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A Quick Overview of Boleyn Ground Upton Park
The Boleyn Ground,often referred to as Upton Park, was an association football stadium located in Upton Park, east London. From 1904 to 2016, it was the home of Premier League side West Ham United, with their predecessors Thames Ironworks playing their home games at Hermit Road.
The stadium was also briefly used in the early 1990s by Charlton Athletic during their years of financial difficulty. The current seating capacity of the ground is 35,016.
- Beginning in the 2016–17 season, West Ham United will play their games at the Olympic Stadium.
- The last first-class match played at The Boleyn Ground was on 10 May 2016, a 3-2 Premier League win against Manchester United.
- The stadium is set to be demolished to make way for a new development.