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Away Ground Guide- Maidenhead United (FA Trophy Rd 3- Saturday 3 February 2018)

Maidenhead UnitedYork Road


Admission Charges ( Taken from MUFC website, to be confirmed).....

Adults £15
Concessions £10
Under 16: £5 

This will be our first visit to York Road, and also both clubs first foray into Round 3 of the FA Trophy. York Road is in the town centre, and easy to find on foot, just past the Heritage Centre on your right, across the road - the entrance to the ground is clearly signed. Main entrance is in York Road, but you can also enter via Bell Street. There are two car parks just across the road - Grove Road and the Town Hall.
The ground is also just 5 minutes walk from the railway station.
Seating is at no extra charge - and Maidenhead have an excellent new stand with disabled access and wheelchair spaces.
There is a tea bar from which hot and cold drinks plus snacks can be obtained. The chips are excellent. In addition Stripes Bar is open on match days for anyone in need of a pint
The word is that there is n…

Stockport County 2 York City 0 ( Vanarama National League- North)27 January 2018


Harrogate Town 4 Stockport County 1 ( Vanarama National League- North) 23 January 2018

If the weather was cold and wintry as County took on high flying full timers Harrogate Town at their Wetherby Road gaff last night, the treatment afforded to County’s travelling fans was happilyback to its pre 2016/17 best with Town the perfect hosts. 
On the park however the treatment meted out by the home side matched the weather precisely as County were beaten 4-1 on what was a disappointing night for Jim Gannon’s side.
At times County looked good and played some neat football, but they found high scoring Town sharper and better where it mattered most- at the sharp end. Put simply Harrogate looked what they are….a good team honed and made better by being able to work together full time. They are second in the division and score for fun, and we saw why last night.
It might be opined that the only success for County was the goal scored by new dad Chris Smalley…..but that is too simplistic. There were a few consolations.... County as a whole kept working to try and get something from the…