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Ayresome Park
Middlesbrough Football Club

Ground Opened in September 1903 - the club moved to the Riverside Stadium in 1995
Record Attendance: 53,596 v Newcastle United in December 1949

Entrance Gates

Entrance Gates

North Stand
This stand dated back to when the ground was first built in 1903

North Stand

The semi circular gable featured a clock
The advertising around it reads 'McEwan's 80/- Time'

Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough, North

Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough, A
                      Closer look at the North Stand

South Stand External View


South Stand
This stand was built in 1936

South Stand

Holgate End

Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough, Holgate

The Holgate End Close Up

Looking across the
                      Holgate End

East Stand External View

East Stand External

East Stand
This originally was an open terrace but had seats and a roof installed in 1966

East Stand

Looking Across The East Stand

Looking Across The East

The floodlights were installed and first used in 1957.
The ground also staged three World Cup matches in 1966.

Graham Warr adds; 'Readers may also be interested in seeing some of the original plans and drawings for the ground from 1903'. These were produced by the famous football ground architect Archibald Leitch. View the Ayresome Park original plans (in gallery section).

Special thanks to David Forsyth and Han van Eijden for providing the photos for this page.

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