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Spending a Matchday at Old Trafford

Ever wondered what it’s like to visit the famous ground?

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The iconic Old Trafford stadium is one of the game’s greatest cathedrals. It is the home of Manchester United FC, one of the most popular and celebrated clubs in the history of English football. The club takes immense pride in showcasing its rich and illustrious history. As many as 13 Premier League titles can be seen ornamenting the club’s trophy cabinet.

Some of the finest talents in the world of football have plied their trade for Manchester United. The likes of Wayne Rooney, Ryan Giggs, Christiano Ronaldo, and Gary Neville have all set foot on Old Trafford’s playing surface. Popularly called the ‘Red Devils’, Manchester United has a humongous fan base. 

If you’re planning to come to Old Trafford in order to catch some high-quality football action, then you will be pleased to know that there is a lot more to Old Trafford than just football. It’s an entertainment venue as well.

Here, you will experience earth-shattering noise levels from a sea of supporters painted in red. Get along with like-minded fans and cheer for the Red Devils. Ah, don’t forget to get your Manchester United Jersey along. Get your tickets booked as soon as you can using Tic Flip

Here is how you can spend a day at Old Trafford:

Cheer for your favourite teams while sitting in a packed stadium: Make your way to ‘The Theatre of Dreams’ and cheer of the Red Devils while treating yourself to some of the world’s finest luxuries. Grab a quick snack before the game gets underway. You can try out some of the local eateries in the stadium’s vicinity. Here, you will find some local eateries. Grab a snack and booze before you make your way to the stadium.

Also, if you have forgotten to bring you Manchester United tee and scarf, then don’t worry because you’d find a multitude of shops around the Old Trafford selling tees, scarves and flags. You can also get your face painted if you wish to. 

After you have entered the stadium

First thing’s first. Get your matchday programme as soon as you get into the stadium. A matchday programme resembles a short magazine. It provides you with various insights into the fixture. Also, it is the best souvenir you can get. It will remind you of the match situation and atmosphere every single time you look at it. 

The moment you enter into the stadium, you can see countless smiling faces. There is anticipation wherever you look. Once you find your seat, it’s time to kickstart the action.

Watching the likes of Alexis Sanchez, Marcus Rashford, and Anthony Martial finding the net in front of a packed house is definitely a moment to savour. It is a moment you will never forget. 

Getting to the Old Trafford on a matchday

By cycle: If you are planning to travel to Old Trafford using a bicycle, then you will get access to free cycle racks near the East Stand, Sir Alex Ferguson Stand, and the West Stand.  

A handy tip: Try getting to the stadium well in advance. Also, don’t get your car if you don’t have access to in-stadium parking facilities. The place tends to get overcrowded on a matchday

By train:  Train routes to Old Trafford are fairly simple.  The nearest train station is Manchester United Football Ground. The station opens on match days only. You can also use the Metrolink tram to Old Trafford station, which is located on Warwick Road.

So, all in all, a day at Old Trafford promises thrills and spills go along. Make sure you are there at the Theatre of Dreams to cheer for the Red Devils this September.

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