Friday, July 24, 2009

The Friday List of Little or No Consequence #123

Stand your ground
23 Football Stadium Stands In England That Are Named After Former Players

1. Billy Wright Stand (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
2. Bobby Moore Stand (West Ham United)
3. Brian Clough Stand (Nottingham Forest)
4. Cliff Bastin Stand (Exeter City)
5. Cyril Knowles Stand (Hartlepool United)
6. Colin Bell Stand (Manchester City)
7. Dave Bowen Stand (Northampton Town)
8. David Preece Stand (Luton Town)
9. Don Rogers Stand (Swindon Town)
10. Jimmy Armfield Stand (Blackpool)
11. Jimmy McIlroy Stand (Burnley)
12. Jimmy Sirrell Stand (Notts County)
13. John Charles Stand (Leeds United)
14. Johnny Haynes Stand (Fulham)
15. (Jackie) Milburn Stand (Newcastle United)
16. (Don) Revie Stand (Leeds United)
17. Sir Stanley Matthews Stand (Blackpool)
18. Sir Tom Finney Stand (Preston North End)
19. Sir Trevor Brooking Stand (West Ham United)
20. Stan Cullis Stand (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
21. Stan Mortensen Stand (Blackpool)
22. Steve Bull Stand (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
23. Tommy Johnston Stand (Leyton Orient)

3 comments:

Seb said...

Good list! Up here in Aberdeen we have a rather splendid two-tier job named after director and former player Richard 'Dick' Donald. A somewhat unfortunate naming perhaps, as the stand is now affectionately known as the 'Dick End'.

Chris O said...

Yes, that is a bit unfortunate, granted Seb!

Chrissy said...

I wish the colin bell stand wasnt where teh "family friendly" tickets were. Do they even have family friendly sections in older stadia? It seems v american. v

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