Trent Bridge, Nottingham 20520_009
TRENT BRIDGE CRICKET GROUND, Nottingham. Trent Bridge was first used for cricket in 1838 and is the third oldest cricket ground in the world. It is the home of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. The first test match at Trent Bridge between England and Australia in 1899 ended in a draw. Since then it has hosted numerous Test matches as well as one-day and Twenty20 international matches. From the 1860s until 1910 it was also used for staging football matches by the town's two team - Notts County and Nottingham Forest. These two clubs later moved to Meadow Lane and the City Ground respectively, both of which are visible in this shot.
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Lords Cricket Ground 24418_026
LORDS CRICKET GROUND, St Johns Wood, London. Founded on this site in 1814 the "Home of Cricket" is owned by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), and is host to Middlesex County Cricket and the England and Wales Cricket Board. The match in progress is the first day of Middlesex versus Hampshire in the County Championship. Photographed 8th August 2006.
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Wembley Cup Final 1923 EPW008545
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. The first Wembley FA Cup Final was marked by disorderly scenes. Before the match a massive crowd outside the stadium rushed the gates, burst the barriers and swarmed on to the pitch. Kick-off was delayed for 45 minutes as mounted police encouraged people to move behind the touchlines. It was estimated that 200, 000 fans had squeezed into Wembley. Bolton beat West Ham 2-0. Aerial photograph taken on 28th April 1923 (taken from a copy negative). Aerofilms Collection (see Links).
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