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Middlesbrough

May 17, 2022

A classic yo-yo club, Middlesbrough have spent all but two seasons since World War II in the top two tiers but have just one major trophy to their name. LOCATION: Teesside, named for being along the River Tees, is three hours north of London by train, two and a half hours from Manchester, and one…

Liverpool

April 26, 2022

Mighty Liverpool dominated the English game from the 1960s through the 1980s, earning them a worldwide following. They are now back at the top, and Anfield remains a must-see stop on a groundhopping tour—if you can get in. LOCATION: Liverpool is two and a half hours from London’s Euston station and just under an hour…

Newcastle United

April 8, 2022

If you’re measuring clubs by stadium size and fan base—as opposed to, say, recent success—then Newcastle is one of the biggest clubs around, with an amazing stadium and supporters who finally have an ownership group they’re excited about. LOCATION: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, about three hours by train from London and 90 minutes from Edinburgh CONTACT: nufc.co.uk, 0844…

Manchester United Old Trafford stadium

Manchester United

March 22, 2022

Manchester United is a giant club with a giant stadium, a collector of championships, and a global brand that is loved all over the world and hated all over England. They have also been, by their standards, a bit of a mess lately. LOCATION: Manchester, which is two and a half hours from London’s Euston…

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