Taylors Avenue

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Taylors Avenue
Full nameTaylors Avenue
LocationCarrickfergus, Northern Ireland
OwnerCarrick Rangers F.C.
SurfaceGrass
Tenants
Carrick Rangers F.C.

Taylors Avenue is a football stadium in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It is the home stadium of local football team Carrick Rangers F.C.. Taylors Avenue has a capacity of 6,000. There are two covered stands, with the rest of the ground made up of open terracing. The number of seats is either 400 750 or 800, depending on source.[1][2]<[3]

The ground, known before 1952 as the Barn Field,[4] was the home of Barn F.C. from 1889 until the club folded in 1928.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.worldstadiums.com
  2. ^ www.fussballtempel.net Archived 29 August 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Taylors Avenue, Carrick Rangers FC, Northern Ireland Premier League". Football Ground Guide. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  4. ^ J. Gorrod, A. Hack & A. Simpson (2014). Kings of the Castle: A History of Carrick Rangers Football Club 1939-2014. Unknown publisher, p.65
  5. ^ J. Gorrod, A. Hack & A. Simpson (2014). Kings of the Castle: A History of Carrick Rangers Football Club 1939-2014. Unknown publisher, pp.13-16

Coordinates: 54°43′11″N 5°48′1″W / 54.71972°N 5.80028°W / 54.71972; -5.80028