Monday 30 May 2016


Posted '12:48pm bells' Munday 30th May 2016

Aa waz at Tibshelf Sorvices on the 'M1' the othaa day, (the service station aa normally fill mee truck up with diesel on mee way to Redditch in Worcestershire)
Az aa gan in there up to 5 times a week, aa naa aall the staff and they naa that a'm a Toon fan (The NUFC crest on mee old T shirts aa wear for work gives it away!)
One of them said to me the othaa day: "Look on the bright side---you'll have loads of new grounds to go to in The Championship next season!"
Quick az a flash aa replied: "The ANLY groond aa havvent been te iz New York Stadium in Rotherham!---Aa been to aall the rest at some point ower the years!"
He looked at me az though aa waz completlee mad---and he waz probably (definitely!) reet!

Oot of the 23 othaa teams in The Championship, a'v actually been to "er!" 30 (THORTY!) groonds they have used, includin' their old ones! (31 includin' SJP)

The Mad-Sad Groundhopper's 'A' to 'Z' list! (Pleeeze note!--some groonds like Huddersfield's new'in  have changed their name 3 times---on mee forst visit it waz called The McAlpine Stadium)   

TWO grounds: (Az they were named on mee forst visit!)
1/2: Brighton, Goldstone Ground, Amex Stadium
3/4: Cardiff: Ninian Park, Cardiff City Stadium
5/6: Derby, Basebaall Ground, Pride Park
7/8: Huddersfield, Leeds Road, McAlpine Stadium
9/10: Reading,Elm Park, Madjeski Stadium
11/12: Wigan, Springfield Park (to watch NUFC resorves),
JJB Stadium
13/14: Rotherham, Millmoor, Don Valley Stadium (to watch NUFC resorves)

ONE ground:
15:The Hazbeenz & Villians, Villa Park
16:Barnsley, Oakwell
17:Birmingham, St Andrews
18:Blackburn, Ewood Park
19:Brentford, Griffin Park
20:Bristol City, Ashton Gate
21:Burton, Pirelli Stadium (to watch NUFC resorves)
22:Fulham, Craven Cottage
23:Ipswich, Portman Road
24:Leeds, Elland Road
25:Norwich, Carrow Road
26:Forest, City Ground
27:Preston, Deepdale
28:QPR, Loftus Road
29:Sheff Wed, Hillsborough 
30:Wolves, Molineux

Still to visit:
1: Rotherham, New York Stadium

No comments:

Post a Comment