Away Bladez: New Manor Ground
Feature by Blades-mad
Updated Sunday, 15th July 2012
Blades-Mad give you all the necessary information on traveling to New Manor Ground, home of Ilkeston who we face in three days time.
Club: Ilkeston FC
Ground: New Manor Ground
Take M1 south to J26.
Take A610 westbound signposted Ripley.
Leave at first exit, taking a left onto A6096 signposted Awsworth, Ilkeston.
Take a right turn at the first island signposted A6096 Ilkeston.
After approx. 0.5 miles take a right turn, signposted Cotmanhay.
Ground just over the railway bridge on the left.
There is a car park on the New Manor Ground usually with a £2.00 charge. However many people choose to park their vehicles free of charge outside the ground on the main road.
There is a clubhouse inside the ground which sells alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages before and after the game as well as at half-time. Food can also be purchased from various catering units within the ground.
GROUND CAPACITY: 3029, including 500 seats, and cover for 2000 spectators.
OTHER FAN INFO
There are 2 message boards relating to Ilkeston FC. The long standing unofficial website Whiteball Project has an open forum which has been extremely popular over the years but its very nature has left it wide open to abusive posts and threads (not all from rival fans!) and many fans that prefer to comment more constructively now use the official forum instead. You need to register if you wish to post on the official forum. Web addresses are as follows:
Ilkeston FC: s10.zetaboards.com