MCFC Supporters Club - Cheadle

Home Games

The club runs coaches to all competitive matches.
 
For weekend home games, we set off from the Ladybridge Club 2 hours before kick-off and we leave the ground to come back 3 hours after kick-off.
For midweek matches we leave the Ladybridge Club at 6:30pm and come back straight after the game.

If you are interested in coach travel to home games, and aren't already on the text list, please text Pete on 07977119062 with your name and type 'home bus' - you will then be added to the text group.

There are usually places available on the coach to home games, please contact Pete Johnson on 07977 119062 for details.

Travel to home games costs 7 for adults, 4 for children and 5 for OAPs.

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Away Matches

The coach will leave at the following times;

28 Oct - West Brom - tba

18 Nov - Leicester - tba

26 Nov - Huddersfield - tba


Tickets for away matches need to be applied for 6 weeks in advance. 

For more information or to book a place on the coach for away games contact Tommy Muir on 07702307333 or attend the next branch meeting.


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Where To Drink

Taken from FootballGroundGuide.com

The main pub for away fans is 'The Vine' (pictured right) which is about a 15-20 minute walk from the ground. From Junction 1 of the M5 turn left towards West Bromwich town centre (opposite direction to the ground). Take the first left into Roebuck Street. The Vine is down on the left. You can also street park in this area and then walk to the ground. This pub also offers Indian food and has an indoor tandoori barbeque (from 1pm on Saturdays), plus has a beer garden with children's play area. Barbara Osborne a visiting Newcastle United fan adds; 'The Vine from the outside looked like any small corner boozer, but inside it was quite large and it was fairly easy to get served. It had a good mix of home and away fans.' Matt Wharton informs me; 'The Vine is only a few minutes walk away from Kenrick Park Metro station which can be accessed from Birmingham Snow Hill railway/metro station. Turn right out of the station and walk along Devereux Road passing through a residential area. At the end of Devereux Road turn left and the The Vine is just over the other side of the road on the right'.

Dave Wilson recommends; 'The Park Hotel which is just off junction one of the M5 and a 10 minute walk to the ground. You can park on their car park for 5 and away fans are always welcome. There are plenty of families who meet in here before games and it is a very safe environment. There is also plenty of street parking in and around the area of the hotel if you don't want to pay the 5.' 

Sean Mowat a visiting Sheffield United supporter adds; 'As you pass the ground on the right on the main Birmingham Road. Carry on about another half a mile and there is a pub on the right set back off the road called the Royal Oak. We've been in the last two times we've visited WBA. The beer is okay and they also serve Asian food (try the chicken kebabs!). It had a friendly atmosphere'. It also has the added benefit of showing televised football.

If travelling by Metro or train from Birmingham Snow Hill and you like your real ale, then it may be a good idea to stop off on the way to the Hawthorns at the Jewellery Quarter station. Within a 10 minute walk of the station are at least three pubs serving decent real ale. These are the Rose Villa TavernRed Lion and Lord Clifden. The Red Lion and Lord Clifden are both listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide, whilst the Brown Lion has recently opened and is effectively the brewery tap for the local Two Towers Brewery. See the Google map below for their locations (this will require you to use the arrows to move the map down and then to the to show the Jewellery Quarter and pubs).

Alcohol is also available within the ground, albeit in plastic bottles/cans, in the form of Carlsberg (3.70), Tetleys (3.70), Bathams Bitter (3.80) and Somerset Cider (3.70), plus Red and White wine (3.90) and various Spirit Miniatures (all at 4.20).

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