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AWAY INFO: MIDDLESBROUGH

9 November 2018

Useful information for Latics supporters heading to Middlesbrough.

  • Latics supporters are heading to Middlesbrough in the Sky Bet Championship.
  • Tickets will be available on the day of the game from the cash only Away Ticket Office from 1.00pm.
  • Match day guide for Latics supporters travelling to the Riverside Stadium.

Middlesbrough v Wigan Athletic Tickets

MIDDLESBROUGH v WIGAN ATHLETIC
RIVERSIDE STADIUM

SKY BET CHAMPIONSHIP
SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2018
KICK-OFF 3.00PM

Latics supporters will be making their way to Middlesbrough on Saturday as Paul Cook's men travel to the Riverside Stadium in the Sky Bet Championship.

For those who haven't travelled to the Riverside before or who would like more information on the match day experience, Wigan Athletic Supporter Liaison Officers Jason Taylor and Ian Wadsworth have sourced the following information.

TICKET DETAILS - PAY ON THE DAY AVAILABLE

We received an initial allocation of 521 tickets for the fixture, including 12 wheelchair spaces, with tickets priced as follows:

Adults - £30
Over 65s - £20
Under 18s - £17

OFF SALE DATES

In Person/Phone – 12.00pm on on Friday 9 November

HOW TO BUY

Phone – 01942 311111
In Person – DW Stadium Ticket Office Opening Hours or via the cash only ticket office at the Riverside Stadium from 1.00pm on the day of the game. No price increase on the day.

INFORMATION FOR DISABLED SUPPORTERS

Please visit mfc.co.uk for Middlesbrough's guidelines for disabled supporters visiting the Riverside Stadium.

TRAVEL

Postcode: TS3 6RS

BY SUPPORTERS CLUB COACH

Coaches will depart from the DW Stadium at 10.30am on Saturday morning, with an approximate journey time of two hours and 50 minutes.

Parking is available around the perimeter of the DW Stadium accessed via Stadium Way.

For more information please email info@wiganathleticsupportersclub.co.uk or call 01942 829988.
 
BY CAR

Please be aware that there will be road closures before and after the game surrounding the Riverside Stadium.

From the North

Approaching Middlesbrough on the A19, cross over the River Tees and take the A66 eastbound towards Middlesbrough town centre. Stay on the A66 past the town centre and follow signs to the stadium, which you will see on your left.

From the South

Leave the A1 (M) at junction 49, signposted to Teesside, and join the A168, which after approximately 11 miles will become the A19. Approximately 19 miles later take the A66 eastbound towards Middlesbrough town centre. Stay on A66 past the town centre (on your right) and follow signs to the stadium, which you will see on your left.

From the West

Leave the A1(M) at junction 57 onto the A66(M). Follow signs to Teesside on the A66. In approximately 18 miles you will pass Middlesbrough town centre (on your right) and follow signs to the stadium, which you will see on your left.

By Rail

Middlesbrough Station is located on Albert Road which is a 10 to 15 minutes’ walk from the Riverside. TransPennine Express and Northern Railway both operate through Middlesbrough Railway Station with direct services to and from York, Leeds and Manchester. Connecting services run to Eaglescliffe (Grand Central) and Darlington (Virgin East Coast) which are on the main routes to London and around the country.

How to reach the Riverside on foot from the railway station:

Exiting the station on to Bridge Street West, turn right and cross Albert Road. Follow Bridge Street East to the junction with Windward Way. Stay on Winward Way, eventually passing the Hudson Quay development on the left, and continue on under the bridge to the Riverside Stadium.

By Bus

Middlesbrough Bus Station is located with a 25 minute walk to the Riverside Stadium. It is served by coach services departing from and to many major cities throughout England.
Buses operate from Middlesbrough town centre. Please note there is no bus service directly to the Riverside Stadium.

How to reach the Riverside on foot from the bus station:

Leave the bus station via the Middlesbrough Cycle Centre exit on to Newport Road. Turning right, walk down Newport Road and turn left at Debenhams on to Linthorpe Road. Continue to the end of the road, cross over Wilson Street, and continue straight on. Walk through the railway underpass and up on to Bridge Street West. Turn right and walk down the road, crossing Albert Road on to Bridge Street East. Follow Bridge Street East to the Junction with Windward Way. Stay on Winward Way, eventually passing the Hudson Quay Development on the left, and continue on under the bridge to the Riverside Stadium.

There are a number of Arriva and Stage Coach Services that drop off in North Ormesby.

PARKING

Matchday Parking at the Stadium is only available to permit holders. Both home and away fans are able to purchase permits by calling the ticket office on 01642 929421 (subject to availability).

If you do not have a permit, you are advised to use town centre parking. The town has 3558 long stay parking spaces, which give you plenty of options to leave your car whilst watching the match. You are advised to use the town centre car parks as enforcement action will be taken against cars parked illegally or unsafely in areas around the stadium.

For further details on where to park on a matchday please visit visitmiddlesbrough.com/visitor-info/football

Coach Parking

Visiting coaches and minibuses are advised to park in car park D at the stadium. Access to this car park is from The Leeway. Coaches will be directed by MFC Stewards. The price of coach parking is £20 per coach and £10 per minibus. Parking is directly outside the visitors’ turnstiles.

Road Closures

Please note that a road closure operates before and immediately after the game to allow pedestrians to arrive and leave the Riverside safely. Road closures are likely to be in place for up to 45 minutes before kick off and up to 30 minutes after the final whistle.
 
FOOD AND DRINK

There are 5 concessions in the away end for visiting supporters in the Riverside Stadium supplying hot and cold drinks including alcohol. We also offer an extensive food range including burgers, pies, pizzas and a local delicacy called a parmo – a breaded chicken escallop topped with béchamel sauce and a generous portion of cheese.

Alongside the food kiosks and bars we also offer visiting supporters a super-efficient standalone Bottom’s up Beer unit solely for those fans only wanting a fast poured pint of Fosters.

Our payment options include Credit & Debit cards including contactless payment at the majority if the away locations. Please be aware there are no cash machines located at the stadium. *Excluding Amex.

WIGAN ATHLETIC SUPPORTERS ARE REMINDED THAT IT IS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE TO ENCROACH ON THE PITCH AND/OR TO USE PYROTECHNIC DEVICES AT MATCHES.

CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS AND BANNING ORDERS COULD RESULT IF ANYONE BREAKS THE LAW IN THIS WAY.

PLEASE RESPECT THE LAW AND THE GOOD NAME OF WIGAN ATHLETIC.


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