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Derby County


Current LeagueEngland » Championship
Current GroundPride Park
Previous GroundsThe Baseball Ground, The County Ground
Derby County Fans2,061
Average Number of Grounds Visited51.41
Formed1884
Websitewww.dcfc.co.uk
NicknameThe Rams
FacebookDerbyCounty1
Twitter@dcfcofficial
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New stadium effect

Derby left the Baseball Ground for Pride Park in 1997, the new £28m stadium replacing a ground which had been the Rams' home for 102 years.

On the field results have marginally dropped, with the team's averaging finishing position going from 20th to 23rd. In the stands, the club have seen average gates rise an impressive 68% from just under 16,000 to just under 27,000.

Old stadium: The Baseball Ground (1895 - 1997, 102 years)
New stadium: Pride Park (Opened 1997, £28m)

Old stadium average attendance: 15,980
New stadium average attendance: 26,902
Difference: +10,922 (+68%)

Old stadium average league position: 20
New stadium average league position: 23
Difference: +3

Average attendance

The Baseball Ground
1987/198817,158
1988/198917,535
1989/199017,426
1990/199117,426
1991/199214,664
1992/199315,020
1993/199415,937
1994/199513,589
1995/199614,327
1996/199717,889
Pride Park
1997/199829,106
1998/199929,193
1999/200029,351
2000/200128,551
2001/200229,816
2002/200325,470
2003/200422,200
2004/200525,219
2005/200624,166
2006/200725,945

League position

The Baseball Ground
1987/198815
1988/19895
1989/199016
1990/199116
1991/199225
1992/199330
1993/199428
1994/199531
1995/199622
1996/199712
Pride Park
1997/19989
1998/19998
1999/200016
2000/200117
2001/200219
2002/200338
2003/200440
2004/200524
2005/200640
2006/200723

See how Derby County compare to other teams with our full New Stadium Effect analysis of all the top teams in England and Wales who have moved to a new ground since the 1980s.


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