WE’RE building up to the EFL fixture release day on Thursday, June 21 by taking a look at all of the Championship stadiums Albion will be visiting in the new season. Next up alphabetically, Birmingham City…
Address: St. Andrew’s Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham, B9 4RL.
Their home since: 1906.
Previous stadiums: Arthur Street (1875-1877); Muntz Street, Small Heath (1877-1906).
Record attendance at current stadium: 66,844 (versus Everton - 11 February 1939).
Pitch dimensions: 100m x 67.5m (109.5yd x 74yd).
Distance from The Hawthorns: 5.4 miles.
Parking: On Blues’ website they say that there is no designated parking for away supporters at the ground, but street parking is available in the vicinity of the stadium.
Nearest train station(s): Bordesley (0.5 miles).
Albion’s first visit to St Andrew’s: 15 January 1908 - Birmingham City 1-2 Albion.
Albion’s last visit to St Andrew’s: 24 January 2015 - Birmingham City 1-2 Albion.
Albion’s record at St Andrew’s: P58, W23, D15, L20.
Did you know… St Andrew’s suffered heavy bomb damage during the Second World War, and the Grandstand - housing a temporary fire station at the time - burned down in an accidental fire.