Princess Royal Park

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Princess Royal Park
Princess Royal Park, Banff.jpg
Princess Royal Park is located in Aberdeen
Princess Royal Park
Location in Aberdeenshire
Location Airlie Gardens, Banff,
Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Coordinates 57°39′47.97″N 2°31′3.87″W / 57.6633250°N 2.5177417°W / 57.6633250; -2.5177417
Capacity 2,600 (420 seated)
Record attendance 5,000 v Rangers
27 April 1952
Field size 109 x 78 yards[1]
Surface grass[2]
Tenants
Deveronvale F.C.

Princess Royal Park is a football ground in the town of Banff in the north-east of Scotland, which is the home ground of Highland Football League side Deveronvale F.C.. It is located on Airlie Gardens in the east of the town and has a capacity of 2,600 with 420 seated.[1][3][4]

History[edit]

Deveronvale's record attendance at Princess Royal Park came in April 1952 when 5,000 spectators watched the club take on Rangers F.C. of Glasgow.[1][3]

The club's début match in the Scottish Challenge Cup was at Princess Royal Park in July 2011 in the first round against Stirling Albion, The home side lost 3–1.[5]

Transport[edit]

The nearest railway station to the ground is Keith railway station, located 20 miles away in the town of Keith, roughly 20 miles south-west of Banff.[3][6] The station lies on the Aberdeen to Inverness Line. Huntly railway station lies on the same line and is located south-southwest of Banff, also around 20 miles away.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Clubs - Deveronvale FC, Scottish Highland Football League. Retrieved 30 May 2012.
  2. ^ Venues - Scotland - Princess Royal Park, soccerway.com. Retrieved 30 May 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d Club Info, Deveronvale Football Club. 1 August 2009. Retrieved 30 May 2012.
  4. ^ Deveronvale, The Scottish Football League. Retrieved 30 May 2012.
  5. ^ Deveronvale 1-3 Stirling Albion, BBC Sport. 23 July 2011. Retrieved 30 May 2012.
  6. ^ Highland Premier - Deveronvale - Princess Royal Park, fanzone.com. Retrieved 30 May 2012.

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Coordinates: 57°39′47.973″N 2°31′3.87″W / 57.66332583°N 2.5177417°W / 57.66332583; -2.5177417