Top 10 Smallest Ever Premier League Stadiums

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
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH7 7AF
England
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
Construction
Opened 1910
Renovated 2001

 

2.OLDHAM

Stadium: Boundary Park

Full name Boundary Park
Location Boundary Park
Oldham
OL1 2PA
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)
Construction
Built 1904
Opened 1 August 1904
Renovated 2014
Tenants
Oldham Athletic A.F.C. (1904–present)
Oldham R.L.F.C. (1997–2001, 2003–2009)

 

3. Swindon

County Ground (Swindon)

Location County Road
Swindon
SN1 2ED
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
Construction
Built 1890
Opened 1892
Tenants
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
Construction
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)
Tenants
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
Blackpool
FY1 6JJ
England
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
Construction
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
Tenants
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
Construction
Broke ground 25 March 2017
Built Spring 2018–Summer 2020
Opened 1 September 2020
Construction cost £71 million
Architect AFL Architects
Structural engineer Arup
Tenants
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
Construction
Broke ground 1889
Opened 1890
Closed 2003
Demolished 2003–2004
Tenants
Derby Baseball Club (1890–1898)
Derby County F.C. (1895–1997)
Derby County F.C. Reserves (1895–2003

 

8. QPR

Loftus Road Stadium