Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough Stadium Time Lapse (HD)

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The majestic Hillsborough Stadium, home of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, captured in high definition time-lapse video.

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Views around the stadium include the Kop, the North Stand, the South Stand and the West Stand as well as the famous pitch and striking features such as the clock tower and finial atop the South Stand.

Backing crowd audio is of the Sheffield Wednesday fans singing at a recent game.

Watch the ground across a typical day with clouds flying over the top and staff walking back and forth around the pitch to and from the South Stand offices and the Owls Megastore retail store behind the North Stand.

Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England has been the home ground of Sheffield Wednesday F.C. since opening in 1899. It is a 39,732 capacity all-seater stadium, making it the largest club ground in England outside of the Premier League. It is located in the Sheffield suburb of Owlerton and takes its name from the parliamentary constituency in which it lies.

The stadium has previously played host to World Cup and European Championship football in 1966 and 1996 respectively.

Although the ground has received little investment since Euro 1996, it is still regarded as "a beautiful ground oozing character" (Duncan Adams' 'Football Ground Guide'). It has two large two-tiered stands and two large single-tiered stands, all of them covered. All four stands are of a similar capacity with the South Stand being the largest and the West stand (used for away fans) the smallest.

Only one corner of the ground is filled, between the West and North Stands. This area, known as the North West corner, is uncovered and is only used for visiting supporters when the West Stand's upper and lower tiers are full. On the other corner of the West Stand is an electronic scoreboard.

Sadly, on 15 April 1989, the ground was the scene of the Hillsborough disaster in which 96 Liverpool fans were crushed to death at an FA Cup semi-final. This led to a series of safety improvements at the ground and other stadia around the country, including the requirement for top clubs to have all-seater stadia and the withdrawal of perimeter fencing.

Hillsborough Stadium is the home of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, a football club in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England who play in the Championship, the second tier of the English leagues.

Sheffield Wednesday are one of the oldest professional clubs in the world and the third oldest in the English league.

The Wednesday, as they were known until 1929, were founding members of The Football Alliance in 1889 and its first champions.

They joined The Football League three years later and were also one of the founding members of the Premier League in 1992.

Since joining the Football League in 1892, the club has spent most of its history in the top flight of English football but have not played at this level since being relegated in 2000. They have won four League titles, three FA Cups and one League Cup in 1991, their only major trophy since 1935.

They reached the FA Cup and League Cup Finals in 1993 but lost both to Arsenal. They also lost the 1966 FA Cup final to Everton.
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