Firhill Stadium, Partick Thistle Glasgow, Scottish team arena location, Maryhill football ground photos

Firhill Stadium Glasgow

Partick Thistle F.C. Football Club Building, Maryhill Ground, Scotland, UK

post updated 2 September 2023

Partick Thistle Ground

Location: Maryhill, just north of city centre

Firhill Stadium

Firhill Stadium or Firhill Arena (commonly referred to as simply Firhill) is a football, rugby union and rugby league stadium located in the Maryhill area of Glasgow, Scotland.

Since 2010 it is the home ground of football club Partick Thistle F.C. and the Glasgow Warriors rugby union team.

Photos from 3 March 2011

Views from Firhill Road:

Firhill Stadium Firhill Stadium Glasgow Partick Thistle Ground
Firhill Stadium photographs © Adrian Welch

Past ground-sharing agreements have also seen Firhill Stadium act as a temporary home for two more football clubs, Clyde and Hamilton Academicals.

Firhill was also a venue for the 2000 Rugby League World Cup.

This traditional Scottish football ground was previously known as Firhill Park.

The current capacity of the stadium includes 10,887 seats comprising of three seated stands, with no standa st the south end of the ground.

On the west side The Main Stand was the first to be constructed at Firhill in 1927 was built with an original capacity of 6,000, but now holds somewhere closer in the region of 2,900 seats on the rare occasion it is open.

On the east side the cantilevered Jackie Husband Stand was constructed in 1994 with a capacity of 6,263 and is named after former Thistle player Jackie Husband. This is now the main stand for home fans.

On the north side is the newest stand, the North Stand, built in 2002 (extended in 2003) to meet the Scottish Premier League criteria on stadium capacity, which stated at the time that member clubs must have 10,000 seats in their ground; this criteria was changed at a later date to only 6,000 seats.

On the south side the City End awaits redevelopment. Planning for a new development is ongoing. The grassy bank at the City End has come to be known by the fans as “The Bing”.

The record attendance for a football game at Firhill was the 1926 Scotland v Ireland international: 55,000 people.

The record attendance for a Partick Thistle game at Firhill was set against Rangers in 1922: 49,838 people.

Another scottish rugby ground: Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh

Football Stadiums

Glasgow Football Grounds

Celtic Park
Celtic Park
photograph © Adrian Welch

Ibrox Stadium
Ibrox Stadium
photograph © Adrian Welch

Manchester United Football Stadium, Sports Stadium with stands / buildings by Glasgow-based architects

Commonwealth Games Stadium
Commonwealth Games Arena
photograph © Adrian Welch

Rangers Stadium Development

Scottish Football Grounds

Hearts Stadium – Edinburgh

Scottish National Sports Stadium – Glasgow

Aberdeen Footabll Stadium

British Football Grounds

Liverpool FC Stadium

Glasgow Building Designs

Contemporary Glasgow Property Designs – recent architectural selection below:

New Blue Sky Lounge at Ibrox Stadium – at the Rangers F.C. ground south west of the city centre:
Blue Sky Lounge Ibrox Stadium Glasgow
image courtesy of Rangers FC
Blue Sky Lounge at Ibrox Stadium

Glasgow Armadillo

Glasgow Fort

Partick Property

Contemporary Partick Buildings – recent architectural selection below:

Blackfinch Property Glasgow Housing Development
Design: Nixon Blue
Blackfinch Property Partick, Glasgow homes
image courtesy of architects practice
Blackfinch Property Partick

3-9a Burgh Hall Street
Design: Zoo Architects
Partick Burgh Halls, Victorian Building Glasgow
photograph : Richard Sutcliffe / Burgh Hall Street
Partick Burgh Halls

Partick Housing Association
Partick Housing

Sandy Road Clinic
GIACommunity Centre for Health Partick
photo : John Cooper
Partick building

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