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Monthly Archives: February, 2020

West Ham

By Posted in - History on February 29th, 2020 0 Comments

Located next to the site of a house known as Boleyn Castle, West Ham began playing at the Boleyn Ground in 1904. The ground was damaged by a V-1 flying bomb in August 1944, forcing …

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Stamford Bridge

By Posted in - History on February 21st, 2020 0 Comments

Chelsea have made their home at Stamford Bridge for over 114 years, but did you know they shared the ground from 1933 to 1968 with the Stamford Bridge Greyhounds? The Greyhounds weren’t a football, rugby, …

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Griffin Park

By Posted in - History on February 12th, 2020 0 Comments

Brentford FC are playing their final season, barring unforeseen difficulties, at Griffin Park.

Constructed in 1904 on the site of a former orchard, Griffin Park has had a colourful history. During the 1929-30 season Brentford set …

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