Manchester United Women take on Bristol City in a Barclays FA Women’s Super League fixture at Leigh Sports Village on Sunday 5th January at 12pm. Please read the following match-day information – if you have been to the stadium before or are visiting for the first time.
Tickets priced £6, £3 concessions are currently available in the Kingstone Press West Stand only.
Buy them online from www.leightickets.co.uk or by calling 01942 487888.
Walk-up ticket prices from the ticket office on match day rise to £6.50, £3.50 Under 16/65+.
Visiting supporters who wish to sit together should enter the stadium via turnstiles 23 and 24.
Please call our ticket office on 01942 487888 if you have any access requirements. You can also find out about our provision for spectators with autism and their families/friends here.
If you have a hospitality package for this game, please make your way to the main reception where you will be greeted by our match-day VIP staff.
We don’t want you to miss a moment of Manchester United Women action so please arrive at Leigh Sports Village with plenty of time to sample the pre-match atmosphere for this game.
Turnstiles are open from 11am. Don’t forget to pick up a free match-day programme, and there are competition cards to pick up and fill in from our staff at the front of the stadium, with the prize being a signed copy of Casey Stoney’s book, Changing the Game: Fantastic Female Footballers.
There are also Fred The Red masks to pick up.
CATERING & RED ZONE CAFE
The Red Zone Cafe is open from 10am with a range of fantastic family friendly breakfast deals, drinks options and a chance to see Fred The Red. You can also pre-order half-time drinks from the Red Zone Café and there’s a facepainter and colouring station.
There is also Manchester United merchandise stand in the Red Zone Cafe selling a range of United shirts, scarves, hats and much more.
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 email@example.com.
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’ 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. Please be aware that there are now two hour parking restrictions on the Morrisons supermarket car park on match day.
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 Vantage V1 bus service is the best and quickest way to get to Leigh from Central Manchester.
The nearest train stations are Atherton (4.2miles), Newton-le-Willows (5.3miles) and Wigan North Western on the West Coast mainline (7.9miles)
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.