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, Derby County...
Address: Pride Park Stadium, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8XL.
Their home since: 1997.
Previous stadiums: Racecourse Ground (1884-1895); Baseball Ground (1895-1997).
Record attendance at current stadium: 33,378 (versus Liverpool - 18 March 2000).
Pitch dimensions: 105m x 68m (115yd x 74yd).
Distance from The Hawthorns: 50 miles.
Parking: Derby say that parking for away fans is provided at the Derby Conference Centre (DE24 8UX), which is a 10-15 minute walk from the stadium. There is space for 200 vehicles and the charge is £5 per car.
Nearest train station(s): Derby (0.7 miles from the stadium).
Albion’s first visit to Pride Park: 19 September 2000 - Derby County 1-2 Albion.
Albion’s last visit to Pride Park: 5 December 2009 - Derby County 2-2 Albion.
Albion’s record at Pride Park: P5, W2, D1, L2.
Did you know… Pride Park was officially opened by the Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, on 18th July 1997.