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FC UNITED v BOSTON UNITED - Match Arrangements

  FC UNITED v BOSTON UNITED - Match Arrangements

On Saturday 11th August, FC United play Boston United in the National League North kick off 3pm still looking for our first points of the season - Admission is £12 Adults, £7 Concessions and £3 for U/18s.

The Match and Match Ball is kindly sponsored by Swans Travel, FC United’s official travel partner for away matches.

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

Admission prices for this season are as follows:

£12 Adults
£7 Concessions
£ 3 Under 18s

SEASON TICKET HOLDERS PLEASE NOTE

Owing to the issue with our ticketing partner Eventim, season ticket holders who have not received their paper tickets for this match can collect them from the classroom behind the match day reception desk in the main entrance. Proof of order would be helpful but not essential as your name will be on the list. However please bring proof of i.d.

BUY A SEASON TICKET

Season Tickets and Memberships are still on sale Monday to Friday 9-5 from the main office or via the Eventim Website click here

At the match they will be sold from the main Reception and the Membership stall before the match or from the Membership Stall at half time.

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 10th August 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 available for this fixture.

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

The meal will be served at 1.30 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 2nd September, there will be a special offer on our match day dining experience as below

£25 adult
£20 adult member/season ticket holder
£10 under 14

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

BARS AND FOOD

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 your season or match day ticket or by cash 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 Dry Bar will also serve hot food 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.

BOARD SURGERY

Board Members Paul Haworth and Paul Rushworth will be available to answer questions from fans on Saturday at the Board Surgery taking place in the Main Stand Function Room between 1.30pm and 2.30pm

MATCH PROGRAMME

The match day programme, with some new features, is priced at £2 and is available from our hardy band of volunteer sellers both inside and outside the ground.

POUND FOR THE GROUND TICKETS

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.

CLUB SHOP

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.

With our new 3 year kit deal with Errea we offer a stylish new leisure wear range and this week we have launched our new Errea Polo shirts.

You will be able to get your hands on these before or after the match in the club shop or online from our club shop website!

Also on Saturday the new Errea Training Shorts will be released! Again to get your hands on these check out the club shop online or on the day call in at the shop in person where our merchandise team will be on hand to help you out.

For those who are waiting eagerly for the release of the new White Errea Away Shirt we can reveal that these will be released in the first weekend in September at the Bradford Park Avenue home game on Sunday 2nd September. This match will also see the new Black Shorts being available for the first time to buy.

Items which are already out are our new Home Shirt which is proving very popular with supporters and the new Errea Mateus Training T-shirts.

We will have some more exciting new additions to our range of merchandise & leisure wear which will be launched further down the line so please keep checking back for more details!

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

FREE WIFI

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.

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 see our TRAVEL HUB


FREE SHUTTLE BUS FROM CITY CENTRE

This season Holts Brewery have kindly been putting on a FREE 50 seater coach shuttle (Swans Travel) from the Crowne Plaza Hotel, next to the Hare and Hounds Pub at Shudehill in Manchester, stopping at the Railway Pub adjacent to Newton Heath/Moston Metrolink Station before completing the trip to Broadhurst Park.

The shuttle bus will make 3 journeys from Manchester and 5 journeys from the Railway Pub at the following times:

Departs: 12.10pm – Crowne Plaza Hotel at Shudehill
Pick up: 12.30pm – Railway Pub adjacent to Newton Heath/Moston Metrolink
Arrives: 12.35pm at Broadhurst Park

Departs: 1pm – Crowne Plaza Hotel at Shudehill
Pick up: 1.20pm – Railway Pub adjacent to Newton Heath/Moston Metrolink
Arrives: 1.25pm at Broadhurst Park

Departs: 1.50pm – Crowne Plaza Hotel at Shudehill
Pick up: 2.10pm – Railway Pub adjacent to Newton Heath/Moston Metrolink
Arrives: 2.15pm at Broadhurst Park

Departs: 2.30pm – Railway Pub adjacent to Newton Heath/Moston Metrolink
Arrives: 2.35pm at Broadhurst Park

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.***

SERVICE BUSES

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

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.

BY CAR

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.

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 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.

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First Posted ~ 09:00 Thu 9 Aug 2018
News ID ~ 7977
Last Updated ~ 11:02 Tue 14 Aug 2018