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The Den, London

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The Den is a football stadium in Bermondsey, south-east London, and the home of Millwall Football Club. It is situated adjacent to the South London railway line originating at, and a quarter-of-a-mile from The Old Den, which it replaced in 1993. Built on a previous site of housing, a church and the Senegal Fields playgrounds, it has an all-seated capacity of 20,146, with the highest match attendance during the 2015–16 season being 16,301.
The Den is the sixth ground that Millwall have occupied since their formation in the Millwall area of the Isle of Dogs in 1885.
The New Den, as it was initially known to distinguish it from its predecessor, was the first new all-seater stadium in England to be completed after the Taylor Report on the Hillsborough disaster of 1989. It was designed with effective crowd management in mind (particularly given Millwall's crowd problems at The Old Den), with the escape routes being short and direct. After chairman Reg Burr decided that it would not be viable to redevelop The Old Den as an all-seater stadium, he announced in 1990 that the club would relocate to a new stadium in the Senegal Fields area in south Bermondsey. Originally, it was planned to have a seating capacity of between 25,000 and 30,000, however, the club opted to wait so the capacity was kept to just over 20,000.
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  • I saw a Millwall game in this stadium, wonderful, typical English, you breathe a sparkling air, during the match there was never a second of silence, a deafening cheer, wonderful experience! better to see such a stage than one of the latest generation!!
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  • I’ve always had an infinity for Millwall due to Tim Cahill getting his English football start there. Very happy to accompany my friends there to experience the atmosphere and passion of The Den  more »
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  • Great day out, especially if we win! Good seats and good food. Worth a visit.
  • View is great. Nice space to stand and seat. Negatives though: poor service at the bar and took ages to get out. Overall good ground
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