- Address: Floyd Road, London
- Country: United Kingdom
- Capacity: 27,000
- Opened: 1919
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Charlton Athletic (football)
Extra stadium info – The Valley
The Valley is among the largest stadiums by capacity in London, which became the largest city by population in the United Kingdom. Charlton Athletic use the venue for home games. The club was founded in 1905. In 1949, Charlton Athletic finished ninth place in the English top-flight football league. They drew an average home attendance of 40,000 in that league season. It was the first time that Charlton Athletic drew an average home league attendance of at least 40,000.
The FA Cup
Numerous FA Cup matches took place at The Valley. The stadium’s record attendance of 75,000 was set in an FA Cup match between Charlton Athletic and Aston Villa in 1938. Charlton Athletic won the FA Cup in 1947 for the first time in their history after beating Burnley FC. 98,000 people attended the FA Cup final, which took place in London, between Charlton Athletic and Burnley FC. Christopher Duffy scored the only goal of the game.