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Author Topic: Does any one know their British stadia? - ID = Bramall Lane (Sheffield) cricket  (Read 1872 times)

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Offline Lustrousstone

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I suspect this is a Chance dish. What I want to know is which football stadium is it please? The pitch only takes up the left hand of the site.

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Re: Does any one know their British football stadia?
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2010, 05:38:41 PM »
I'd have presumed it was West Bromwich Albion if it was Chances but the main road runs along the goal end,on google maps,and on your pic' along the 'longer' side so prob' not,as you can tell football is not my thing,rather watch paint dry!

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Re: Does any one know their British football stadia?
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2010, 06:20:38 PM »
I don't think it's West Brom, Birmingham City or Albion. Wherever it is it was a big site because the football pitch only occupies the left hand half.

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Re: Does any one know their British football stadia?
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2010, 06:32:01 PM »
I'm thinking Northampton Town. The football club shared with the Cricket club until the 80's I think.

http://www.oldgrounds.co.uk/county_ground_northampton.htm#What%20Was%20The%20Ground%20Like

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Re: Does any one know their British football stadia?
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2010, 07:03:27 PM »
You could well be right. I've emailed the chappie at the bottom of that page. Thank you

Oh well I would have done had it been an active email address  :cry:

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Re: Does any one know their British football stadia?
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2010, 08:16:01 AM »
Very strange that there's no legend!

You could also try posting on football forums:
http://www.thefootballforum.net/
http://forum.football.co.uk/
www.footballchatforum.com

...etc
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Re: Does any one know their British football stadia?
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2010, 05:44:26 PM »
Hi,

Could the football ground be the old baseball ground, Derby County?

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Re: Does any one know their British football stadia?
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2010, 05:48:49 PM »
Could be:

http://www.englishheritageprints.com/low.php?xp=media&xm=1090356

... although the curved road on one side is not really apparent on the glass tray.

The rounded corners at the one end of the ground should be a big clue.
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Re: Does any one know their British football stadia?
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2010, 06:01:20 PM »
Maybe a London club? Like arsenel

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Re: Does any one know their British football stadia?
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2010, 06:37:19 PM »
It's a Cricket ground - you can see the pavilion.

 

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