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Sixfields Stadium, Northampton
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Sixfields Stadium is a 7,724-capacity all-seater sports stadium in the Sixfields area on the west side of Northampton, England.(currently 5,000) It has been the home ground of Northampton Town Football Club following their move from the County Ground in October 1994. It was also rented by Coventry City between July 2013 and August 2014. The site also hosts athletics in the adjacent stadium. Aside from being a sports venue, Sixfields also houses conference facilities.HistorySince 1897, Northampton Town had played their home games at the County Cricket Ground, sharing it with Northamptonshire County Cricket Club. Because of the larger size of a cricket pitch, the football ground only had stands on three sides. Northampton Town chose to construct their own stadium, more suitable to football, in the Sixfields area of Northampton.The stadium had been scheduled to be opened at the start of the 1994–95, but was not ready on time and as a result Northampton began the season still at the County Ground. The first game to be played there was against Barnet in Division Three on 15 October 1994. The match ended in a 1–1 draw, with striker Martin Aldridge scoring the first goal at the new stadium.
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  • went up to follow Harrow Borough fc try a giant killing act. went on supporters coach ,was droped outside ground,had a few of the local brewed largers,that obviously never see Denmark,in Carrs bar und...  more »
  • Visited for an away game. Easy parking close by for £4 but obviously long queues to leave car park after the game. Road connections pretty good though. Nice playing surface view of pitch good and stew...  more »
  • The stadium is located on the edge of town, by the ring road, so access by car is relatively easy and there is plenty of parking close by at a reasonable price. Cross a few busy roads and the away sec...  more »
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  • Nice spacious stadium, had a great experience there when we equalised in the 91st minute :P
  • Good little ground should get bigger crowds than they doo. Great facilities too.
  • Nice facilities, good parking arrangements, close to restaurants.
  • Love following the Cobblers with my husband and grandson, second generation as my son Snd step son have been supporters before me.
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