First Time Visitor to Oadby Town?

First Time Visitor to Oadby Town?

By Owen Jones
6 December 2012
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Planning on coming to Freeway Park? Here is some useful information to help you plan your visit...

If you’re planning on coming to Oadby Town FC to take in a game for the first time, then we look forward to seeing you. We have tried to provide all the information below that you may need on your first visit to Freeway Park, but if you have any questions please do not hesitate to call us during office hours on 0116 2715728 and we would be more than happy to answer any questions.

Where do Oadby Town play?
We play home games at Freeway Park, Wigston Road, Oadby, Leicestershire, LE2 5QG – just outside of the Town Centre and 4 miles from Leicester City Centre.

How do I get to Freeway Park?
By Car:The postcode for the ground is LE2 5QG for sat-nav users. Otherwise, turnoff the A6 or A5199 and Wigston Road makes up part of the B582 – follow signs to Brocks Hill Park, which is behind the ground.
By Bus: From Leicester, Arriva Route 31A stops a very short walk from Wigston Road.
By Train: Wigston Road is in between two stations, Leicester and South Wigston. Leicester station lies on the Midland Mainline as well as routes from Cambridge, Stansted Airport, Lincoln and Birmingham. The 31A Bus takes you from the station to Wigston Road.

Where can I park?
Free parking is available at both ends of the ground. For big matches (FA Cup and FA Vase) it's worth arriving early as they can fill up very quickly.

What time do matches start?
We play our home games throughout the season on a Saturday and Tuesday dependent on our fixture list from August through to the end of April. Saturday games kick off at 3.00pm and midweek games at 7.45pm.

How much is admission and do I need a ticket?
Matches at Freeway Park are almost exclusively pay at the turnstile unless you have a season ticket. Admission prices are as follows:

Adult: £5
Concessions (OAP/NUS/LCFC Season Ticket Holder/Armed Forces Personnel/NHS Staff): £3
U18s: Free

Season Tickets grant you entry for every league home game for the current season.

Where can I buy a Match day Programme?
Programmes are £1 and available from both entrances to the ground. Old copies can also be bought in the club shop. Sellers will also bring any remaining copies to the bar for purchase during the game.

What Facilities are at the ground?
Once you are in the ground you are more than welcome into our clubhouse and bar (usually open at least an hour before kick-off on match days). Sells a mixture of soft and alcoholic drinks, with an Ale quite often on offer, as well as light snacks.

Club Shop
The Club Shop, run by the Supporters Club, is open an hour before kick-off on Saturday match days until half time, time vary for midweek fixtures. The shop is situated in the clubhouse.

Available for purchase are replica Oadby Town shirts (for all ages) and other merchandise such as hats, scarves, flags, key rings, mugs, clocks and badges. We also have a large stock of old match day programmes from other clubs.

Food Outlets
There is a food outlet inside the ground on match days, found to the side of the clubhouse. It serves the usual football fare of burgers, hot dogs and chips as well as a variety of hot drinks.

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