- Address: Nuttall Street, Blackburn
- Country: United Kingdom
- Capacity: 31,000
- Opened: 1882
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Blackburn Rovers (football)
Extra stadium info – Ewood Park
The stadium’s record attendance for a league game was broken on 26 December 1921. That day, 52,000 people showed up for a game between Blackburn Rovers Football Club and Preston North End Football Club. The stadium’s record attendance was broken on 2 March 1929. 61,000 people showed up for an FA Cup match between the Blackburn Rovers and the Bolton Wanderers that day.
The Blackburn Rovers were crowned English football champions in 1912 for the first time in their history. They won 20 of the 38 league games during that football season. Nine of those 38 games ended in a draw. The Rovers drew an average home attendance of 17,000 in that domestic league season. They won their second league title in 1914. The Blackburn Rovers won the title after winning 20 of the 38 league matches. 11 matches of those 38 matches ended in a draw. The Rovers won the third edition of the prestigious Premier League, the top-flight football league of England since 1992. They drew an average home attendance of 25,000 in that domestic league season.
The UEFA Champions League
The Blackburn Rovers played their first-ever UEFA Champions League group stage match in 1995. They lost against Spartak Moscow. The match took place in Blackburn in front of 20,000 fans. The Rovers finished below Spartak Moscow from Russia, Legia Warszawa from Poland and Rosenborg BK from Norway in the group stage of the European championship for football clubs in 1995. They won one of the six games in the group stage of the tournament. It was a game against Rosenborg. The Blackburn Rovers won the game, which took place in Blackburn, 4-1. Alan Shearer scored the first goal of the match. He became the Premier League’s record goalscorer.