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
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,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