Saturday’s game vs Cheltenham Town FC has turned into a real 6-pointer and the boys need you, the fans, to get behind them more than ever! As such, we’re hoping for the biggest numbers of travelling Amber Army of the season as we look to turn Whaddon Road Amber!
We have sold out our 500-advanced-purchase allocation for this Saturday's game! However, there will be 500 additional tickets available at the turnstiles (which open at 1.30pm) for those who prefer to pay on the day and they will be charged at the following prices:
Concessions (aged 65+ & disabled): £15
Students and children (aged 18 and under and students): £7
Please note these turnstiles are Cash Only.
Travelling to Cheltenham TownFC
Whaddon Road is just over an hour drive from Newport and is one of the closest away fixtures of the season.
Driving from the South (M5): Exit M5 at junction 11, follow signs to Cheltenham, you will then be on A40. Continue over first roundabout then at next roundabout bear right, following signs for Oxford A40. After half a mile continue over a set of traffic lights then after another half a mile continue over some more lights, bearing left slightly and continuing to follow signs for Oxford A40. Go straight over next roundabout (still following Oxford A40). At next traffic lights turn right then immediately left into Sandford Road. Continue to a mini roundabout and turn left (still signposted Oxford A40). At next traffic lights continue straight over onto B4075 (signposted Prestbury). After half a mile bear right, staying on B4075 as it becomes Priors Road. Take the next left into Whaddon Road, continue over a mini roundabout and Whaddon Road stadium is on the right-hand side.
(Above information taken from CTFC website: www.ctfc.com/tickets/visitingsupporters )
You can also travel by train:
The closest railway station to Whaddon Road is Cheltenham Spa – approximately an hour and twenty minutes from Newport Station.
Message from Cheltenham Town FC: Cheltenham Spa railway station is approximately 2½ miles and a good 40 minutes walk from the ground. Take the D bus (every 10 mins during the day/20 mins during the evening) from the station to the town centre then either walk (15 mins) or take the A bus to Whaddon ROAD. Alternatively, a taxi could cost roughly £10.
(Information taken from CTFC website: www.ctfc.com/tickets/visitingsupporters )
The Official Supporters Coach is run by the Newport County AFC Supporters Club. All details about travel to Cheltenham Town can be found here: www.ncafcsc.com/february-away-games
Seats are very low on numbers so you must be quick.
See you all there!