FC United of Manchester
FC United of Manchester
FC United of Manchester
MATCH ARRANGEMENTS: FC United v Chorley
On Friday 9th February kick off 7:45pm, FC United welcome Chorley to Broadhurst Park in the National League North - Admission is pay on the gate: £10 Adults, £6 Concessions and £3 u/18s.
Supporters may remember that early last season, we came to an arrangement with Manchester City Council whereby we were able to play home games at the same time as Manchester City, however for the time being this decision has been reversed.
We have a decision in principle to remove this condition from our planning permission and we are currently working with Manchester City Council on the necessary legal steps to implement this change. We apologise to supporters for any inconvenience caused by this rearrangement.
Friday 9th February kick off 7.45pm
Vanarama National League North
FC United v Chorley
Moston, Manchester M40 0FJ
ADMISSION PRICES: Pay on the Gate
£3 under 18s
The Match programme is priced at £2.00 and is available to buy from sellers outside and inside the ground.
This match will be unsegregated and all supporters can gain access to the ground via turnstiles 1-6 at the St. Mary’s Road End of the ground or 9-12 at the Lightbowne Road End.
Turnstile 4 at the St. Mary’s Road End is a designated Donation turnstile which allows supporters to donate money in addition to the normal admission price. The DF Turnstile accepts Adults, Concessions, Juniors entering with a Season Ticket, Match Tickets or cash.
All turnstiles will open at approximately 6.30pm. Supporters arriving before 6.30pm can gain access to the ground via the main entrance in the Main Stand.
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 Thursday on 0161 769 2005. A maximum of 4 seats can be reserved per person. Those who have reserved seating need to collect a voucher from the FC United office accessible through the main reception on the day of the match. These vouchers will only be available until the kick off time of the match.
MATCH DAY DINING
Our Match Day Dining situated at the far 1/3 of the Main Stand function room and is available to all supporters.
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
There are a total of 5 bars at Broadhurst Park. Both home and away supporters will have access to all bars and food provision.
The club has been granted a licence to serve alcohol throughout the match and fans will now be allowed to drink alcohol on the terraces from plastic glasses. As a result all drinks will now be served in plastic glasses.
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 terraces.
Before the turnstiles open, access to the Main Stand Function Room Bar is via the main reception by payment of the match admission price. After the turnstiles open, entry to the function room will be via turnstiles 1-6 or 9-12 and then through the seated area of the Main Stand.
The SMRE Bar situated under the large St. Mary’s Road End terrace will serve draught beer and bottles before the match, throughout the match and at half time. Only drinks served in plastic glasses will be allowed to be taken into the stands. Food will also be available in the SMRE Bar.
Our Cask Ale Bar situated under the Main Stand, behind the Main Stand Paddock, will sell a selection of ales. Opposite the Cask Bar the Food Bar will serve hot food prepared by our chef, pies from J W Buckleys and non-alcoholic drinks.
In view of the pitch we have a Bar between the Main Stand and SMRE which serves sell draught lager and bitter. We also have a Bar situated in the North Stand (opposite the Main Stand) next to the Burger Van. As well as serving draught lager and bitter, this bar will also sell pies, peas and gravy. A second Burger Van will be situated in the Lightbowne Road End of the ground.
Please note the Main Stand Bar and SMRE Bars are No Smoking Areas. Supporters wishing to smoke at half-time can do so in the designated areas in the corners of the ground.
POUND FOR THE GROUND TICKETS
We are still raising money for the club’s Development Fund as there are parts of the ground we need to complete. The quickest and easiest way is to buy a Pound for the Ground ticket at £1 each at the match with cash prizes on offer.
The Club Shop is accessible at the front of the ground to the right of the Main Entrance. As well as the usual hats, scarves and badges, we will also be selling the home and away replica shirts (shorts and socks) and a range of T-shirts and jackets.
**SHUTTLE BUSES WILL NOT BE RUNNING FOR THIS FIXTURE**
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. Click here to download the 181/182 bus timetable
The nearest tram stop is Newton Heath and Moston on the Victoria to Rochdale line. It is a 15 or 20 minute walk up to the ground.
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 03 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.
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 Mathews 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 John Davies firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone the office on 0161 769 2005 and leave a phone number for him to contact you to discuss.