Announcement Date: 1st August 1987

Runners Up General Motors Acceptance Cup
Weymouth move to the Wessex Stadium, playing their first fixture on 18 August 1987 against Taunton Town in the Western Counties Floodlight Cup.
Ron Greenwood opens the new ground, officially, prior to a celebration match against Manchester United, on 21 October 1987.
The attendance at the United game sets a ground record of 4904.