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AWAY DAY GUIDE: WALSALL v CITY

14 September 2019

The Bantams continue their 2019/20 Sky Bet League Two campaign with a trip to Walsall this afternoon. 

We have compiled a handy Away Day Guide - packed full of useful information ahead of the 3.00pm contest!

STADIUM ADDRESS

Banks's Stadium

Bescot Crescent

Walsall

West Midlands

WS1 4SA

PYROTECHNICS & BEHAVIOUR

The club would like to remind supporters the possession or use of pyrotechnics inside a football ground is strictly prohibited.

Those found to be carrying or using pyrotechnics will face a long-term ban.

We would like to remind supporters it is a criminal offence to enter the pitch at any time.

Anyone who does so without permission can expect to face prosecution.

ABOUT THE GROUND

The Banks's Stadium has been home to Walsall since opening in August 1990.

An 11,300-seater, £4.5million project, the ground was build on the back of Walsall's takeover by Terry Ramsden in 1986.

The venue comprises four stands: the HomeServe Stand (Green Sector), Main Stand (Red Sector), St Francis Group Community Stand (Yellow Sector), and University of Wolverhampton Stand (Blue Sector).

TICKETS

City supporters will be able to pay on the gate for this afternoon's clash. 

The Bantams have already sold over 600 tickets for their trip to the West Midlands, and will be housed in the University of Wolverhampton Stand.

CAR PARKING

City supporters will have access to the Away Zone car park on matchday, located to the rear of the University of Wolverhampton Stand.

This comes at a cost of £4 per car, £6 per minibus and £12 per coach. 

Parking is als available at the nearby Bescot Stadium Railway Stadium, for £2.

ENTERTAINMENT AND REFRESHMENTS

To drink:

The Park Inn Hotel, King George V and New Fullbrook pubs are all located just a short walk from the ground.

All establishments serve alcoholic and soft beverages and offer a friendly atmosphere, with both home and away fans welcome.

To eat:

The away end of the Banks's Stadium is complete with kiosks, fully-licensed bars and televisions. 

There is a selection of hot and cold food and drink on offer, including pies and pasties, burgers, hot dogs and snacks. 

GETTING THERE

By car:

From M6 North: Leave the M6 at junction nine and take the A461 towards Walsall.

Turn right onto the A4148 (Wallowes Lane) and right again at the second set of traffic lights. The ground will appear on your left.

From M6 South: Leave the M6 at junction seven and take the A34 towards Walsall.

At the end of the dual carriageway, turn left at the Bell Inn pub into Walstead Road and continue straight on this road for two miles. The stadium will appear on your right.

By Train: Bescot Stadium Railway Station - just a two-minute walk from the stadium - is served by trains from Birmingham Grand Central (New Street) and Wolverhampton.

By Bus: The Banks's Stadium is well served by buses, all leaving from the Bradford Place Bus Station.

Service number 401E, operated by Diamond, runs regularly and stops on Bescot Crescent outside the ground.

The 45 runs every 20 minutes on Saturdays and every hour after 9.00pm.

The 4 service runs every eight minutes and stops on West Bromwich Road, a short walk from the ground.

WEATHER

Supporters can expect a pleasent afternoon in the West Midlands for this afternoon's contest. 

Conditions are expected to remain sunny, with temperatures hitting 20°C. 


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