Thursday, 10 July 2014

ST JAMES' PARK *** THE OLDEST TOP FLIGHT GROOND IN THE WORLD

Posted '2:07pm bells' Thorsday 10th July 2014
1880-2014 *** 134 YEARS---AND COONTIN'!

It's official! <(at least on 'The Geordie Times' website anyway!)
St James' Park iz the oldest top flight futbaall groond anywhere in the world!

The current Premyaa League list iz below with club's who occupied the groond forst in brackets!

1: 1880 St James' Park, Newcastle Rangers <(NUFC since 1892)

2: 1883 Turf Moor, Burnley <(longest continuous occupation by one club, currently in the top flight)

3: 1884 Anfield, Everton! < (Liverpool since 1892)

4: 1892 Goodison Park, Everton

5: 1897 Villa Park, Aston Villa

6: 1899 White Hart Lane, Sporz

7: 1900 The Hawthorns, WBA

8: 1904 Loftus Road, QPR

8: 1904 Boleyn Groond, WHU

10: 1905 Stamford Bridge, Chelski <(opened in 1877 for athletics ---  futbaall waz 1st played there in 1905 )

11: 1910 Old Trafford, Man U

12: 1924 Selhurst Park, Crystal Palace

13: 1997 Britannia Stadium, Stoke

13: 1997 The Stadium of SSHhhh! (ye naa wot), SMB

15: 2001 St Mary's Stadium, Sooothampton

16: 2002 KC Stadium, Hull

16: 2002 Walkers Stadium, Leicester

18: 2003 City of Manc Stadium, Man City

19: 2005 Liberty Stadium, Swanzee

20: 2006 Emirates Stadium, Arsenal    

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