Historic Name That Ground – Week 16

I think this is the easiest of the lot (so far!). If you’ve not seen this feature before then each week for the last 15 weeks I’ve been posting 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.

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

Can you name the ground featured in the image above? This was taken during the last 40 years.

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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.


  1. Simon says:

    Maine road defo, early 80s new main stand roof?


    1. David Peers says:

      Maine Road re-roofing n 1982. Ready for the barrel roof monstoCITY.


    2. James Walker says:

      Maine rds main stand the concrete skeleton with the brick infill is what gave it away to me


  2. Siggy says:

    Maine Road 1982


  3. Glyn says:

    Bramall Lane


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