Craven Cottage

Craven Cottage is the name of a football stadium located in Fulham, London. It has been the home ground of the English Premier League team Fulham F.C. since 1896. After major refurbishment work was carried out in 2004, the ground's capacity has increased gradually from 22,000 to its current capacity of 25,700. Fulham recorded four record attendances in the 2009–2010 season, in their 0–1 loss to Arsenal and their 3–1, 3–0 and 2–1 victories over Liverpool, Manchester United and Hamburg SV respectively, each of which drew full capacity crowds. The official record with standing room remains 49,335 for the game against Millwall Dockers, 8 October 1938.

It is located next to Bishop's Park on the banks of the River Thames. 'Craven Cottage' was originally a royal hunting lodge and has history dating back over 300 years. The stadium has been used by the Australian national football team for some friendly matches due to a large expatriate population living in England (mainly in London). The Republic of Ireland national football team also played two games at the venue during the construction of the Aviva Stadium.

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Steve Sidwell - Football Career - Fulham
... début for Fulham in a 2–0 win at Craven Cottage against Stoke City on 22 January 2011, coming on as a second-half substitute for Dickson Etuhu ... the full 90 minutes in the derby with Chelsea in a 0–0 draw at Craven Cottage ... But the Cottagers suffered a 5–2 loss at home to Liverpool at Craven Cottage with Sidwell playing the full 90 minutes ...
Fulham F.C. - Grounds
... Even when the club purchased Craven Cottage and the surrounding land in 1894, they had to wait two years before they could play a game there ... Fields, Barnes (the rugby fields are located across the Thames from Craven Cottage today!) 1889–91 Parsons Green, Fulham and Roskell's Fields (next to Parsons Green tube station ...
Craven Cottage - Details - Trivia
... Rugby League Club, now London Broncos, played at Craven Cottage between 1980 and 1984, hosting their largest attendance ... Fulham were the last team to have standing accommodation in the Premier League, as Craven Cottage included terraces in the 2001–02 season – eight years after the Taylor ... The original Craven Cottage site was covered in woodlands ...
West London Derby - Summary - Chelsea Vs Fulham Derby
... Norris about moving the club from their Craven Cottage home to the nearby Stamford Bridge Athletics Ground on the Fulham Road, which he had recently ... December 1910 in the Second Division, with a crowd of 35,000 at Craven Cottage watching Fulham win 1–0 ... Chelsea gained revenge for this defeat on 23 September with a 2–0 win at Craven Cottage, in which Frank Lampard struck twice ...
Johnny Haynes - Craven Cottage - Statue
... A statue was commissioned and was unveiled at Craven Cottage before the Premier League match against Sunderland on 18 October 2008 ...

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