Wrexham AFC Women’s final pre-season friendly ahead of the 2023/24 campaign sees them host AFC Crewe at The Rock on Sunday September 10.
The match kicks off at 2pm, as Steve Dale’s side look to finetune their preparations ahead of next week’s Genero Adran Premier opener against Swansea City.
The match is open to spectators, but the game will be ticketed and all supporters should have collected their ticket from the STōK Cae Ras already. Please read on for more information about your day at The Rock.
TICKETING AND ENTRY
Although free to spectators, this event is ticketed and you cannot enter without a ticket. All tickets should have been collected in advance, from the ticket office at the STōK Cae Ras.
While rticketed, there is no reserved seating/standing at this game. Please note, there will be limited seated available in the main stand for this friendly, so please dress appropriately for the weather and conditions.
GETTING TO THE ROCK
From the A483:
Leave at Junction 1, signposted Whitchurch/Llangollen. Take the exit towards Ruabon/Llangollen (taking the third exit off the roundabout and going straight on at the next from the southbound carriageway – taking the first exit off the roundabout from the northbound carriageway) Ruabon/Llangollen and keep in the left lane.
Take the first exit on the roundabout on to the B5605 for 1.1 mile and turn right on to High Street. Take an immediate right turn on to Chapel Street and turn right at the end of the road.
The entrance to the Rock is approximately 50 yards on the left, opposite the cemetery.
On reaching Llangollen join the A539 and turn right on to Mill Street. After 4.4 miles turn right on to King Street/B5096.
Follow B5096 round on to Crane Street and Well Street before going across the Tesco roundabout. Take the first left on to Rock Road and the stadium entrance is approxiamately 200 yards on the left, opposite the cemetery.
A list of local parking options can be found here. Please park considerately, and be mindful of our neighbours at all times.
Accessible blue badge parking will be available at The Rock on a first-come, first-served basis.
The nearest station is Ruabon, approximately two miles away.
To walk to the stadium from the station, turn right at the end of the station’s approach road and cross straight over the roundabout and follow the A483 directions from the B5605. A separate pedestrian entrance is accessible opposite Church Street.
Alternatively, frequent buses – Arriva services 2 and 2A to Oswestry – run from Francis Court, opposite the station approach road, to Chapel Street.
We encourage supporters to arrive early to enter the ground, as there will be bag searches in operation on matchdays.
Food and drink is not permitted to be brought into the stadium. This also includes flasks. Supporters can, however, bring their own empty water bottles, or unopened water bottles, which can later be refilled.
Pushchairs are prohibited at the ground.
Umbrellas will be permitted – please comply with instructions from stewards at all times regarding their use.
No pets are allowed. If you require an assistance dog, this must be agreed in advance with Wrexham AFC. Please notify the Club at email@example.com if you require an assistance dog.
Women’s matches have a reputation for being very family-friendly atmospheres, but we would like to remind supporters of the potential safety implications and consequences that may occur as a result of pitch incursions and other illegal and unacceptable behaviour.
As previously communicated, supporters who encroach on the pitch risk facing a Football Banning Order as well as a criminal conviction, while the Club itself could also face a fine for these actions.
There may also be other implications for the Club, including restrictions on future away ticket allocations. This is due to potential safety measures the home Club are required to put in place which impacts on the availability of seating.
Wrexham AFC operates a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination of any kind, and supporters are encouraged to come forward and report any incidents it to the nearest steward, the Club, or Kick it Out.
Supporters are also reminded that no flags or musical instruments will be permitted into The Rock unless they have been authorised by our Safety Officer.
Should supporters wish to bring flags or musical instruments to the ground, they must contact firstname.lastname@example.org at least 14 days prior to matchday. Fans should not travel with the aforementioned items if they have not been authorised prior to matchday.
The use of illegal substances and pyrotechnics, and the throwing of missiles, has resulted in various banning orders and is prohibited. Should you encounter any trouble or unacceptable behaviour, you can report this to your nearest steward or, confidentially, by emailing email@example.com.
For away supporters only, there will be ticket collections available, providing these have been booked in advance.
Please dress appropriately for the conditions, as there is limited cover from the weather available at The Rock.
Kiosks will be open at The Rock, serving a range of hot and cold drinks. Please note, the clubhouse at The Rock will not be open to the general public.