Get behind the team on the road

Noah Dougherty
Monday 29 July 2019

The final away trip of August sees Forest Green Rovers travel to Bradford City on Saturday, August 24, as they take on a second of the relegated sides in the space of two weeks.

The two sides have never met before so it will provide an opportunity for Rovers fans to tick off a new League ground.

We have full information on tickets and travel for you to make your most of the trip, here:

TICKETS

Tickets are now available from our ticket office telephone line on 0333 123 1889, or from our website HERE.

Telephone lines are open Monday to Friday, 8am – 4pm, or fans can buy from The New Lawn reception on a Thursday between midday and 6pm or on a matchday.

Tickets can be purchased online until 10am on Friday, August 23 or from the Bradford ticket office (cash only) on the day of the game.

All tickets are for covered, allocated seating within the away, all-seated stand.

Here are the prices:

Category

Price

Adult        

£25

Concession (60+)

£15

Student with valid NUS card

£15

Juniors (12-17)*

£10

Under 11s

Each paying adult or concession can have 1 free under 11 ticket. Additional children are chargeable at £1.50 in advance, £2.50 on the day.

Under 14’s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Disabled fans pay the concession rate, or the relevant lower category and the carer ticket is free of charge. Evidence must be shown when requested.

£5

TRAVEL

Official coach travel

Fans can jump on the club’s official transport for the game, with coach travel available to purchase through the Forest Green Rovers online shop HERE.

Prices for this service are:

Category

Price

Adult        

£22

Adult Member

£17

Under 21

£19

Under 21 Member

£14

Under 16

£11

The pickup points available are:

The New Lawn, Nailsworth – 9.10am

Sainsbury’s, Dudbridge – 9.20am

Brunel Way, Stonehouse – 9.30am

The round-trip to Bradford takes around nine hours and 20 minutes. The 30-minute rest stop is scheduled for Woodall Services.

Travel will be on sale from our ticket office telephone line on 0333 123 1889, which is open Monday to Friday between 8am and 4pm.

You can also buy from our website HERE or in person at The New Lawn, on a Thursday from midday to 6pm or after home matches only.

They will be on sale until Friday, August 23, at 1pm.

All passengers must give individual names and a contact telephone number (mobile preferred).

Car

Address:

Bradford City Football Club Limited The Utilita Energy Stadium at Valley Parade Bradford West Yorkshire BD8 7DY

Directions: 

From the South take M1 or A1 northbound to join M62 westbound and exit at j26.

At end of motorway take the middle or right-hand lane and follow signs for Ring Road East (under tunnel) onto Rooley Lane (signs Leeds/Bradford Airport).

McDonalds is now on your left. Go over the traffic lights at Asda Superstore and turn left at roundabout into Wakefield Road. Stay in middle lane. Over two roundabouts staying in middle lane (signs to Shipley & Skipton) on to Shipley Airedale Road (A6037) which then becomes Canal Road. After Tesco, PC World and Staples (on left) go over the lights and then turn left into Station Road (A6177) and left again onto Queens Road. Head up the hill to the third set of traffic lights and turn left into Manningham Lane. After Gulf Petrol Station (on left), take the first left onto Valley Parade for The Utilita Energy Stadium.

Parking:

There is parking available on the streets of Valley Parade and Burlington Street on a first come, first-served basis.

Alternatively, you can park in the city’s leisure centre, The Broadway, all day for £1.50 on a Saturday and it is approximately a 20-minute walk to the stadium.

Bus

First Bradford and Keighley & District Travel operate frequent bus services from Bradford city centre, Bradford Interchange and outlying areas to The Utilita Energy Stadium (buses stop on Manningham Lane or Queens Road).

Plan your route by clicking here.

Train

The nearest Rail Stations for the Stadium are Bradford Forster Square and Bradford Interchange. Services are operated by Northern Rail. Both stations connect with Leeds City station for National Express East Coast, Midland Mainline, and Virgin Trains services.

Bradford Interchange for services to Manchester and for London on new Grand Central service (expected to start late 2009).

Telephone National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50 (calls charged at local rate).

Plan your route on rail by clicking here.

Facilities

Visiting supporters housed in blocks F & G in the Midland Road (East) Stand can buy match day refreshments at the kiosks.

However, no refreshments are available to purchase in the TL Dallas (South) Stand.

The club does not have a ‘Fan Zone’. Although The Bradford Arms on Manningham Lane and the city centre pubs such as the City Vaults and some on North Parade usually welcome away fans.

Also near the stadium is the Bradford, well-known area, ‘North Parade’ which has a variety of bars and restaurants for supporters to enjoy a drink, or grab a bite to eat, before or after kick-off.