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Updated 20/08/07: Rossendale Ticket Info & Travel

Rossendale United v FC United of Manchester, Monday 27 August 2007 Kick Off 3pm

This game is to be played at Dark Lane, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire BB4 7UA.

The capacity of the ground is 2411 and on police advice this game is all ticket.

Ticket prices are as follows:

Seating: £10 adults and £7 all concessions.
Ground Standing: £8 Adults £5 Concessions

Please note that all under 14yrs tickets are now sold out. Under 14yrs will need to purchase a £5 concession ticket.

Tickets are currently available via post with a SAE to: Rossendale United Football Club, Dark Lane, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, Lancashire BB4 7UA.

Telephone ticket bookings (payment by credit card) can be received by calling 01706 215119 between 0900 and 1200 hours Mon-Fri from Wednesday 25th July. There will be a £1 additional charge per transaction for credit card bookings.

Tickets will also be on sale from Gigg Lane before the game against Garforth Town on Wednesday 22nd August 2007. If there are any tickets left after this date then tickets will also be sold before the Bridlington Town game on Saturday 25th August 2007.


Take J18 (the M66 towards Bury). Go to the very end of the dual carriageway towards Rawtenstall. At the roundabout take the dual carriageway past the church (left lane). At the traffic lights turn right into Newchurch Road. After about one mile turn right into Staghills Road.
The ground is about 400 yards on your right.


The Local Authority has decreed that there will be no parking on Staghills Road on the approach to the ground. This will be strictly enforced by Parkways Traffic Wardens.

There will also be no parking on the car park at Dark Lane, however there will be parking (for about 200 + cars dependent upon the weather) on the school adjacent at a cost of £2 per vehicle. ALL proceeds of the car parking will go to the school.

Parking is available in the town centre on Kay Street, Phipps Car Park, (off Bank Street) and two small car parks adjacent to Rawtenstall Market. Traffic regulations are not enforced on these car parks on Bank Holidays and parking is free.

Supporters are encouraged to use the park and ride system that has been put in place for the day.

Town Centre Buses

First bus will be operating a bus service from the town centre to the ground. The service will run every 10 minutes from 12pm until 3pm and from 5pm until 6.30pm and will cost £2 return.

Pick up points are:

- Train Station
- Bus Station
- Bank Street
- Rawtenstall Market

The 5pm bus will be going directly to the train station. Only supporters with a train and bus ticket will be allowed on this service.

All supporters are welcome to use this bus service after 5pm..


There will be an Irish Band to entertain supporters before the match. Rossendale United’s Social Club will be open from 11am, providing a variety of drinks including real ale.

There will also be an extra bar set up outside the ground where there will be a Barbecue.

Please note FC United will NOT be running an official coach this game

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First Posted ~ 11:01 Tue 28 Aug 2007
News ID ~ 1098
Last Updated ~ 11:52 Mon 21 May 2018