Looking Towards The
Shevington Road End & The Famous Grassy
Closer Look At The Famous Grassy Bank Note that when this photo
was taken, a fence was in place at the
rear of the terrace to prevent fans
standing on the grass bank behind. This at
one time didn't exist, so fans stood on
the grass too. This led to some comical
scenes especially if there had been heavy
Both pictures were taken by
Han at the last game to be played at Springfield
Park, against Manchester City.
27,526 v Hereford United
(FA Cup 2nd Round, December 12th, 1951).
Ground Opened in 1897 - The Club moved to
the JJB Stadium in 1999.
Below is a video from YouTube showing the
ground in 1979
Thanks to W Gibson for
sharing this with us: