Edgar Street -
Saturday, August 15th 2009
Cheltenham Town, League Two, 3pm
1. Why you were
looking forward to going to the ground (or not as the case may
I knew the
ground was old but I was still looking forward to going to a passionate
2. How easy was your journey/finding the ground/car
I travelled by train and this was one of my easiest
grounds to find as the floodlights stand out for miles
3. What you
did before the game pub/chippy.... home fans friendly?
I went into
the Radfords Legends bar before the game which gives a good view of the
pitch and the Hereford fans were very friendly and the drinks were fairly
4. What you thought on seeing the ground, first
impressions of away end then other sides of the ground?
impressions were that I had taken a wrong turning as it doesnít look like
a football ground from the outside. It looks more like a community centre.
The main office is set back down a narrow footpath and the club shop has
so little stock in it must have been having a closing down sale. The car
park was so uneven you had to watch the road as if you looked up you were
likely to trip up over a pothole.. The ground desperately needs urgent
repairs to the terracing behind both goals.
5. Comment on the game
itself, atmosphere, stewards, pies, toilets etc..
the much better side in a 1-1 draw and should have won. The food was
vastly overpriced at £3.50 (??) for a pie is excessive. The toilets were
small and when opening the door there is so little room that you crush the
person behind it.
6. Comment on getting away from the ground after
I remembered the way that I had come so it was a doddle
on foot back to the station.
7. Summary of overall thoughts of the
An enjoyable day at a very friendly club. Its just a shame
that the ground is falling apart and hasnít been improved since the
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