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Tickets and travel: Accrington (A, 28/02)

23 February 2017

Tickets for the Sky Bet League 2 game at Accrington Stanley on Tuesday 28th February (k.o. 7.45pm) can only be purchased on arrival.

There is no pre-sale allocation of tickets for this fixture, so fans can pay on arrival at the ground (cash only).

Prices are the same in either the terracing in the Coppice Terrace, or the seats in the Whinney Hill Stand.

Adults: £20
Concessions (64+): £15
Students: £15
U18s: £15
U12s: £10

By Adrian Wood

Postcode: BB5 5BX

Recommended road directions
Take the normal route to northbound M6 (M40, M42). Leave the motorway at J29 and take the M65 (signed Burnley, Blackburn). Leave the M65 at Junction 7, taking the Clitheroe turn off the roundabout (A6185). Turn right at the first set of traffic lights opposite Clayton Business Park, following the A678 (sign posted Padiham). Follow the road over the canal bridge to the next set of traffic lights. Turn right again going over the motorway bridge and towards Accrington on the A680.  Carry straight on at the next set of lights with the Greyhound pub on your right.  Follow the road as it bends to the right and then take the first left after the Crown pub into Livingstone Road.

Mileage from High Wycombe = 211

Recommended area for car parking
Car parking is available on the streets surrounding the club, and for a small donation, on land adjacent to the ground belonging to a local amateur side. There is no parking at the stadium itself.

Travelling by coach?
OWWSA will be running a coach that will leave Adams Park at 14:00. Travel prices are £24 for adults, £23 for seniors, and £22 for juniors. The price for non-members is £28 (no refund if game is cancelled). If you wish to book by phone (Rena 01494 520179, Graham 07876 267301) or by e-mail ( you need to do so by Sunday February 26th at 17.00 hrs.

Using the train?
As this is a midweek fixture this is not an option as the last London bound train off Accrington is at 20:21hrs. For anyone travelling up by rail the best route is from Euston changing at Preston. Journey time is a little over 3 hours. Accrington station is about a mile away from the ground – walking time around 20 minutes.

Facilities for away fans
The capacity is 5,057 with seating for 2,000. Visitors are mostly housed in the Coppice Terrace at one end of the ground. This can hold up to 1,800 fans after this area was recently extended. In addition some seats are available in the Whinney Hill Stand. This has a mixture of seating and terrace and has the benefit of some cover, unlike the Coppice Terrace which is open to the elements. The official ASFC programme, containing all latest news, interviews, features and reports is available around the ground priced £3.

Facilities around the ground
The club website says that the Accrington Stanley Sports Bar located in the Blackrock EMI (Jack Barrett) Stand offers a warm welcome to all home and away supporters. The bar offers draft lager, draft cider and all standard pub drinks along with a selection of pies, plus it shows live sport on the big screens pre and post-match. The nearest pub is “The Crown”, which is just behind the ground on the main Whalley Road. Another option is to go from the ground to the main road and head towards the town centre where you will find “The Grey Horse” PH. Opposite is the Oaklea Fish and Chip shop. This area is also good for street parking.

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