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Monday, November 28, 2016

Mangotsfield Information For Travelling Hereford Supporters


Hereford travel to Mangotsfield tomorrow for a Southern League South and West fixture.

Here's some information from Mangotsfield for travelling supporters:
 
The Doug Hillard Sports Stadium currently has a capacity of 3,038 of which 300 are seated under cover in the main stand.
Spectators can be accommodated on the terraced areas around the ground with the vast majority of these areas being covered, all four sides of the ground offering covered spectating areas.
Within the ground there is the main stand where the 300 seats are situated, this is adjacent to the turnstiles, on the left hand side as you enter the ground. There are three covered terraces, these are opposite the main stand, behind the goal at the clubhouse end of the ground and at the Cossham Street end of the ground.

Admission

Admission at The Doug Hillard Sports Stadium is Adults £8.00 and Concessions £5.00. Under 16's can watch free of charge.

Parking Facilities
There is a car park in the ground which can accommodate up to 80 cars (if you wish to park in the ground it is advisable to arrive early). There is no charge for using the clubs parking facilities.
Occasionally (for matches when large crowds are anticipated) we have use of the field adjacent to Cossham Street and also the car parking facilities at Pomphrey Hill Playing Fields situated about 300 yards past the ground on the right hand side.
If you decide to park on the roads surrounding the ground it is advisable to keep an eye out for traffic wardens and to HEED any advice they may give you on where you can and can't park, it has been known for cars to be towed away by the Police if they are parked incorrectly or causing an obstruction.

PLEASE  do not use the Cleve Rugby Club car park as they also have activities on the night.

SAT NAV is BS16 9EN

Clubhouse

Open  from 6.00pm until 11.00pm on weekday evening matches.
Within the clubhouse there are two separate bars, a lounge bar and a function room.
In the Lounge bar there is a wide screen wall mounted television showing live sport. The Lounge bar is where most fans gather prior to the match.
The function room is large and can cater for 180 people when necessary. There is also a big screen and several TV screens in the function room.

Match day food

There is a snack bar situated to the left of the main stand as you enter the ground. Hot food on first team matchdays is available from 6.30pm for weekday fixtures.
The menu is as follows : tea & coffee £1, Hot chocolate £1, soup £1, water and canned drinks £1, chocolate bars 75p, chips £1.50, pies/pasties/sausage rolls £1.50, sausage (2) & chips £2.50, burger £2, cheesburger £2.50, chips & curry sauce £2, chips & gravey £2, cheese & onion rolls £1

Match Programme

The programme is on sale as you enter the ground through the turnstiles (by, Keith Hack) or if you arrive early it is available inside the clubhouse for £2.00. The Mangotsfield United programme is widely regarded as one of the better reads in the Southern League and is well worth a look! There are many other programmes also available in the clubshop from as little as 20p!

Club Shop

Open matchdays. The club shop is located in the ground level portacabin inside the ground to the right of the turnstiles.  On midweek evenings, the shop opens from 7.00pm, and is open at Half-time and for 15 minutes after the game ends.

Toilets

There are toilets situated in the clubhouse and there is also a toilet block inside the ground to the left of the main stand.