Craven Cottage

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Craven Cottage
The Cottage, Fortress Fulham
Craven Cottage Football Ground - geograph.org.uk - 778731.jpg
Location Fulham, Lunnon, SW6 6HH
Coordinates 51°28′30″N 0°13′18″W / 51.47500°N 0.22167°W / 51.47500; -0.22167Coordinates: 51°28′30″N 0°13′18″W / 51.47500°N 0.22167°W / 51.47500; -0.22167
Awner Fulham F.C.
Operator Fulham F.C.
Capacity 25,700[1][2] (increasing to 30,000)[1]
Surface Grass (Fibrelastic)
Construction
Appent 1896 (as a stadium)
Airchitect Archibald Leitch[3]
Tenants
Fulham F.C. (1896–2002, 2004–present)
Fulham L.F.C. (2000–2003)
Fulham Rugby League Club (RFL Championship) (1980–1984)

Craven Cottage is the fitbaw stadium locatit in Fulham, Lunnon. It haes been the hame grund o Fulham F.C. syne 1896.[1] The grund's current capacity is 25,700,[1] aw-seatit, tho the record attendance is 49,335, for a gemme against Millwall Dockers, 8 October 1938.[5] Locatit next tae Bishop's Park on the banks o the River Thames,[6][7] Craven Cottage wis oreeginally a ryal huntin lodge an haes history datin back ower 300 years.[8]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 According to the club's official website.
  2. http://www.premierleague.com/en-gb/clubs/profile.stadium.html/fulham
  3. "A Place In History". Fulham F.C. 20 May 2011. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  4. BPL Handbook 13/14
  5. Smyth, Rob (5 July 2012). "A brief history of Fulham". ESPNFC. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  6. "Café at the Cottage". Fulham F.C. Retrieved 18 November 2013. 
  7. Karimi, Sabah (6 January 2007). "Best Stadiums for the London Football Game". Yahoo. Retrieved 20 November 2013. 
  8. Stedman, Richard (2006). The football and real ale guide: Premiership. Stedders Guides. Retrieved 18 November 2013.