What’s in a name? Well, not the whole truth in the case of
some English clubs, who aren’t actually based where their misleading title would
Here are five who live somewhere else rather than their
namesake towns and cities:
Although many think of them as a Liverpool-based club,
technically, Everton don’t play where their name would suggest.
Goodison Park, their home since 1892, is based in the Walton
district of the city, about a mile-and-a-half away from the region known as
Everton. Before then, they didn’t play in Everton, either – they played at the
nearby Stanley Park and, of course, at Anfield, before Liverpool took over.
And if and when their protracted stadium move to Bramley Moore
Dock, situated more in the centre of Liverpool, is completed (expected to be in
2022-2023), Everton would actually be even further away from Everton itself
then, given the docks are about two-and-a-half-miles away from this particular
pocket of the city.
This is a more controversial one, and is open to
interpretation to a certain extent. United’s ground, Old Trafford, is about two
miles outside of Manchester city centre, but is located in what is known as ‘Greater
Greater Manchester consists of ten Metropolitan Borough
Councils created by the 1974 Local Government Act – the city of Manchester is
one and the borough of Trafford is another. United are considered not within
the city itself because of these boundaries between Manchester and Trafford
less than a mile to the north of the stadium.
United were founded in the area of Newton Heath, which is
clearly within the city itself, but they then moved to Old Trafford in 1910. Whether
you consider them part of Manchester today really depends if you see Greater
Manchester as part of Manchester, then.
Barnet’s home since 2013 has been The Hive, but when they
left their previous ground, the Underhill Stadium, the left the London Borough
of Barnet, too.
Indeed, The Hive is actually located in Canons Park, Harrow,
which is about seven miles away from Barnet itself.
The club had said they considered this to be a temporary
home of theirs, with the long-term aim being to build a 10,000-seater stadium
back in Barnet, but those plans were shelved in 2015.
Likewise, Grimsby’s Blundell Park stadium is found in the
seaside resort of Cleethorpes, on the estuary of the Humber in North East
The 9,052-seater ground, which was built in 1899 but has
retained only one of its original stands, succeeded Abbey Park as the Mariners’
home; a ground which was actually based in Grimsby itself.
There have been talks of a stadium move of late, though,
with a ground near Freeman Street or on an unused site near Grimsby Docks being
talked up as two possible locations.
And finally, the (relatively) newly-formed AFC Wimbledon,
who came into being in 2002, after the original Wimbledon FC were relocated to
Milton Keynes and became MK Dons, still don’t actually play in Wimbledon.
Their ground, Kingsmeadow, which they shared with Kingstonian
FC and Chelsea Women until 2017, is actually found in Norbiton, Kingston upon
Thames. This is about 13 miles from the south-west London district of Wimbledon
Though plans are afoot for a move to a new ground on the site of the obsolete Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium, which is just 250 yards from Plough Lane, Wimbledon FC’s home until 1991. The club aim to have the stadium ready for the 2020–21 season, with more than 5,000 supporters contributing to the investment needed.
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