Craven Cottage

Soccer
Stevenage Rd (Finlay St)
London, Greater London SW6 6HH

Tips

  • On 27th January 2007 Fulham beat Stoke City 3-0 in the FA Cup behind some superb finishing from Mcbride, Radzinski and Former Roma striker Vincenzo Montella (pictured).
  • The Johnny Haynes statue, located outside of Craven Cottage, was erected in October 2008 in honour of Fulham's greatest ever player.
  • On 5th May 2007, Fulham defeated Liverpool 1-0 at Craven Cottage behind Clint Dempsey's first ever goal. This all important win meant another year of Premier League football down by the Thames.
  • This is the home of Fulham FC, Londons oldest professional football club (est.1879). The name comes from a cottage built for Lord Craven here, which burned down in 1888.
  • Our home, on the banks of the River Thames, since 1896. Making us the oldest professional Club in London.
  • On 1st September 2007, Diomansy Kamara scored a spectacular overhead kick to equalise a minute from full-time as Fulham grabbed a 3-3 draw v Tottenham.
  • On 29th November 2006, Fulham claimed their first win over Arsenal in 40 years in a 2-1 scoreline. FFC's goals came from American Brian McBride and Canadian Tomasz Radzinski.
  • On 3rd November 2007, FFC ran out 3-1 winners over Reading in what was the year of Fulham's 'Great Escape'. Simon Davies scored the first which was a goal of the season contender!
  • Before the Johnny Haynes Stand was built in 1905 (the stand located on Stevenage road) it was once home to another stand called the 'Rabbit Hutch'.
  • On 15th September 2012, Dimitar Berbatov was the star of the show in his home debut at Craven Cottage scoring a brace as Fulham recorded a three-nil win against West Bromwich Albion. COYW!
  • On 16th March 2008 Fulham Captain Brian McBride headed in the only goal ('67) to beat Everton at the Cottage in what was a crucial win for FFC during the 'Great Escape'.
  • On 12 March 1973, Brazilian legend Pele' played at Craven Cottage for his Club team, Santos FC, in a friendly against the Fulham first team. Fulham won 2-1.
  • On 9th May 2009, Diomansy Kamara scored a brace against Aston Villa to secure a 3-1 win for Fulham and 3 points for the Whites.
  • Craven Cottage is a Football Stadium! Not "American football"...Nor SOCCER! Who named this as a soccer stadium? Was 1st check in-tourist from USA? Beautiful OLD grounds! Enjoy history surrounding u!
  • On 29th November 2006, Fulham claimed their first win over Arsenal in 40 years as Brian McBride's header and a tap-in by Tomasz Radzinski gave Fulham the 2-1 win.
  • The walk from Putney Bridge through Bishops park is a pretty cool route to the ground.
  • For a decent pint before the match. Check out The Crabtree. The atmosphere is pretty relaxed, which makes a change for a footy pub!
  • Partial Grade II listed, beautiful, Old Grounds! Love atmosphere of Live Football! Thank you Fulham!
  • On 22nd August 2001, FOUR years after they were playing Doncaster in the Third Division, Fulham recorded their first ever Premiership win by defeating Sunderland 2-0.
  • Home of the 2009 Europa League Finalist FC Fulham. It is located next to Bishop's Park on the banks of the River Thames in London.

Nearby places

75 Drayton Pk
60 Rainville Rd
Bishop's Ave