FC UNITED v Chester. 3pm Saturday, 5th January 2019

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Guy Mansfield
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FC UNITED v Chester. 3pm Saturday, 5th January 2019

Post by Guy Mansfield » Wed 02 Jan, 2019 10:59 am

FC UNITED v CHESTER FC - Match Arrangements

On Saturday 5th January, FC United welcome Chester FC to Broadhurst Park, in the National League North kick off 3pm for our first home game of 2019.

It’s best if we draw a veil over the festive results, it certainly gave us no cheer whatsoever. We face a very difficult second half of the season.

Everyone needs to stay UNITED and give Neil and the lads 100% backing, starting today and for the rest of this season. We can still pull it round if we do.

Saturday 5th January ko 3pm
National League North
FC United v Chester
Broadhurst Park, Moston, Manchester M40 0FJ.

This match is kindly Sponsored by THE ENERGY CHECK

THIS MATCH WILL BE SEGREGATED

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

FC United fans should enter the ground via turnstiles at the St. Mary’s Road end ONLY.

PRE-MATCH IN THE MAIN STAND FUNCTION ROOM

We will be screening the Man United v Reading FA Cup match in the Main Stand Function Room at 12.30pm. FC United fans ONLY can gain admission to the Function Room via Main Reception from 12 noon on production of your season or match day ticket or by cash payment of the match admission price.

The SMRE Bar will show the second half of the United match on the TV screens from 1.30pm.

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 4th 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.

BARS AND FOOD

NO ALCOHOL WILL BE ON SALE IN THE AWAY END


There will be three bars open.

The 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 plus hot 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.

The cabin in the corner between the SMRE and the North Stand will also be open for pies, chips, peas and gravy.

Hot food and non alcoholic drinks will be available in the away end.

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 and Hats plus much more! All the items above are also available online from our club shop website or you can order by phone on 0161 769 2005 during office hours

To see what else there is in the FC Merchandise range and to order items online go to the FC United Online shop click here

BIG COAT DAY

Today’s match is designated FC United’s Big Coat Day. This annual event is now a regular part of FC’s year and we urge all supporters to donate warm and clean clothing to assist those less fortunate than ourselves.

All donations of clothing should be deposited in the green cabin on the car park.

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: http://www.fc-utd.co.uk/travel_hub.php

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.ukor telephone the office on 0161 769 2005 and leave a contact number.

Enjoy the game.

Paul Hinson
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Re: FC UNITED v Chester. 3pm Saturday, 5th January 2019

Post by Paul Hinson » Sat 05 Jan, 2019 11:46 am

Chester were founded in 2010 after the winding up of Chester City, who played in the Football League from 1931-2000 and 2004-2009.
The Blues won both previous meetings in 2011-12. Roy Soule was acting manager of FCUM when they lost 1-2 at the Deva Stadium in August 2011.
Joint managers Anthony Johnson and Bernard Morley have won 5 promotions in the last 7 seasons with Ramsbottom United and Salford City prior to taking over at Chester in May 2018.
Goalkeeper Grant Shenton made 7 appearances for FCUM between 2008-11.
Midfielder Gary Stopforth made 2 appearances for FCUM during the 2008-09 season.
Winger Adam Dawson made 4 appearances for FCUM during the 2012-13 season.
Tom Peers made 24 appearances for Chester between 2013-16.
Chester have won 1 of their last 11 away League games. FCUM have won 1 of their last 13 home League games.
Live FCUM match updates at: http://liveteamstats.com/

Ben Hughes
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Re: FC UNITED v Chester. 3pm Saturday, 5th January 2019

Post by Ben Hughes » Sat 05 Jan, 2019 2:07 pm

PRE MATCH INTERVIEW:

We caught up with FC United Manager Neil Reynolds to hear his views heading into this afternoon's match with Chester

https://audioboom.com/posts/7133959-pre ... -chester-h

Ben Hughes
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Re: FC UNITED v Chester. 3pm Saturday, 5th January 2019

Post by Ben Hughes » Sat 05 Jan, 2019 2:08 pm

FC LIVE PREVIEW:

This afternoon FC United host Chester FC in The National League North.

Here is Statto Paul's Preview....

https://audioboom.com/posts/7133882-fc- ... -chester-h

Tune in from 2.30pm on http://www.fc-radio.co.uk if you cannot make this one in person

Guy Mansfield
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Re: FC UNITED v Chester. 3pm Saturday, 5th January 2019

Post by Guy Mansfield » Mon 07 Jan, 2019 1:00 pm


Guy Mansfield
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Re: FC UNITED v Chester. 3pm Saturday, 5th January 2019

Post by Guy Mansfield » Mon 07 Jan, 2019 1:02 pm

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Ben Hughes
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Re: FC UNITED v Chester. 3pm Saturday, 5th January 2019

Post by Ben Hughes » Mon 07 Jan, 2019 1:25 pm

OUT NOW: This week's This Club is My Club.

With reaction from Saturday's match between FC United and Chester

https://fcumradio.podbean.com/e/this-cl ... uary-2019/

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