Historic Name That Ground – Week 12

If you’ve not seen this feature before then each week for the next few weeks I’ll post an image of a football ground taken in the past and you can see if you can recognise the ground. Some will be easy, others not so. You’ll be able to post your view in comments at the bottom of each page.

The following Friday I’ll post the answer. So here goes….

Can you name the ground featured in the image above? This is tough because it doesn’t give much away, although the curve in the terracing may help. If you want a couple of clues I’ve posted them near the bottom of this page in italics.

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I had planned to run ‘Historic Name That Ground’ only during the close season as in previous years, but it’s proving of interest so I’ll keep it going for a little while yet. If you have an old image of a ground that you think it’d be worth including in this weekly quiz then please get in touch. They don’t have to be from the 1900s to 1960s – even ground images from the 70s and 80s may prove a challenge to identify these days. You can email me at gary@GJFootballArchive.com Thanks.

Today’s clues: This image was taken in 1922 as the ground was being prepared for a major event; the venue is still used by a leading English club.

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