A guide to football stadiums

Make a football match into a short break with our guides to the top sporting venues such as Anfield, St James’ Park, The Etihad and Old Trafford in Manchester, Elland Road in Leeds and Ibrox and Celtic Park in Glasgow. With a Premier Inn not far away, your footie getaway won’t break the bank.

The Etihad, Manchester

Etihad goes by several different names, including Eastlands and City of Manchester Stadium. It is the home to Manchester City, which moved from Maine Road in 2003.

Old Trafford, Manchester

Take a stadium tour of Old Trafford, watch the Red Devils in action, discover Manchester's top shopping destinations and check out the best cafes and post match hotspots.

Anfield, Liverpool

Hear the roar of The Kop, sample the city's best bars and restaurants and hop on the Magical Mystery Tour. We’ve everything you need for a top footie weekend in Liverpool.

Elland Road, Leeds

There are concerts, conferences and a history-packed stadium tour at Elland Road. Whatever brings you here, you’ll have all the info needed to kick off your footie-mad break to Leeds.

St. James' Park, Newcastle

Join the Toon Army in the stands at St James' Park, then check out the best bars, restaurants and attractions Newcastle has to offer—from top travel tips to great pubs.

Villa Park, Birmingham

The Villains play at Villa Park - a stadium that can host 43,000 fans. If you’re in town to watch a match, experience a great atmosphere and stands filled with claret and blue.

Celtic Park, Glasgow

The largest football stadium in Scotland, Celtic Park holds nearly 60,500 people. It has hosted events including the cycling championships and concerts by the likes of U2 and Prince.

Ibrox, Glasgow

Home to Rangers FC, Ibrox has a capacity of nearly 51,000. If you get the chance, stadium tours are a great way to learn about Rangers’ history and heritage.

Goodison Park, Everton

The home of Everton FC ‘The Grand Old Lady’ is one of the world’s oldest purpose-built football stadiums and has hosted more top-flight games than anywhere else in England.

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