In anticipation of the new football season, the Times have been running a series of top ten features. I was pleasantly surprised to find our beloved Craven Cottage at number nine in the list of Top 10 Stadiums. Here’s what they said about Fulham’s home ground:

In the era of identikit bowls, the ramshackle little ground on the banks of the Thames is like a throwback to a different age. It’s a gentle place, but it feels right. Despite being situated in a wealthy area, the approach to the Cottage is through terraced streets – and that’s the only way to approach an English ground. Like a glass of warm milk at bedtime.