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FC UNITED OF MANCHESTER -v- ALTRINCHAM FC - Match Arrangements

FC UNITED OF MANCHESTER -v- ALTRINCHAM FC - Match Arrangements

On Saturday 9th February, FC United welcome Altrincham FC to Broadhurst Park, for another derby match in the National League North kick off 3pm.

After taking an early lead at Boston last Saturday FC failed to capitalise on their good start and slumped to our eighth loss in nine matches. Time is now running out and FC need to start getting points urgently starting against Altrincham as we look to do the double over them.

Admission is by payment at the turnstiles which will open at 1.30pm.

There will be an early turnstile open at 1pm for those attending the Course You Can Malcolm’s gig.

Before turnstiles open, fans wishing to access the Main Stand function room bar
can gain admission via Main Reception on production of your season/match ticket or by cash payment of the match admission price.

Admission prices are as follows

£12 Adults,
£7 Concessions
£ 3 under 18s.

RESERVED SEATING IN THE MAIN STAND

Supporters will be able to reserve seats in one block of the Main Stand on a first come first served basis, by calling the FC United office on Friday 25th January on 0161 769 2005. A maximum of 4 seats can be reserved per person. Those who have reserved seating need to collect a wristband from the FC United office accessible through the main reception on the day of the match. These wristbands will only be available until the kick off time of the match.

MATCH DAY DINING

Match Day Dining is sold for this fixture. If there are any cancellations they will be advertised through the usual channels.

BARS AND FOOD

There will be three bars open.

The Main Function room will be open before, during and after the match for the sale of hot food, alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.

The SMRE bar will be open before and during the match offering a full range of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks and hot food.

Also Course You Can Malcolm’s will be putting on another of their famous club nights in the afternoon and will also be serving food.

The Cask Ale bar behind the main stand paddock will again be open for real ale and the Dry Bar opposite for food and non alcoholic beverages.

CLUB SHOP

The Club Shop is accessible at the front of the ground to the right of the Main Reception. It will be open before the game and for 15-20 minutes after the final whistle. Please note: There is no entry to the shop at half-time, however there maybe a Merchandise stall inside the ground between the corner of the SMRE and Main stand with a few items for sale during the game.

Inside the shop you will find the Home, Away & Third kits, Winter jackets, Scarfs, Hats, plus much more! We also have an ‘End of Line’ SALE with items having up-to 50% OFF which includes the White Away Shirt! These items above are also available online from our club shop website or you can order by phone on 0161 769 2005 during office hours.

TRAVELLING TO BROADHURST PARK

We advise that all supporters read the travel information and make a note of where traffic marshals will ask you to refrain from parking.

For travel information please click here

FREE SHUTTLE BUS - TO AND FROM THE GROUND

The FREE shuttle bus will make 3 journeys from Manchester and 4 journeys from the Railway Pub (adjacent to Newton Heath & Moston Metrolink stop), to Broadhurst Park. The bus will also pick supporters up at the Fairway Inn on Broadway.

TRIP #1
Departs: 12.00pm – Crowne Plaza Hotel at Shudehill
Pick up: 12.20pm – Railway Pub adjacent to Newton Heath/Moston Metrolink
Arrives: 12.25pm at Broadhurst Park
Pick up: 12.30pm - Fairway Inn, Broadway
Arrives: 12.35pm at Broadhurst Park

TRIP #2
Departs: 1.00pm – Crowne Plaza Hotel at Shudehill
Pick up: 1.20pm – Railway Pub adjacent to Newton Heath/Moston Metrolink
Arrives: 1.25pm at Broadhurst Park
Pick up: 1.30pm - Fairway Inn, Broadway
Arrives: 1.35pm at Broadhurst Park

TRIP #3
Departs: 2.00pm – Crowne Plaza Hotel at Shudehill
Pick up: 2.20pm – Railway Pub adjacent to Newton Heath/Moston Metrolink
Arrives: 2.25pm at Broadhurst Park
Pick up: 2.30pm - Fairway Inn, Broadway
Arrives: 2.35pm at Broadhurst Park

TRIP #4
Departs: 2.45pm – Railway Pub adjacent to Newton Heath/Moston Metrolink
Arrives: 2.50pm at Broadhurst Park

After the match the shuttle bus will make two trips back to The Crowne Plaza in Manchester via Newton Heath / Moston Metrolink stop. The first trip will leave immediately after the match from Lightbowne Road at 4.50pm. The second will leave at approximately 6pm from the club car park.

Supporters can also take the 181/182 First Bus service from Lever Street in Manchester city centre, alighting outside the ground on St. Mary’s Road.

CAR PARKING

We would urge supporters to use the car parks we have available for a charge of £5.00 at the ground, and for £3.00 at the nearby St Matthew’s School, only 3 minutes’ walk from the ground.

We are under a duty to ensure areas such as St Mary’s Road and the north of Nuthurst Road are not used by visitors to Broadhurst Park.

Supporters should be mindful that there is no parking on:

- St Mary’s Road and the streets off St Mary’s Road; including Teddington Road, Merridale Road, Worthington Street and Tymm Street.

- Nuthurst Road;

- the West side of Moston Lane and the streets off it.

We can always use more volunteers to act as traffic marshals and indeed for a number of matchday functions, so if you can help, send an email to volunteers@fc-utd.co.uk or telephone the office on 0161 769 2005 and leave a contact number.

Enjoy the game.

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First Posted ~ 15:46 Mon 4 Feb 2019
News ID ~ 8251
Last Updated ~ 11:49 Tue 12 Feb 2019