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, Bolton Wanderers...
Address: Macron Stadium, Burden Way, Bolton, BL6 6JW.
Their home since: 1997.
Previous stadiums: Park Recreation Ground and Cockle’s Field before moving to Pike’s Lane (1881); Burnden Park (1895-1997).
Record attendance at current stadium: 28,353 (versus Leicester City - 23 December 2003).
Pitch dimensions: 102m x 65m (112 yd x 71yd).
Distance from The Hawthorns: 96.4 miles.
Parking: According to their website, there are a number of car parking facilities at the Macron Stadium which are available on a first come first serve basis and priced at £7 cars, £12 mini coaches and £20 coaches. Car Park A tends to be for away supporters and entry can be purchased on a match day.
Nearest train station(s): Horwich Parkway Station (0.3 miles).
Albion’s first visit to the Macron Stadium: 13 February 1999 - Bolton Wanderers 2-1 Albion.
Albion’s last visit to the Macron Stadium: 6 May 2012 - Bolton Wanderers 2-2 Albion.
Albion’s record at the Macron Stadium: P10, W1, D5, L4.
Did you know… Unusually for modern stadiums, The Macron uses two separate tunnels for the teams to enter and leave the pitch from.