At the other end of the bridge is called “Clayton end”, gradually built. Newton Heath’s first match at Bank Street was before Burnley on September 1, 1893, of which 10,000 spectators saw Alf Farman’s hat-trick to help Newton Heath reach 3–2. I’m A Teacher And I Can’t Fix Crazy All I Can Do Is Document It Floral. The rest of the stands were completed for the following three-week match against Nottingham Forest. In October 1895, before a trip to Manchester City, the club bought a 2,000-seat stand from rugby league Broughton Rangers. However, the bad weather caused the match against Manchester City to see only 12,000 people. When Bank Street was temporarily closed in 1902, Captain Harry Stafford raised money to pay the team’s next away match at Bristol City and found a temporary stadium in Harpurhey for the reserve team’s next match. meet Padiham. After financial investments, new president John Henry Davies spent £ 500 to set up a 1,000-seat stand with seats at Bank Street.