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The Things You Need to Know – Broadhall Way, Stevenage

The Things You Need to Know – Broadhall Way, Stevenage

The facts. ~ Stevenage Football Club, The Lamex Stadium, Broadhall Way, Stevenage, Herts. SG2 8RH. ~ Stadium size: 6,600 of which 1500 (seats) are available for away supporters. ~ What is the stadium like: Out of town, modern but with two seated and two standing sides. ~ POTG or ticket entry. Pay on the gate is available, but there is …

by Hants on December 16th, 2014 Leave a comment »

The Things You Need to Know: Rodney Parade Newport

The Things You Need to Know: Rodney Parade Newport

The facts. Newport County AFC, Rodney Parade, Newport. South Wales. NP19 0UU Stadium size: 7,850 of which 1285 is available for away supporters. What is the stadium like: A Rugby Union ground primarily. Mixed seated and standing terrace. Stewarding last season was very poor. POTG or ticket entry. Ticket only – there is a ticket booth outside the away entrance. …

by Hants on November 11th, 2014 Leave a comment »

The Things You Need to Know: Victoria Park Hartlepool

The Things You Need to Know: Victoria Park Hartlepool

The facts. Hartlepool United Football Club, Victoria Park, Clarence Road, Hartlepool. TS24 8BZ Stadium size: 7,856 of which 4425 is seated . What is the stadium like: A compact traditional football ground with a mix of  stands. Poor view for away fans, with support stanchions hindering the view. POTG or ticket entry. Pay on the gate. In advance, tickets are …

by Hants on March 31st, 2014 Comments Off on The Things You Need to Know: Victoria Park Hartlepool

The Things You Need to Know – London Road

The Things You Need to Know – London Road

The facts. – Peterborough United Football Club, London Road Stadium, London Road, Peterborough. PE2 8AL – Stadium size: 15,300. – What is the stadium like: Traditional football ground, mix of old and new stands. Currently being re-developed. – POTG or ticket entry. Entry is by ticket bought from a ticket booth. Entry is priced at Adult: £20, Over-60 and students …

by Hants on November 6th, 2013 Comments Off on The Things You Need to Know – London Road

The Things You Need to Know – Fratton Park

The Things You Need to Know – Fratton Park

The facts. Fratton Park, Frogmore Road, Portsmouth. PO4 8RA Stadium size: 20,700 all seater. What is the stadium, like: Traditional football ground. A huge all seated single tier stand, the Fratton End, imposes itself over the ground. POTG or ticket entry. Entry is by ticket bought from a ticket booth at the other end of the stadium. The Club will …

by Hants on October 25th, 2013 Comments Off on The Things You Need to Know – Fratton Park

The Things You Need to Know: Glanford Park

The Things You Need to Know: Glanford Park

The facts. – Scunthorpe United, Glanford Park, Jack Brownsword Way, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. DN15 8TD – Stadium size: 9100, Seated except one home end. – What is the stadium like: Built in 1988. Away fans are housed in the South Stand. Pillars can obstruct views. Access to facilities under the stand are poor. – POTG or ticket entry. Entry is …

by Hants on October 17th, 2013 Comments Off on The Things You Need to Know: Glanford Park

The Things You Need to Know – Field Mill

The Things You Need to Know – Field Mill

The facts. Mansfield Town FC, One Call Stadium, Quarry Lane, Mansfield, Notts. NG18 5DA – Stadium size: 10,000 all seated. What is the stadium like: Rebuilding started in the 90s, 3 sides look very modern, but one side has been boarded up and out of use. POTG or ticket entry. Entry is by ticket. Adult £20, Concession £15, 7-16 £10, U6 free. …

by Hants on August 5th, 2013 Leave a comment »

The Things You Need to Know – Kingsmeadow

The Things You Need to Know – Kingsmeadow

The facts. AFC Wimbledon. Kingsmeadow, 422A Kingston Road, Kingston upon Thames KT1 3PB Stadium size: 4,800 prior to the new stand. Ground also knows as the Cherry Red Records Stadium. What is the stadium like: Originally belonged to Kingstonian. Small and compact. Mix of standing terraces and seating. A new Kingston Road End stand is in process of being built. …

by Hants on March 21st, 2013 Comments Off on The Things You Need to Know – Kingsmeadow

The Things You Need to Know – Plainmoor

The Things You Need to Know – Plainmoor

The facts. Torquay United Football Club, Plainmoor, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3PS Stadium size: 6,500 of which 2,950 is seated. What is the stadium like: Not bad. One long side of the pitch is standing for home supporters. Brand new grandstand, covered away terrace. POTG or ticket entry. Pay on the Gate. Admission for Friday’s friendly game (31 July 2015)has been set at £10 for adults, £5 for …

by Hants on January 19th, 2013 Leave a comment »

The Things You Need to Know – Gigg Lane

The Things You Need to Know – Gigg Lane

The facts. Bury Football Club, Gigg Lane, Bury, Lancs, BL9 9HR – Stadium size: 11,640 What is the stadium like: Rebuilt in the 1990s. Quite dull, nothing of merit to recommend it. POTG or ticket entry. Pay on the gate, cash only. Adults: £15, Young Person 16-21 £10. Concessions (Over 65’s, U16s, disabled and unemployed) £10. Ticket information can be found on the official site – Here. …

by Hants on October 22nd, 2012 Leave a comment »

The Things You Need to Know – Whaddon Road

The Things You Need to Know – Whaddon Road

The facts. Cheltenham Town FC, Abbey Business Stadium, Whaddon Road, Cheltenham, Glos, GL52 5NA Stadium size: 7,200 What is the stadium like: A traditional ground with a non league feel to it. POTG or ticket entry. Pay on the gate, cash only. Adults: £21, Concessions (Over 65’s and Students with valid I.D): £15, Juniors (16 & under): £7, Wheelchair disabled …

by Hants on September 19th, 2012 Leave a comment »

The Things You Need to Know – Home Park

The Things You Need to Know – Home Park

The facts. – Plymouth Argyle Football Club, Home Park, Plymouth, Devon. PL2 3DQ – Stadium size: 18,000 all seated. – What is the stadium like: 3 sides up to date. The Grandstand to the left of away supporters, looks rather odd. The standing area at the bottom is now closed. – POTG or ticket entry. Probably all ticket for the visit of …

by Hants on August 30th, 2012 Comments Off on The Things You Need to Know – Home Park