Accrington Stanley get their own pub

Ollie Irish

26th, June 2007

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crown.jpgLeague Two outfit Accrington Stanley might be one of the few Football League clubs who won’t mind too much if their fans turn up to games paralytic – it will help to pay the players’ wages! Stanley have taken over a pub with profits from behind the bar going straight into the club.
The Crown, close to the club’s Fraser Eagle Stadium, will be open seven-days-a-week as a football-themed pub. Chief executive Rob Heys said: “”We are very happy to take over at the Crown. It is a great location and one that is already very popular with supporters. We are trying to improve facilities for fans at the stadium and this could be one way of increasing service while also bringing the club more money.” [Via FourFourTwo and ThisIsLancashire]

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  1. Billyo says:

    I might be wrong, but I believe Watford also own a pub. The Red Lion pub on Vicarage Road, just outside the ground.