Burnden Park: Bolton Wanderers F.C. football ground


March 16, 1907
The ground was opened in 1885. Its playing area is 110 yards by 75 yards, and is surrounded by a running track of about 10ft. The distance from touch-line to spectators is about 15ft at the sides. The larger embankment is capable of holding 20,500 people, and the smaller 12,400.

The grand stand, 100 yards long, seats 4,000, and the covered stand, 80 yards long, seats 1,600. There are no fewer than 10,800 uncovered seats. The total accommodation of the ground is 66,125 – comprising 16,400 seated, and 37,525 standing.

The record attendance was noted at the re-played Cup-tie with Everton on Wednesday, February 27th, when £1,852 was paid by 60,000 spectators.

1906 Burnden Park Bolton Wanderers
(Yorkshire Evening Post: March 16, 1907)

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