Sale Sharks have today revealed the vision for a return to their hometown of Sale, bringing them closer to their original fanbase and inspiring a new generation of supporters.
Their statement read: “A state-of-the-art stadium is being proposed as part of the early stage vision for Crossford Bridge Community Sports Village in Sale, and we want this to be our new home.
RETURNING HOME | We can finally share our exciting vision for a historic return to our hometown of Sale, in a new state-of-the-art stadium.— Sale Sharks🦈 (@SaleSharksRugby) June 11, 2020
Find out more about plans for @CrossfordBridge Community Sports Village here 👉 https://t.co/CBEesgmr5A pic.twitter.com/f5okQrbowj
“These exciting plans give us an opportunity to lay down roots and establish an accessible, long-term home for Sale Sharks that we can all be proud of.
“From both our elite men’s and women’s teams to the Sharks Community Trust; being a part of this vision will mean we can have a positive impact in Sale for years to come.
“From the 22nd June, we will be asking fans to share their feedback and suggestions for our new home.”
5 of the worst rugby stadiums in the world – Premiership, Six Nations & more
We’ve picked out five stadia from Britain and across the globe which have their issues.
Take a look, below, and let us know which rugby grounds you dislike and why…
1. AJ Bell Stadium
In five words or less: Archetypal 21st century ground
Most recent visit: 2019
Best feature: Good shop for merchandise
Worst feature: You pay £10 to park in a massive puddle in the mud before being penned in for almost an hour post match!
Quirk factor: 0/5