Manchester United Women’s Team play their first ever home game at Leigh Sports Village this Saturday (25th August 2018, 12pm kick off) when they take on Reading in The FA Continental Tyres League Cup. For some of you it will be your first time at the stadium, so please read the following match day information carefully.
General Admission (Unreserved seating in Kingstone Press West Stand and East Stand)
Under 16/65+: £2.50
In person – Leigh Sports Village Ticket Office; open from 9am until 5pm weekdays, 9am until 12pm on Saturdays and 9am until 30 minutes after kick off on match day.
Telephone – Call 01942 487888; open from 9am until 5pm weekdays, 9am until 12pm on Saturdays and 9am until 2 hours before kick off on match day.
Online – www.leighsportsvillage.co.uk/tickets
In order to avoid congestion at the Ticket Office in the immediate period leading to kick off, supporters are strongly advised to purchase their tickets in advance of match day where possible.
From 5pm on Friday 24th August, tickets for the game are only available from Leigh Sports Village.
COLLECTING PRE-PURCHASED TICKETS
Any supporters who have pre-purchased their match tickets and have been advised to collect them will be able to do so from the clearly signposted ticket collection point to the left of main reception from 10am on the day of the game. Please do not go to the ticket office as they will not have your tickets. Corporate ticket collections will take place from Main Reception (situated beneath the big screen at the front of the Kingstone Press West Stand).
We don’t want you to miss a moment of Manchester United Women’s Team action so please arrive at Leigh Sports Village with plenty of time to sample the pre-match atmosphere for this historic game.
Turnstiles are open at 11am. Catering kiosks serve a variety of hot and cold snacks along with hot beverages and both soft drinks and alcoholic beverages. Kiosks close 20 minutes after the start of the second half.
Please see below for detailed travel and catering information.
As always, traffic congestion is expected around the stadium and supporters are advised to allow extra time in their journey. However, should you miss the kick off then there are ‘late gates’ situated in each stand which will be open until the end of the first half.
TRAVEL AND PARKING
There is a limited amount of on-site parking available at Leigh Sports Village, all free of charge. Access to these car parks is via Sale Way, situated directly off A579 Atherleigh Way, with stewards on hand to direct cars where necessary.
All approaches to the stadium and town centre, in particular A579 Atherleigh Way and A580 East Lancashire Road, are expected to be busy and supporters are advised to allow extra time for their journey.
For those travelling by public transport, Leigh bus station is situated in the town centre and is served with regular connections from Manchester, Bolton, Wigan, Warrington and St. Helens. Leigh bus station is a 10 minute walk from the stadium.
The nearest train stations are Atherton (4.2miles), Newton-le-Willows (5.3miles) and Wigan North Western on the West Coast mainline (7.9miles).
CATERING & LEGENDS BAR
The Legends Bar (situated at the front of the Kingstone Press West Stand to the left of main reception) will be open from 10am, serving a range of soft drinks, alcoholic beverages and food, and will also be open after the game. Manchester United Women’s Team will also be operating a club shop (card payments only) from this area.
There are also catering kiosks available in each stand which will be open from 11am, serving a variety of hot and cold snacks along with hot beverages and both soft drinks and alcoholic beverages. Kiosks close 20 minutes after the start of the second half.
Please note that no food and drink is to be brought into the stadium. If you have any specific dietary or medical requirements please contact the LSV safety team in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would like to kindly remind all supporters that, in line with government legislation, smoking is not permitted anywhere within Leigh Sports Village Stadium. This also includes the use of e-cigarettes.
We would also like to remind supporters that unfortunately there is no re-admittance to Leigh Sports Village Stadium, should any supporter wish to exit the stadium in order to smoke.
We appreciate the cooperation of all supporters regarding this matter.
In light of advice received from Greater Manchester Police, please be aware that overt searches, such as bags and personal searches will take place to detect any prevent any prohibited articles from entering the stadium and to provide a visual deterrent.
This searching is conducted under the authority of the Leigh Sports Village Ground Regulations and will apply to staff, partners, visitors and spectators. Any refusal will cause the person not to be admitted into the stadium.
The following articles must not be brought within the ground: golfing umbrellas, knives, fireworks, smoke canisters, air-horns, flares, weapons, dangerous or hazardous items, laser devices, bottles, glass vessels, cans, poles and any article that might be used as a weapon and/or compromise public safety. Any person in possession of such items will be refused entry to the ground.
If you wish to raise any concerns about abusive language or poor behaviour in the stadium please speak to a steward or use our confidential textline on 07432 473183