We make our first ever visit to the Sands Venue Stadium on Saturday to take on Scunthorpe United. We will be wearing our all green kit.
Tickets are on sale through the Scunthorpe website here. Our accommodation will be in the AMS South Stand (above). Advance prices are £22 for adults, £15 for concessions(age 65+; age 18-21; full time student), £6 for Under 18s. Two under 12s are admitted free with every paying adult. Pay on the day prices rise to £25, £17 and £8 respectively and tickets must be bought from the ticket office before the game - card and contactless payment only. Under 21s will need to show photographic ID at the turnstile which includes date of birth, and full time students must have a valid student card.
You can also book car parking at a discounted rate of £4 until 11.45 on Saturday on the above link - on the day parking is £5.
The Supporters' Club coach will leave the VBS Community Stadium at 7.30, the fare is £30 return. You must be a Supporters' Club member to travel, but new members are always welcome. Contact John Parsons on 07989 261929, email firstname.lastname@example.org, to book. Strictly no alcohol allowed on the coach.
For those driving, The Sands Venue Stadium is adjacent to the M181 west of the town. Leave the M180 at junction 3, joining the M181. After approximately one mile there is a new roundabout. Take the second exit, signposted Scunthorpe (A1077(M)) and follow this road until the next roundabout where you need to take the third exit, signposted Scunthorpe. At the next roundabout take the third exit, signposted Sands Venue Stadium, and then the second exit at the mini-roundabout straight into Sands Venue Stadium the Sands Venue Stadium.
The ground is about two miles from Scunthorpe station, which is reached by an hourly service from King's Cross at 48 minutes past the hour, changing at Doncaster in all cases. The 10.48 will get you to Scunthorpe at 14.02. Return trains from Scunthorpe are at 8 minutes past the hour, again changing at Doncaster. Further details are on the National Rail website.