By Neil Winsor
Sheerien Park – Home of Athersley Recreation FC
Club founded – 1979
Nickname – The Penguins
Home colours – Black & White shirts / Black shorts / Black socks
Admission – Adults – £5 / Concessions – £3
Previous meetings (Since 1982) – 1
Hall Road Rangers wins – 0
Matches drawn – 0
Athersley scored – 5
Hall Road Rangers scored – 1
HOW TO GET THERE: (Source Google Maps)
Full address: Sheerien Park, Ollerton Road, Athersley North, Barnsley, S71 3DP. Tel: 07910 121070
Distance: (From Haworth Park): 62.5 miles
Estimated travel time: 1 hour 24 minutes
Directions: From the A63 join the M62 and then take the A162 towards Pontefract and then join the A1.
In approximately five miles take the A639 exit towards Pontefract, take a left at the T-Junction onto Doncaster Road and then a right onto Wrangbrook Lane (A6201)
When you come to a roundabout take the third exit and then the second at the roundabout soon after.
You will then come to a quick succession of four roundabouts, at the first one, take the second exit, then the first exit and then the second exit at the next two roundabouts.
Then take the first exit at the next roundabout to stay on the A628, take the second exit at the next three roundabouts and then the first exit at the fourth roundabout.
Continue through the next roundabout and then the fourth exit onto West Green Way.
Keep straight through the next two roundabouts and then turn left at the next T-Junction onto Carlton Road, taking the second exit at the following roundabout.
In nearly half a mile take the first right onto Lindhurst Road and follow the bend to the next roundabout and turn right onto Trowell Way.
Follow the road to the bottom and turn right onto Ollerton Road and the ground is immediately on the left hand side.