Iconic Non League Football Stands, Past and Present: The Not So Perfect Team

Non league football’s most distinctive main stands. Some lost, some intact, some on the way out, and some which have seen Football League action

  • 1. Goalkeeper: A Slate Roofed Double Stand, Horton Park Avenue (Bradford Park Avenue AFC);
  • 2. Defender: ‘Harold’s Lugs’, Kingsway (Bishop Auckland FC);
  • 3. Defender: Built By ICI, Central Avenue (Billingham Synthonia FC);
  • 4. Defender: Built By Miners for Miners, Westfield Lane (Frickley Athletic FC);
  • 5. Defender: An Olympic Record, Champion Hill (Dulwich Hamlet FC);
  • 6. Midfielder: Ornate Beside The Seaside, Wellesley Recreation Ground (Great Yarmouth Town FC);
  • 7. Midfielder: Rhodes’ Legacy, Bower Fold (Stalybridge Celtic AFC);
  • 8. Midfielder: Regal Art Deco Masterpiece, Queen Elizabeth the Second Ground (Enfield Town FC);
  • 9. Forward: Mock Tudor Splendour: The Polegrove (Bexhill United FC);
  • 10. Forward: Poppies Doth Preached: Rockingham Road (Kettering Town FC);
  • 11. Forward: Loveable Fifties Timewarp: Victory Park (Chorley FC).

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  • 12. Bethrothed and Divine: The Valley Stadium (Redditch United FC).

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