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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, cricket, or athletics club: they were literal Greyhounds, and their sport was racing. The relatively tight confines of the current ground were rather more open – with a dog track encircling the playing field. Greyhounds weren’t the only users of the track – the Stamford Bridge Pensioners speedway team raced there from 1929-1932.

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