I did find the p. Booking train tickets in advance will normally save you money! Torquay fans sang all game although not much variety of songs and were a credit to their team. Inside the Argyle fans had the whole of the quite steeply banked Hazlewoods Stand at one end, plus a bit of the adjacent Wymans Road stand which is very close to the pitch. Comment on the game itself, atmosphere, stewards, pies, facilities etc. Summary of overall thoughts of the day: Average game in a nice stadium and I enjoyed the day overall.
Will go again if Argyle are in town. Booking train tickets in advance will normally save you money! The 1960s saw Peter Lucas and Arthur Gooch from showing their presence, with being beaten by a kick after the siren against Springvale in the 1960 preliminary final. It is a covered, all seated, single tiered stand, part of which is given to away supporters. Whaddon Road is a very tidy little ground that has a lot of character. The Cheltenham fans made some noise in opposite stand behind goal. Simply go down Whaddon Road, passing the ground and the bowling club on your left.
In January 2008, Cheltenham won four games in a row, the first time the club had achieved this since joining the in 1999. The Wymans is the side stand located opposite the Main Stand. The Wymans Stand is comfortable with a excellent view of the action. Stewards were relaxed despite the heavy police presents no idea why! The ground is small, but with a nice mix of old and new stands. At end of Queens Road and turn left into Lansdown Road. The stand was quite full and when a fellow supporter put the drum on the netting the steward had an absolute fit which led to all of us planning to generate some atmosphere moving to the other end of the stand.
We drove into Cheltenham from Junction 10 of the M5 the traffic on the main road in was rubbish and parked in the pay and display Europarks car park in North Place. Jack Barker, Jim Sloss, Jeff Farnbach, Eric Whitecross, Jim Brooks and Norm Wilson, all giving great service during the 1940s and 1950s. Andrew Butterfield took the seniors reigns in 2002 and 2003. For a season-by-season statistical breakdown, see. Comments on getting away from the ground after the game: No problems as we were on the train, and we go to the station on time especially since the train home was delayed surprise, surprise! Things then started to get a bit nasty in the Colchester end as a small group of loudmouths abused the Cheltenham forwards at corners and set-pieces.
This resulted in a 20 minute wait and an awful lot of frustrated-looking drivers - but once we were out of the ground, it was a fast and comfortable journey home. The food on offer within the ground is not bad; you can choose from Burgers £2. It's a long way from my home in Durham so a good one to tick off the list while I was on holiday and had time on my hands. The Robins ended the season in 6th and defeated Torquay United 2—0 at home and then 1—2 away to secure a 4—1 aggregate victory in the League 2 Play-off Semi-finals. Cheltenham deservedly added two more to win 3-0. It is a covered, all seated, single tiered stand, part of which is given to away supporters. Comment on getting away from the ground after the game: Only a five minute walk back to the car, bit of traffic getting out but we did park only a short distance from the stadium.
A win always makes you enjoy your day but Cheltenham is well worth a trip. I found Cheltenham itself to be quite pleasant and the supporters friendly. From the Town centre it is a short walk to Whaddon Road down Prestbury Road. The stewards were friendly and helpful although there was some criticism from Argyle fans as some were not sitting in their allocated seats and there seemed to quite a few standing in the aisles during the game. The game only just survived a late pitch inspection after an overnight frost. I had purchased a ticket for the Wyman's Stand via the club's webpages.
There is decent full length stand on one side and a shorter stand on the other side. With both sides near the bottom of the table, it felt like a must-win game even for this early in the season. Attendance: 3,105 Cheltenham Town v Mansfield Town League Two Sunday December 29th 2012, 3pm Jeff Beastall Mansfield Town fan An unusual fixture this one on the last Sunday of 2013. The Whaddon Road ground is small and has a non-league feel to it although I do not mean that in a negative way. We met up in the Spectre pub, located on the High Street in the town centre. We went 1-0 down at half-time. Cheltenham Town v Portsmouth Football League Two Saturday 19th November 2016, 3pm Dan Frostick Portsmouth fan Why were you looking forward to this game and visiting Whaddon Road? Striker was also signed on a season-long loan from , and left back joined the club from.
Total dimensions 72 x3 5mm. Wasn't much choice on the food menu unfortunately but the toilets were decent. Comment on the game itself, atmosphere, stewards, pies, facilities etc. Inside the Argyle fans had the whole of the quite steeply banked Hazlewoods Stand at one end, plus a bit of the adjacent Wymans Road stand which is very close to the pitch. This was to be my 70th league ground visited - ideal for a visit as I was on holiday and my team Sunderland were not playing. Archived from on 30 June 2012. From there I headed back down the M5 and A30 without any problems.
Six goals, two sendings off and the manager sent to the stands - end to end football, one of the best lower league games I've seen in a while. However accessing it was a bit of a faff involving a trek around a few streets of housing. Archived from on 23 September 2012. The ground has three small, but smart looking sides, while the Main Stand has terracing in front with seating above in the upper tier. Its junior club, the Cheltenham Junior Football Club, fields multiple junior teams in the South Metro Junior Football League. The clubhouse serves a good range of beers and does a brisk trade in food, so I settled down with sausage and chips and a pint or three. A beautiful sunny day helped but Cheltenham is a lovely town with lots of regency architecture - so well worth making a weekend of any trip.
There was some doubt about the match being played due to a frozen pitch and the go-ahead didn't come through until about 1 o'clock. We had lunch from the very popular Central Cross Cafe outside seating only the food was good. Attendance: 3,105 Cheltenham Town v Mansfield Town League Two Sunday December 29th 2012, 3pm Jeff Beastall Mansfield Town fan An unusual fixture this one on the last Sunday of 2013. At the next Montpellier roundabout, turn left into Montpellier Walk which later becomes the Promenade. Find train times, prices and book tickets with Trainline. Stayed the night before at my brother in laws, who lives in the area.