Match Preview – Histon – Sat 17 Sep

20160917_histon_proggie_-coverWe welcome Histon FC  to The Vale this coming  Saturday (17 Sep)  for an Emirates FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round tie  kick-off 15:00

Our visitors are members of the Evo Stick Southern Central One  League and have reached this stage of the competition having despatched Lowestoft Town 2-0 away from home in the last round. In terms of their League campaign after just 6 games they are at the foot of the embryonic  table having drawn 1 and lost 5 scoring just once and conceding fifteen.

Following our 1-0 win at Concord Rangers yesterday, courtesy of a second half Tom Hamblin header , the Stones Management Team and squad will take nothing for granted come Saturday and will be well prepared for what is likely to be an intriguing game.

A big thank you to our Match Sponsor Mick Fishman & Peter Worby plus  Graham Clark & Mike Pullin  for the match ball donation.

Match day Admission: Adults – £13, Concession – £8, Under 18s – £3 

If Saturday’s game ends in a draw the replay will take place on Tuesday 20th September, kick-off 7-45pm @ The Glassworld Stadium, Bridge Road, Impington CB24 9PH. Admission charges , Adults –  £8, Cons – £5 and U16s – £ 1

Please note, pay on the day entry to the ground is through turnstile’s 1 to 3, turnstile 4 is for official passes (players, scout, complementary etc.)  No entry to the stadium will be allowed through the metal gates adjacent to the turnstiles except for suitably badged individuals so please allow plenty of time to get into the ground  prior to kick-off.

FREE Parking on the adjacent grass area to the stadium will be in operation, please follow directions from the match-day stewards. Alternatively you can park in the side streets near to the ground or 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/Piccadilly service(s) should be operating as normal to Ruislip Manor or 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 the  TfL website for latest info HERE

The Ruislip Social Club is open from noon for pre and post match refreshment. Lynn Evans and her team will be serving hot food (burgers (with cheese and bacon or just plain + salad), chicken burgers, bacon and sausage rolls and fish finger in a roll plus hot and cold drinks from the catering unit situated behind the WFC Megastore from 13.30. 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).

Get behind the lads from the off, make plenty of noise for the 90+ minutes as we go in search of a place in the 3rd Qualifying Round of  the world’s most prestigious Cup Competition.


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Our record versus Histon since 2004

Previous Games
Sat 30 Oct 2004
FA Cup
L0 - 2
Att: 409