Stadium Tour: FC Halifax Town – The Mbi Shay Stadium

The Groundhopping Hub was given permission to take a look around The Mbi Shay Stadium, the home of FC Halifax Town. In this video feature we’ll show you in and around the ground, and hear from some of the club’s media team. Our tour of the stadium: Facts about the stadium: Capacity: 14,061 (5,830 seated) …

Away Guide: Chesterfield

Unlike the town’s iconic church, Chesterfield’s PROACT stadium isn’t crooked. We visited this ground, as Chesterfield played host to fellow National League relegation threatened side, FC Halifax Town. Here’s our away guide for the Derbyshire-based club. Chesterfield’s PROACT stadium, formerly known as the b2net stadium, is an all-seater stadium with four separate stands. This ground …

PODCAST: The best places in the UK for groundhopping

Listen to our podcast here: Welcome to www.thegroundhoppinghub.co.uk’s second podcast named, ‘Around The Grounds’. This week we will discuss the best football grounds in the UK, in our opinion. What constitutes a good football ground? We’ll cover some of those topics in the podcast which can range from a football grounds’ facilities, value for money …

Away Guide: Manchester City

Some people tend to criticise Manchester City’s Etihad stadium, humorously labelling it the ‘Emptihad’, but we’d like to stick up for the blue side of Manchester with this away guide. Manchester City’s City of Manchester Stadium, known as the Etihad for commercial reasons, stands out as one of the most picturesque in the UK. The …

PODCAST: The worst football grounds in the UK

Listen to our podcast here: Welcome to www.thegroundhoppinghub.co.uk’s first podcast named, ‘Around The Grounds’. This week we will discuss the worst football grounds in the UK, in our opinion. We know groundhopping is amazing, for a variety of reasons!  BUT it does sometime have its flaws. We’ll cover some of those issues in the podcast …

Away Guide: Rotherham United

In the words of the Arctic Monkeys, ‘You’re not from New York City, you’re from Rotherham’… Rotherham United play at the all-seated AESSEAL New York Stadium, which is situated near the Millers’ old ground, Millmoor. The Stadium looks very aesthetically pleasing as you’d expect from a new ground, with the club’s crest at the front …

Away Guide: Preston North End

Here’s our away guide for Preston North End FC, who play at football’s oldest ground, in terms of continuous use by a league club. Deepdale itself is very pleasing to look at, with four large, single tiered, modern stands surrounding the pitch.  Each stand has a Preston legend’s face in the seats, making this ground …

INTERVIEW: The Groundhopper discusses the positives and the negatives of Groundhopping around the world

The Groundhopping Hub spoke to Sion, aka ‘The Groundhopper’, about his experiences groundhopping in addition to his ever-growing YouTube channel, and life being a Swansea fan.   The avid Swansea City supporter began by discussing his favourite groundhopping experience, which took place in Georgia. “We organised a game with a bunch of locals in a …

Non-League Day 2018: Harrogate Town vs Dover Athletic

The Groundhopping Hub visited the CNG Stadium for Non-League Day 2018, as high-flying National League side, Harrogate Town hosted relegation threatened Dover Athletic. Watch our video here: About Non-League Day Non-League Day aims to support grassroots football in England and spread the word of everything that’s so fantastic about the lower echelons of English football. …

Away Guide: Burnley

Here’s our away guide for Burnley Football Club, who play at Turf Moor. Just remember to bring a raincoat for this one… The ground is rather aesthetically pleasing, with most notably the James Hargreaves Stand which was renovated in the 90’s looking the best of the lot. It features two tiers and has the corporate …