Mariners SLO Kristine Green answers all your questions ahead of our trip to Altrincham on Tuesday 5th October
What color of kit will the team be wearing?
Blue kit for this one.
What is the ticket information?
The fans are located on the open Hale End terrace – entry is through gate 6/7.
The small seat allocation given is undercover.
At what time will the turnstiles open?
Turnstiles open at 6:45 p.m.
How can I get to the ground?
WA15 8AP is the postal code for the ground.
At junction 18 of the M62, the motorway changes its name and becomes the M60. After passing the Birch gas station, enter the interior lane.
Follow the sign for M60 (East and South), Manchester and the airport. Follow the left filter lane to merge clockwise onto the M60 motorway. Continue to follow signs for Manchester Airport and at junction 3 of the M60 take both internal lanes and exit the M60 to merge onto the M56.
At junction 2 of the M56, do not follow the Altrincham sign but stay on the M56 following signs for the airport. Do not leave the M56 at Manchester Airport but continue to junction 6. Leave the M56 at junction 6 signposted A538 Wilmslow, Hale, Macclesfield. At the end of the ramp turn left at the traffic lights signposted Hale, Altrincham A538.
Go straight on at the next roundabout. After about 2 miles, approach a traffic light – go straight ahead and take the third right onto Westminster Road. Continue straight for approximately 3/4 mile onto Moss Lane, the soccer field is on the right.
Where is the best place to park?
Altrincham has acquired the use of the Aecom car park for match days. This is FREE and located at 179 Moss Lane, WA15 8FH. Once this is full, it is on-street parking, but please pay attention to the yellow lines or traffic cones prohibiting parking in this area.
Which station is closest to the stadium and what is the approximate distance and walking time?
Altrincham is served by the Metrolink tram system from Manchester City Center, Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria stations.
It is in the Altrincham interchange, a half mile / 12 minute walk. Piccadilly buses also stop at this interchange.
Recommended ads for outdoor fans?
Across from the field is a community gym with an indoor bar that also sells pies, fries, etc.
The Station Hotel (opposite the station….) Is one of the most recommended for outdoor fans.
A short walk along Moss Lane you have the King George pub. A 15 minute walk to town center also gives you plenty of options including Life of Pi and Costellos at Goose Green. You also have the Cheshire Tap on Railway Street and spoons called Unicorn on Ashley Road.
Is food available in the area?
Directly in front of the ground is a chippy called ‘The Good Catch’. They served traditional fish and chips (yes, haddock is on the menu) as well as salt and pepper squid and other regular menu items. Along the same block is a Cantonese takeout and a few convenience stores.
The town center is about a 15 minute walk away where you will find Nando’s and other big chain restaurants.
Where is the nearest ticket machine to the stadium?
Nearest cash machine at the Premier Store across from the ground. This may incur fees for withdrawals
What food and drink is available at the stadium?
No alcohol is available in the soil.
The kiosk serves pies, fries and hot / cold drinks.
This is cash only
Is a program available?
Programs are available for £ 3.00
What is the flag policy / the drum policy?
The stadium has a drumless policy.
Flags are permitted as long as they do not cover advertising on the pitch. Please follow the flight attendants’ instructions if necessary