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).
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.