Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

Somerset Park, Ayr

Stair Park, Stranraer

Tontine Park, Renton



Barrowfield Park, Glasgow

Braehead Park, Glasgow

1st Cathkin Park, Glasgow

New Cathkin Park (2nd Hampden Park), Glasgow

1st Celtic Park, Glasgow

Celtic Park (Parkhead), Glasgow

Firhill Park, Glasgow

Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow

1st Hampden Park, Glasgow

2nd Hampden Park, Glasgow

present Hampden Park, Glasgow

Hyde Park, Glasgow

1st Ibrox Park, Glasgow

current Ibrox Park, Glasgow

Kinning Park, Glasgow

Langlands Park, Linthouse

Meadowside, Glasgow

Muir Park, Glasgow

Shawfield Park, Clyde

Springvale Park, Glasgow

Underwood Park, Paisley

Westmarch, Paisley

Whitefield Park, Cambuslang

Broomfield Park, Airdrie

Dalziel Park, Motherwell

Douglas Park, Hamilton

Fir Park, Motherwell

Meadow Park, Coatbridge

Central ScotlandNorth East and Tayside

Annfield Stadium, Stirling

Brockville Park, Falkirk

Firs Park, Falkirk

Forthbank Park, Stirling

Forthbank Stadium, Stirling

Merchiston Park, Stirlingshire

Ochilview Park, Stirlingshire

Recreation Park, Alloa

Borough Briggs, Elgin

Carolina Port, Dundee

Dens Park, Dundee

East Dock Street, Dundee

Gayfield Park, Arbroath

Muirton Park, Perth

Clepington Park / Tannadice Park, Dundee

Recreation Grounds, Perth

West Craigie Park, Dundee

East of Scotland


Bank Park, Leith

Bayview Park, Methil

Easter Road, Edinburgh

East End Park, Dunfermline

Grant Street Park, Inverness

Hawkhill, Edinburgh

Kingsmills Park, Inverness

Meadowbank Stadium, Edinburgh

Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh

New Logie Green, Edinburgh

Royal Gymnasium Ground, Edinburgh

Shamrock Park, Broxburn

Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy

Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh

Northern IrelandRepublic of Ireland

Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast

Balmoral Showgrounds, Belfast

Bloomfield Park, Belfast

Brandywell Stadium, Londonderry

Castlereagh Park, Newtonards

Ciftonville Gardens, Belfast

Grosvenor Park, Belfast

Markets Field, Limerick

Mourneview Park, Lurgan

Shamrock Park, Portadown

Solitude Ground, Belfast

The Oval, Belfast

The Showgrounds, Ballymena

The Showgrounds, Coleraine

Ulsterville, Belfast

The Showgrounds, Newry

Windsor Park, Belfast

Aviva Stadium, Dublin

Dalymount Park, Dublin

Glenmalure Park, Dublin

Lansdowne Road, Dublin

O2 Park, Drogheda

Thomond Park, Limerick

Tolka Park, Dublin

Turners Cross, Cork