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Away day guide: Bristol City

5 June 2018

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, Bristol City...

Address: Ashton Gate Stadium, Ashton Road, Bristol, BS3 2EJ. 

Their home since: 1904.

Previous stadiums: St John’s Lane (1894-1904).

Capacity: 26,478.

Record attendance at current stadium: 43,335 (versus Preston North End - 16 February 1935).

Pitch dimensions: 105m x 68.5m (115yd x 75yd).

Distance from The Hawthorns: 93 miles.

Parking: Bristol City say that parking is severely restricted and nothing is available on site. However, they do suggest parking at Bedminster Cricket Club or at a private site on Ashton Vale road, and remind supporters to be mindful of local residents if they utilise any street parking. 

Nearest train station(s): Parson Street (0.9 miles from the stadium, and accessible from mainline stations including Bristol Parkway and Bristol Temple Meads).

Albion’s first visit to Ashton Gate: 29 October 1904 - Bristol City 2-1 Albion.

Albion’s last visit to Ashton Gate: 19 January 2016 - Bristol City 0-1 Albion.

Albion’s record at Ashton Gate: P22, W6, D6, L10.

Did you know… Bristol City share Ashton Gate with Bristol Rugby, who won promotion to the Aviva Premiership last season.

 


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