County Sunday March 27th, 2011, 1pm League One
Paul O'Shea (Doing The
the old Leeds Road ground years ago I
decided it was about time I took in the
Arriving by train in Huddersfield is always
a pleasure, the station is a good old
fashioned building and within it
is a belter of a pub; the Kings Head. This
is situated in what used to be the 3rd class
waiting room and has some superb cheap beer.
Also nearby is the wonderful Sportsman
another excellent pub.
After taking on refreshment I made for the
ground which is only about 15 minutes away.
The stadium looms up as you approach up a
sweeping access and you get a glimpse
of the pitch through the open corner between
My ticket for the 'Fantastic Media Stand'
was at £21, a bit pricey but with the game
being shown live on Sky, Huddersfield had
come up with a promotion, encouraging adults
to bring on child all for the bargain price
of £12. This meant loads of very young fans
but a good idea nonetheless.
Although fairly high up the view was very
good and a good game ensued although Notts
were fairly poor, Town running out 3-0
Hollands pies were available although some
lengthy queues at halftime and special
praise for the loos which were spotless..
There was a good atmosphere with Town making
plenty of noise and I was sorry when the
Getting away was a breeze and I was back in
the town centre in no time.
As new stadiums go I liked the look and feel
of this one and I enjoyed my day out.