Football is a popular sport in England that football clubs are dreaming to have the biggest stadium because it reflects back to the status of the club. There are many football stadiums all over England but this article will list the biggest ones. Stadiums included in the list are no all managed by Premier League.
On top of the list is the Old Trafford which is home to Manchester United. It has a seating capacity of 74,879. There are already plans in place to expand the stadium in order to cater to a total of 88,000 spectators. They are still inspecting whether the Sir Bobby Charlton Stand will be able to handle the construction. There is a more immediate proposal which will reduce the seats by 2,600 by 2020 in order to accommodate 300 more spectators that are persons with disability.
The second largest stadium has a seating capacity of 62,062. It has no official name yet but this will be home to the Tottenham Hotspur. The team is yet to play games on it but it has already opened its official club shop.
With seating accommodation of 60,260, Emirates Stadium is the third biggest in England. It is the home of Arsenal which used to play at the Highbury. The new stadium came to be because expansion of Highbury did not push through in 1997.
Fourth on the list is the London Stadium which is home to West Ham United. It can seat 60,000 spectators and up from the recent 57,000 limit. West Ham’s previous home was Upton Park but they transferred to the London Stadium in 2016.
The fifth biggest stadium in England is the Etihad Stadium managed by Manchester City. The original capacity was 48,000 but it was expanded to more than 55,000 after the takeover by the Abu Dhabi. There is a future plan to expand it farther to accommodate a total of 61,000 seats.
These are just top five of the biggest football stadiums in England but there are more including the Anfield, St. James’ Park, Stadium of Light, Villa Park and Stamford Bridge.