Huish Athletic Ground

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The Slope, 'Where Giants are Slayed'
Full name Huish Athletic Ground
Opened August 1928
Renovated Numerous Times
Closed May 1990
Demolished 1990
Yeovil Town F.C. (1928-1990)

Huish Athletic Ground was the former ground of Yeovil Town between 1928 and 1990. It was famous for an 8-foot side to side slope,[1] and when Yeovil beat Sunderland in the FA Cup 4th Round in 1948/49.[2][3]

It is now the site of a Tesco Extra hypermarket.[4][5]


  1. ^ "English Football Is All Down Hill From Here". Sabotage Times. Retrieved 24 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Classic Matches". Yeovil Town Years. Retrieved 24 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Season 1948-1949: Mighty Sunderland humbled at Huish". ciderspace. Retrieved 24 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Those We Have Lost: Huish, Yeovil Town". 200%. Retrieved 4 March 2015. 
  5. ^ "Here We Yeo". Middlesborouch Football Club. Retrieved 4 March 2015. 

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Coordinates: 50°56′32″N 2°38′13″W / 50.9422°N 2.637°W / 50.9422; -2.637