The 10 Smallest Football Stadium in the English Championship

Since the inception of the EFL Championship, England’s current second tier, in 2004, the games have been played in different 61 stadiums.

But which are the 10 smallest?

These are listed in the following table:

Layer Road Colchester United 6,300
Pirelli Stadium Burton Albion 6,900
Millmoor Rotherham United 8,300
Withdean Stadium Brighton & Hove Albion 8,800
Glanford Park Scunthorpe United 9,100
Huish Park Yeovil Town FC 9,500
Adams Park Wycombe Wanderers 10,000
Gresty Road Crewe Alexandra 10,100
Kenilworth Road Luton Town fc 11,000
Dean Court Bournemouth 11,300

Dean Court – Bournemouth AFC

The 10th smallest stadium in the English Championship and the second smallest in the Premier League is Dean Court, the home of Bournemouth.
It opened in 1910 and has a capacity of 11,300.
Dean Court

Kenilworth Road – Luton Town FC

The Kenilworth Road is not only the smallest ever Premier League stadium but also the 9th smallest in the history of the Championship.

It has a capacity of 11,000 and is the home of the now Premier League side Luton Town FC.

Gresty Road – Crewe Alexandra

The 8th smallest with a capacity of 10,100 is Gresty Road the home of Crewe Alexandra.

The club has spent 8 seasons in the English second division, with the last being in 2006.

gresty road

Adams Park – Wycombe Wanderers

The 7th stadium on the list is Adams Park, the home of Wycombe Wanderers.

It opened in 1990 and has a capacity of 10,000.

In 2020, Wycombe reached the second tier of English football for the first time in their history. They were relegated to League 1 after one season.

adams park

Huish Park – Yeovil Town FC

Another team that has only one appearance in the English Championship is Yeovil Town.

They were promoted in 2013, which made Huish Park, the 6th smallest stadium in the history of the English Championship. It has a capacity of 9,500.

hush park

Glanford Park – Scunthorpe United F.C.

The 5th smallest stadium with a capacity of 9,100 is Glanford Park, the home of Scunthorpe United F.C.

The club is now playing in the 6th division, but they spent 3 years in the championship between 2007 and 2011.

scunthorpe stadium

Withdean Stadium – Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.

The Withdean Stadium is an athletics stadium that was the home of Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. between 1999 and 2011.

When Brighton was the tenant of the stadium the capacity was increased to 8,800 which makes it the 4th smallest championship stadium ever.

withdeam stadium

Millmoor – Rotherham United F.C.

Another stadium that is not currently used by any football team is Millmoor, the historical home of Rotherham United F.C..

It was the home of the club between 1907 and 2008 and its capacity was around 8,300.

millmoor stadium

Pirelli Stadium – Burton Albion F.C.

The second smallest stadium in the history of the Championship with a capacity of 6,900 is Pirelli Stadium, the home of Burton Albion F.C.

In 2016, Burton was promoted to the second division for the first time in their history but was relegated two years later.

burton albion stadium

Layer Road – Colchester United F.C.

The smallest stadium to ever host a Championship game was Layer Road, the historic home of Colchester United F.C.
It had a capacity of 6,300 and was demolished in 2012.
Colchester United spent two seasons in the second tier of English football between 2006 and 2008.

layer road

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