North Ferriby Utd v Darlington

Saturday 26th August 2017, 3pm
Vanarama Conference North

North Ferriby Utd FC:
Eon Visual Media Stadium, Grange Lane/Church Rd, North Ferriby, East Yorks HU14 3AB
Tel: 01482 634601. Twitter: @northferribyutd

History: Formed in 1934, the club moved through the East Riding and Yorkshire leagues after World War II. The Villagers then joined the North Counties East League in 1982 - enjoyed an FA Vase final at Wembley in 1997 - before being able to move to a higher level in 2000. They also won the East Riding Cup a record-breaking six times in a row in this period. The high points have been in recent seasons - winning the FA Trophy at Wembley in 2015, defeating Wrexham on penalites. In 2015/16, they won the Conference North play-offs, although only survived one season before relegation.

Record attendance:
Capacity: 2,700
Last season: 24th (Conference, relegated)
Honours: : FA Trophy winners 2015; Conference North play-off winners 2015–16; Northern Premier League Premier champions 2012–13; Northern Premier League Div 1 champions 2004–05

Record victory:
Record defeat:
Nickname: The Villagers
Colours: Green and white
Manager: Steve Housham
Chairman: Eman and Steve Forster

Click here for streetmap of the Bradford PA's ground

Admission prices (2016/17 ) Adults £15; OAPs – over 65, students) £8; Under 16: £4; Under 12s admitted free if accompanied by an adult.

Distance from Darlington 101 miles (1hr 45 mins) From the North: It is suggested you head on the A1. Follow the eastbound M62 until it becomes the A63 about 12 miles from Hull. Keep heading on towards Hull. Look out for the turn off for Ferriby and turn left. Follow this road past the Duke of Cumberland pub. There is a crossroads, turn right here down Church Road. Look out for the sign for the ground past the church.

Parking: There is parking on Grange Lane's playing field car park. There is also room in nearby streets, with consideration for local residents. Some spaces may be available at the primary school on Church Road (£2 charge).

Darlington FC Supporters' Club
Coach 11am; fare: £20 Contact: Darlington FC Supporters Group, call 01325 250531 or 07951 434731 to book a seat.Details of the supporters' group travel can be found here.

Ferriby Lodge 01482 634900
Barton Private Hire 01652 408383
LDC Hull Taxis 01652 408383

The ground is to the north east of Ferriby railway station. Follow the first road on the right, you will then come out on Church Road and Grange Lane is only a couple of hundred yards to your right.

The official site is pretty good.

The village is eight miles west of Hull, close to the Humber Bridge and on the estuary. It has a population of less than 4,000.

At the ground:

There is a sports bar, open from 12.30pm, with full facilities and a range of drink and food.

Near the ground:

The Duke of Cumberland High Street, North Ferriby, HU14 3JP
Village pub that also does food. Ales include Pedigree and Jennings and guests. Open from 11.30am.

The Sandpiper, Monks Way East, Melton Park, Melton HU14 3HE
West of the village, a Marston's chain place if you want food and are in the car.