FC UNITED v ATHERTON COLLIERIES: Match arrangements
FC United have been drawn to play Atherton Collieries at home in the First Qualifying Round of the Emirates FA Cup.
The tie will be played on Saturday 7th September at 3:00pm and if the match is drawn the replay will be on Tuesday 10th September at 7:45pm.
ADMISSION PRICES: PAY ON THE GATE
Under 18’s £3
The England v Bulgaria Euro 2020 qualifier will be live in the function room from 5pm.
Programme cost is £2 and teamsheets cost 50p (or minimum donation). Both are available from inside the ground at the SMRE turnstiles.
ENTRY TO THE GROUND
Turnstiles open at 1pm.
Between 12 noon and 1pm, fans wishing to access the Main Stand function room bar can gain admission via Main Reception on production of your season/match ticket or by cash payment of the match admission price.
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 24 hours before kick-off 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
There will be three bars open throughout the ground.
Alcoholic drinks are permitted to be consumed in view of the pitch and therefore served in plastic glasses.
The Main Function room will be open from 12pm-7.30pm serving hot food, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages.
The SMRE bar will be open from 1.00pm-4.45pm serving hot food, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. Cask Ale is available.
A live music set will be on from 1:30 – 2:55 with further details to follow.
The Kazbar serves hot food and non alcoholic beverages and will open from 1.30pm.
The Chippy, located in the corner of the North Stand and SMRE terrace serves hot food and non alcoholic beverages.
MATCH DAY DINING
Situated in the far third of the Main Stand function room, the meal will be served at 1pm.
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
The match day dining costs
£20 Under 12s
£29 Season Ticket Holders
Please book match day dining by 12 noon on the Wednesday before the match, by emailing email@example.com or telephone 0161 769 2005
The Club Shop located at the front of the ground to the right of the Main Reception will be open from 1pm-3pm and for 15-20 minutes after the final whistle.
There is no entry to the shop at half-time.
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 click here
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.
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
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
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
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 approximately 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.
We would urge supporters to use the car parks we have available for a charge of £5 at the ground, and for £3 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 always need more volunteers to act as traffic marshals and indeed for a number of matchday functions, so if you can help, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone the office on 0161 769 2005 and leave a contact number.
Enjoy the game.
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