Whaddon Road
You may be looking for Cambridge United's stadium, the Abbey Stadium. Whaddon Road is a football stadium in Cheltenham, England. It is the home ground of Cheltenham Town F.C. and shared with Gloucester City A.F.C.. It has a total capacity of 7,066, with a mixture of seating and terracing. The ground's official name was the Victory Sports Ground until April 2009 when it was renamed the Abbey Business Stadium through a sponsorship deal.

The stadium on the site of what was The Berkeley Hunt kennels was built by the Cheltenham Original Brewery in 1927 and has been the home of Cheltenham Town since 1932 but did not host senior football for 67 years. Cheltenham marked their 70th anniversary at the stadium by winning promotion to the Football League Second Division, the third tier of English football, for the first time. After 18 months of negotiation regarding a potential ground share, on the 23 October 2008 it was confirmed that Bristol Rovers would continue to play their home games at the Memorial Stadium while it is redeveloped. This was due to one of the companies involved in the redevelopment withdrawing from the project. Unfortunately, this fell through as Bristol Rovers decided that they could still play at the Memorial Stadium during redevelopment. The record attendance is 8,326 for a game versus Reading, FA Cup 1st Round, November 17, 1956. Whaddon Road was the smallest League One stadium to be used in the 2007-08 and 2008-09 season.

The ground is made up of 4 stands:
  • Carlsberg Stand - capacity 1,100. An all-seated stand behind one of the goals, the Carlsberg Stand was opened in 2005 and is designated to away fans. But as from the 09-10 season it will be given to home supporters.
  • In2Print Stand - capacity 2,034. An all-seated stand down one side of the pitch that is sometimes partly allocated to away fans. The stand was opened in November 2001. As from the 09-10 season half of the stand will be given to away supporters.
  • Speedy Skips Stand- capacity circa 2,100. A covered terrace behind the other goal, the C & G Terrace is the home standing end.
  • Stagecoach Main Stand - capacity circa 1,800. A mixture of terracing at the front and seating at the back the Main Stand is down on side of the pitch, but is unusual in that it does not stretch the full length of the touchline, and does not reach either corner flag.

  • Football Ground Guide