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15 August 2013

A look at the home of this weekend's opponents.

Rodney Parade

Telephone: 01633 670690

Capacity: 11,676: (Reduced to 5,511 for football matches)
Away Capacity: The away supporters area is made up of  500+ seats in the new Bisley stand and 500+ on an open seated structure behind and goals
Average 2012/13 Attendance: 2,371

Tickets: This match is all ticket for away supporters, and Rovers have sold out their allocation for this game. There will be no tickets available on the day, and Rovers fans without tickets are advised not to travel.

How To Get There: Fans travelling from Bristol should leave the M4 at Junction 25A which is just prior to the Brynglas Tunnels, joining the A4042 into Newport. This will take you the short distance into the City and easy access to the Car park. The Millennium Bridge will be clearly visible over the river just prior to the leisure centre and University Building.

There is a large multi storey car park situated near the Newport Leisure centre that allows easy access to the Millennium Footbridge which is the route that all away fans will use to access the ground.

Train Travel: There will be a number of Police officers outside the Railway Station who will be able to provide advice as to the quickest route to the ground. They will also provide advice as to which area’s to avoid. 

The route to the ground takes you the short distance through the Town centre to the Millennium Bridge, from which the away entrance, Gate 6, can be accessed. 

For the return Journey a Football special train has been arranged, leaving Newport at 1748hrs

SatNav: NP19 0UU

Duration: 28.4 miles
Distance: 36mins

Away Facilities: Away supporters will all enter the ground via gate 6, with turnstiles opening at 1pm. From this time fans will have exclusive access to the “David Watkins” suite. This bar in this suite will accommodate over 150 persons and to accommodate more, the concourse below the stand will also be available as an area to drink prior to the game.

There are numerous TV Screens around this area which will be showing Sky Sports. Food will be also available from 1pm in the away end.

Last visit: This will be Rovers' first league visit to Rodney Parade.

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