Sandygate Road

Infobox Stadium
stadium_name = Sandygate Road
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location = Crosspool, Sheffield
broke_ground =
built = 1804
opened = 1804
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owner = Hallam F.C.
operator = Hallam F.C.
surface = grass
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tenants = Hallam F.C., Hallam C.C. [cite web|url=http://www.hallamfc.net/pageID_3560807.html|title=Hallam Football Club]
seating_capacity = 700 (210 seated, a further 40 covered) [cite web|url=http://www.hallamfc.net/pageID_3560837.html|title=Sandygate|publisher=Hallam Football Club]
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Sandygate Road is a football and cricket stadium in the Sheffield suburb of Crosspool, Yorkshire. It is is home to Hallam F.C. and Hallam C.C.

First opened in 1804, Hallam F.C. have played at the ground since 1860. Sandygate has been recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the "Oldest Ground in the World". [cite web
url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/southyorkshire/students/a_z/index.shtml
title=The Ultimate A-Z of Sheffield
date=September 2003
accessdate=2008-02-08
author=Rob Power
publisher=bbc.co.uk
] On 26 December 1860, the world's first inter-club football match was played at the ground, Hallam taking on Sheffield F.C.

Some scenes in "When Saturday Comes" were filmed at the ground.

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