The Dell was home to Southampton from 1898 to 2001, when they moved to St Mary’s. Although the record attendance was 31,044, set against Manchester United in 1969, by the 1990s the stadium’s capacity was reduced to around 15,000. One of the ground’s most notable features was the strange “wedge” shape of the Milton Road end, pictured above, which Tim Springett wrote about in WSC 198.

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