Crystal Palace vs Stoke City
Sunday 18th September 2016 | Kick Off 2.15pm
Crystal Palace FC
SELHURST PARK has been the permanent home of Crystal Palace for over 90 years, although it has also been a temporary base for two other Football League clubs in that period.
Wimbledon (1991-2003) and Charlton Athletic (1985-1991) have taken residence at the South London stadium in the past, although both since moving to more relevant venues.
Located in the South Norwood district, Selhurst Park has a capacity of 26,309, with its record attendance being 51,801 – a crowd that saw the Club clinch the Second Division title against Burnley in 1979.
Much needed refurbishments were made as recently as 2013 with new seats installed in both the Main Stand and Arthur Wait Stand.
Away fans are situated in the Arthur Wait Stand as normal.
*Please note that Crystal Palace will have increased security searches in place at the ground, so they are reminding fans to arrive in plenty of time to help speed up their entry into the ground.
*There is a zero tolerance approach concerning fans deploying smoke bombs in Selhurst Park. Strong sanctions will be placed on any offenders.
JOURNEY BY ROAD
173 miles from bet365 Stadium - 3 hours 15 minutes
Take the M6 Southbound, before merging onto the M42 south of Birmingham and then leaving at Junction 3A for the M40 signposted London/Warwick/Stratford.
Join the M25 Southbound, signposted Heathrow.
Leave the M25 at Junction 10 and follow the A3 towards London.
After ten miles you will reach the Tolworth roundabout, at which you turn right onto the A240 towards Epsom.
After three miles turn onto the A232 towards Sutton.
Follow the A232 through Sutton and Carshalton and just before reaching Croydon, turn left onto the A23 North towards Thornton Heath.
Where the A23 bears left at Thornton Heath (at the Horseshoe Pub roundabout), you must go straight over, into Brigstock Road (B266), passing Thornton Heath Station on your left and bearing right on to the High Street.
At the next mini roundabout, (Whitehorse Road/Grange Road) go left into Whitehorse Lane. The ground is on your right.
Unfortunately there is no parking at Selhurst Park.
There are a number of disabled parking bays in the Sainsbury's car park by the ground but these are only available on a first come first served basis.
Some local streets are subject to time restrictions and permit-only requirements.
Crystal Palace advise supporters to leave plenty of time when looking for local parking.
One potential area is around Selhurst Station, Edith Road and Dagnall Park.
The roads in Thornton Heath are mostly pay and display.
JOURNEY BY TRAIN
There are three stations near the ground, all within five to ten minutes' walk.
Trains to Selhurst Northwood Junction and Thornton Heath run from London Victoria, with a change to there to be made from London Euston when travelling from Stoke-on-Trent.
From Selhurst: Turn left out of station and left at lights into Clifton Road. Take the 2nd right opposite Clifton Arms into Holmesdale Road where Selhurst Park is visible.
From Norwood Junction: Head straight out of the station, and left at the end of the road into Selhurst Road. Take the third turning on the right to Selhurst Park.
From Thornton Heath: Turn left out of station and cross the road. Bear right at the first junction into the High Street and left at roundabout into Whitehorse Lane.
BBC Radio London broadcast at 94.9FM whilst Palace Radio is at 1278AM.