5. Villa Park
Villa Park has been the home of Aston Villa Football Club since 1897. They say once you visit Villa Park, you want to go there again and again. This majorly happens because of the splendid atmosphere that is there for the matches. It has a good capacity of 42 thousand. The stadium has been renovated many a time by the management to bring a create an emphatic atmosphere and surround.
With a capacity of 61,000 spectators, Anfield is always a step ahead of all the other stadiums in terms of crowd and noise. It is the official home for Liverpool since 1892 which was also the year of their formation. Whenever there is a clash with Manchester City, Everton or Manchester United, the atmosphere becomes thrilling and the match becomes exciting to watch. The players of Liverpool also believe that the support of the fans gives them an emotional lift and that is why they are invincible at home.
3. Bramall Lane
The capacity of the Bramhall Lane might be only 32 thousand but the stadium generates an electric atmosphere for the match. The home team, Sheffield United F.C. gets enormous support here and the fans who come here are full in spirits to see their team win. The players from the Blades have always given credits to the atmosphere that their fans create.
2. Elland Road
Elland Road has been the home of Leeds United F.C. since the club’s foundation in 1919. Elland Road has four stands – the Revie Stand, the East Stand, the South Stand and the John Charles Stand– and a capacity of 37,890.
Sir Alex Ferguson once called it “the most intimidating venue in Europe”. Despite abortive plans to move in 2001, the club remains at the ground where it won the league in 1969, 1974 and 1992. What’s most important about Elland Road, though, is the place it retains in the life of the city, and the hearts of the locals.
1. St. James’ Park
Football is more than just a game for the fans of Newcastle United. It can be rightly said that St. James Park is the cathedral of the Newcastle fans who treat football as a religion. It has been home for Newcastle United for 128 years. Often referred to as Gallowgate, there are four stands in the stadium. They are Brown Ale Stand, Sir John Hall stand, Milburn, stand and East stand. It has a spectator capacity of around 52 thousand and it is filled mostly with an energetic and enthusiastic crowd who come in large numbers to support Newcastle.