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AWAY INFO: WALSALL

18 February 2016

Useful information ahead of Latics' visit to Walsall.

  • Latics travel to Walsall on Saturday in Sky Bet League One.
  • Kick off 3.00pm at the Banks's Stadium.
  • Over 1,600 supporters set to travel to Walsall.
WALSALL vs. WIGAN ATHLETIC
SKY BET LEAGUE ONE
SATURDAY 20 FEBRUARY 2016
KICK-OFF 3.00PM

Over 1,600 Latics supporters are set to travel to Walsall this weekend, for the 3.00pm kick off in Sky Bet League One.  Tickets for the Community Stand will remain on sale from the DW Stadium Ticket Office until 4.00pm on Friday 19 February, subject to availability, with tickets for the University of Wolverhampton Stand already sold out.

A pay on the day facility will be NOT available for this fixture. - For more info [click here].

For those who haven't travelled to the Banks's Stadium before, or for those who would like more information on the match day experience at Walsall, we've gathered some useful tips for your trip.

TRAVEL - BY ROAD

From the M6: Leave the M6 at junction 9 and follow the A461 towards Walsall. At the traffic lights turn right onto the A4148 (Wallows Lane/Broadway West - sign-posted Banks's Stadium). At the next set of traffic lights (1/3 mile) turn right onto Bescot Crescent, the stadium is 1/4 mile along the road on the left hand side.

From Walsall town centre: From the Arboretum island take the Broadway North exit and follow the Ring Road to the traffic signals by the Fullbrook Pub. At the traffic lights go straight ahead. At the next set of traffic lights by Broadwalk Retail Park turn left, Banks's Stadium is 1/4 mile along the road on the left hand side. We are situated approximately 3.5km south of Walsall Town Centre.

The postcode for the Banks's Stadium is WS1 4SA

TRAVEL - BY RAIL

Banks's Stadium is a two-minute walk from Bescot Rail Station. Trains from Walsall take three minutes to the ground and on matchdays all services stop at the Banks's Stadium.

Visit Network West Midlands for up-to-date timetables and the nearest Park and Ride station to you or download the Network West Midlands Travel Information App for real-time and scheduled times for the train.

CAR PARKING

A car park is available at Banks's Stadium, the cost is £4 per vehicle. It is recommended that people wishing to park on the stadium site (Green Zone) arrive well in advance of the match kick-off time.

Parking is not permitted on the nearby retail park for people attending the match.

BAR FACILITY

Latics' supporters are welcome in the licensed bar area located in the University of Wolverhampton Stand, with a selection of hot and cold drinks/snacks available to buy, with live football shown inside the ground ahead of kick off.

The bar will be open to supporters from 1.00pm.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Referee: Iain Williamson
Assistant Referee 1: Neil Hair
Assistant Referee 2: Ian Dudley
Fourth Official: Robert Massey-Ellis

Kit - Latics will wear their blue and white home kit for this fixture, with black goalkeeper kit.

Information taken fromwww.saddlers.co.uk

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