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Stamford's Vic Couzens Stadium
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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
Milton Keynes Dons' stadium:mk
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


2006 - Stamford 2 Lincoln City XI 3

I originally had no intention of going to Stamford for Lincoln's pre-season friendly, however, a few days before and I was invited along with my friend Stewart and decided to just go with it, although I'd be lying if I said the prospect sounded enthralling. Anyway, after a 30 minute drive down the motorway, we arrived in Stamford and the ground was surprisingly close to the entrance of the ground. THen it was just a case of finding a parking space, not hard given the streets around the ground.

Upon entering the ground, I'd be lying if I said I was impressed and barring Lincoln Moorlands, I hadn't been to a non-league ground that had just 1 stand. This stand however was fairly nice considering the level the ground was at, but it didn't offer a good view of the action. Behind each goal, was just open land with no terrace steps or seating. This was also true of the final stand but this one has a roof covering half of it as there was the canteen on this side. The view from the non-seating section however was quite good and you were really close to the pitch, so close infact that you could see the beads of sweat on the player's heads.

Overall, it's not bad for a non-league ground but out of all those I've visited to this date, the only ground it's better than is Lincoln Moorlands. I'd come here for friendlies but not for a random game.



Overall Ground Quality : 2

Ease of getting there : 10

Atmosphere : 0

Programme : 2

View of Action : 7

Leg Space : 3

The "football" feeling : 5

Friendliness of Home Supporters : 9

Quality of the game : 2

Chances of Coming Here Again For a Random Game: 0


Overall : 41/100