Craven Cottage is a football stadium located in Fulham, London. It has been the home ground of Fulham F.C. since 1896. The ground’s capacity was 25,700, all-seated, until the closure of the Riverside Stand in the close season of 2019, though the record attendance is 49,335, for a game against Millwall, 8 October 1938. Located next to Bishop’s Park on the banks of the River Thames, ‘Craven Cottage’ was originally a royal hunting lodge and has history dating back over 300 years.
As well as by Fulham, the stadium has been also been used by the United States men’s national soccer team, Australia national football team, the Republic of Ireland national football team (for a World Cup qualifier against Cyprus in 1973, and a friendly match in 2012), and Canada men’s national football team, and was formerly the home ground for rugby league team Fulham RLFC.