Top 10 Smallest Ever Premier League Stadiums

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Top 10 Smallest Ever Premier League Stadiums

“Stadium” is the Latin word for the Greek word “stadion” (στάδιον). Several reports claim that a measure of its length equalling the length of 600 human feet.

Top 10 Smallest Ever Premier League Stadiums

Sporting-wise, a stadium is a place or venue for outdoor sports. It has in it a field or stage either partly or completely surrounded by a tiered structure which is meant to allow spectators to either stand or sit.

Top 10 Smallest Ever Premier League Stadiums

  1. Bournemouth

    Stadium Name: Dean Court

Former names Goldsands Stadium
Seward Stadium
Fitness First Stadium
Location Kings Park
Coordinates 50°44′07″N 1°50′18″WCoordinates: 50°44′07″N 1°50′18″W
Owner Structadene
Capacity 11,364[1]
Record attendance 28,799 (AFC Bournemouth v Manchester United, 2 March 1957)
Field size 105 by 68 metres (114.8 yd × 74.4 yd)[1]
Surface Grass
Opened 1910
Renovated 2001



Stadium: Boundary Park

Full name Boundary Park
Location Boundary Park
Coordinates 53°33′19″N 2°7′43″WCoordinates53°33′19″N 2°7′43″W
Elevation 526 feet (160 m)[1]
Capacity 13,513
Field size 110 yd × 74 yd (101 m × 68 m)
Built 1904
Opened 1 August 1904
Renovated 2014
Oldham Athletic A.F.C. (1904–present)
Oldham R.L.F.C. (1997–2001, 2003–2009)


3. Swindon

County Ground (Swindon)

Location County Road
Coordinates 51°33′52″N 1°46′14″WCoordinates: 51°33′52″N 1°46′14″W
Owner Swindon Borough Council
Capacity 15,728
Field size 110 x 70 yards
Surface Grass
Built 1890
Opened 1892
Swindon Town F.C. (1896–present)


4. Southampton

    The Dell

Location Milton Road, Southampton, Hampshire, England
Coordinates 50°54′53″N 001°24′47″WCoordinates: 50°54′53″N 001°24′47″W
Owner Southampton Leisure Holdings PLC
Operator Southampton F.C.
Type Football stadium
Capacity 15,200
Surface Grass
Broke ground 1897
Opened September 1898
Expanded 1927, 1929, 1980s, 1990s
Closed May 2001
Demolished June – 13 July 2001
Construction cost £7,000 – £9,000
Architect Archibald Leitch (the West Stand)
Southampton F.C. (1898–2001)

5. Blackpool

Bloomfield Road Stadium

Full name Bloomfield Road Stadium
Former names Gamble’s Field (1887–1899)
Location Seasiders Way
Coordinates 53°48′17″N 3°2′53″W
Owner Rose 123 Investments Ltd.[2]
Executive suites 12+
Capacity 16,616
Record attendance 38,098 (1955; pre-redevelopment)
16,116 (2010; during redevelopment)
Field size 112 x 74 yards (102.4 x 67.7 metres)
Surface Grass
Scoreboard Yes
Opened 28 October 1899
Renovated 1999–2002 (North and West Stands)
2003 (East Stand)
2009–2010 (South Stand)
2010 (East Stand)
2011–2012 (South East Corner Stand)
Architect TTH Architects, Gateshead, UK
South Shore F.C. (1899)
Blackpool F.C. (1900, 1901–present)
Blackpool Borough (1987)
Blackpool Panthers (2004–2006)


6. Brentford
Brentford Community

Full name Brentford Community Stadium
Location 166 Lionel Road North, Brentford, London, England
Public transit  Kew Bridge
Operator Brentford F.C.
Capacity 17,250[4]
Record attendance 17,094 (Brentford vs Man Utd, 19 January 2022)
Field size 105 x 68 m (association football)
110 x 66m (rugby union)
Surface Desso Grassmaster
Broke ground 25 March 2017
Built Spring 2018–Summer 2020
Opened 1 September 2020
Construction cost £71 million
Architect AFL Architects
Structural engineer Arup
Brentford F.C. (2020–present)
London Irish (2020–present)


7. Derby 

Ley’s Baseball Ground (until c. 1895)

Former names Ley’s Baseball Ground (until c. 1895)
Location Derby
Coordinates 52°54′17″N 1°28′7″WCoordinates52°54′17″N 1°28′7″W
Owner Sir Francis Ley (until 1924)
Derby County F.C. (from 1924)
Operator Ley’s Malleable Castings Vulcan Ironworks (until 1896)
Derby County F.C. (from 1896)
Capacity 4,000 (original capacity)
42,000 (highest capacity, 1969–1980)
18,300 (capacity at closure)
Surface Grass
Broke ground 1889
Opened 1890
Closed 2003
Demolished 2003–2004
Derby Baseball Club (1890–1898)
Derby County F.C. (1895–1997)
Derby County F.C. Reserves (1895–2003


8. QPR

Loftus Road Stadium 

Full name Loftus Road Stadium
Former names Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium (2019–2022)
Location White City
London, W12
Coordinates 51°30′33″N 0°13′56″WCoordinates: 51°30′33″N 0°13′56″W
Public transit  White City
Owner Queens Park Rangers Football & Athletic Club Ltd
Capacity 18,439
Record attendance 35,353 including standing (Queens Park Rangers v. Leeds United, 27 April 1974); 19,002 all-seated (Queens Park Rangers v. Manchester City, 6 November 1999)
Field size 112 by 72 yards (102 by 66 m)
Surface Grass
Scoreboard Electronic
Built 1904
Opened 1904
Shepherd’s Bush FC (1904–1915)
Queens Park Rangers FC
(1917-1931,1933–1962, 1963–present)
London Wasps (Guinness Premiership)
Fulham FC (2002–2004)
AFC Wimbledon (2020)


9. Swansea

Liberty Stadium

Former names White Rock Stadium (2004, under construction)
New Stadium Swansea (2005, official)
Liberty Stadium (2005–2021)
Location Normandy Road, Swansea, Wales
Coordinates 51.6422°N 3.9351°WCoordinates: 51.6422°N 3.9351°W
Public transit The New Mex bus stop
Swansea railway station
Owner City and County of Swansea Council
Operator StadCo
Capacity 21,088
Field size 105 x 68 metres (115 x 74 yards)
Surface Desso GrassMaster
Broke ground 2003
Opened 10 July 2005
Construction cost £27 million
Architect TTH Architects, Gateshead UK
Swansea City (2005–present)
Ospreys (2005–present)


10. Portsmouth

Fratton Park

Address Frogmore Road, Milton, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO4 8RA
Coordinates 50°47′47″N 1°3′50″WCoordinates50°47′47″N 1°3′50″W
Public transit Fratton railway station
Owner Portsmouth F.C.
Record attendance 51,385 vs Derby County, 26 February 1949
Field size 105 x 66 m (115 x 73 yards)
Surface Semi-artificial hybrid based
Scoreboard Digital
Built 1899
Opened 15 August 1899; 122 years ago
(first match: 6 September 1899)
Architect Arthur Cogswell (1899) Archibald Leitch (1925, 1935), KSS Design Group (1997)
Portsmouth F.C. (1899–present)


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