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Plough Lane - Wimbledon FC

Ground Opened: 1912
Record attendance: 18,000 in 1935.

Last league game played at Plough Lane was in May 1991
Reserve games were played there until 1998.
Ground was demolished in 2002 and was redeveloped for housing.
 

Main Stand


Main Stand

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South Stand

South Stand

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West Terrace

West Terrace


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Wandle End

East
                          Terrace


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The first team left Plough Lane in 1991 to groundshare with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
After the Taylor Report the Premier League had made it a stipulation for Clubs that stadiums be made all seated. It was felt that the costs of re-developing Plough Lane or at least trying to make it all seated were prohibitive and the Club eventually left.

Below is a video from YouTube showing the ground in 1979
Thanks to W Gibson for sharing this with us:



Special thanks to David Forsyth for sharing these photos.
The photos were taken in 1988. At this time the ground capacity was 19,000.

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