Dartford – The Vale – Sat 28 Jan
Our visitors are presently sitting in 3rd place in the league on 50 points having won 15, drawn 5 and lost 5 scoring 43 and conceeding 27 goals so far this season. In their last league game at home (17 Jan) they beat Weston-super-Mare 3-2 and on Tuesday night they met Eastbourne Borough away and ran out winners by the same 3-2 score line.
The Stones management team and squad will be ready for another hard fought and close encounter with the ‘Darts’, it seems a long time ago when we meet back on the opening day of season in August and came away from Princes Park with a 2-2 draw with goals from Benyon and Oshodi.
Ahead of the kick-off there will be a minutes applause to celebrate the life of Steve Browne. In a solid career Steve played in over 120 competitive games for Wealdstone in three spells scoring 30 goals, also playing and managing at several other clubs. Steve passed at New Year aged 45, his funeral service will be held on 10th Feb in Walthamstow
Thank you to the WFC Youth set-up for sponsoring the game + Michael Vincent & Terry Hissey for the respective match ball donation(s).
Match day Admission: Adults – £13, Concession – £8 (over 65 & students with ID), Under 18s – £3 and Under 14s FREE
Our Premiership/Championship Season Ticket offer applies to this game – just show your current ST at the Turnstile and gain entry to the game for just £8. Armed Services personnel can also gain entry to our League games for just £8 on production of their ID card at the turnstile.
Please note, entry to the stadium is through the Turnstile block on the right as you enter The Vale which open from 14:00. If you arrive early you can purchase your Match-day ticket and programme from the pop-up ordering point located just inside the Ruislip Social Club (you can also order your half-time refreshment from the Social Club).
Cash entry is through turnstile’s 1 to 3, turnstile 4 is for Season Ticket holders, Match-day tickets purchased in advance or via the pop-up point and other official passes (players, scout, complementary etc.) No entry to the stadium will be allowed through the metal gates adjacent to the turnstile block except for suitably badged individuals so please allow plenty of time to get into the ground prior to kick-off.
Parking at the stadium is now limited to Players, Officials and sponsors only. Please park in the side streets near to the ground but please do not block driveways or access for emergency vehicles, especially within Grosvenor Vale and Cranley Drive. Alternatively, use one of the pay & display car parks which are within 10–12 minutes walk of the stadium (see map HERE for assistance). Please be aware the Local Hillingdon Traffic Enforcement Department will be out and about and if you happen to park your vehicle inappropriately in the one of the side streets you are likely to get a ticket. You have been warned
Public Transport – Met Line services are suspended from Central London to Harrow-on-the-Hill this Saturday. Chiltern Railways are running additional services from Marylebone to Harrow -on-the -Hill to connect with Met Line trains running to/from Uxbridge (alight at Ruislip Manor or Ruislip). The Piccadilly Line will be operating a normal service to Ruislip Manor and Ruislip. The Central Line will also be running a normal service (alight at Ruislip Gardens and then a 12-15 minute walk to the ground or cross the road and catch the E7 bus towards Ruislip) – Check TfL website for latest info HERE
Make sure you pick-up your match-day programme (£2.50) on your way-in to the stadium and your golden goals tickets (£1 a ticket, first goal wins £50 last goal wins £10). Lynn Evans and her team will be serving hot food (burgers, chicken burgers, bacon and sausage rolls and fish finger rolls hot and cold drinks from the catering unit situated behind the WFC Megastore from 13.30. The Half-way line tea bar in the ground will also be serving hot and cold drinks as well as snacks.
The Ruislip Social Club is open from noon and will be showing the FA Cup games between Liverpool v Wolverhampton Wanderers at 12:30 + Southampton v Arsenal at 17:30
Get behind the lads from the off, make plenty of noise for the 90+ minutes as we go in search of the 3 points on offer.
Our record versus Dartford since 1974
P W D L F A GD 33 11 12 10 43 54 -11
Our record versus Dartford since 1974