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FC UNITED v ROCHDALE AFC - Match Arrangements

FC UNITED v ROCHDALE AFC - Match ArrangementsOn Tuesday 31st July, FC United will play Rochdale AFC at Broadhurst Park kick off 7:45pm in the last of our pre season friendlies - Admission is £12 Adults, £7 Concessions and £3 forU/18s.

Six wins out of eight so far this pre season has everyone feeling optimistic for the coming National League North season.

Our visitors this evening are firmly etched into the short history of FC United of Manchester.

Remember, remember the fifth of November, Cotterill, Norton and Platt.

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However the last time we played them was at Broadhurst Park in a friendly almost two years ago to the day of this game when we lost 0-3.

We wish to thank tonight’s match sponsors Alliance North West for their kind support.

Turnstiles open at 6.30 pm and there is no segregation in place. Admission is by payment at the turnstile

£12 Adults,
£7 Concessions
£ 3 U/18s

SEASON TICKETS AND MEMBERSHIPS will be available to purchase from the membership stall and office before and during the game.


Match Day Dining is available for this fixture.

Situated at the far third of the Main Stand function room it is available to home supporters.

The meal will be served at 6.30 pm

FC Match Day Dining includes:

- Match admission, seating or terracing
- Complimentary match day programme and team sheets
- Complimentary parking pass (1 for every 4 guests)
- Welcome drink and 3 course meal
- Cash bar
- Post-match Man of the Match presentation and interview

For this and every home match up to and including the Bradford Park Avenue match on 1st September, there will be a special offer on our match day dining experience.

? The special offer is £25 adult, £20 adult member/season ticket holder and £10 junior.

To book your match day dining email ruth.slater@fc-utd.net or telephone 0161 769 2005 during normal office hours.


The Club has a licence to serve alcohol throughout the match and fans will now be allowed to drink alcohol on the terraces. As a result all drinks will now be served in plastic glasses.

There will be 3 bars open for this match.

The Main Stand Function Room Bar will serve hot food together with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks before, during and after the match. We ask that fans purchasing alcohol in the Main Stand Bar during the game do not congregate at the back of the Main Stand, but instead find a position in the seats or on the terraces.

Before the turnstiles open, access to the Main Stand Function Room Bar is via main reception on production of a match day ticket or by payment of the match admission price. After the turnstiles open, entry to the function room will be via all turnstiles and then through the seated area of the Main Stand.

Our Cask Ale Bar situated under the Main Stand, behind the Paddock, will sell a selection of real ales. Opposite the Cask Ale Bar the Food Bar will also serve hot food prepared by our chef and non-alcoholic drinks.

In view of the pitch we have a Bar between the Main Stand and SMRE which serves draught bitter and lager.

The bar under the SMRE is closed for renovations.


A double issue of the match day programme including this game and the Airbus UK friendly played on 28th July will be on sale priced at £1.50 and is available to buy from sellers outside and inside the ground.


We are still raising money for the club’s Development Fund as we wish to carry out small ground developments and improvements to make the match day experience more enjoyable. Pound for the Ground tickets at £1 each help do this, and with a cash prize of £250 on offer you are not only helping the club but, if successful in the draw, being rewarded for doing so!! See any of our trusty band of sellers inside or outside the ground.


The Club Shop is accessible at the front of the ground to the right of the Main Entrance. It will be open before the game and for 10-15 minutes after the final whistle. Please note: entry to the shop at half-time is NOT possible.

Inside you will find the new home shirt on sale together with the new shorts and socks.

We have also had a supply of some new Errea training t-shirts and more new stock will be added as the weeks go on so keep an eye out for further details!

To see full details of our catalogue range, and to order merchandise log on to the FC United Online shop click here


We have free WiFi at Broadhurst Park for all supporters to use. To access the service just search for FCUM-FreeWiFi, select it and set up a user account.


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 see our TRAVEL HUB



Supporters travelling from Manchester city centre can use buses 181 or 182 which depart from Stand F on Lever Street. These buses stop right outside the ground at the top end of St. Mary’s Road.


Trains run between Manchester Victoria and Moston Train Station departing at 26 minutes past the hour arriving at Moston at 33 minutes past the hour. The ground is approximately 15 minutes’ walk from Moston Train Station. Trains return to Manchester every hour at 54 minutes past the hour.


From Central Manchester
From central Manchester head out of town on the A62 Oldham Road until the junction with Monsall Road. Turn left and pass Central Park Metrolink on your left and take the next right at the roundabout and follow the road ahead straight across another roundabout which takes you onto Lightbowne Road. Follow the road for around half a mile and you will see Broadhurst Park on your right hand side.

From the M60 – Clockwise
If travelling via the motorway network from the north and west, head for the M60 Manchester ring road. Leave the M60 at junction 20, then turn onto the A664. At the traffic signals turn left onto the A6104. Travel straight on and then at the Greengate roundabout take the 4th exit onto Lightbowne Road, the B6393. Carry straight on for around a half a mile and Broadhurst Park is on your left.

From the M60 - Anti-clockwise
If travelling via the motorway network from the south and east, head for the M60 Manchester ring road. Leave the M60 at junction 22, then straight on to Hollinwood Avenue, the A6104 . Travel straight on and then at the Greengate roundabout take the 1st exit onto Lightbowne Road, the B6393. Carry straight on for around a half a mile and Broadhurst Park is on your left.


St. Matthew’s car park will not be open for this match.

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 johndavies@fc-utd.co.uk or telephone the office on 0161 769 2005 and leave a phone number for him to contact you to discuss.

Enjoy the game.

First Posted ~ 10:06 Mon 30 Jul 2018
News ID ~ 7963
Last Updated ~ 17:00 Fri 19 Feb 2021