FCUM Match Arrangements

Here are the details provided by our opponents for our pre-season friendly this Saturday, July 24:

Kick-off is 3pm

Address is:  Broadhurst Park, Lightbowne Road, Moston
Manchester, M40 0FJ.

Maximum capacity is 1,630 and it is all Pay on the Gate. No pre-match ticket purchase required, just pay on the gate.

Key messages

Food and drink can be bought on site by queuing at all outlets and can be consumed both in a standing and seated position (or anywhere between the two)

Post-match the SMRE is open but the main function room is closed

Shuttle buses are on

Please continue to social distance and if you feel more comfortable wearing a face mask, please do. Lots of hand sanitiser stations available.

If you have any symptoms of Covid – please stay away from the stadium.

The stadium car park is open but St Matthews car park is not. Please respect our neighbours and park on Lightbowne Rd and not St Mary’s Rd.

Matchday information

Tickets

Adults £9, Concession £5, Junior £2 and under 5’s are free

Turnstiles

1 and 4 (SE corner) are open. An early turnstile will be open from 13:00. Depending upon numbers attending there is a contingency for a third turnstile should it be deemed necessary.

Car park 

Available at Broadhurst Park (£5). St Matthew’s car park is not open.

Stadium 

All stands are open.

With the exception of the row immediately behind the dugouts and those for away directors, there are no seating restrictions in place but we have kept the stickers in place in case they are needed again.

Policing

Please note that for this fixture there will be police horses outside the ground. This is a training exercise. They will be present for all remaining pre-season fixtures.


F & B
Food and drink will be available from the main function room, SMRE food counter, SMRE bar and from our new bar in the West Stand (see West Stand below for details). Food and drink should be purchased by queuing and can then be consumed within the stadium.

SMRE has Chorlton Pale Ale alongside our regular beers.

Kazbar – open 13.00pm until 16.15pm serving pies, confectionary, soft and hot drinks.

The chip cabin – open 13.00pm – until 16.30pm and will be open serving chips, pies, peas gravy and curry sauce and soft drinks.

Main function room – open from 13:30pm and last orders at 16:15.

SMRE (bar) – open from 13:00pm and open post-match with last orders at 18:15pm.

North stand – the tables and chairs remain available on a first-come-first-served basis. These will remain available after the match has finished but drinks will need to be purchased from the SMRE.

Sweet Stall is open from 13:00 and is selling what a good sweet stall should sell.

West Stand – open from 13:30 and last orders 16.15pm bar closes 16.30 pm. The new bar in the West Stand has bottles, draught lager and bitter, with a food option of pies, crisps confectionary and soft drinks.

Seating and tables remain available for up to 80 people on a first-come-first-served basis.

Transport – the shuttle buses will be operating.

Shuttle buses
Pre-match
Departs Crowne Plaza Hotel12:00PM13:00PM14:00PM 
Pick- up: Railway Pub12:20PM13:20PM14:20PM 
Arrives Broadhurst Park12:25PM13:25PM14:25PM 
Pick- up: Fairway Pub     12:30PM13:30PM14:30PM,14:40PM
Arrives Broadhurst Park   12:35PM13:35PM14:35PM14:45PM
Post-match
Collection from Broadhurst Park (Lightbowne Road) to the Crowne Plaza Hotel17:00PM18:10PM


Stadium office
The office remains closed for non-matchday services. Season tickets, TMTBs and memberships can be bought on-line or from the club at any time during the week (and at the Membership Stall – see below).

Membership Stall

The membership stall is open and season tickets can also be purchased from here

We would like to thank all fans for their patience and understanding while restrictions have been in place. It’s been much appreciated by all of the matchday team.

Club shop – open from 12:30am until 3:00pm and then after the game from 4:45pm until 5:15pm.  Plenty of bargains on sale and now taking pre-orders for New Balance kits!