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MATCH PREVIEW

PUBLISHED
09:00 6th May 2016

Match Preview: Notts County vs Carlisle United

Introduction:
The Cumbrians travel to Meadow Lane in the final match of the season, with both teams will be looking to end on a high. The Magpies will be looking to end the campaign with two straight wins and Carlisle will be looking to bounce back from a home defeat to high-flying Oxford United.

Away Fan Information: 
Away fans are housed on one side of the Jimmy Sirrel Stand. The normal allocation for this area will be around 1,300, although this can be increased for cup games.

Meadow Lane is around a 10 minute walk from the train station. 

If you are travelling by car, leave the M1 at Junction 26 and take the A610 towards Nottingham and then follow the signs for Melton Mowbray. Turn left before the River Trent in to Meadow Lane. Parking is available at the Cattle Market (opposite the away end) which costs £3.50 a car or at Nottingham City Council's Eastcroft depot (NG2 3AH) at £4 a car. The depot is a five minute walk from Meadow Lane, located just off London Road (A60), opposite Hooters. The entrance is signposted with banners and is manned by security guards throughout the match. There is some street parking to had in the local area, although this is more limited than it once was, as Nottingham City Council have recently introduced pay and display parking on roads, in close vicinity to the stadium. There is a relatively new, secure multi-story car park at Nottingham Railway Station which offers match day parking at £4 all day. You enter the car park via Queens Road. 


If you would prefer not to drive into Nottingham centre, then there is a 'Park and Ride' scheme now in operation. If leaving the M1 at Junction 24 and following the A453 towards Nottingham, then the Clifton South Park & Ride site is clearly signposted. 


If coming in from the North and leaving the M1 at Junction 25 and following the A52 towards Nottingham, then the Toton Lane Park & Ride signposted off the first roundabout you reach. Parking is free and then you can take a tram to Nottingham Railway Station. If you show your matchday ticket then you can by a tram ticket for £2 return, otherwise it costs £3.50 return for Adults and Children £2. Please note that you need to purchase your ticket before getting on the tram. The journey time into Nottingham is 15 minutes and trams run every 10 minutes (or less) during the day and every 15 minutes in the evenings. The service runs until midnight.


Last Meeting: 19th December 2015


Carlisle United 3-0 Notts County: Carlisle United were forced to play this match at Preston North End's Deepdale, however the Cumbrians were not deterred as they ran out 3-0 winners.


Last time out:

Carlisle's last game was at home to promotion chasing Oxford United. In a must win game for Oxford, they ran out 2-0 winners leaving them in the automatic promotion places. Carlisle's playoff hopes ended a few games ago and will now be playing for pride only.


Notts traveled to Newport County and came back with 3 points, Genaro Snijders goal the difference in a scrappy game in South Wales.


Officials: 

Referee: Frederick Graham

Assistants: Barry Holderness and Dave Bushell

Fourth Official: Rob Lewis


Tickets:

TICKET STATUS: ON SALE

PRICES:     
 
PRICE BANDDEREK PAVIS STANDSPION KOP STANDHAYDN GREEN FAMILY STAND
Adult£24£22£22
Senior£15£15£15
16-21£15£15£15
Under-16£6£6£6

AWAY SUPPORTERS

Away supporters visiting Meadow Lane will be housed in the Jimmy Sirrel Stand and can purchase tickets at the following rates:    

PRICE BANDJIMMY SIRREL STAND
Adult£24
Senior£15
16-21£15
Under-16£6       

TICKET INFORMATION
Tickets for this match can be purchased in person at Meadow Lane, online via www.theclubshop.co.uk/nottscounty-tickets/ or over the phone by calling 0115 9557 210. 

Supporters are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance of the matchday to avoid queues. 

Adult, Under-16 and Senior tickets are available for purchase on the turnstiles at each area of Meadow Lane on matchdays. 

Should you wish to purchase a ticket in any other price category, please visit the ticket office. Photographic proof of identification may be required in this instance. 

HOSPITALITY EXPERIENCE 
For full details about upgrading to one of our award winning hospitality packages, click here

DISABLED SUPPORTER INFORMATION
For full disabled supporters information, click here

STADIUM PLAN
To download the Meadow Lane Stadium Plan, click here

CONTACT THE TICKET OFFICE
Tel: 0115 9557 210