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Bury's Gigg Lane
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Accrington Stanley's Fraser Eagle
Barnet's Underhill
Birmingham City's St Andrews
Boston United's Staffsmart Stadium
Bournemouth's Fitness First
Bradford City's Valley Parade
Brentford's Griffin Park
Bristol Rovers' Memorial Stadium
Bury's Gigg Lane
Cambridge United's Abbey
Carlisle United's Brunton Park
Cheltenham Town's Whaddon Road
Chester City's Saunder's Honda
Chesterfield's Saltergate
Dagenham and Redbridge's Victoria Ground
Darlington's Feethams
Darlington's "Change the Name Every Year"
Derby County's Pride Park
Doncaster Rovers' Belle Vue
Doncaster Rovers Keepmoat
Exeter City's St James' Park
Farsley Celtic's Throstle's Nest
Fulham's Craven Cottage
Gainsborough Trinity's Northolme
Grantham Town's South Kesteven Centre
Grimsby Town's Blundell Park
Halifax Town's Shay
Hartlepool United's Victoria Park
Hereford United's Edgar Street
Huddersfield Town's Galpharm Stadium
Hull City's Boothferry Park
Hull City's Kingston Communications Stadium
Kettering Town's Rockingham Road
Kidderminster Harriers Aggborough
Leeds United's Elland Road
Leicester City's Walkers
Leyton Orient's Matchroom Stadium
Lincoln United's Ashby Avenue
Macclesfield Town's Moss Rose
Mansfield Town's Field Mill
Manchester United's Old Trafford
Milton Keynes Don's National Hockey Arena
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Morecambe's Christie Park
Northampton Town's Sixfields
Nottingham Forest's City Ground
Notts County's Meadow Lane
Oxford United's Kazzam Stadium
Peterborough United's London Road
Port Vale's Vale Park
Rochdale's Spotland
Rotherham United's Don Valley Stadium
Rotherham United's Millmoor
Rushden and Diamond's Nene Park
Scunthorpe United's Glanford Park
Shrewsbury Town's Gay Meadow
Shrewsbury Town's New Meadow
Sleaford Town's Eslaforde Park
Southend United's Roots Hall
Stamford's Vic Couzens Stadium
Stockport County's Edgeley Park
Sunderland's Stadium of Light
Swansea City's Vetch Field
Swindon Town's County Ground
The Millennium Stadium
Tranmere Rovers' Prenton Park
Torquay United's Plainmoor
Walsall's Bescot
Wembley Stadium
Wrexham's Racecourse
Wycombe Wanderers' Adam's Park
Yeovil Town's Huish Park
York City's Kit Kat Stadium


22/2/2003 - Bury 2 Lincoln City 0

25/8/2003 - Bury 2 Lincoln City 1

30/8/2004 - Bury 0 Lincoln City 1

2/10/2005 - Bury 1 Lincoln City 1

20/1/2007 - Bury 2 Lincoln City 2

2/10/2007 - Bury 1 Lincoln City 1

13/9/2008 - Bury 3 Lincoln City 1

Getting to Bury from Lincoln is relatively easy. It barely takes two hours to get there and the ground is easily findable once in Bury. Parking is also very plentiful, although it is mainly street parking.

In previous years, City had been in the Manchester Road End Stand and it’s safe to say that the view out of their was pretty poor because it was so far back from the seats. However, this stand was now for home fans only due to a poll on the official site. To be honest, I was a little annoyed through leaving this end because it was a good away end, you had plenty of time to pick your seat and you could get a good atmosphere in there. For this single game, the away fans had been allocated one side of the club's main stand and it's like being in a totally different ground.

The seating in this stand is also quite good, however, what lets it down if the completely random mesh covering 6 or 7 seats so you have to either walk the long way around or did it army style under the mesh. The view from this section was amazing and as you can tell from the pictures below, offers a great view of the action. This stand is shared with the home supporters.

Then away fans were moved again into the Cemetery End. This was a good stand and the view was ite decent. You are relatively close to the pitch compared to the Manchester Road End. The one bad thing about this end though is that if you go in large numbers, you could end up sitting with a huge cement block restricting your view of quite a lot of the pitch.

The one thing I find curious about the fans at Bury is that the majority of them want to sit in the worst end of the ground. There is no atmosphere at Bury and the only noise you'll really hear from them is the occasional moan that accompanies around 1,500 arms waving.

Overall, I actually like Bury, especially from the view that you get in the side stand, it is one of the best views available in the division and only Rochdale can really rival it. I would go to this ground again randomly if given the chance, it's relatively close to Lincoln and the ground has the thing that means a lot of grounds these days, the feeling that football just feels like it really means something around here, I can't really describe it, so I won't bother. 



Overall Ground Quality : 7

Ease of getting there : 6

Atmosphere : 0

Programme : 8

View of Action : 9

Leg Space : 7

The "football" feeling : 8

Friendliness of Home Supporters : 0 (how much can one set of fans moan?)

Quality of the game : 4

Chances of Coming Here Again If Given Chance : 6


Overall : 55/100