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St James Park rated 3rd best in England for atmosphere

4 years ago

St James Park has been rated the third best for atmosphere in an independent survey of football stadiums in England.

The club that ended up top was Leeds United’s Elland Road, then Swansea’s Liberty Stadium. with Newcastle United ranked third.

Sunderland and the Stadium of Light are included in 20th spot.

The rankings are based on members of, who visited the various stadiums and gave feedback/ratings.

For example, the St James Park rating was based on 708 fans visiting for a Newcastle United home match and evaluating the experience, whilst 541 visited the Stadium of Light and their feedback awarded 20th spot to the Mackems.

1 Elland Road (796)

2 Liberty Stadium (405)

3 St James Park (708)

4 Hillsborough (807)

5 Selhurst Park (755)

6 Britannia Stadium (623)

7 Anfield (827)

8 Goodison Park (662)

9 Bramall Lane (692)

10 Valley Parade (543)

11 The Hawthorns (675)

12 Fratton Park (623)

13 White Hart Lane (715)

14 Pride Park (803)

15 King Power Stadium (734)

16 City Ground (842)

17 St Mary’s (703)

18 Villa Park (922)

19 Molineux (811)

20 The Stadium of Light (541)


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