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Match Day Guide - Walton & Hersham

21 March 2024
Match Day Guide - Walton & Hersham

We welcome Walton & Hersham to Penydarren Park on Saturday afternoon in the Pitching IN Southern League Premier (3pm Kick Off).


The Martyrs, currently occupy the final play-off spot, will be seeking to increase the gap between themselves and Walton, who sit just one place below them in the table. All of the information below, including admission prices, keeps you up to date for all of the events happening around the ground on Saturday afternoon.


Arriving at Penydarren Park

The gates at PP will be open from 12:30 – two and a half hours before kick-off against Walton & Hersham. Supporters are encouraged to arrive in good time, to enter the ground as easily as possible, and arrive ahead of kick-off at 3pm.

Cashand Cardpayments are being accepted on all of the Turnstiles at the entrance to the Lyn Jones Grandstand.

Admission Prices

  • Adults - £12

  • Concessions - £9

  • Discounted Price - £9 (Included for season ticket holders of Cardiff City, Swansea City, Newport County & Wrexham)

  • Children (U16) - £2

Calling all Welsh EFL Club fans don’t forget that you get the reduced entry of £9 into any of the Martyrs home league games, on production of a valid 2023/24 Season Ticket for Cardiff City, Swansea City, Newport or Wrexham.


There are no pre-sale tickets for the game with payments ONLY on the gate.


Car Parking

Limited parking at the ground will be available and the car park will probably be closed early, so please respect the local residents and find a convenient parking space in the town centre car park (multi-story) or College car park both just a few minutes’ walk from the ground. Directions to the car parks can be found from this link.


Bar & Food Facilities

Before kick-off tomorrow, you can purchase a range of drinks from both of the club’s bar. Both Romans Bar and Webley'swill be open from 12:30pm.

Be sure to take note of the flyers that will be on the tables to see the upcoming events at Merthyr Town Football Club and all the info on how to book your places.


Holveys Café will be open from 2pm serving hot food, including the famous cob and chips.


Club Shop

Pay a visit to the Merthyr Town Club Shop and purchase our replica kits, leisurewear, and accessories. The store will be opening its doors from 2pm, giving Martyr's fans plenty of time to visit before entering PP!


50/50 Tickets & Matchday Programme

Our usual 50/50 tickets will be available to purchase around the ground on Saturday at just £1. The draw will be made at half-time, with the winner being announced by our match-day announcer.

Pick up a copy of our match-day programme on Saturday at just £2. The programmes will be on sale around the ground prior to kick-off.


Walton & Hersham – One To Watch

The Swans left-sided attacker, Nana Owusu is the clubs top scorer in the league this season with 13 goals, and the former Reading, Oxford City and Dulwich Hamlet man, will be a constant threat to the Martyrs defence and will be one to keep an eye on come Saturday.


Form Guide

Merthyr Town – L D L W D

Hayes & Yeading United – D L L W W


The Martyrs are currently sitting 5thin the League table, with today’s opponents just one place and one point below in 6th , however The Martyrs do have a game in hand over The Swans. It is pretty clear that this game will be an opportunity for both teams.

Previous Result


Earlier this season, The Martyrs travelled to Walton & Hersham in late November where goals from Lewis Powell, Ricardo Rees and Olly Mehew gave the visitors the all important three points in a 3-2 victory, despite a first half red card for midfielder Alex John.


Mascots

We welcome the children from Heolgerrig Red Lion Girls Under 8s who are our match-day mascots and flag bearers for Saturday’s game and will be leading the Martyrs out at Penydarren Park ahead of the game. We hope everyone has a great day at the club!


How to Follow

If you’re not able to make it to the game, you can keep up with the action by following match updates on our Twitter / X and Facebook pages.

CymruSport will be providing Live Radio commentary of the game also from 14:50, and you can listen to that at www.cymrusport.cymru

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