First game of the 2019/20 season now on general sale

Matt Edwards
Tuesday 16 July 2019

It was a plumb draw for Forest Green Rovers in the Carabao Cup with Mark Cooper set to take his side to Championship outfit Charlton Athletic.

It will be a first visit to The Valley for FGR as they face Lee Bowyer’s side in the first round in South East London on Tuesday, August 13, 7.45pm.

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 Monday, August 12, or from the Charlton South Stand ticket office on the day of the game, which will be cash only.

All tickets are for covered, allocated seating within the away, all-seated Jimmy Seed Stand.

Here are the prices:

Category

Price

Adult        

£15

Concession (65+ and U21)

£10

Under 11*

£1

*When accompanied by a full paying adult.

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        

£18

Adult Member

£13

Under 21

£15

Under 21 Member

£10

Under 16

£8

The pickup points available are:

The New Lawn, Nailsworth – 2.00pm

Sainsbury’s, Dudbridge – 1.45pm

Brunel Way, Stonehouse – 1.35pm

The round-trip to Charlton takes around six hours and the rest stop for the journey is Reading, which is subject to change based on traffic.

Travel will be on sale from our ticket office telephone line on 0333 123 1889, which are 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 Monday, August 12, at 1pm.

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

Car

Address:

The Valley,

Floyd Road,

Charlton,

London,

SE7 8BL

Directions

Leave the M25 at Junction 2 and follow the A2 towards London. After around 12 miles the road splits with the A2 going off to the left and the right hand lanes becoming the A102. Proceed on the A102 towards the Blackwall Tunnel. Leave the A102 at the next slip road (sign posted Woolwich & Ferry A206). At the bottom of the slip road turn right at the traffic lights towards Woolwich/Charlton. Proceed along the A206 passing the Antigallican pub on your right (the ground and away entrance are diagonally behind this pub). For the main club entrance and car park go straight over the next roundabout, passing a retail park on the left. At the next roundabout, go right around it turning back on yourself along the A206. Then take the first left into Charlton Road (beware that there is a seven feet width restriction along this road). Cross over the railway and after passing the Royal Oak pub on the right, turn right into Harvey Gardens. The ground is down on the left.

Parking

Parking at the ground is for permit holders only. There is street parking, but due to a local residents parking scheme, not in close vicinity to the ground or Charlton railway station.

Bus

London Buses 472, 486, 161, 177, 180 and 380 stop near to The Valley. Some of these can be boarded from North Greenwich tube station, which is around a 10-minute journey from The Valley.

Train

Charlton station is the nearest train station to The Valley and is just a three-minute walk away. Charlton station is served by trains travelling from London Cannon Street, London Charing Cross, Dartford and Gillingham.

North Greenwich is the closest tube station to The Valley. Located right outside of the O2 Arena, North Greenwich is served by the Jubilee Line and also has a large bus stop.

Facilities

Fans can enter the ground an hour and a half before kick-off and, once inside The Valley, supporters can stock up on refreshments in SE7’s concourses.

Serving a variety of hot and cold food and drinks, items can be purchased using either cash or by electronic methods, which includes mobile payments.