Preview – Dartford – 17 Feb – KO 15:00
Our visitors are currently sitting at top of the table on 53 points from their 30 games played having won 15, drawn 8 and lost 7 scoring 59 and conceding 37 goals. On their last league outing they suffered a 1-2 at home to Chelmsford City. When we met the ‘Darts’ in November it was a highly entertaining game under the Prince’s Park lights which finished finished 3-3.
Manager Bobby Wilkinson and his team will be looking to the squad to continue the recent run of good league form which has seen three consecutive . This will certainly be an intriguing and hard fought game game between two well matched sides, as ever, get behind the lads from the off, make plenty of noise and offer encouragement throughout for the 90+ minutes as we go in search of the points on offer.
Thank you to
(1) Victor and James Klarfeld – ‘In Memory of Jim Klarfeld’ (2) Terry Hissey
for the Match Ball Donation
There will be a ‘bucket’ collection for the London Air Ambulance at this game, please give generously.
Match day Admission: Adults – £13, Concession – £9 (over 65 & students with ID), Under 18s – £3 and Under 14s FREE when accompanied by an Adult.
Our Premiership/English Football League Season Ticket offer applies to this game – just show your current ST at the Turnstile and gain entry to the game for just £9 Armed Services personnel can also gain entry to our League games for just £9 on production of their ID card at the turnstile.
f you arrive early you can purchase your Match-day ticket and programme from the pop-up ordering point located inside the Ruislip Social Club (you can also order your half-time refreshment from the Social Club). Please note, entry to the stadium is through the Turnstile block on the right as you enter The Vale which open from 14:00. Cash entry is through Turnstile’s 1 & 2 (plus players, scout, complementary etc.). Turnstile’s 3 & 4 are for Stones Season Ticket holders and Match Tickets purchased from the pre-match pop-up point.
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. I
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 – Metropolitan & Piccadilly Line(s) 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. Public Transport Journey Planner HERE (destination post code HA4 6JQ).
Make sure you pick-up your match-day programme (£3) 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 at the top end of the ground. 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 Leicester City v Stoke City + Watford v Everton at 17:30.
Our record versus Dartford since 1974
P W D L F A GD 35 11 13 11 46 61 -15
Our record versus Dartford since 1974