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ON THE ROAD| Our Journey Continues to ... Oldham

5 September 2018

Club News

ON THE ROAD| Our Journey Continues to ... Oldham

5 September 2018

You have to go back 37 years to find the last time Newport County AFC faced Oldham Athletic. They played twice in the League Cup which Oldham eventually won 1-0 on aggregate.

For many supporters, Saturday's trip to Boundary Park will be a first and with Oldham and Newport both boasting unbeaten records since opening day, it should prove a good match.

Joining us at Boundary Park?  Here are your key details.


Tickets for our match vs Oldham Athletic will be available in the Kingsway Club Shop until 3pm, Friday 7th September.

You can also purchase online until midday on Friday 7th September.  Please note that any online purchases placed after 11.30am Wednesday 5th September will not be eligible for postage and will have to be collected from the Club Shop.

Tickets purchased in advance at the Kingsway Club Shop will be charged as follows:

Adult: £18

Concession (Students, 60+, Students): £8

 U18: £5

Tickets can be purchased on the day but will be subject to a £2 price increase on the above prices. 

Tickets can be purchased at the Main Ticket Office at Boundary Park or at the Away turnstiles.  Please note, the turnstiles will be cash only.



Boundary Park has been the home of Oldham Athletic since 1904.  It is the third-highest stadium (155m above sea level) of any of the 92 League sides.  Only West Bromwich Albion and last week's hosts, Port Vale, have stadiums located at a higher altitude.

How to get to Oldham... 


Route One Via M5/M6:- (3h 48 mins) Through Worchester and Birmingham

Get on the M4 from B4591 and A4042

Continue on M4 to A449, Take exit 24 from M4

Follow A449 and A40 to M50 in Herefordshire

Continue on M50. Take M5, M6 and M60 to Hollinwood Interchange/Manchester Rd/A62 in Failsworth. Take the exit for A6104 from M60.

Continue on Manchester Rd/A62. Take Featherstall Rd S/A6048 to Furtherwood Rd in Oldham.


Route Two - Via A49/M53:- (4hr 17mins) Through Hereford and Shrewsbury

Get on the M4 from B4591 and A4042

Follow these specific roads: A449, A40, A4137, A49, A5112, B4380, A5, A438, A55, Merge to North Wales A55, M53, M56, Merge to M60.

Take A6104 exit then follow signs to A62/Oldham.

Use any lane to turn right onto Hollinwood Interchange/Manchester Rd/A62.

Turn left onto Featherstall Rd S/A6048

Slight left to Chadderton Way/A27

Continue to Westhulme Way. Drive to Furtherham Road in Oldham.



From Newport train station, you can get the Manchester Piccadilly train.

When you’ve arrived, walk to the Manchester Piccadilly rail station and take the shuttle to Picadilly (Stop EX).

Walk over to Dale St (Stop E) and take the Wrens Nest train to Burnley Ln.

From here, it is roughly a 5-10 minute walk to Boundary Park.




There's also an opportunity to travel on the Official NCAFC Supporters Club Bus.  The pick-up point in Newport is outside Lysaghts Institute.  With other drop off points available.  For more details including times and booking details, visit the Newport Supporters Trust website.  For more details call one of the numbers on this website:


What to do in Oldham?

Arrived early?  Here are a few places near Boundary Park you might want to consider visiting.

The Nearest Pub:   Brewers Fayre Clayton Green (OL1 2PA)

Nearest Restaurants:   Pizza Hut (OL2 5HX)               Nando’s  (OL2 5HX)

Nearest Hotel Premier Inn Oldham Central (OL1 2 NA)

Nearest Available Parking:   Matchday parking at the ground is not available so please use local parking facilities and street parking.  Always pay attention to local parking restrictions.


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