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Droylsden Shock News !!

The authorities have relented and the match against Droylsden is no longer all ticket.

It is regrettable that none of those responsible for designating the game as all ticket spoke to FC United prior to taking their original decision and that our attempts to get the decision reversed have been ignored until now.

We would like to apologise to supporters for the inconvenience this change of arrangements may have caused and assure all FC fans that we will continue in our endeavour to have the interests of supporters put first.

Manchester Premier Cup 1st Round – Droylsden FC v FC United of Manchester, Tuesday 23rd October 2007 Kick Off 7:45pm

This game is to be played at Butchers Arms, Market Street, Droylsden, Manchester, M43 7AY

Ticket prices are as follows:

Adults £10
Over 65s and 14-16 year olds £5
Under 14 years £3

Directions :

From M60 - Outer Ring Road:

Exit motorway at Junction 23 (signed A635-Manchester from Oldham direction and A6140-Ashton under Lyne from Stockport direction). Join A635 towards Manchester. (1.25 miles from ground). After the retail park on left (A McDonald’s sign is prominent), take centre lane. Turn right at traffic lights onto A662 (signed Droylsden); in 100 yards at traffic lights the main road bends left. In half a mile at the next traffic lights turn right onto Market Street. Go straight on at traffic lights. Entrance to ground is 225 yards on left next to a hand car wash

By Train:

The nearest train stations are: Ashton-Under-Lyne, which is 2.5 miles from Droylsden, Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria which are both 4.5 miles from the ground.

By Bus:

Both Manchester train stations are a few minutes walk from Piccadilly Bus Station. From Piccadilly bus station you can catch bus numbers 231-235 getting off at the corner of Medlock Street/Market Street and the Ground is 2 mins walk away. Taking bus numbers 216, 236 & 237, get off at the corner of Manchester Road/Market Street and the Ground is also 2 mins walk away. Both routes take roughly 20/25 minutes.

The bus station in Ashton-Under-Lyne is a few mins away from the train station. From there you can catch bus numbers 232, 233, 169 & 168 getting off at the corner of Medlock Street/Market Street and the Ground is 2 mins walk. Taking bus numbers 216, 236 & 237, get off at the corner of Manchester Road/Market Street which is also 2 mins walk to the Ground. Both routes take 10/15 minutes.


There are no on-site parking facilities at the ground. There is a ’pay and display’ shopping centre car park nearby, however spaces may be limited.

What if it’s a draw

In the event of the scores in a match being level at the end of normal play, extra time shall be played in two equal periods. If the tie is still undecided after the period of extra time the winners shall be determined by the taking of kicks from the penalty mark.

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