Whitby Town will host Stourbridge at The Towbar Express Stadium at the Turnbull Ground in an FA Cup Fourth Round Qualifying clash on Saturday.
It’s the club’s first appearance at this stage of the competition since 2003, and with a big crowd expected, we have all the information you need to know.
The game is a pay on the gate fixture as usual, and people do not need to purchase a ticket in advance of the game.
Admission will be the same price as a standard league match:
£10 adults; £6 concessions; £3 U18s; FREE U16s with a paying adult
Season ticket holders are reminded that they will have to pay a standard admission charge, with cup games not included in the package.
Three turnstiles will be open for the match – the usual two in the club car park, and the Upgang Lane end turnstile. The turnstiles will open at 1.30pm.
Supporters are advised to arrive early so as to avoid queues at the turnstiles. There will be no segregation for this fixture.
The turnstiles are cash only – the nearest cash point is the Post Office at Costcutters, just a short walk from the ground on the Parade.
There is a very limited amount of parking at the ground and supporters are advised that this is reserved for officials and players of both clubs.
There is a limited number of parking spaces on streets around the ground. Alternatively supporters can park in the Leisure Centre car park (post code: YO21 3HT), which is a five minute walk from the ground.
Refreshments & Club Shop
Turnbull’s Bar will be open from 12.30pm, serving a wide range of draught beers and soft drinks.
The club canteen will be open as usual around 45 minutes from kick-off onwards.
The Blues’ club shop will be open from 1.30pm.
Should the game end in a draw, Whitby Town will visit Stourbridge on Monday, October 21.
A bus will leave the Towbar Express Stadium at the Turnbull Ground at 12.30pm, places will cost £10 per person.
To book a place, please call Peter Graham on 07528 637060.
From the west:
From the A1 in North Yorkshire, follow the A64 towards Scarborough. After passing York and going along single carriage way road you will come to Malton. This has a bypass which is dualled. Follow the dualcarriage way until you come to the A169 turn off (the first exit on this dual carriage way). Take this road past and through Pickering until eventually you come to (after 20 miles of moorland) the village of Sleights at the bottom of a rather steep hill called Blue Bank. Go through Sleights up a the hill to a new roundabout that meets the A171. Turn right and then first left to Whitby (signposted B1460 Whitby/Sandsend/Saltburn). Follow this road until you come to a Spar shop / filling station on your left and a Lidl supermarket on your right hand side. Take the next left where the small war memorial is opposite Lidl onto Love Lane, (signposted Sandsend). Follow this road to a mini roundabout with the A174. Turn right, and follow this road for about 3/4 mile and the ground is on your left after the shops.
From the south:
If you are coming from Scarborough way then take the A171 towards Whitby. follow this road to Whitby and eventually you’ll go over a high level bridge. past the bridge, and go through the traffic lights and down a hill. At the bottom of the hill turn left up another hill (Chubb Hill). At the roundabout at the top, take the second exit and follow this road for about a mile or so and the ground is on the right.
From the north:
Find the A171 from Middlesbrough and take it all the way to the roundabout with the A169 Pickering Road. Go over this roundabout and take the next left. Follow this road until you come to a Spar shop / filling station on your left and a Lidl supermarket on your right hand side. Take the next left where the small war memorial is opposite Lidl onto Love Lane, (signposted Sandsend). Follow this road to a mini roundabout with the A174. Turn right, and follow this road for about 3/4 mile and the ground is on your left after the shops.
From the east/bus station/train station:
Sail through the harbour bars and park your boat/hovercraft/raft/ship/jetski in the marina. Walk through town past the co-op and get a taxi up to the ground. If you managed to get here by public transport you will be in the Town centre. Get a taxi up to the ground it’ll cost about £5.40.
Whitby Town Football Club
The Towbar Express Stadium at the Turnbull Ground
North Yorkshire, YO21 3HZ