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Travel Guide: Stamford Bridge




Vital Man City has decided to run a new travel guide to help fans get to away games easier. This time it's to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea.

Route:
from Eastlands - to Stamford Bridge

Capacity:
42,055 supporters

Away Fans Stand:
South East Corner of Shed End

Capacity:
Approx 3,000 supporters

Pitch Size:
103 x 67 metres

Approx Time:
4 hours

Link (AA Route Planner:)
Further details can be found www.theaa.com
(you need to type in the start and destination)

Simple Directions:
1) Start on Ashton New Road
2) At the SportCity junction, turn left at the traffic lights onto the A6010
3) At the next set of lights, turn left onto the A57
4) At the roundabout take the third exit onto the M60
5) Leave the M60 at junction 4 onto the M56
6) Leave the M56 at junction 7, then merge onto the A556
7) At Bowdon roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A556
8) At roundabout take the 1st exit, then join the M6
9) At Junction 11A take the right hand lane to continue forward onto the M6 toll
10) At Junction 8 continue forward onto the M42
11) After about 25 miles, at Junction 7A continue forward onto the M6
12) Bear left onto the M1
Speed Cameras all along M1
13) At Junction 6A continue forward onto the M1
14) Continue forward, then at roundabout take the 4th exit onto the A406
15) At roundabout take the 2nd exit heading towards the North Circular, Wembley
16) Continue forward, then merge onto the A406
Warning: Traffic Awful here, A406
17) From here you need to get yourself to the A3220, it's not difficult
18) Then continue along the A3220
19) At traffic signals turn right onto the A308
From here you can find some decent parking spaces and this is also the best place go to the pub etc...

Milage:
210 miles

Best Pub:
Slug and Lettuce - It's outside Fulham Broadway train station, situated a few minutes walk from the stadium. It's an upmarket pub with a good security and police presence outside on matchdays. Very full but rarely any trouble.

*I'm not feeling too confident about this one. I'm expecting a Chelsea win but I'm just hoping the players believe we can win. However, despite a good defensive record; I think Tevez, Bellamy and A Johnson can trouble the defence and the step-in goalkeeper Hilario.

The journalist

Writer: bigal84 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 26 2010

Time: 8:12PM

Your Comments

and I bet you all had a wonderful journey home :-)
merlin
 

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