List of defunct English football stadiums

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This is a list of football stadiums in England that are now defunct. Each stadium is shown alongside the year in which it ceased to be used and the stadium by which it was replaced.

Defunct stadiums[edit]

Year Club Defunct Stadium Replacement Stadium
1889 Wolves Dudley Road Molineux
1893 Royal Arsenal Invicta Ground Manor Ground
1895 Bolton Wanderers Pike's Lane Burnden Park
1896 Southampton Antelope Ground County Ground
1897 Aston Villa Wellington Road Villa Park
1897 Luton Town Dallow Lane Dunstable Road
1898 Southampton County Ground[1] The Dell
1898 Sunderland Newcastle Road Roker Park
1899 Sheffield Wednesday Olive Grove Hillsborough Stadium (originally Owlerton Stadium)
1900 West Bromwich Albion Stoney Lane The Hawthorns
1905 Luton Town Dunstable Road Kenilworth Road
1908 Norwich City Newmarket Road The Nest
1910 Manchester United Bank Street Old Trafford
1913 Woolwich Arsenal Manor Ground Highbury
1913 Port Vale Athletic Ground Old Recreation Ground
1923 Manchester City Hyde Road Maine Road
1924 Crystal Palace The Nest Selhurst Park
1930 Gateshead Horsley Hill Redheugh Park
1932 York City Fulfordgate Bootham Crescent
1935 Norwich City The Nest Carrow Road
1939 Hull City Anlaby Road Boothferry Park
1950 Port Vale Old Recreation Ground Vale Park
1955 Southend United Southend Stadium Roots Hall
1963 Accrington Stanley Peel Park Crown Ground
1968 Nelson Seedhill Victoria Park
1969 New Brighton Tower Athletic Grounds
1970 Gateshead Redheugh Park Gateshead International Stadium
1973 Bradford Park Avenue Park Avenue Horsfall Stadium
1980 Tonbridge Angels Angel Ground Longmead Stadium
1985 White City Stadium
1986 Bristol Rovers Eastville Stadium Twerton Park
1987 Ashford United Essella Park The Homelands
1988 Maidstone United F.C. (1897) Athletic Ground, Maidstone -
1988 Scunthorpe United Old Showground Glanford Park
1990 Walsall Fellows Park Bescot Stadium
1990 Wycombe Wanderers Loakes Park Adams Park
1990 Yeovil Town Huish Athletic Ground Huish Park
1992 Maidstone United Watling Street Gallagher Stadium
1992 Chester City Sealand Road Deva Stadium
1993 Millwall The Den The New Den
1994 Huddersfield Town Leeds Road Galpharm Stadium (originally McAlpine Stadium)
1994 Northampton Town County Ground Sixfields Stadium
1994 Fallowfield Stadium
1995 Middlesbrough Ayresome Park Riverside Stadium
1997 Bolton Wanderers Burnden Park Reebok Stadium
1997 Brighton and Hove Albion Goldstone Ground Withdean Stadium
1997 Derby County Baseball Ground Pride Park Stadium
1997 Stoke City Victoria Ground Britannia Stadium
1997 Sunderland Roker Park Stadium of Light
1998 Reading Elm Park Madejski Stadium
1998 Wimbledon Plough Lane
1999 Wigan Athletic Springfield Park JJB Stadium
2000 Wembley Stadium (1923) Wembley Stadium
2001 Oxford United Manor Ground Kassam Stadium
2001 Southampton The Dell St Mary's Stadium
2002 Hull City Boothferry Park KC Stadium
2002 Leicester City Filbert Street King Power Stadium
2003 Darlington Feethams The Darlington Arena (originally Reynolds Arena)
2003 Manchester City Maine Road City of Manchester Stadium
2005 Burton Albion Eton Park Pirelli Stadium
2005 Coventry City Highfield Road Ricoh Arena
2005 Swansea City Vetch Field The Liberty Stadium
2006 Arsenal Highbury Emirates Stadium
2006 Aylesbury United Buckingham Road
2007 Doncaster Rovers Belle Vue Keepmoat Stadium
2007 Shrewsbury Town Gay Meadow New Meadow
2007 Milton Keynes Dons former England National Hockey Stadium Stadium:mk
2007 Scarborough McCain Stadium
2008 Colchester United Layer Road Colchester Community Stadium
2008 Rotherham United Millmoor Don Valley Stadium
2009 Cardiff City Ninian Park Cardiff City Stadium
2010 Chesterfield Saltergate B2net Stadium
2010 Morecambe Christie Park Globe Arena
2011 Brighton and Hove Albion Withdean Stadium Falmer Stadium
2011 Kettering Town Rockingham Road Latimer Park
2012 Rotherham United Don Valley Stadium New York Stadium
2012 Rushden and Diamonds Nene Park -
2013 Barnet Underhill Stadium The Hive Stadium
2013 Cambridge City Milton Road Ground Bridge Road Ground (Ground share)
2016 West Ham United Boleyn Ground Olympic Stadium
2017 Tottenham Hotspur White Hart Lane Wembley Stadium (2017-2018)
Northumberland Development Project (unnamed; from 2018)

Stadiums no longer used for football[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The County Ground, Southampton continued in use as a cricket ground until 2000

External links[edit]

  • Goodbye Gay Meadow Book on Shrewsbury Town's old ground, Gay Meadow
  • [1] BBC Webpage on: Farewell Milton Road