Home of Needham Market FC

Opened 1996

Capacity 4,000

Rating: 4.4

(136) Google Reviews

Pleasant little stadium with excellent facilities for this level. Very modern Clubhouse, plenty of cover and seating large car park. Very friendly people. Ground is a bit tucked away but my Satnav found the way.
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a year ago
Fantastic place for your lad or lass to be trained and play football…. Great, friendly coaches and lovely 3G pitch… grass pitch is also very well maintained…. Good bar inside main clubhouse and the Hub cafe/ bar is great for food and various drinks with friendly staff and a great balcony to enjoy your drinks whilst watching training or games.
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3 months ago
Great place for football, great set up food and drink available, toilets also. Well run, large car park.
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2 weeks ago
A lovely ground, great atmosphere, staff were superb too. Hope to get back soon!
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8 months ago
I have been at Needham as part of the back room staff for over a year now and I absolutely love it. The players and other staff are really friendly and have been really welcoming from day one. It took me quite a while to get here but I am so happy that I stuck with it. The facilities are really good. Can't wait to be able to do away games as well as home games.
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a year ago
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History (from Wikipedia)

Ground[edit]

The club initially played at Young's Meadow, before relocating to Crowley Park.[1] In 1996 they moved to a new ground, buying the site after former player Arthur Rodwell died and left the club money, which was used together with a grant from the National Lottery.[1] The new ground was named Bloomfields after former player and clubman Derrick Bloomfield.[1]

A new record attendance of 750 was set for a 
Suffolk Premier Cup match against Ipswich Town reserves during the 2006–07 season. This was beaten when a crowd of 1,375 watched the FA Vase semi-final against Kirkham & Wesham in 2008. Another new record was set on 26 October 2013 when 1,748 saw the club play Cambridge United in an FA Cup fourth qualifying round game.[2]

In 2018 a 3G pitch with a 50-seat stand and new changing rooms were installed within the Bloomfields complex, which is used by the reserve team.
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The Curry Inn.

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