Heywood Road

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Heywood Road
Location Sale, Greater Manchester, England
Coordinates 53°24′57.87″N 2°19′16.54″W / 53.4160750°N 2.3212611°W / 53.4160750; -2.3212611Coordinates: 53°24′57.87″N 2°19′16.54″W / 53.4160750°N 2.3212611°W / 53.4160750; -2.3212611
Capacity 5,400 (2003)[1]
Surface grass
Opened 1905
Tenants
Sale Sharks (-2003)
Sale F.C. (amateur)
Sale Jets

Heywood Road is a rugby union stadium in Sale, Greater Manchester. It has been the home ground of Sale F.C. since 1905.[2] It was the home ground of spin-off professional club Sale Sharks until 2003, when the club moved its matches to Edgeley Park, Stockport.[3] Its capacity was 5,400 in 2003. Sale Sharks' junior team, the Sale Jets, still play at Heywood Road.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BBC SPORT | Rugby Union | The media man: Dave Swanton". BBC News. 2005-04-04. Retrieved 2011-10-20. 
  2. ^ Sale FC Rugby Club. "History of Sale FC". Sale FC. Retrieved 2011-10-20. 
  3. ^ Mullins, Nick (2003-05-06). "BBC SPORT | Rugby Union | English | Sale bid farewell to Heywood Road". BBC News. Retrieved 2011-10-20. 

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