List of EFL Championship stadiums

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Since the inception of the EFL Championship, England's current second tier, in 2004, there have been 49 stadiums used in the League. Following the Hillsborough Disaster in 1989, the Taylor Report recommended the abolition of standing terraces by the start of the 199495 season, to be replaced by all-seater stadiums. [1] Certain grounds have had terracing in recent years.

Stadiums

Those marked in bold indicate teams playing in the 2021-22 season, while those in italics have been demolished.

StadiumImageClubLocationOpenedClosedCapacityCoordinatesRef(s)
Alexandra Stadium Gresty Road, Crewe.jpg Crewe Alexandra Crewe 190610,153 53°5′14.71″N2°26′8.69″W / 53.0874194°N 2.4357472°W / 53.0874194; -2.4357472 (Alexandra Stadium)
Ashton Gate Ashtongate.jpg Bristol City Bristol 1904 rebuilt 201627,000 51°26′24.54″N2°37′13.09″W / 51.4401500°N 2.6203028°W / 51.4401500; -2.6203028 (Ashton Gate)
Bloomfield Road Blackpool football club.jpg Blackpool Blackpool 189917,338 53°48′17″N3°2′53″W / 53.80472°N 3.04806°W / 53.80472; -3.04806 (Bloomfield Road)
Boleyn Ground
(Upton Park)
BoleynDrMartensfromGreenStreet.JPG West Ham United London 1904201635,016 51°31′55″N0°2′22″E / 51.53194°N 0.03944°E / 51.53194; 0.03944 (Upton Park)
Bramall Lane Bramall lane1.jpg Sheffield United Sheffield 185532,702 53°22′13″N1°28′15″W / 53.37028°N 1.47083°W / 53.37028; -1.47083 (Bramall Lane)
Bet365 Stadium The Brit.jpg Stoke City Stoke-on-Trent 199727,740 52°59′18″N2°10′32″W / 52.98833°N 2.17556°W / 52.98833; -2.17556 (Bet365 Stadium)
Cardiff City Stadium Cardiff City Stadium-front.jpg Cardiff City Cardiff 200933,280 51°28′22″N3°12′11″W / 51.47278°N 3.20306°W / 51.47278; -3.20306 (Cardiff City Stadium)
Carrow Road Carrow Road exterior.jpg Norwich City Norwich 193527,244 52°37′19.66″N1°18′13.15″W / 52.6221278°N 1.3036528°W / 52.6221278; -1.3036528 (Carrow Road)
City Ground Nottingham MMB 15 City Ground.jpg Nottingham Forest Nottingham 189830,576 52°56′24″N1°7′58″W / 52.94000°N 1.13278°W / 52.94000; -1.13278 (City Ground)
Coventry Building Society Arena Ricoh Arena - geograph.org.uk - 141045.jpg Coventry City Coventry 200532,609 52°26′53″N1°29′44″W / 52.44806°N 1.49556°W / 52.44806; -1.49556 (Ricoh Arena)
Craven Cottage Craven Cottage Football Ground - geograph.org.uk - 778731.jpg Fulham London 189625,700 51°28′30″N0°13′18″W / 51.47500°N 0.22167°W / 51.47500; -0.22167 (Craven Cottage)
Dean Court Deancourt 14092013 vblackpool.jpg Bournemouth Bournemouth 191012,000 50°44′07″N1°50′18″W / 50.73528°N 1.83833°W / 50.73528; -1.83833 (Dean Court)
Deepdale Deepdalecomplete.jpg Preston North End Preston 186024,500 53°46′20″N2°41′17″W / 53.77222°N 2.68806°W / 53.77222; -2.68806 (Deepdale)
DW Stadium DW Stadium.jpg Wigan Athletic Wigan 199925,133 53°32′52″N2°39′14″W / 53.54778°N 2.65389°W / 53.54778; -2.65389 (DW Stadium) Previously called the JJB Stadium [2]
Elland Road Elland Road, Leeds.JPG Leeds United Leeds 189739,460 53°46′40″N1°34′20″W / 53.77778°N 1.57222°W / 53.77778; -1.57222 (Elland Road)
Ewood Park Ewood Park 2011.jpg Blackburn Rovers Blackburn 188331,154 53°43′43″N2°29′21″W / 53.72861°N 2.48917°W / 53.72861; -2.48917 (Ewood Park)
Falmer Stadium Falmer Stadium - League debut.jpg Brighton & Hove Albion Brighton 201130,750 50°51′42.56″N0°4′59.80″W / 50.8618222°N 0.0832778°W / 50.8618222; -0.0832778 (Falmer Stadium)
Fratton Park Fratton Park entrance.jpg Portsmouth Portsmouth 189820,224 50°47′47″N1°3′50″W / 50.79639°N 1.06389°W / 50.79639; -1.06389 (Fratton Park)
Glanford Park Glanford Park.jpg Scunthorpe United Scunthorpe 19889,088 53°35′12.21″N0°41′42.96″W / 53.5867250°N 0.6952667°W / 53.5867250; -0.6952667 (Glanford Park)
Griffin Park Griffin Park aerial 2011.jpg Brentford London 1904202012,763 51°29′17.46″N0°18′9.50″W / 51.4881833°N 0.3026389°W / 51.4881833; -0.3026389 (Griffin Park)
Highfield Road Highfield Road Stadium 22April04.jpg Coventry City Coventry 1899200523,489 52°24′43″N1°29′24″W / 52.41194°N 1.49000°W / 52.41194; -1.49000 (Highfield Road)
Hillsborough Hillsborough Clock Square.jpg Sheffield Wednesday Sheffield 189939,812 53°24′41″N1°30′2″W / 53.41139°N 1.50056°W / 53.41139; -1.50056 (Hillsborough)
Home Park Home Park exterior.jpg Plymouth Argyle Plymouth 189316,388 50°23′17″N4°09′3″W / 50.38806°N 4.15083°W / 50.38806; -4.15083 (Home Park)
Huish Park Huish Park, September 2007.jpg Yeovil Town Yeovil 19909,565 50°57′01″N2°40′29.57″W / 50.95028°N 2.6748806°W / 50.95028; -2.6748806 (Huish Park)
Kenilworth Road Kenilworth Stand at Kenilworth Road, 2006.jpg Luton Town Luton 190510,226 51°53′03″N0°25′54″W / 51.88417°N 0.43167°W / 51.88417; -0.43167 (Kenilworth Road)
KCOM Stadium KC Stadium 1.jpg Hull City Kingston upon Hull 200225,400 53°44′46″N0°22′4″W / 53.74611°N 0.36778°W / 53.74611; -0.36778 (KCOM Stadium)
Keepmoat Stadium Keepmoat Stadium Doncaster.jpg Doncaster Rovers Doncaster 200615,231 53°30′35″N1°6′50″W / 53.50972°N 1.11389°W / 53.50972; -1.11389 (Keepmoat Stadium)
King Power Stadium WalkerStadium.jpg Leicester City Leicester 200232,262 52°37′13″N1°8′32″W / 52.62028°N 1.14222°W / 52.62028; -1.14222 (King Power Stadium) Previously called Walkers Stadium [3]
Kirklees Stadium Galpharm Stadium.JPG Huddersfield Town Huddersfield 199424,500 53°39′15″N1°46′6″W / 53.65417°N 1.76833°W / 53.65417; -1.76833 (Kirklees Stadium)
Layer Road Colchester United's Layer Rd Ground - geograph.org.uk - 63984.jpg Colchester United Colchester 191020086,320 51°52′37.25″N0°53′00.33″E / 51.8770139°N 0.8834250°E / 51.8770139; 0.8834250 (Layer Road)
Liberty Stadium Liberty stadium swansea.jpg Swansea City Swansea 200520,750 51°38′32″N3°56′06″W / 51.6422°N 3.9351°W / 51.6422; -3.9351 (Liberty Stadium)
London Road Peterborough Football Stadium - geograph.org.uk - 83411.jpg Peterborough United Peterborough 191315,315 52°33′52.91″N0°14′25.46″W / 52.5646972°N 0.2404056°W / 52.5646972; -0.2404056 (London Road)
Loftus Road Loftus Road.jpg Queens Park Rangers London 190418,360 51°30′33″N0°13′56″W / 51.50917°N 0.23222°W / 51.50917; -0.23222 (Loftus Road)
Madejski Stadium Madejski Stadium Exterior.jpg Reading Reading 199824,224 51°25′20″N0°58′58″W / 51.42222°N 0.98278°W / 51.42222; -0.98278 (Madesjki Stadium)
Millmoor Millmoor.JPG Rotherham United Rotherham 190720088,300 53°25′42.12″N1°22′12.83″W / 53.4283667°N 1.3702306°W / 53.4283667; -1.3702306 (Millmoor)
Molineux Stadium Molineux Ground, Wolverhampton.jpg Wolverhampton Wanderers Wolverhampton 188930,852 52°35′25″N2°07′49″W / 52.59028°N 2.13028°W / 52.59028; -2.13028 (Molineux Stadium)
New York Stadium The New York Stadium.JPG Rotherham United Rotherham 201312,021 53°25′40″N1°21′43″W / 53.4279°N 1.362°W / 53.4279; -1.362 (New York Stadium)
Ninian Park Ninian Park Cardiff.jpg Cardiff City Cardiff 1910200921,508 51°28′29″N3°12′00″W / 51.47472°N 3.20000°W / 51.47472; -3.20000 (Ninian Park)
Oakwell Oakwell Stadium.jpg Barnsley Barnsley 188823,009 53°33′8″N1°28′3″W / 53.55222°N 1.46750°W / 53.55222; -1.46750 (Oakwell)
Pirelli Stadium Burton Albion FC, Pirelli Stadium, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire - geograph.org.uk - 190956.jpg Burton Albion Burton upon Trent 20056,912 52°49′18.86″N1°37′37.05″W / 52.8219056°N 1.6269583°W / 52.8219056; -1.6269583 (Pirelli Stadium)
Portman Road Cobbold Stand, Ipswich Town Football Club 8418.jpg Ipswich Town Ipswich 188430,311 52°3′18.22″N1°8′41.39″E / 52.0550611°N 1.1448306°E / 52.0550611; 1.1448306 (Portman Road)
Pride Park Stadium Pride Park.jpg Derby County Derby 199733,597 52°54′54″N1°26′50″W / 52.91500°N 1.44722°W / 52.91500; -1.44722 (Pride Park Stadium)
Priestfield Stadium Priestfield Stadium Medway Stand.jpg Gillingham Gillingham 189311,582 51°23′3.3″N0°33′38.71″E / 51.384250°N 0.5607528°E / 51.384250; 0.5607528 (Priestfield Stadium)
Riverside Stadium Riverside Stadium gates.jpg Middlesbrough Middlesbrough 199534,742 54°34′42″N1°13′1″W / 54.57833°N 1.21694°W / 54.57833; -1.21694 (Riverside Stadium)
Roots Hall Roots Hall 2007.jpg Southend United Southend-on-Sea 195212,392 51°32′56.46″N0°42′5.61″E / 51.5490167°N 0.7015583°E / 51.5490167; 0.7015583 (Roots Hall)
Selhurst Park Selhurst Park Stadium.jpg Crystal Palace London 192426,255 51°23′54″N0°5′8″W / 51.39833°N 0.08556°W / 51.39833; -0.08556 (Selhurst Park)
Stadium of Light The Stadium of Light.jpg Sunderland Sunderland 199749,000 54°54′52″N1°23′18″W / 54.9144°N 1.3882°W / 54.9144; -1.3882 (Stadium of Light)
Stadium MK Denbigh stadium east stand 16 May 07.JPG Milton Keynes Dons Milton Keynes 200730,500 52°00′34″N00°44′00″W / 52.00944°N 0.73333°W / 52.00944; -0.73333 (Stadium mk)
St Andrew's TiltonRoadEnd01.JPG Birmingham City Birmingham 190630,016 52°28′32.53″N1°52′05.48″W / 52.4757028°N 1.8681889°W / 52.4757028; -1.8681889 (St Andrew's)
St James' Park St James Park Newcastle main entrance.jpg Newcastle United Newcastle 189252,405 54°58′32″N1°37′18″W / 54.97556°N 1.62167°W / 54.97556; -1.62167 (St James' Park)
St Mary's Stadium StMary'sStadium-4.jpg Southampton Southampton 200132,689 50°54′21″N1°23′28″W / 50.90583°N 1.39111°W / 50.90583; -1.39111 (St Mary's Stadium)
The Hawthorns The Hawthorns exterior.jpg West Bromwich Albion West Bromwich 190026,445 52°30′33″N1°57′50″W / 52.50917°N 1.96389°W / 52.50917; -1.96389 (The Hawthorns)
The Den Millwall April 07.jpg Millwall London 199320,146 51°29′9.43″N0°3′3.42″W / 51.4859528°N 0.0509500°W / 51.4859528; -0.0509500 (The New Den)
The Valley The valley at Charlton - geograph.org.uk - 66151.jpg Charlton Athletic London 191927,111 51°29′11″N0°2′11″E / 51.48639°N 0.03639°E / 51.48639; 0.03639 (The Valley)
Turf Moor James Hargreaves Stand Burnley.jpg Burnley Burnley 188322,546 53°47′21″N2°13′49″W / 53.78917°N 2.23028°W / 53.78917; -2.23028 (Turf Moor)
University of Bolton Stadium Reebokstadium inside.jpg Bolton Wanderers Bolton 199728,100 53°34′50″N2°32′8″W / 53.58056°N 2.53556°W / 53.58056; -2.53556 (Reebok Stadium) Previously known as the Reebok Stadium and Macron Stadium
Vicarage Road Main Stand.jpg Watford Watford 192222,200 51°38′59.41″N0°24′5.35″W / 51.6498361°N 0.4014861°W / 51.6498361; -0.4014861 (Vicarage Road)
Villa Park Villa Park.jpg Aston Villa Birmingham 189742,682 52°30′33″N1°53′5″W / 52.50917°N 1.88472°W / 52.50917; -1.88472 (Villa Park) Coordinates: 52°30′33″N1°53′5″W / 52.50917°N 1.88472°W / 52.50917; -1.88472 (Villa Park)
Withdean Stadium Withdean.jpg Brighton & Hove Albion Brighton 193620118,850 50°51′7″N0°9′32″W / 50.85194°N 0.15889°W / 50.85194; -0.15889 (Withdean Stadium) [4]

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