The Route

This was the route we ended up taking, which changed quite a bit from the original plan.

Day 1 - The East

Saturday 13th August 2005

  • Hull City - KC Stadium
  • Grimsby Town - Blundell Park
  • Scunthorpe United - Glanford Park
  • Lincoln City - Sincil Bank
  • Boston United - York Street
  • Peterborough United - London Road
  • Norwich City - Carrow Road
  • Ipswich Town - Portman Road
  • Colchester United - Layer Road
  • Southend United - Roots Hall

Day 2 - London (and area)

Sunday 14th August 2005

  • Tottenham Hotspur - White Hart Lane
  • Arsenal - Highbury
  • Leyton Orient - Brisbane Road
  • West Ham United - Upton Park
  • Charlton Athletic - The Valley
  • Gillingham - Priestfield Stadium
  • Crystal Palace - Selhurst Park
  • Millwall - The New Den
  • Chelsea - Stamford Bridge
  • Fulham - Craven Cottage
  • Queen's Park Rangers - Loftus Road
  • Brentford - Griffin Park
  • Barnet - Underhill

Day 3 - The South and South West

Monday 15th August 2005

  • Watford - Vicarage Road
  • Wycombe Wanderers - Causeway Stadium
  • Reading - Madejski Stadium
  • Brighton and Hove Albion - Withdean Stadium
  • Portsmouth - Fratton Park
  • Southampton - St Mary's
  • AFC Bournemouth - Fitness First Stadium
  • Yeovil Town - Huish Park
  • Torquay United - Plainmoor
  • Plymouth Argyle - Home Park
  • Bristol Rovers - Memorial Stadium
  • Bristol City - Ashton Gate

Day 4 - South Wales and Midlands

Tuesday 16th August 2005

  • Cardiff City - Ninian Park
  • Swansea City - "New" Stadium / Morfa Stadium (un-named at the time)
  • Swindon Town - County Ground
  • Cheltenham Town - Whaddon Road
  • Oxford United - Kassam Stadium
  • Luton Town - Kenilworth Road
  • MK Dons - National Hockey Stadium
  • Rushden and Diamonds - Nene Park
  • Northampton Town - Sixfields Stadium
  • Coventry City - Ricoh Arena
  • Leicester City - Walkers Stadium
  • Notts County - Meadow Lane
  • Nottingham Forest - City Ground
  • Derby County - Pride Park
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers - Molineux
  • Walsall - Bescot Stadium
  • Aston Villa - Villa Park
  • Birmingham City - St Andrews

Day 5 - North Wales and North West

Wednesday 17th August 2005

  • West Bromwich Albion - The Hawthorns
  • Shrewsbury Town - Gay Meadow
  • Wrexham - Racecourse Ground
  • Chester City - Saunders Honda Stadium
  • Crewe Alexandra - Alexandra Stadium
  • Port Vale - Vale Park
  • Stoke City - Britannia Stadium
  • Macclesfield Town - Moss Rose
  • Stockport County - Edgeley Park
  • Oldham Athletic - Boundary Park
  • Rochdale - Spotland
  • Bury - Gigg Lane
  • Burnley - Turf Moor
  • Blackburn Rovers - Ewood Park
  • Blackpool - Bloomfield Road
  • Preston North End - Deepdale
  • Everton - Goodison Park
  • Liverpool - Anfield
  • Tranmere Rovers - Prenton Park
  • Wigan Athletic - JJB Stadium
  • Bolton Wanderers - Reebok Stadium
  • Manchester United - Old Trafford

Day 6 - Central and Far North(!)

Thursday 18th August 2005

  • Manchester City - City of Manchester Stadium
  • Huddersfield Town - Galpharm Stadium
  • Barnsley - Oakwell
  • Rotherham United - Millmoor
  • Sheffield Wednesday - Hillsborough
  • Sheffield United - Bramall Lane
  • Chesterfield - Recreation Ground
  • Mansfield - Field Mill
  • Doncaster Rovers - Belle Vue
  • Bradford City - Valley Parade
  • Leeds United - Elland Road
  • Carlisle United - Brunton Park
  • Newcastle United - St James' Park
  • Sunderland - Stadium of Light
  • Hartlepool United - Victoria Park
  • Middlesbrough - Riverside Stadium
  • Darlington - Williamson Motors Stadium