Research reveals the 20 most Instagrammed sports stadiums across England

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Come on, admit it, you've all 'done it for the gram' at a football match.

Ok, perhaps not everybody, but more people than would like to admit have surely posed at their local football stadium, taken a selfie with their mates or uploaded a pint picture to their story.

And be very scared, because this type of data has actually been tracked and research from  liverugbytickets.co.uk has looked closely at the hashtags used on Instagram. 

Collecting data up until the beginning of August, they've assessed which English stadiums have made the most appearances on the popular social media app.

It will perhaps come as little surprise that Old Trafford and Anfield lead the way, seeing their stands plastered across the internet more than double the amount of any other stadium.

England's most Instagrammed stadiums

However, before you turn away, football teams don't dominate the list like you might expect with cricket and rugby arenas both making appearances in the top ten.

So, without further ado, here's the top 20 most Instagrammed stadiums in England:

20. King Power Stadium (17,227)

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19. Ashton Gate (17,877)

Bristol City v Queens Park Rangers - Sky Bet Championship

18. Selhurst Park (19,632)

Crystal Palace v Hertha Berlin - Pre-Season Friendly

17. Trent Bridge (19,732)

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16. Craven Cottage (24,390)

Fulham FC v Arsenal FC - Premier League

15. Stadium of Light (31,445)

Sunderland v Derby County - Sky Bet Championship

14. Elland Road (33,870)

Leeds United v Swansea City - Sky Bet Championship

13. Goodison Park (34,419)

Everton v Lincoln City - Emirates FA Cup Third Round

12. The Oval (39,698)

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11. Twickenham Stadium (39,728)

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10. Edgbaston Cricket Ground (47,126)

New Zealand v Pakistan - ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

9. London Stadium (49,307)

West Ham United v Crystal Palace - Premier League

8. Villa Park (84,538)

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7. Etihad Stadium (135,222)

Manchester City v Watford FC - Premier League

6. Emirates Stadium (190,984)

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5. Wembley Stadium (306,912)

Charlton Athletic v Sunderland - Sky Bet League One Play-off Final

4. Stamford Bridge (385,149)

Chelsea FC v Liverpool FC - Premier League

3. Allianz Park (429,294)

Saracens v Sale Sharks - Premiership Rugby Cup

2. Old Trafford (823,270)

Manchester United v Rochdale AFC - Carabao Cup Third Round

1. Anfield (893,689)

Liverpool FC v Leicester City - Premier League

Anfield claims top spot

Allianz Park in third place? Yes, we're as surprised as you are with the home of Saracens making an appearance on Instagram more than a quarter of a million times.

That's more than the home of English football - Wembley Stadium - which joins the list in fifth place and the fellow London pairing of Stamford Bridges and Emirates Stadium.

In the end, there are three stadiums flying the flag for rugby, while three cricket grounds make the cut and the London Stadium has played host to a number of sports over the years.

But when it comes to 'doing it for the gram,' nothing makes sports fans more camera-shutter-happy than the sight of the Kop.

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