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FA Cup First Round Information

19 October 2016

All the info you need for our first round tie at Cheltenham.

Crewe Alexandra travel to Cheltenham's Whaddon Road for the first round of the FA Cup. The tie will be taking place on Saturday, 5th November will a 3pm kick off.

Cheltenham Town v Crewe Alexandra

FA Cup First Round

05/11/16 Kick Off 3pm


Standing           Seating                                 

             £10.00             £15.00                      Adults

  £7.00                £10.00     Senior Citizen +65

  £1.00                £1.00                    Under 18

£1.00               £1.00                    Students


and are priced at10.30amCoaches depart at


  £15.00      Season Ticket Holders/Members

£16.00             Non Season Ticket Holders


By Car

How to find us

Road Directions

From the North (M5): Leave M5 at junction 10 - follow road (A4019 towards Cheltenham. Keep straight on through Traffic Lights, until you come to large roundabout (PC World on right & McDonalds on left), turn left. About 500 yards up this road, you will come to double mini roundabout, go straight over. Keep going about 300 yards, then turn right into Swindon Lane, follow this road over level crossing and two mini roundabouts until you come to larger roundabout. Go straight over (signposted Prestbury), for the ground, continue past racecourse and turn right (Albert Road), follow this to the end and at a roundabout turn left into Prestbury Road. After 200 yards turn right into Whaddon Road and The Abbey Business Stadium and car park are 300 yards on left.


From the South (M5): Exit M5 at junction 11, follow signs to Cheltenham, you will then be on A40. Continue over first roundabout then at next roundabout bear right, following signs for Oxford A40. After half a mile continue over a set of traffic lights then after another half a mile continue over some more lights, bearing left slightly and continuing to follow signs for Oxford A40. Go straight over next roundabout (still following Oxford A40). At next traffic lights turn right then immediately left into Sandford Road. Continue to a mini roundabout and turn left (still signposted Oxford A40). At next traffic lights continue straight over onto B4075 (signposted Prestbury). After half a mile bear right, staying on B4075 as it becomes Priors Road. Take the next left into Whaddon Road, continue over a mini roundabout and Whaddon Road stadium is on the right-hand side.


From London/Oxford A40: Follow road into and through Charlton Kings, you will come to some lights where the Cirencester Road joins from left. Go straight on, but at next set of lights turn right into Hales Road. This is the B4075 (signposted Prestbury). After half a mile bear right, staying on B4075 as it becomes Priors Road. Take the next left into Whaddon Road, continue over a mini roundabout and The Abbey Business Stadium is on the right-hand side. 

From London/Swindon A417: As the A417 continues downhill towards Cheltenham, passing the Air Balloon public house on the left, you will reach a roundabout. Take the first exit signposted Gloucester A417. Continue to junction with M5 motorway then head north on M5 (signposted Worcester). Stay on M5 for one junction then leave at Junction 11 and head towards Cheltenham. Follow directions asabove from M5 South.

Post Code for SAT NAV GL52 5NA

 Matchday Parking


Unfortunately there is limited car parking available to the general public at Whaddon Road on match days. Street parking in theimmediate vicinity is also restricted.

By Rail / By Bus


Please note there is no rail links between Birmingham and Cheltenham and rail replacement buses will be in operation that day.


Cheltenham Spa railway station is approximately 2½ miles and a good 40 minutes walk from the ground. Take the D bus (every 10 mins during the day/20 mins during the evening) from the station to the town centre then either walk (15 mins) or take the A bus to Whaddon Road  Alternatively, a taxi could cost roughly £10.


Matchday social facilties include the stadium bar, which is open to everyone and has a widescreen TV with hot food served on Saturdays between midday and 2.45pm with light snacks from 5pm to 10.30pm. Within the ground you can purchase non-alcoholic beverages, burgers, pies and chips.

  Whaddon Road Stadium, Cheltenham, Glos, GL52 5NA Cheltenham Town FC,

Telephone:  01242 573558

Official Club Website:

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