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Broadfield Stadium- Crawley Town FC Ground Guide

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How Easy Was The Ground to Get To (from the station, by car, etc)
Very good, just off the M23

If Applicable, How is Parking Near The Ground?
Excellent. As you approach the ground on the dual carriageway, there is a huge free parking area on each side, so you can choose the side you want for ease of getting out. Very quick getaway too, so cant lose.

Based on Where You Were Sat, How Was the View?
I was in the away terrace. Its VERY shallow. Even on the very back row, I had the crossbar blocking most of my view of the pitch!

How Were The Stewards on The Day?
No problems.

If You Ate at The Ground, How Would You Rate the Food?
Already ate.

How Was The Atmosphere At The Ground, From Both Sets of Supporters? Does the Stadium Hold the Noise?
Crawley fans have a drum...nuff said. It did pick up second half when we had 5 goals and 2 red cards! Oh, and Crawley had only just started their sponsorship with Check A Trade at the game I went to as well, so played the Check A Trade.com jingle after each of their goals, prompting a lot of laughs from the away fans!

How Are the Pubs and Local Attractions in The Local Area?
The ground is pretty isolated. I arrived much earlier than I expected too so took a long walk to look for somewhere to eat...I did but it was a hell of a walk I wouldnt recommend!

Overall Score Out of 10?
Its a smart enough ground, but still feels very non league. And as said, poor location doesnt help it.
6/10
 

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Crawley's ground is pretty easy to reach by train as well. You just turn left onto Brighton Road and head for the edge of town whereupon you'll arrive at the ground after 10 minutes. I can reinforce Smudge's message that there is absolutely nothing around the ground, typical new-town soul-lessness.
The away terrace is very shallow and it's a bit oddly situated as well as you don't get the whole end.
So now they play an inane jingle after they score a goal as well as that twat in the main stand ringing a bell?
For that and just the overall feel of the ground, I'd give this 4/10.
 

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How Was The Atmosphere At The Ground, From Both Sets of Supporters? Does the Stadium Hold the Noise?
Crawley fans have a drum...nuff said. It did pick up second half when we had 5 goals and 2 red cards! Oh, and Crawley had only just started their sponsorship with Check A Trade at the game I went to as well, so played the Check A Trade.com jingle after each of their goals, prompting a lot of laughs from the away fans!
6/10

That sounds suspiciously like our game there a couple of years ago - are you stalking Gills away days?!
 

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It was against you lot, the 3-2! I do quite like Gillingham, so on the occasions Ive done a groundhop and it happens to be against you, Ive been in the away end!
 

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