Pre Season Friendly
Saturday 18th July 2015
Kick Off 3.00 pm

York Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1SF
Telephone 01628 636314
Club Colours Black and White
Nickname Magpies

Key Personnel
Alan Devonshire is the new Manager at York Road and joined from Braintree Town in May. Devonshire featured in nearly 450 games in midfield, most of them alongside Sir Trevor Brooking, for West Ham United between 1976-1990 and also won 8 full England caps. He has also managed at Hampton & Richmond.

Brief Directions by Road
Leave the M4 at Junction 8 and take the A404(M). At the end of the A404(M) take the A4 (Bath Road) towards Maidenhead. On reaching the town centre you will come to a large roundabout. Bear left (the 2nd exit) continuing on the A4. Go straight across the first roundabout and at the second turn right into Forlease Road and then second right into York Road. These directions courtesy of MUFC.

Car Parking
Car Parking at the ground is strictly limited to the players and officials. There are numerous Municiple facilities in the Town centre which is only a 10 minute walk away.

Directions by Train
Maidenhead station is 5 minutes walk from the ground and is served by trains from London Paddington. A “fast train” is less than 30 minutes journey time.

Eating and Drinking Locally
Stripes Bar is the social club facility at the ground and we will all be made welcome. The Conservative club adjacent to the ground is also open and if you speak to the steward he might remember me as I have gigged there with numerous bands over the years!

Ground Description
The ground first opened in 1871 is now officially recognised by the FA as the "oldest senior football ground continuously used by the same club"
The new Railway stand was built last year and is the focal point of the ground, it holds 550 seats. Behind both goals covered terracing is on offer.

Admission Prices
Normal admission prices are £10.00 with Concessions £6.00

Previous Meetings and Memories
Looking back at my records our last visit to Maidenhead was in October 1964 in the old Athenian League when a Roger Figg goal earned us a point in a 1-1 draw.

Celebrity Watch

Some serious A list celebs have resided in the town over the years – TV icon Richard Dimbleby, Dr Doolittle author Hugh Lofting, the Spice Girls shared a house here before they became a nuisance and the enigmatic actress/personality Diana Dors lived here too. 

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