Noah Dougherty
Tuesday 23 July 2019

Forest Green Rovers’ make a midweek trip up the M6 when they face Port Vale on Tuesday, August 20, for a 7.45pm kick-off.

It was a 2-0 victory for Rovers when the two sides last met at Vale Park last March, a second-half brace from Reece Brown being the difference on the day.

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 19, or from the Port Vale ticket office on the day of the game. Port Vale have a £2 price increase on tickets bought on the day, so fans are encouraged to buy in advance.

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

Here are the prices:

Category

Price

Adult        

£20

Concession (62+)

£15

Young person 18-21 years

£15

Juniors (12-17)*

£8

Under 12s

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

There are wheelchair and carer spaces reserved, however these must be booked directly by calling 01782 655821.

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.

FREE

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 – 4.10pm

Sainsbury’s, Dudbridge – 4.20pm

Brunel Way, Stonehouse – 4.30pm

The round-trip to Port Vale takes around four hours and 20 minutes. The 30-minute rest stop is scheduled for Stafford 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 Monday, August 19, at 1pm.

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

Car

Address:

Port Vale Football Club, Hamil Road, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs, ST6 1AW

Directions: 

From the South - Leave M6 at junction 15 and take the A500 north to Stoke-on-Trent. Continue on this road until you come to the exit signposted Tunstall A5271. Take the fourth exit, and after half a mile turn right on to the B5051 (second exit, Newcastle Street) at the small roundabout.

Carry on up to the next roundabout and go straight across to the crossroads. Go straight across the crossroads into Moorland Road. Take the second left on to Hamil Road and Vale Park is on the left.

Parking:

Parking for visiting fans is directly in front of the Hamil Road Stand in Car Park C. Visiting coaches can also access this car park.

Prices:

Car: £5

Minibus: £16

Car parking is pay on the day.

For disabled parking, there is a reserved area for a limited amount of car providing wider bays.

Bus

There are three bus services that run to Burslem Town centre which is a short walk from Vale Park.

98/98A: Runs regularly from Newcastle Bus Station to Burslem town centre.

20/20A/29/21/21A: Runs regularly from Hanley Bus Station to Burslem town centre.

7/7A/7B/7C: Runs regularly from Stoke-on-Trent Bus Station through to Hanley Bus Station and then to Burslem town centre.

Train

Trains run to the main Stoke-on-Trent station. From there, you can catch a bus to Burslem town centre. The Ground is situated on Hamil Road (by the traffic lights, go past the Red Lion on your left and Hamil Road is the second left turning.)

You can also catch the train to Longport station which is a 25-minute walk to Vale Park. Head up Station Street then head onto Newcastle Street until you reach Burslem town centre. Hamil Road is then on your left.

Facilities

Vale Park has kiosks in all four of its stands, with hot and cold food available to buy as well soft drinks, water and alcohol.

The Bull’s Head pub in Burslem town centre is welcoming to away fans and is a ‘must see’ for real ale drinkers.