Home of Hereford FC

Opened late 19th century

Capacity 5,213

Rating: 4.3

(412) Google Reviews

Great atmosphere for the fa cup game. Very quick on the turnstiles, not sure what food and drink is like. Very easy to get out of after the game and parking is easy if you know where to park. All the stewards and volunteers are great. Floodlights need looking at though as half of them don't seem to want to work.
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4 months ago
Not a bad place. In centre of town with a shopping centre next to it
Friendly and welcoming but lacking in atmosphere, probably due to league position. Main stand had excellent views but poorly served with loos a long walk away. Parking easy.
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a month ago
This was my first trip to Edgar Street as I'm not a football match goer but being it's not to far away I went with my son in law. Parking was ok once we realised not to use the supermarket parking. There is a dedicated carpark right by the stadium entrance, just a bit rough on the ground but cheap. £20 entrance fee wasn't too bad and was easy to get a seat as the stadium was not anywhere near filled. We had a good view undercover and was reasonably comfortable sitting down. The experience was very unfortunately let down by Hereford's performance losing 2-0, hey ho. We left going to the shop until the end of the match but it had already shut so was unable to have a look. We did see some fans with burgers which didn't look good, no idea what they tasted like though. I think I will return to give it a second chance so may amend this review.
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a month ago
Friendly staff who are very approachable. The stand seats in block a and b are very tight and don't give you much room.
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History (from Wikipedia)

The site has been used as a stadium since the late 19th century, although the year in which it was opened has not been widely recorded. The stadium was originally owned by the Hereford Athletic Ground Company and was also used by amateur football side Hereford City. In those days the ground's official name was Edgar Street Athletic Stadium, there was a running track around the pitch which explains the curious curved "dead" areas behind each goal in front of the terraces. Even in the early days Hereford United struggled financially and the landlord obligingly reduced the rent to help the club.[citation needed] In 1931 the stadium was purchased by Hereford City Council for £3,000, and in 1952 United secured a lease on the stadium for the first time.

Although now showing its age, the ground's history does have some notable landmarks, such as the installation of 
floodlights in March 1953, before many large clubs. In 1974, following the most recent major development seen at Edgar Street, it was the only one outside the First Division with two cantilever-roof stands. At 76 yards (69 m) the ground had, until the advent of new stadia, one of the widest pitches in the Football League. The extreme width of the pitch was created when the old running track was turfed over.

Due to the club's financial crisis in 1997, the lease was handed over to developers. In 2000 an electronic scoreboard was put up at the Blackfriars Street End, using funds bequeathed to the club by a supporter.

On 19 February 2015, Herefordshire County Council rejected a proposal by 
Worcestershire-based Redditch United to play at Edgar Street. Later that same week, on 24 February, the council confirmed that Hereford FC, a phoenix club formed following Hereford United's demise, had been granted a lease allowing them to play at Edgar Street.[2]

The stadium's record attendance is 18,114 when 
Hereford United played against Sheffield Wednesday in the 1958–59 FA Cup Third Round.

Hereford FC's record attendance for a home game at Edgar Street is 4,683, for a 1–0 win in the 
FA Vase semi-finals against Salisbury on 13 March 2016.[3] It hosted Hereford FC's televised FA Cup Second Round Proper Replay against Fleetwood Town in December 2017.[4]

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