Bootham Crescent

Bootham Crescent.
Bootham Crescent is a sports stadium, the home of the association football club York City and rugby league club York City Knights, in York, North Yorkshire, England. The ground opened on 31 August 1932 with a capacity of 8,256. Improvements added in the early 1980s include a gymnasium, a lounge for officials, and offices. Bootham Crescent hosted football in the Football League from 1932 to 2004 and from 2012 to 2016. It includes four stands: the Main Stand, the Popular Stand, the Grosvenor Road End and the David Longhurst Stand, named after a player who died at the ground in 1990. The ground has hosted a concert, a grand firework display, beer festivals, and American football and rugby league matches. The record attendance of 28,123 was set in March 1938, for an FA Cup match against Huddersfield Town. The teams are expected to move to a community stadium at Monks Cross in Huntington in mid-2019, and the Bootham Crescent site will then be used for housing.

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