sport news Ashes news: Plenty of history and a welcoming crowd await England at Headingley

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A cafe where you can get a full English and a pint of tea for less than a fiver and a pub with porcelain green tiles... BUMBLE'S GUIDE TO HEADINGLEY England will face Australia in the third Ashes Test at Headingley in Yorkshire  The famous old ground is steeped in cricketing history but has been modernised The people are lovely and there are plenty of very affordable places to eat 

By David Lloyd for the Daily Mail

Published: 20:55 BST, 21 August 2019 | Updated: 20:59 BST, 21 August 2019


Headingley will host the third Ashes Test as England aim to draw level with Australia in Yorkshire, starting on Thursday.

Joe Root's side lost the opening game at Edgbaston before being held to a draw in a thriller at Lord's.

Sportsmail's DAVID LLOYD has everything you need to know about the famous ground that will host the two teams. 

Headingley Stadium will play host to the third Ashes Test between England and Australia

Headingley Stadium will play host to the third Ashes Test between England and Australia


You always know you’ve arrived at Headingley because you’re told you can’t come in and you can’t park there. And I wouldn’t have it any other way!

There’s plenty who say, "I don’t like Headingley", but I love it. It’s one of my favourites. Whenever I set foot in the ground I can see Fred Trueman running in down the hill from the Kirkstall Lane End and Geoff Boycott batting — for a long time! It’s absolutely steeped in tradition.

I love the Western Terrace, too. They’ve tried to change it to the White Rose Stand but it’s still the same place. It rivals the Hollies Stand at Edgbaston for atmosphere and outrageous behaviour.

Nice new development at the Rugby Ground End, too, for those who want to go a bit more upmarket. From a selfish point of view we’ve also got a

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