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AWAY INFO: READING

7 March 2019

Useful information for Latics supporters heading to the Madejski Stadium.

  • Latics head to Reading in the Sky Bet Championship.
  • Subject to availability, tickets are available until 3.00pm on Friday 8 March.
  • Listen or watch live on iFollow Latics.

READING v WIGAN ATHLETIC
MADEJSKI STADIUM

SKY BET CHAMPIONSHIP
SATURDAY 9 MARCH 2019
KICK-OFF 3.00PM

Latics supporters make their way to Reading on Saturday as Paul Cook's men travel to the Madejski Stadium in the Sky Bet Championship.

For those who haven't travelled to Reading 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.

TICKETS

Allocation: 1,065

Tickets are priced as follows when purchased in advance:

Season Card Holders

Adults - £20
Over 65s - £13
18-24s - £10
U18s - £5
U13s - £4

Non-Season Card Holders

Adults - £25
Over-65s - £16
18-24 year olds - £13
Under-18s - £8
Under-13s - £7

OFF SALE DATES

Online – 4pm on Tuesday 5 March
Phones and in person – 3pm on Friday 8 March

HOW TO BUY

Phone – 01942 311111
In Person – 
DW Stadium Ticket Office opening hours

PAY ON THE DAY

Latics supporters can purchase tickets on the day of the game from the Away Ticket Office situated between gates nine and ten, this will be open from 1.30pm.

Tickets can also be purchased on the day by calling 0118 968 1213.

Gate

Make your way to your gate number indicated on your ticket (usually gate 9). Turnstiles open 1½ hours before kick-off. Place your ticket into the reader at the entrance to the turnstile, when the light turns green, push the turnstile and make your way through.

If you experience a problem, then do not panic as friendly fan support staff in blue jackets will be happy to assist. Once inside the stadium follow the signs to find your block where you will be seated. If you have trouble locating your seat, please ask the nearest steward for assistance. 


INFORMATION FOR DISABLED SUPPORTERS

Please visit readingfc.co.uk for information for disabled supporters visiting the Madejski Stadium.

TRAVEL

Postcode: RG2 0FL


BY SUPPORTERS CLUB COACH

Coaches will depart from the DW Stadium at 8.30am on Saturday morning, with an approximate journey time of four and a half hours.

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 ROAD

From Junction 11 of the M4, follow signs towards Reading. Madejski Stadium is on your left-hand side after less than a mile. For SatNav systems, the postcode is RG2 0FL.

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Public Transport  The nearest railway station to Madejski Stadium is Reading, situated 3 miles away. From the station take a F1 Shuttle service which brings you directly to the stadium.

Pick up is from Reading Station South West Interchange - Pedestrian access is direct from the station forecourt on the south side towards Tudor Road and Greyfriars Road.

These shuttle services are regular both pre-match and post-match. Return fares are £2 adult and £1 child. Please note that buses do require the exact change. 


PARKING

Parking  The recommended car park for visiting fans is Wood, Shinfield Park. Postcode for Satnav: RG2 9FW.

Parking is free and is situated only a short bus ride away from the stadium.

Fares on return bus shuttle are £4 adult and £2 child . Directions: from J11, M4, take exit B3270 (signposted Earley) and follow yellow signs to ‘Match Reading FC Park & Ride’. 
 
There are a limited number of spaces available at the stadium in the Family parking area if you have a child aged under 8 with you at a cost of £10.

If you are a Blue Badge holder, you can park in our Disabled car park for £5, subject to availability. Please use the Northern Way entrance (B&Q will be on your left).

Continue straight ahead where car park attendants will take your payment and direct you to an available parking area. Postcode for Satnav: RG2 0FL.

MATCH DAY FACILITIES
 
Recommended Pubs

There is no pub dedicated to visiting supporters in Reading town centre.

Closer to the stadium, the Holiday Inn, Basingstoke Road, RG2 0SL or the World Turned Upside Down, Basingstoke Road, RG2 0JE.

Prior to the match, you are also welcome to make use of our Fan Zone which opens 1½ hours prior to kick-off outside the East Stand which sells Heineken and the multi award winning local ale ‘Good Old Boy’.

Alternatively, Alcohol is available from the concourse retail outlets inside the stadium.

Food and Entertainment

Visit one of the outside catering units prior to entering the turnstiles to purchase items such as: burgers, sausages, hog roast, fish and chips.

Otherwise, kiosks located along the stadium concourses offer a wide range of hot and cold food and drink items.
 
Smoking

The Madejski Stadium is a no smoking facility. If you wish to smoke at half time, please make your way outside to the secure compound where there will also be refreshments available. This includes the use of e-cigarettes.

Cash Machine and Payments

An ATM is located to the right of the Megastore. Contactless Payment is accepted at the concourse retail outlets


 

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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