Chris O (follow on Twitter: @COakleyFtbl)
Fri 3 October 2008

The Friday List of Little or No Consequence #81

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The 15 Non-League Clubs With The Biggest Stadium Capacities

1. St. Helens Town (North West Counties, Premier Division) - 17,500
2. Wrexham (Conference National) - 15,500
3. Newcastle Blue Star (Northern Premier, Division One North) - 13,500
4. Oxford United (Conference National) - 12,500
5. Gateshead (Conference North) - 12,000
6. Mansfield Town (Conference National) - 10,000
7. Leigh Genesis (Conference North) - 10,000
8. Cambridge United (Conference National) - 9,617
9. York City (Conference National) - 9,606
10. Bath City / Team Bath (Conference South) - 8,800
11. Silsden (North West Counties Premier Division) - 7,800
12. Grantham Town (Northern Premier, Division One South) - 7,500
13. Stevenage Borough (Conference National) - 7,100
14. Boston United (Northern Premier, Premier Division) - 6,643
15. Weymouth (Conference National) - 6,600

Of the clubs listed above, four share their ground with rugby teams (St. Helens Town, Newcastle Blue Star, Leigh Genesis and Silsden) while Gateshead play at the Gateshead International athletics stadium. Wrexham currently have the largest football-only stadia outside the top four tiers in England and Wales.

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