The Urban Sports Stadium (Nb. This will open a new window/tab at Google Maps)General Ground Directions:
Skinner Lane, Pontefract, WF8 4QE. Tel: (01977) 600818.
M62 jct32 (Xscape) towards Pontefract. Left at lights after roundabout for park entrance and retail park. Traffic through town should follow racecourse signs through lights to roundabout and back to lights.Public Transport:
Station: Pontefract Tanshelf ¼m. Leave station on north side, up Station Approach, right into Beechnut Lane. Also, Pontefract Monkhill ½m, follow path across car park, down steps, turn right then right again after Railway pub. Follow path at side of railway line, under bridge at Skinner Lane and left along path at other side.Public transport directions courtesy of Andy Edwards. Click here to go to his website.Admission Price:
£5, £3 concessions, free for under 16sCapacity:
Fully licensed. Hot and cold snacks. Open before and after games.Club Shop:
West Yorkshire League 1958-79; Yorkshire League 1979-82; NCEL 1982-Honours:
NCEL: Div 1 - 1983/84, Wilkinson Sword Trophy - 1995/96; Floodlit Comp - 1987/88 1988/89; Yorkshire League: Div 3 - 1981/82; Embleton Cup - 1982/83 1986/87 1995/96 1999/2000; Castleford FA Cup - 1982/83 1987/88 1991/92 1994/95 2002/03.Best Season:
FA Vase - 2nd Rd Proper, 2002/03; FA Cup - 1st Qual Rd 1995/96, 1997/98, 2000/01Records:
Attendance: 1,000 v Hull City, floodlight opening, 1987Players Progressing:
Dave Penney (Derby, Oxford, Swansea, Cardiff), Andy Hayward (Rotherham), Rory Prendergast (York), Dean Trott (Northampton), Darren Stamp (Scunthorpe). Also Paul Newlove (Great Britain Rugby League).