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Posted by Vancouver Leyther on Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:41 am
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I am here in sunny Pennington and heading to Swinton, well Sale, to watch our beloved team.
Any ideas of a good place for a pint before the game ?
I have never been to Sale FC so don’t even have a historic memory to draw on for a good pub.
Also is the ground open access once inside or do the away species have to go in at a certain end or entrance ?
I watch every game on DVD (thanks Fred) but it will never beat being behind the sticks.
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Posted by Deeeekos on Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:13 pm
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Hello,

I've never been for a drink around Sale before the game

This is a list of pubs in Sale, the closest to the ground is the Little B., everything else looks like a bit of a stroll.

https://whatpub.com/search?q=Little+B%2C+Sale&lat=53.41732&lng=-2.320468&features=Open%2CPubClub%2CRealAle&r=10&t=d&p=1

When I last went it was open access, you could move around the ground, even talk to the players not selected, or as happened to me almost get your shoulder broken by a simple friendly tap from Lee Hansen.

I do recommend the club house that is at the actual ground though, good beer selection and food when I last went and friendly (2nd only to Batley if I'm honest).
Posted by Budgiezilla on Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:50 pm
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Last time we went, visited the one at the Brooklands Metrolink stop, which is a 5 minute walk to the ground.
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Posted by Vancouver Leyther on Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:07 pm
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Thanks Deeks and Budge.
I have seen the Brooklands recommended on another website. I will give it a try and leave enough time for pint at the ground also.
Really looking forward to the game. I’ve not seen them in person since Toronto a couple of years back.
I watch every game on DVD (thanks Fred) but it will never beat being behind the sticks.
"Come On You Leigh !"
Posted by chris 35 on Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:07 pm
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Vancouver Leyther wrote:
Thanks Deeks and Budge.
I have seen the Brooklands recommended on another website. I will give it a try and leave enough time for pint at the ground also.
Really looking forward to the game. I’ve not seen them in person since Toronto a couple of years back.




Sorry to rain on your parade pal, but the games been called off. Really sorry for you after coming so far.
Posted by Cokey on Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:10 pm
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Absolutely gutted for you VL after waiting so long,and travelling so far to see the mighty Leigh Centurions.:DEPRESSED:
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Thanks fellas.
I’m not upset really :FRUSRATED: :FRUSRATED: :FRUSRATED:
I watch every game on DVD (thanks Fred) but it will never beat being behind the sticks.
"Come On You Leigh !"
Posted by Alan on Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:29 am
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And just to think, somewhat ironically, that we moan about a Canadian team in our league, being unable to play home matches, at this time of the year! :wink:
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And just to think, somewhat ironically, that we moan about a Canadian team in our league, being unable to play home matches, at this time of the year! :wink:


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Damn Canadians :wink:
I watch every game on DVD (thanks Fred) but it will never beat being behind the sticks.
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