Date: Tuesday 29th January 2013
Opponent: Hereford United
Kick Off Time: 7:45pm
Venue: Edgar Street Athletic Ground, Blackfriars Street, Hereford, HR4 9JU
Distance from the One Call Stadium:
Estimated Travelling Time:
Two hours, 25 minutes
As Stags make their first trip to Edger Street since March 2008, supporters should head out towards the M1 and take the southbound carriageway, merging onto the A42 at junction 23A. Continue for 15miles before joining the M42 at Junction 11, keeping in the right hand lane at junction 4A, five miles past Hopwood Park Services to join the M5. Leave the M5 at Junction 7 and take third exit of the roundabout onto the A44 before taking the first exit of the following roundabout to take the A4440. Continue forwards for four miles before, at first exit of the roundabout, joining the A4103, exiting at Ayleston Hill Roundabout 23 miles later onto the A465 Hereford. Turn left at the traffic lights to briefly take the A438 before joining, all be it briefly, the A49 via the second exit of the roundabout. Finally take a right turn onto Blackfriars Street where you will see the ground ahead.
Depart From - Time & Train - Destination
Mansfield - 2.40pm - Nottingham
Nottingham - 3.37pm Cross Country - Birmingham New Street
Birmingham New Street - 5.19pm London Midland - Hereford Station
Edger Street is roughly a ten minute walk from Hereford Station and is well sign posted when you get past Morrisons.
Food & Drink:
Edger Street has two bars, both of which welcome away supporters – The larger of the two ‘Addisons’ is located behind the Merton Stand and boasts a wealth of popular hand-pulled ales and ciders. Other options include the Oxford Arms and the weather spoons in town where there are numerous food outlets including a popular and busy chip-shop.
Refreshments can also be purchased inside the stadium
Where to sit & how much:
Stags fans will be offered a side view of the action at the showing age Edger Street, with visiting supporters now being housed in a small section of the Cargill Community Stand. A double tiered stand has seats in the upper tier which over hangs the lower tiered terracing which has some viewing restrictions due to the concrete supporting pillars.
Seating (Upper Tier) - Standing (Lower Tier)
Adult (21-59Yrs) £18 - £16
Concession (15-20Yrs / Over 60s) £15 - £12
Juniors (11-14Yrs) £7 - £5
Kids (10Yrs & Under) £5 - £3
Hereford’s popular 52 Page match day publication ‘The Bull’ can be purchased for the bargain price of £2.50
Adjacent to the stadium visiting supporters can park in the large ground floor car park which has a large number of spaces. Usually the cost is £1 all day however prices are null and void after 6pm – at last a reason to love a night time game!
TBC, contact the travel line on 07967 689 597 for more details.
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