Billericay Town v Havant & Waterlooville
F.A. Trophy 1st Round. Saturday 16 December 2017, 3:00pm.
This Saturday Havant & Waterlooville visit Essex for the first time since November 2015 when The Hawks left New Lodge with a 2-0 win.
Last weekend Havant beat Chippenham Town 4-0, a result that leaves The Hawks fourth in the Conference South.
Havant & Waterlooville Football Club were formed in 1998 when Havant Town and Waterlooville merged and moved in to Havant’s West Leigh Park home.
The newly formed club joined the Southern League for the 1998-99 season and were promoted to the Premier Division a season letter.
In 2003-04 they joined the newly formed Conference South where they remained for 12 years, only finishing outside the top ten on four occasions, the last of which saw them relegated to the Isthmian League.
Billericay Town and Havant & Waterlooville first met in the fourth qualifying round of the F.A. Cup on 26 October 2002 at West Leigh Park. The Hawks won 3-1.
The Blues won the last meeting, an Isthmian League match in Hampshire thanks to goals from Chris Assombalonga and Lewis Taaffe.
Head to Head
These two teams have met six times with Havant winning four of the meetings and Town 1. Havant have scored 14 goals, 10 more than The Blues.
Visiting fans travelling by train will find two taxi ranks outside the station. A Cab journey to the ground should cost around £5.00.
Alternatively the High Street is a short walk from the train station and is home to several pubs, restaurants and café’s. The High Street is 10-15 minute walk from the ground.
For those driving to the match there is secure parking available for £5.00, or street parking is limited along Tye Common Road.
The clubs address is AGP Arena, Blunts Wall Road, Billericay, Essex CM12 9SA.
Fans are asked to get to the ground in plenty of time, as tickets will need to be purchased from the ticket office or online ticket shop prior to entering the ground.
Tickets can also be bought from the club between 9 and 5 or via the online tickets site.
2017-18 Admission prices to New Lodge are:
· Adults £11.00
· Concessions (Over 65’s and Student card holders) £8.00
· Under 18s £4
The ‘Town Crier’, the official matchday magazine, is available inside the ground for £3.00.
50/50 tickets are available from inside the ground for £1.00. Half the money raised goes to the holder of the winning ticket, with the other half going to the club.