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ON THE ROAD: Manchester United

A general view of Old Trafford

Image by: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images


18:00 22nd January 2016 provides Southampton supporters heading to the game against Manchester United with a guide to Old Trafford.

Address: Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester, M16 0RA
Telephone: 0161 868 8000
Capacity: 76,100
Nickname: The Red Devils
Home Kit Colours: Red, white and black

Away supporters

Saints fans will be located in one corner of the ground, taking up part of the East and South stands. Tickets for the game at Old Trafford have now sold out. Saints will be in their away kit for this Saturday’s game.

Getting there by car

Distance from St Mary’s: 227 miles.

From the South:

Leave the M6 at junction 19 and follow the A556 towards Altrincham. This will lead you onto the A56 towards Manchester. Keep on the A56 for six miles and then you will come to see Sir Matt Busby Way on your left. The ground is half a mile down this road on your left.

From the West:

Follow the M56 until its end and then take the M60 (W&N) as for Trafford Centre. At junction 7, leave the M60 and take the A56 towards Stretford. Stay on the A56 for just over two miles and then you will come to see Sir Matt Busby Way on your left.

Car Parking

There are a number of small private car parks near to the ground otherwise it is street parking. There is parking at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground.

Getting there by train

Away fans will be best served using the Metrolink from Manchester Piccadilly mainline station, taking the Altrincham to Bury route and getting off at Old Trafford station, by the cricket ground.

Coach travel

Official away travel club tickets and are priced at £27 for 2015/16 Season Ticket holders and £29 for all other supporters. Coaches will depart St Mary’s Stadium at 7am, Eastleigh at 7.15am, Winchester at 7.15am and Chieveley at 8am.

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