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AFC Telford

The home of AFC Telford United opened in 2003.
AFC Telford
Telford hosted an U19 game between England and Turkey earlier this year ©Getty Images

AFC Telford

The home of AFC Telford United opened in 2003.

Capacity: 2,378
Opened: 2003

• The home of sixth-tier AFC Telford United opened a year before that club's formation in 2004.

• The stadium has also staged Wolverhampton Wanderers FC reserves games and England men's and women's youth internationals.

• The current home club were founded in 2004 after the demise of Telford United FC, who had been well-known for their FA Cup giant-killing exploits.

• AFC began life in the eighth tier of the English football pyramid but by 2011 were in the fifth-level Conference National, before being relegated last season.

• Telford itself is in the West Midlands county of Shropshire, standing on the River Severn, over which is the Iron Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the world's first arched iron bridge.

Last updated: 26/10/13 12.18CET

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