5 stadiums and what they look like after football – including IKEA superstore

Football stadiums don't last forever, and several major Premier League sides have moved stadiums in recent years.

West Ham upped sticks and moved from Upton Park to the London Stadium, while Tottenham Hotspurs temporarily called Wembley home as White Hart Lane was demolished and rebuilt.

Upton Park now houses a development project centred around shared-ownership flats with the area named Upon Gardens.

And it's not the first time housing developments have replaced stadiums, in fact, it's fairly common.

So Daily Star Sport is looking at five English footballing stadiums that have been redeveloped into projects other than housing.

Bank Street

Bank Street was the home of Newton Heath FC from 1893 to 1910, when the side, then known as Manchester United, to Old Trafford, where they still remain.

The stadium had a capacity of around 50,000, but after former United owner John Henry Davies couldn't expand the ground the club moved.

Bank Street was located near the Etihad Stadium.

The location is now used for the Manchester Velodrome, nicknamed 'the medal factory' due to the gold medals Team GB has won on the track in recent years.

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Seedhill Football Ground

Seedhill Football Ground was the home of non-league side Nelson FC from 1905 to 1971.

For a brief period, Nelson were part of the football league in the late 1920s.

Nelson moved to Victoria Park for the 1971/72 season, and Seedhill Football Ground was left to rot until 1980.

It proved a stumbling block for Highways England when the M65 was developed, leaving a large part of Nelson's history, including their glory years, into a stretch of asphalt between Preston and Colne.

Eastville Stadium

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Located in Bristol, Eastville Stadium stood for over 100 years between 1897 and 1997.

However, Bristol Rovers only called the ground home from 1897 and 1986, when they were forced to leave for financial difficulties.

The ground was also home to the Bristol Bulldogs speedway team and the short-lived Bristol Bombers American football team, as well as being a greyhound racing venue.

The site was demolished in 1998, and it now plays home to an IKEA superstore.

Fellows Park

Fellows Park was the former home of Walsall until 1990, when the team moved to the Bescot Stadium.

However, when Walsall packed up and left, the stadium was quickly listed to be demolished.

But a couple of weeks before the demolishing was meant to occur heavy snowfall caused one of the stands to collapse.

Fellows Park is now a Morrisons superstore.

Filbert Street

Officially known as the City Business Stadium, like many British stadiums it was known exclusively as its address, Filbert Street.

Filbert Street was the home of Leicester City from 1891 to 2002.

Demolition of the stadium began in 2003 to make way for Filbert Village, student accommodation for university students from De Montfort and the University of Leicester.

The road running through the centre of the development has been called Lineker Road after Leicester most famous player.

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