All the important information as Silsden AFC visit Green Lane in the Isuzu FA Vase first round proper.

A historic afternoon for Redcar Athletic, Silsden are the visitors for only the club’s second bout into the competition proper in their short existence.

The Steelmen last flirted with the first round in 2020, falling to a 2-1 defeat to Holker Old Boys after a pandemic-enforced hiatus.

Adam Wheatley challenging for the ball against Padiham. (Photo: Peter Milbrun)

Two clubs driven by attacking desire – and with a knack for goal-scoring – tomorrow promises to produce a spectacle filled with drama, excitement, and quality football.

With a chance to embark on the road to Wembley on offer, you can be there from the start, and feel a part of the journey! Besides, the Steelmen need YOUR support more than ever before.

Book your tickets online now, or on the gate tomorrow, and don’t miss out on a historic afternoon at BM Bi-Fold Green Lane.

Here’s all of your important information ahead of Silsden’s visit in tomorrow’s Isuzu FA Vase first round proper…

STORM BEBET

With heavy rain and strong winds forecast, tomorrow’s match IS still set to go ahead, but this will be subject to both conditions not worsening, and a pitch inspection. Should the outlook change, fans will be notified at the earliest possible convenience, and tickets will remain valid.

FINDING GREEN LANE

For those attending Green Lane for the first time, the ground sits just off the Redcar seafront, next to the Rugby and Squash clubs.

We look forward to welcoming you all down the Lane – whatever your footballing persuasion – whether its your first, or 100th visit.

BM Bi-Fold Green Lane, Green Lane, Redcar, TS10 3RW

ADMISSION

The gates to Green Lane will open at 1:00pm, with the referee sounding the whistle to start the match at around 3:00pm.

Tickets are priced at £7 for adults, £4 for concessions, and £2 for u16s, and can be purchased online, or at the gate, with cash or card.

Redcar Athletic Memberships are NOT valid for this fixture, by FA Rules and Regulations.

PARKING

As always, parking at Green Lane could be limited, but there is plenty of space in the surrounding area to support a large crowd.

The Headland Public Car Park on the Stray is just a short walk from the ground, offering plenty of spaces, with spectauclar sea views.

Please do not park on the streets, to help keep disruption to our neighbours to an absolute minimum.

MATCH PROGRAMME

Our official match programme, By the Seawilll be available to purchase for £2 from the turnstile, and around the ground.

Programme editor Ash Stone has packed lots of content into this weeks edition, so make sure to pick up your copy!

  • Points of View: An insight into today’s opponents, from Silsden vice-chairperson, Will Twigg.
  • Ask the Steelmen: A fan-powered interview with Mason McNeill.
  • One-on-One: How the Steelmen compare to Silsden AFC.
  • Around the Grounds: Join John Wilberforce on his ground-hopping adventures.

THE STEELMEN'S BAR

The bar in the Steelmen's. (Photo: Ash Stone)

Open and serving refreshing pints as usual, doors to the Steelmen’s bar open at 1:00pm.

Fans are reminded that the bar is CARD ONLY, but the tuck shop will accept cash for canned drinks and snacks.

RITA'S PANTRY

Whether you’re a seasoned Steelmen supporter, or a travelling Silsden fan, Rita’s Pantry is the perfect place for a pre-match pint.

Club partners – and avid followers – Rita’s is a real-ale mirco pub on the Redcar esplanade, with a cosy, but vibrant feel.

Join them for a pint on Saturday morning, before making the short trip to Green Lane in time for kick-off!

Rita’s Pantry, 1 Esplanade, Redcar, TS10 3AA

SMOKIN' JOES

Tuck into the delicious barbecued food of Smokin’ Joe’s, who will once again serve up their viral Hot Dogg and more from our fanzone.

The local fast-food restaurant recently renovated and took control of the clubhouse at Green Lane, since bringing new tasty treats to their already mouth-watering menu.

Smokin' Joe's in the Redcar Athletic fanzone. (Photo: Ash Stone)

Offering burgers, hot dogs, loaded fries and more, each with a little something extra, be sure to give Smokin’ Joe’s some love on a matchday.

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