ALBION will find out their 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship schedule this Thursday, and we’re building up to the EFL fixture release day by taking a look at all the Championship stadiums the Baggies will be visiting in the new season. Next up alphabetically, Sheffield United…
Address: Bramall Lane, Cherry Street, Bramall Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 4SU.
Their home since: 1889.
Previous stadiums: (N/A).
Record attendance at current stadium: 68,287 (versus Leeds United - 15 February 1936).
Pitch dimensions: 100.5m x 67m (110yd x 73yd).
Distance from The Hawthorns: 95 miles.
Parking: There is no match day parking available at the stadium, and fans should be made aware that the surrounding areas are controlled by pay and display or permit holder only restrictions. Sheffield United recommend parking at APCOA Car Parking (Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 4QW) where you can park all day for £3.50 if you show your match ticket.
Nearest train station(s): Sheffield (0.8 miles from the stadium).
Albion’s first visit to Bramall Lane: 28 October 1893 - Sheffield United 0-2 Albion.
Albion’s last visit to Bramall Lane: 29 August 2009 - Sheffield United 2-2 Albion.
Albion’s record at Bramall Lane: P55, W13, D17, L25.
Did you know… Bramall Lane was originally built as a cricket ground and was also used in the 19th century by Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield FC before United made it their home in 1889.