Vanarama Premier League
Saturday 28th March 2015
Kick Off 3.00pm

Stadium Impact Arena, North Street, Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 7FZ
Telephone 01773 830277
Club Colours All Red
Alfreton Colours

Official Website

Key Personnel Greenwich born manager Nicky Law was a youth at Arsenal before a very varied 500 plus games playing career with eight clubs. He has managed at Chesterfield, Bradford City, Grimsby Town and Buxton before joining Alfreton in 2007. 

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Nicky Law

Brief Directions by Road
Leave the M1 at junction 28 and take the A38 towards Derby. After around two miles look out for and take the B600 signposted Alfreton. After half a mile on this the Nottingham road you will see Christ the King Catholic Church on your left. Turn left here into North Street for the ground.

Car Parking
There is a small car park at the ground for early arrivals but failing that street parking is plentiful and early birds should be able to park very close to the ground.

Directions by Train Trains from London St Pancras will take around two and half hours involving a change at Nottingham.
The ground is a 15 minute walk away from the station. Turn right onto Mansfield Road. then take the second left into Prospect Street. At the end of Prospect Street, turn right onto Nottingham Road, then the second left into Victoria Street for the ground.

Supporters Coach
The supporters coach will leave the Hive at 10 am with earlier pick up points at Potters Bar Station, Barnet (3 separate places), Whetstone and Edgware starting at 9 am. The price is £28.00 return.

Eating and Drinking Locally
There are two bars inside the ground one for home supporters only if the game is segregated. However, just outside the entrance to the ground is the Alfreton Town Supporters Club, which does admit away fans.
The Victoria Inn (nearest the ground) is a good bet as is the Plough both to be found on the Nottingham Road.

Inside the ground the usual fayre awaits but a spy tells me that the club specialize in a tray of “Chips & Gravy” - if you like blatant contamination of food I suggest you try them. “The Full Monty” which often sells out early incorporates the chips and gravy option above plus meat pie and mushy peas.
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Last Visit and Memories
Our visit last season was in September 2013 when a Keanu Marsh-Brown goal was the only cheer in a 3-1 defeat.

Ground Description
The Stadium here is one of the smaller grounds we will encounter on our travels with a capacity of just 3,500. The odd looking Main Stand comprises three small structures, one of which has standing facilities called th Tommie Bradley Terrace. Opposite is the similar Tom McRoy Stand which is a partially covered seating area running the length of the pitch. Behind one goal is another small four row seated area converted from the old terrace called the Bentley Close End. Our home for the duration will be the Tin end which is a decent sized terrace with a small cover in the centre. This may change as segregation may not be in force in which case we will have complete access to all parts of the ground
The cover of the stands and the barriers will leave you in no doubt which colours the “home” team plays in.
Home for the day!
Admission Prices
Adults £18 Concessions £12

Celebrity Watch
My exhaustive searches have drawn a complete blank when it comes to “celebrities” from Alfreton, apart from James Young, who patented a process to obtain oil from coal in 1848 or BBC weather girl Sally Pepper. Indeed contacts at the club and supporters I have interacted with say that no one of any note has been born here – ever! Apart from Wozza the Red who I thank for his assistance with this guide.

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