Mitton Group Stadium – Home of Thackley AFC

By Neil Winsor

Club founded: 1930

Nickname: The ‘Dennyboys’

Home colours: Red shirts/ white shorts / red socks

Admission: £5 / £3

Previous Meetings (Since October 31, 2001): 13

Thackley wins: 8

Hall Road Rangers wins: 3

Matches drawn: 2

Thackley scored: 33

Hall Road Rangers scored: 20

How to get there: (Source Google Maps)

Full address: Mitton Group Stadium at Dennyfield, Ainsbury Avenue, Thackley, Bradford, BD10 0TL

Distance: 71.8 miles

Estimated travel time: 1 hr 40 minutes

Directions: From the A63 take the M62.

Leave the M62 at J29 and at the roundabout take the third exit to join the M1 slip road and then join the M621 following signs for Leeds (Centre)

Stay on the M621 passing Elland Road to the left and take the next exit (Junction 1)

Take the A6110/ring road exit to A653.

Pass the Mazda garage on the left and take the second exit at the roundabout.

Also take the second exit at the next four roundabouts which will lead you onto the A6120.

Take the third left onto Calverley Lane/B6156.

Pass The Calverley Arms public house and take the A657 (Town Gate), and then follow the road as it bends sharply to the left.

You will then pass the Methodist Church to the left and in approximately 2 1/2 miles turn right onto Thackley Road, pass another Methodist Church on the right and the ground is straight ahead approximately 200 yards on the right hand side.