Billericay Town v Heybridge Swifts
Isthmian League Cup, 3rd Round. Wednesday 22 November 2017, 7:45pm.
Town continue their defence of the Isthmian League Cup with a visit from Heybridge Swifts.
Swifts had a great F.A. Cup run this season reaching the first round proper. They were eventually beaten by League Two Exeter City but gave a very good account of themselves.
Heybridge Swifts have experience triumph in the League Cup themselves, lifting the trophy in 2001.
The two clubs first met as founder members of the Essex Senior League during the 1971-72 season.
The first meeting was on 4 September 1971 at Heybridge Swifts. Two goals from Town Hall of Fame member Arthur Coughlan capped a 4-0 victory. The first meeting at New Lodge took place on 3 April 1972, which Town won 4-1.
The two clubs would meet four times in league and cup with The Blues winning all four encounters.
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 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.