May 1996 saw the bulldozers arrive at Ayresome Park to start demolition of the famous old girl, in preparation of a new housing estate.

Shaun Wilson


Almost a year after the final official game at the ground, there was still time for one last hurrah.

Contractors from the building firm employed to redevelop the site split themselves into an ‘England v Scotland Wimpey Homes International!’

Details of the match are vague but a four page programme was produced to commemorate the historic final tie!