It is the Cheshire Derby tomorrow afternoon, as we head to the Alexandra Stadium to face Crewe Alexandra.
We’re sure many of you will be making the short trip across the county, so we’ve compiled everything you need to know ahead of the game.
Distance from Moss Rose: 21 miles
Estimated travel time: 40 minutes
About the Ground:
Crewe have played at Gresty Road since 1906 however in the late 90’s, the stadium was rebuilt to make it an all-seater ground. The Main Stand towers over the rest of the ground with the remaining three stands being significantly smaller. Macclesfield fans will be located in the Whitby Morrison Ice Cream Van Stand.
Admission prices for the game are as follows -
Adults - £22.00
Under 11s - £6.50
12-16 years - £10.50
Disabled - £17.00
Carer - Free
Supporters can purchase online at www.eticketing.co.uk/crewealex whre they will be able to choose their seat from the seating plan and then choose one of the following:
Digital Tickets download each of their match tickets to their Google Pay or Apple Wallet
Scan their downloaded digital ticket at the turnstile.
Print at Home, Print their barcoded tickets which can be presented at the turnstile
Collection, collect from the away ticket office on the day of the game.
Tickets will also be available on the day from the away ticket office - which is situated right next to the away turnstiles.
This will be open from noon and cash/card payments are accepted.
There is a large car park at the stadium at a cost of £3.50 with spaces aplenty. For a cheaper option, Macc fans can park on the Weston Road Industrial Estate which is a 15-minute walk to the stadium. This is found at the postcode CW1 6XZ and is free of charge.
Food & Drink:
The stadium is located in the town so there is lots of restaurants nearby for a bite to eat. Opposite the stadium is Fish and Chip shop with a Sainsburys, Domino’s and numerous takeaways in close proximity to the Alexandra Stadium.
As it is a Cheshire Derby, we are warning fans to take extra care around the ground. The Corner Bar at the Royal Hotel has separate bars for home and away fans and is just 50 yards away from the train station on Nantwich Road. If parking on the industrial estate, you will pass a Brewers Fayre pub called the Brocklebank Pub which is popular with away fans. Here the pub offers reasonably priced pints with multiple TV’s showing the early kick-off.
Pie - £3
Tea/Coffee - £1.80
Lager/Cider - £3.50
Programme - £3
Every point matters at this stage of the season and games don’t come much more important than this. Enjoy the match and let's hope that we will all be celebrating another away victory.