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Rotherham game guide

23 January 2014

All you need to know if you're going on Saturday

The Reds make their maiden visit to the New York Stadium on Saturday to take on Steve Evans’s Rotherham United. 


Here’s all the information you need to know if you’re making the trip to South Yorkshire.

 

How to get there:

Car:

Head northbound on the M23, exiting at junction 8 onto the M25 towards Heathrow. Continue on the M25 until junction 21 exiting onto the M1. Follow the M1 all the way up to junction 33. At the roundabout take the third exit onto the A630 and go straight over the following three roundabouts. At the fourth roundabout take the third exit onto Main Street and turn right onto New York Way and you will find the stadium.

Total miles between the two grounds: 204

 

Train:

Leaving from Three Bridges station, the journey has two stops and will take just under four hours to get to Rotherham Central, which is a ten-minute walk to the stadium. The first trip is from Three Bridges to London St. Pancras International, from there take the two hour train up to Sheffield. Your final journey is the short trip from Sheffield to Rotherham Central. The 09:42 service from Three Bridges gets you into Rotherham for 13:26. On the way home the reverse journey leaving Rotherham Central at 17:50 gets you back to Three Bridges at 21:45.

 

Crawley Town Supporters Alliance:

The CTSA are running coaches to Rotherham, priced at £20 for members and £25 for non-members. The coach departs the Checkatrade.com Stadium at 7:30am. You can book by visiting the Alliance Cabin on matchdays, by phone on 07843 124845, by visiting www.ctsa.ticketsource.co.uk or e-mail travel@ctsa.com

 

Parking:

Car parking at the ground is only for permit holders, there is some pay & display parking available in the town centre, which is around a ten-minute walk to the Stadium.

 

Grub in the ground:

The food and drink available includes a range of Pukka Pies (Chicken Balti, Meat & Potato, Steak & Kidney, all £3), Pasties (£3), Jumbo Sausage Rolls (£2.50), Hot Dogs (£3.50), Cheeseburgers (£3.50) and Burgers (£3.50).

 

Where to drink:

There are a number of pubs near the stadium in Rotherham town centre. These include the Bluecoat, the Rhinoceros and the Bridge Inn. All three pubs are away friendly and are under 10 minute walks to the ground.

 

The last meeting:

Crawley Town 1 Rotherham 2

The Millers claimed their first win of the season as Steve Evans enjoyed a successful return to Checkatrade.com Stadium. Reds took the lead when Mat Sadler’s free kick found its way through the defence and straight into the net. Kieran Agard levelled the scores from close range before David Worrall scored the winner in the 76th minute.


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