Stadiums are a sanctified place for football fans. The importance of a stadium for a fan is inexplicable, it’s like a home for a supporter. Being arguably the best league in the world, the Premier League has some of the finest stadiums in the world too. Old Trafford, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Emirates Stadium, and many more such Premier League arenas have the most electrifying atmosphere and the utmost aesthetic beauty.
In this article, we have ranked the Premier League stadiums from worst to best not only according to the atmosphere or the beauty but also keeping in mind the location, facilities, food, view, security, etc.
These stadiums are ranked according to the fan ratings on various websites such as footballgroundmap.com, the92.net, TripAdvisor etc. Here are the 20 Premier League stadiums from worst to best.
20) Selhurst Park (Crystal Palace)
Situated in Whitehorse Lane, London, Selhurst Park is the home of Crystal Palace. The stadium is renowned for its atmosphere. The home support Crystal Palace gets is quite astounding. The Holmesdale Fanatics fan group of the Glaziers always create a great spectacle in the stands and the fans being so close to the field adds to the spectacle. The Eagles’ home has got a capacity of 25,486 people. The maximum attendance recorded in Selhurst Park was 51,482. The stadium has got good value for money overall.
19) Turf Moor (Burnley)
Turf Moor has been the home ground of Burnley F.C. since 1883. It is the second-longest continuously used ground in English professional football with an official capacity of 21,944. The ground also has a significant number of seats for the away fans. The stadium has an edge of the atmosphere over its other aspects. According to fans visiting there, the stadium has also got a good stewarding service. It is a difficult stadium to visit for the Premier League teams. Burnley’s home ground has an average attendance of 20,000 in the Premier League in a town of approximately 73,000 residents.
18) Vicarage Road (Watford)
Watford FC moved to Vicarage Road in 1922 from Cassio Road. Vicarage Road is a traditional four-sided ground. Sir Elton John Stand as it has been named, opened in December 2014 and was further expanded six months later, by the addition of more rows of seating to the front of it. Opposite to the new Sir Elton John Stand, is the Graham Taylor Stand, which is named after their former manager. The two other stands are The Rookery Stand and The Vicarage Road Stand. An all-seater stadium, its current capacity is 22,200.
17) London Stadium (West Ham)
With a whooping capacity of 60,000, West Ham’s stadium is among the big grounds of the Premier League. It was basically constructed for the 2012 Olympics but in 2016 it was officially deemed as the home for the Hammers. West Ham doesn’t quite get the atmosphere they used to get in their previous stadium Boleyn Ground due to various factors but with the passage of time, they’ll get there. It is a beautiful big stadium with a good location and facilities.
16) Brentford Community Stadium (Brentford)
Brentford Community Stadium is a brand new stadium that was opened for use in September 2020. After having played at Griffin Park since 1904, Brentford made the switch in 2020 and they were finally able to execute a plan that had been in development since 2002. The ground has four distinct stands – South, North, West, and East. The stadium has a capacity of 17,250 and is suitable for use for both association football and rugby union matches.
15) Carrow Road (Norwich City)
Carrow Road was built in just 82 days during the summer of 1935. In the years before, Norwich played at a ground called “The Nest”. The stadium has been altered and upgraded several times during its history, notably following a fire that destroyed the old City Stand in 1984. Having once accommodated standing supporters, the ground has been all-seater since 1992. The ground’s current capacity is 27,359.
14) Goodison Park (Everton F.C.)
Only 0.9 miles away from Anfield, the Merseyside football ground has been the home stadium of Premier League club Everton FC since its completion in 1892. it has an all-seated capacity of 39,414. The ground has seen a jaw-dropping maximum attendance of 78,299 people in the Merseyside derby against Liverpool in September 1948. Along with having good security, Goodison Park has got good stewarding service. The Toffees’ home ground has hosted more top-flight games than any other stadium in England.