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30 March: Bramall Lane
30-MAR-2013 Sheena Woodhead

30 March: Bramall Lane

Sheffield

Bramall Lane, home of Sheffield United, was originally opened as a cricket ground in 1855, hence the name of the pub across the road.
It has been the home of Sheffield United (The Blades) since 1889.
Yorkshire's last cricket match at the ground took place in 1973. A new stand over the cricket square was then built and the stadium became four sided.
I'm a Wednesdayite myself, just happened to be visiting a shop nearby!


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Colin Storey31-Mar-2013 19:29
Great image of this famous football ground, shame about the sheffield teams demise from top flight football :-)
Martin Lamoon31-Mar-2013 17:48
Great picture and they are watching you from above!
An unusual blade for an English club which produced fine steel.
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Kevin Chester31-Mar-2013 12:54
Checking out the oposition hey?. Great bit of history
laine31-Mar-2013 08:59
The game we all know and love :)
Bill Miller31-Mar-2013 08:38
I didn't know that. I always like Thursday's myself...
Johnny JAG31-Mar-2013 08:14
It's a cut throat business is sport