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, Blackburn Rovers...
Address: Ewood Park, Nuttall Street, Blackburn, BB2 4JF.
Their home since: 1890.
Previous stadiums: Oozehead Ground (1876-1877); Pleasington Cricket Ground (1877-1878); Alexandra Meadows (1978-1881); Leamington Road (1881-1890).
Record attendance at current stadium: 62,522 (versus Bolton Wanderers - 2 March 1929).
Pitch dimensions: 105m x 66m (115yd x 72yd).
Distance from The Hawthorns: 107 miles.
Parking: According to their website, match day parking is available either in advance or via cash on the day in Car Park H, Car Park F and Car Park B at £10 (subject to availability).
Nearest train station(s): Mill Hill (0.8 miles from the stadium), Blackburn station (1.5 miles from the stadium).
Albion’s first visit to Ewood Park: 20 December 1890 - Blackburn Rovers 2-1 Albion.
Albion’s last visit to Ewood Park: 17 December 2011 - Blackburn Rovers 1-2 Albion.
Albion’s record at Ewood Park: P57, W34, D10, L13.
Did you know… Bobby Moore played his last ever professional football match in England at Ewood Park, turning out for Fulham against Blackburn Rovers in May 1977.