The Kop

Sheffield United 1-0 Yeovil Town – League 1 Play Off Semi Final (1st Leg)

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On Friday 3rd May 2013, I went to Bramall Lane to watch Sheffield United play Yeovil Town in the first leg of the League 1 play off semi final.

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Saltergate – The Demolition (Part 3)

From 12th May to 20th June 2012 we have returned to Saltergate a number of times to take photographs of the on going demolition of Chesterfield’s former home. The Spireites played at Saltergate for 139 years before leaving in 2010 and sadly now the ground is almost gone forever. You can see more photos below.

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Saltergate – The Demolition Continues


On Monday 7th May my Dad visited Saltergate, the former home of Chesterfield FC, to see the continued demolition of the ground. The difference is clearly visible now with the Main Stand now nothing but a shell and the roof of the Kop has been removed. It won’t be long now until there is nothing left of the place that the Spireites played for 139 years.

See the photos below.

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Sheffield United 4-1 Chesterfield – League 1


On Wednesday 28th March I went to Bramall Lane to watch Sheffield United play Chesterfield.
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A Visit to Chesterfield’s New Home

 

On 17th July 2010 I visited the newly completed B2Net Stadium. It will be the new home of Chesterfield FC after they left Saltergate at the end of last season. 

You can see plenty of pictures below. 

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Chesterfield 2-1 Bournemouth – League 2 – The Last Game at Saltergate

After 10 years for me, 33 years for my Dad and 139 years in total, the final countdown on Chesterfield’s home of Saltergate finally reached zero. Chesterfield’s game against Bournemouth was the last game ever to be played at Saltergate, before the side move to the B2net stadium next season.We took plenty of photos on this brilliant, yet sad day.

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