Naughton Park

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Widnes F.C. - Stobart Stadium, Halton
... The death of the club's secretary, Tom Naughton in 1932, led to the ground being renamed Naughton Park as a gesture of the team's appreciation ... Naughton Park became one of the best known Rugby League grounds in the country due to the success of the 'Chemics'. 1 of a multi-million pound redevelopment of the old Naughton Park site ...
Halton Stadium - History
... Widnes FC obtained a lease for land on which they laid out a new ground (the Naughton Park/Stobart Stadium site) ... Club secretary Tom Naughton was instrumental in raising the necessary funds but before the formal completion of the purchase in 1932 he died in a car crash, leading to the ground being renamed in his honour ... Naughton Park stadium was owned by Widnes FC (later Widnes RLFC Ltd) but when financial difficulties set in they sold the ground to Halton Borough Council in 1995 ...

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