Prestonfield Park (Linlithgow Rose)
Yeah well maybe that’ll teach you for whining on about Scottish grounds last week. Here’s another one.
Thankfully it’s a perfectly pleasant one and a new addition to the blog’s contributors as Nick Cranston became only the second comedian to visit a ground with me.
Nick is a lovely lad and it was a perfect introduction to this ridiculous little hobby. The ground was open so we were able to nip in, although it’s largely visible from outside too. Either was you’re in for a treat.
A large grandstand dominates the stadium, and some covered terracing sits opposite but neither of these are my favourite bits, as good as they are.
Behind one goal and up on a hill is a small brick wall with a sign attached that simply reads “assembly area”. I have no idea if that’s in case of emergency and if it is, what good the brick does, or if local schools congregate.
Either way it’s the first time I’ve seen such a feature on my travels and for that reason alone (well also their name if we’re being honest), Linlithgow Rose get the big thumbs up from Fury.
Woodhorn Lane Update
Not much to say other than that it’s cracking along quite nicely really. They’ve done a great job of the outside so far.
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