The Barclays FA Women’s Super League comes to Leigh Sports Village today (16th September 2019, 7.30pm kick off) as Manchester United Women take on Arsenal. We look forward to welcoming you to the game, with all your match day information as below.
Tickets are on sale today in the South Stand, priced at £6.50, £3.50 U16s/65+
In person (Leigh Sports Village Ticket Office) and telephone (01942 487888) until half an hour after kick off.
Online – www.leightickets.co.uk
In order to secure the ticket area of your choice and 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 where possible.
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 any window at the LSV Ticket Office from 9am on the day of the game. Corporate ticket collections will take place from Main Reception (situated beneath the big screen at the front of the Kingstone Press West Stand).
ATTENDING WITH YOUNG CHILDREN IN PRAMS & BUGGIES
Spectators who wish to attend with young children who are in prams or buggies are more than welcome to do so, with children aged 4 years or below required to claim a free match ticket from the ticket office. If you wish your child to remain in their pram/buggy for the duration of the game, it is advisable to contact the ticket office in advance to arrange your tickets. Alternatively, if your child doesn’t need to remain in their pram/buggy during the game, you may organise to leave their pram/buggy by contacting a steward upon entrance to the stadium. Leigh Sports Village cannot take any responsibility for the storing of your pram/buggy and you will be asked to sign a waiver to confirm this.
PROVISION FOR SUPPORTERS WITH AUTISM
We are delighted to be working with Leigh Community Trust to make Leigh Centurions games open to all fans including people with autism, their family and friends. Please visit our dedicated page if you wish to plan your visit.
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. These turnstiles are turnstiles 1 and 23 (Kingstone Press West Stand) and turnstile 5 (South Stand).
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. If you are coming by bus from Central Manchester we strongly recommend using the express V1 Vantage bus along the Guided Busway.
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 United-themed Red Zone Cafe (situated at the front of the Kingstone Press West Stand) will be open from 5pm, serving a range of soft drinks, alcoholic beverages and meal deals. There’s also a Manchester United merchandise unit in the Red Zone Cafe selling a range of shirts, scarves and much more. Fred The Red will also pop in to the Red Zone Cafe!
There are also catering kiosks available in each stand which will be open from 6.30pm, 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.
Manchester United merchandise will be on sale from 5pm and after the game in the Red Zone Cafe.
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