6. Anfield (Liverpool)
Anfield has been the home of Liverpool F.C. since its formation in 1892. It was originally the home of Everton F.C. from 1884 to 1891, before they moved to Goodison Park after a dispute over rent. It has a seating capacity of 54,074 making it the sixth-largest football stadium in England. The stadium has four stands: the Spion Kop, the Main Stand, the Kenny Dalglish Stand and Anfield Road.
The atmosphere generated inside the stadium is electric and very few clubs can rival this. You’ll Never Walk Alone sang by 50,000+ supporters is an experience you will never forget. The Kops are considered to be one among the loudest of all fans around the world. There are so many occasions where the Anfield crowd has won games for Liverpool being the 12th man. The stadium tours also give a great look back at the history of LFC.
5. Bramall Lane (Sheffield United)
Bramall Lane has been the home of Sheffield United since the club’s establishment in 1889. It is the oldest major stadium in the world still to be hosting professional association football matches. The current capacity of the stadium is around 32k. It is one of the best stadiums in the UK according to the atmosphere.
Being the oldest major football ground in the World, Bramall Lane is an attraction well worth visiting in Sheffield. It is full of atmosphere, whether you visit on a match day or just go for a tour around the stadium. When Sheffield United play a home game, the crowd is fantastic and you can’t help but join in with the excitement and cheers that fill the stadium. It doesn’t matter if you sit with the home fans or the away fans, you are guaranteed to leave the Lane with a smile on your face.
4. Fratton Park (Portsmouth F.C.)
Fratton Park has been the original home of Portsmouth F.C. ever since the football club was first founded in 1898. Fratton Park is built in a traditional English style of four separate stands arranged closely around the four sides of the football pitch. The stadium has a current capacity for 19,669 supporters, although the stadium has had a much larger capacity in its history, with a record attendance of 51,385 supporters.
The atmosphere on match days is electric. There are local pubs within walking distance and car parking available nearby. The football pitch, measuring 115 x 73 yards, is aligned from east to west, which is considered unusual in English football, as most other pitches are orientated north to south. Overall, visiting Fratton Park will give you a nice matchday experience.