Wednesday, 30 April 2014

IRELAND: Lansdowne Road (1872-2006)

Lansdowne Road, Dublin (formerly Ireland National Team)

Ireland, county: Dublin

July 2007 / no match visited

Note: demolished in 2007
Note 2: matchday photos courtesy of Sebastiaan Weel (cp. https://www.facebook.com/stadionvoer for more of his photos); 16 VIII 2006 / Ireland - Netherlands 0-4 / Friendly

July 2007 / photos Bas Tukker:







August 2006 / photos Sebastiaan Weel:







 

Sunday, 27 April 2014

BELGIUM: Grimbie 69

Jang Verheyen, Opgrimbie (Grimbie 69)

Belgium, province: Belgian Limburg

27 IV 2014 / Grimbie 69 - FC Ham United 4-1 / Belgian Limburg, Provincial League 3 - promotion play-off (= Div. 7)



















BELGIUM: K Hand In Hand Hoepertingen (1975-2014)

Sint-Truidersteenweg, Hoepertingen (formerly k Hand In Hand Hoepertingen)

Belgium, province: Belgian Limburg

26 IV 2014 / HIH Hoepertingen - RC Peer 4-2 / Belgian Limburg, Provincial League 2 - promotion play-off (= Div. 6)

Note 1: HIH Hoepertingen moved to a new ground at Weg op Berlingen in mid-2014, leaving the Sint-Truidersteenweg pitch to its own devices. Since, it has been taken over by Intesa, a society dedicated to giving care to mentally and physically handicapped people; for their benefit, the pitch has been turned into a garden and playground.

Note 2: below, a combination of photos taken on two different visits: no. 1-14 = match visit, April 2014 / no. 15-27 = visit to the ground's ruins, August 2017.


























All photos: (c) W.B. Tukker / www.extremefootballtourism.blogspot.com. Publication of any of these images only after permission of author