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I have been to see away Grimsby at every club in the 4th Division except; Bradford City, Colchester, Crawley and Stevenage.

Not a bad effort.

How many of you have done them all?

PS. Missing 7 from the 3rd Division, 5 from the Championship and 9 from the Premier; so (including Bury) that's 25 from the 92, or 67 visited supporting my team.
 

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Orient, Crewe and Stevenage are about the only ones I can think of. I go less than when I was younger because I'm more lazy and that. Plus the football is crap and its expensive and stuff.

Plus there are other things to do like arrange socks and bits and bobs.

Edit, I went to see us at Macclesfield yonks ago.
 
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The only 2 CLUBS I've not been to are Cardiff City and Southampton. Grounds is a bit different now with new grounds but I have been to 172 different grounds but only 72 of the current 92 90.
 

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Salford are the only team I've not been to see the Alex play against in L2. Every other club I've done at least once. Also done 19 in L1, 20 in the championship and 14 in the PL(2 were the Boleyn Ground and White Hart Lane admittedly). So I've done 76 of the 91. Ok, a lot of the higher up ones were as a neutral, but still.

Also done 9 in the conference and bunch of different ones lower down.
 

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Don’t go as much away now as got two little uns did Crewe and Man City away.

Used to go most though.

Of the current forth tier sides I’ve done

Swindon
Crewe
Cheltenham
Port Vale
Colchester (old and new)
Bradford
Northampton
FGR
Walsall
Crawley
Grimsby
Orient
Oldham
Scunthorpe
Mansfield
Macclesfield
Stevenage
Morecambe (old and new)
Carlisle

Done most grounds in the FL probably 70-75 plus a new non league in cups etc.

L1 18/23
CH 18/24
PM 8/20 plus White Hart Lane

Plus

Bury
Shortwood
Wrexham
Chester
Darlington (Arena)
Ebbsfleet
Rushden and Diamonds
Whitby Town
Torquay
Yeovil
Notts County
Chesterfield
Dartford
Stockport
Barnet (old)
Aldershot
Dagenham
York
Chasetown
Hereford
Ilkeston
Harborough

And abroad/National

Real Madrid
Wembley
Millennium Stadium
Hertha Berlin
HJK Helsinki
Stade de France
Lens

Think that’s it!
 
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The only ground in league 2 I havent been too is Salford. Couldn't get a ticket for the league match sold out to season ticket holders and couldn't get the time of work for the checkatrade game.
I think bradford is my most visited ground but I've been chesterfield saltergate and the other quite a few times. Rough guess I'd say I've been 50 odd of the 92 league grounds.
Been quite a few non league such as kiddiminster dartford and York.
 

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I Recently got the Futbology app and put all my data into it, superb app for keeping game and ground records.

I am currently at 196 grounds overall which I've watched games at and currently on 86/91 - Soon to be 87 after I visit Forest Green next week.

Will then only have Bolton, Derby, WBA and Middlesborough to do to complete the full current set.

Current number of times I've visited each League Two ground:

Leyton Orient - 656 (According to Futbology App)
Oldham - 12
Colchester - 12 (Inc 1 visit to Layer Road)
Carlisle - 11
Northampton - 10
Walsall - 9
Crewe - 8
Stevenage - 8
Swindon - 7
Scunthorpe - 7
Cheltenham - 7
Plymouth - 6
Exeter - 6
Mansfield - 5
Port Vale - 5
Cambridge - 4
Grimsby - 4
Crawley - 4
Macclesfield - 4
Bradford - 4
Newport - 3
Morecambe - 2
Salford - 2
Forest Green - 0
 
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It's currently only 90 this season rather than 91 with Coventry sharing St.Andrews with Brum.
 

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Missing Salford and Oldham from League 2, haven't had the chance for either since moving away at the beginning of last season, was fortunate to get Bradford opening day whilst I was back in August.

221 total across 12 countries, don't get many new ones over here but got both the LA teams coming up in a couple of weeks.
 

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I haven't been to Exeter, Forest Green, Morecambe or Salford in League Two. I've ticked off 72/92, albeit I guess technically 70 now as that includes the Ricoh and Gigg Lane.

Old grounds that I've been to and lost were Arsenal, Barnet, Cardiff, Chesterfield, Colchester (of course!), Coventry, MK Dons, Rotherham, Shrewsbury, West Ham and the old Wembley.

Like Agombar I can't really be arsed anymore though and haven't ticked a new ground off for about five years.
 

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I've been to about 75 league grounds (mostly Exeter but some higher ups as a neutral) but I have included in my number the team's as opposed to the grounds, for example I have been to West Ham (but it was the old ground) etc. A lot of conference grounds in the wilderness years. Also been to a few in Scotland. I have been living in Oz for just over 3 years now and have yet to go to a football game live here !
 

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I Recently got the Futbology app and put all my data into it, superb app for keeping game and ground records.

I am currently at 196 grounds overall which I've watched games at and currently on 86/91 - Soon to be 87 after I visit Forest Green next week.

Will then only have Bolton, Derby, WBA and Middlesborough to do to complete the full current set.

Current number of times I've visisted each League Two ground:

Leyton Orient - 656 (According to Futbology App)
Oldham - 12
Carlisle - 11
Colchester - 11 (1 visit to Layer Road)
Northampton - 10
Walsall - 9
Crewe - 8
Stevenage - 8
Swindon - 7
Scunthorpe - 7
Cheltenham - 7
Plymouth - 6
Exeter - 6
Mansfield - 5
Port Vale - 5
Cambridge - 4
Grimsby - 4
Crawley - 4
Macclesfield - 4
Bradford - 4
Newport - 3
Morecambe - 2
Salford - 2
Forest Green - 0
You've been to Salford twice?
 
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Missing Plymouth, Cheltenham, Newport and Morecambe from League 2. 58/90 (60/92 inc Ricoh and Gigg). Still in my early twenties so hopefully lots of time to tick off the rest..
 

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I have been to a few of the current L2 grounds, and a couple of former ones as well;
Plymouth
Exeter
Northampton
Swindon
Carlisle
Leyton Orient
Bradford
Cambridge
Scunthorpe
and
Walsall (Bescot)
Colchester (Layer Road)
Also done a few PL grounds, all but 3 of the Championship and about half of L1.
Plus 6 of the National League and most of Cornwall/ West Devon when Truro City were in the 10th and 11th tiers.
Been to a number of random grounds when Truro were in the FA Vase e.g. Banstead, Tuffley Rovers, Mangotsfield
 

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Done 16 in this division. Cannae be arsed to go away these days. Didn’t even make it to Col Ewe this year, and that’s about 15 minutes drive from my house.

55/89 (I’m not counting Franchise as a football club) overall, plus 20 or so in non-league. Played at Chippenham Town’s ground, if that counts.
 

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Done 16 in this division. Cannae be arsed to go away these days. Didn’t even make it to Col Ewe this year, and that’s about 15 minutes drive from my house.

55/89 (I’m not counting Franchise as a football club) overall, plus 20 or so in non-league. Played at Chippenham Town’s ground, if that counts.
I have played on Spalding United's ground in the 80s, and Truro's in about 2001
 

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I've been watching football since the late 70's, have probably been to at least 60-70 league grounds, can't be bothered to try and count them. I have been watching so long that quite a few grounds I have been to are no longer there, the team having moved to a new ground, in one respect twice. My gone grounds are the following:

Arsenal - Highbury
Brighton - Goldstone, Withdean
Bristol Rovers - Twerton Park
Cardiff - Ninian Park
Chester - Sealand Road
Coventry - Highfield Road, Ricoh
Huddersfield - Leeds Road
Hull - Boothferry
Man City - Maine Road
Northampton Town - County Ground
Oxford United - Manor Ground
Reading - Elm Park
Stoke - Victoria Ground
Sunderland - Roker Park
Walsall - Fellows Park

Next season I will be able to add Griffin Park (Brentford) to the list. I have also been to a few non-league and foreign grounds that are now under housing estates or industrial parks.
 
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Anyone done Middlesbrough Ironopolis or New Brighton Tower?
Yeah, I went to New Brighton Tower in December 1925 in my Model T-Ford. Took me 2 days to get there and 3 days to get back avoiding all the potholes and fighting off 2 Highwaymen on the way there and one on the way back.

We won 4-1 though so it was all worth it.

As for Middlesbrough Ironopolis I couldn't make it the only time we played there in 1893 cos my horse was lame and couldn't cadge a lift with my best mate as he only had a penny farthing and they weren't particuarly comfortable for "pagging". :bg:
 
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I bet I’ve been to more grounds in Luxembourg than any on here however having followed Avenir Beggen for years when I lived there! Could stand and watch football with beer, loved it!!
 

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All of L2
All but Sunderland, Fleetwood and Bolton in L1
Abroad - Barcelona, Real Madrid, Maritimo, Sevilla, Valencia
 

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Crewe - x3
Northampton - x3
Port Vale - x4
Walsall - x2
Grimsby - x2
Oldham - x3
Scunthorpe - x1
Mansfield - x1
Carlisle - x1
Morecambe - x4 (CPx2)
Macclesfield - x1

38/92 (43 overall if inc National League).
 

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What grounds have we been to too many times? I've done the following at least three times and there's only so many times in my life I will feel the need to visit somewhere like Walsall.

10 - Notts County
5 - Bournemouth, Brentford, Luton, Peterborough, Wembley
4 - Sheffield United, Nottingham Forest, QPR, MK Dons (Hockey Stadium), Southend, Cheltenham, Crewe, Walsall
3 - Barnsley, Reading, Bury, Coventry, Gillingham, Ipswich, Cambridge, Mansfield, Scunthorpe
 

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My full list is:

West Brom (3) (0-2, 1-0, 1-0)
Mansfield (3) (0-2, 1-0, 1-0)
Wolves (2) (0-2, 1-0)
Southend (2) (0-0, 0-1)
Sheff Utd (2) (1-3, 2-3)
Liverpool (2) (0-3, 2-1)
Chesterfield (2, old ground and new ground) (0-2, 3-1)
Chelsea (1-7)
Burnley (1-1)
West Ham (1-1)
Forest (1-2)
Sheffield Wednesday (0-0)
Barnsley (1-4)
Huddersfield (0-2)
Coventry (Highfield Road) (1-0)
Lincoln (2-1)
Blackpool (2-2)
Bolton (Burnden Park) (3-3)
Port Vale (0-0)
Scunthorpe (2-0)
Halifax (2-4)
Notts County (2-0)
York (0-1)
Southport (4-0)
 
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