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Away Day Blues: Walsall

12 December 2019

The Silkmen are back in action this weekend with a scheduled trip to Walsall in Sky Bet League Two. We’ve collected everything you need to know in preparation for our trip to the Banks’ Stadium.

Stadium Address

Banks’s Stadium
Bescot Crescent

Distance from Moss Rose: 61.8 miles

Estimated travel time: 1 hour 30 minutes

About the Ground:

Walsall moved to the Banks’ Stadium, formerly the Bescot Stadium in 1990 after spending ninety-four years playing their football at Fellows Park.

The two-tier Homeserve Stand was extended in 2003 and it now towers over the rest of the stadium.

The redevelopment took the stadium capacity to 11,300 and ensured that the ground was all seated.

Macc fans will be housed in the University of Wolverhampton stand.


Adults - £20.00

Over 60 - £15.00

18 - 21 - £16.00

Under 18 - £10.00

Family Ticket - £22.00 (One adult, one under 18)

Please note that the above prices will rise by £2.00 on the day of the game.

Tickets will be on sale at the Moss Rose until noon on Friday 13th December.


Walsall operate their own car park next to the Banks’ Stadium at a cost of £4.

It is signposted ‘Blue Zone’ and can be accessed off Bescot Crescent next to the Park Inn Hotel. Bescot Stadium

Railway Station offers parking at a cheaper £2 and is opposite the stadium. It is a pay and display car park and can be accessed at the postcode WS1 4NH.

Food & Drink:

There is an away bar at The Banks' Stadium which will be hosuing Silkmen fans before Saturday's game.

Further along Bescot Crescent is a McDonalds restaurant and a Poundland, with a Morrisons just a short walk away at the postcode WS2 9BZ.

The Park Inn Hotel serves alcohol to away fans and shows Sky Sports before the game. Additionally, the King George V can be found opposite Morrisons and will serve Macc fans, although the pub gets busy and it can be difficult to get served quickly.

It is advised that Silkmen avoid the Fulbrook pub near to the ground.

Stadium Prices:

Pie: £3.20

Tea/Coffee: £2.20

Lager/Cider: £3.50

Matchday Programme: £3

If you’re making the short trip to Walsall, please make all the noise you possibly can. It is in times like these that your support rallies Daryl and his players and your efforts at our last away game at Salford really did not go unnoticed. 

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