Providing the official Red Devil supporters transport to away games - We're back up and runningI was in two minds about travelling by coach. As I said to Pat on Saturday I thought it might be a closed shop/bit of a clique. Well I got that totally wrong. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming
Status of away travel
NEXT AWAY GAME – COME AND WATCH THE RED DEVILS ON THE ROAD
SATURDAY 23rd OCTOBER – Scunthorpe United 3.00pm KICK OFF
We depart from the stadium at 07.30am and the cost is £20.00.
We have a buffet stop arranged at the Red Hart, Blyth. This is about 45 minutes from Scunthorpe, we aim to be at the pub for midday after a short comfort break at Peterborough services. We are now taking bookings for this trip please contact us to book your seat – we will only be taking the one coach – 24 seats already taken of the 53 available.
Overnight trip to Barrow – 20th November – see details full below for this trip.
You have until this weekend to confirm your booking for the overnight trip to Barrow we need to confirm rooms by the 15th October.
33 supporters now booked on for the overnight trip to Barrow – we have both Family (as twin) and Double (as single) rooms are still available for this trip. Please contact us if you want to travel to the game –
FA CUP Draw – HOME TO TRANMERE ROVERS
WHAT CRAWLEY DID TO ROCHDALE, SUTTON DID TO CRAWLEY
SUTTON NULIFIED CRAWLEY YESTERDAY AND WON IN THE END BY A DEFENSIVE LAPSE BY THE RED DEVILS
On Tuesday we have another chance to get back to winning ways after the defeat against the League’s inform side Sutton United 1 – 0 it wasn’t a classic game for a first off local derby between the two sides but it was great to see a crowd of over 3500 in the stadium, the first for a a very long time, lets hope the Crawley contingent of 3000, will come back, the atmosphere again was as good, bar the episode in the first half with an alleged racist comment was made to a Sutton player. I’m sure that the club will look into the incident and come to their own conclusions of what or wasn’t said.
We still have seats on the coach to Scunthorpe on Saturday – details below and we are still getting supporters booking on for the overnight to Barrow – we now only have a couple of rooms available of those we pre-booked – this Tuesday is you last chance to book on for Barrow – will be in the Redz Bar before the game taking bookings for all matches up until the New Year – all details are below.
This was an email we received about the Rochdale trip, hopefully it will inspire others to try the coach travel.
Good evening Alain,
I just wanted to say many thanks to you and Pat for Saturday. This was my first trip on the coach. Whenever I’ve attended an away game for Crawley it’s always been via the train. I was in two minds about travelling by coach. As I said to Pat on Saturday I thought it might be a closed shop/bit of a clique. Well I got that totally wrong. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming but also gave you the opportunity to have your own space (in my case I had time to study the horse racing form and contribute more profit into the betting firm Coral !). Credit to you for finding such a cracking pub and for organising everything so well. The emails / information are first class. It’s obvious that you are so passionate and care deeply about the club. In fact the club are lucky to have supporters like you Alain.
All the best and I shall see you again at some point this season
Please pass on my best to Pat
NEXT AWAY GAME – SCUNTHORPE UNITED – 23rd OCTOBER – 24 booked on so far.
Scunthorpe United on Saturday 23rd October –the buffet stop which has now been confirmed for this game is at the Red Hart, Blyth just before the A1M starts where we stopped previously for the Doncaster and other Scunthorpe games. Again the cost is £20.00 and will depart from the Stadium at 7.30am. We will have a short comfort/coffee break at Peterborough Services on the way up before arriving at the Red Hart for midday, hopefully earlier if the traffic is light. Again we will only be running the one coach, so please start booking your seats from now and we will put you on. Once full we will start standby list for the coach. At present we have no information about match tickets other than we are classed as at Category B game. They also have a long away game next Tuesday evening at Barrow.
FA CUP. – WE ARE AT HOME TO TRANMERE ROVERS.
In the F A Cup draw this afternoon we have been given a home tie against Tranmere Rovers – details of the date has yet to be given but it will be over the weekend of the 6/7th November – Poor Horsham have a mammoth trip having been drawn away to Carlisle United. That is one epic trip if they do a there and back in a day. Dorking Wanderers have also been given a home tie provided they beat Hayes and Yeading in the replay after the 2-2 draw on Saturday. They will play Sutton United in a local Surrey derby.
OVERNIGHT TRIP – BARROW – Saturday 20th November 2021 – 3.00pm kick off.
We are now up to 33 on the coach to Barrow – this weekend is the last chance you have to get yourself booked on the coach and the rooms at the rate we are showing below – we have to confirm with the hotel in the next few days with the payment for the rooms. We still have 2 doubles/single rooms and 4 twin/family rooms available. Please see me in Redz with your deposit of £30.00 per person if you want to book on. Also if you have booked on and not paid your deposit then please also see me on Saturday. If you have still to pay the remainder of the trip I will need that paid by 8th November please. Full details see below
DETAILS OF AWAY GAMES UP UNTIL THE NEW YEAR
Because we have been constantly asked about the Swindon, Leyton Orient and Stevenage games we have decided that you can start booking on for these matches until the New Year – all departures are from the Stadium – For Stevenage we need to know as soon as possible as there is no public transport on Boxing Day and we will have to get coaches sorted if we need to take more than one. Should we take more than one coach to any of these games we will then need supporters to pre-pay for their seats – we will keep you updated about this should it happen. You can still pay for your seats when booking but will need to collect coach tickets from me if we take more than one to each game.
Saturday 13th November 2021 – 11.00am Departure – Swindon Town – £20.00 no buffet stop.
Tuesday 7th December 2021 – 2.00pm departure – Walsall – £20.00 – depending on numbers this may be a minibus.
Saturday 11th December 2021 – Midday departure – Leyton Orient – £20.00 – no buffet stop.
Sunday 26th December 2021 – 11.30am departure – Stevenage – £20.00 – no buffet stop
Overnight to Carlisle United – we are now taking reservations for this trip on the 15th January 2022 – cost is £75 for a twin/Family room or £95 for a single occupancy room. Full Details see below.
I will be in REDZ on Tuesday against Exeter before the games taking bookings for all these matches so please come and see me then or you can book via E mail, or text me on 07771-792346 – or Patrick on Facebook and Twitter. We will confirm all bookings so that you know your seat has been reserved for you.
Finally who’s up for a Christmas Party – we haven’t done one for a couple of seasons now and with the restrictions lifted we thought we would try and resurrect our get together at Christmas – please let me know and if we get a good response we will find a venue (previously the Black Swan at Pees Pottage) for a night out – we will try for after the Oldham home game on the 18th December but will need to know soon to get that date booked.
OVERNIGHT TRIPS TO BARROW AND CARLISLE
Barrow – 20th November 2021
We depart from the stadium at 6.00am for the trip and will have a comfort break at the M6 Toll services for half an hour. We aim to be at the Gilpin Inn for Midday for the buffet lunch which is about 40 minutes from Barrow. Our Hotel is directly opposite the ground about a 5 minute walk. We will probably check into the hotel after the game – having parked our coach there.
e have at the moment reserved both Double and Family Rooms for this trip,
Cost for the trip are for a single occupancy room is £85.00 and for a shared room is £70.00 these costs are for room only – if you want breakfast then that is an extra £5.75 and you can pay that on the Sunday morning to the hotel. The costs include the Hotel Room, Travel by coach and a Buffet on Saturday lunchtime.
We will depart from Barrow on Sunday morning at 9.30am and again will have a comfort stop after about two hours if it is required or we will continue to the M6 Toll services to have a longer break before travelling back to Crawley for about 4.00pm.
Please start booking from now – we need to confirm all the rooms by Mid October with Travelodge. If you want to travel after that date you may have to pay extra for the rooms if we can get them.
Carlisle United 15th January 2022
We depart from the stadium at 5.30am for the trip and will have a comfort break at the M6 Toll services for half an hour. We aim to be at the Beehive in Penrith for Midday for the buffet lunch which is about 50 minutes from Carlisle. We will drive back to Penrith to the Hotel which is on the opposite side of the M6 motorway.
We have at the moment reserved both Double and Family Rooms for this trip,
Cost for the trip are for a single occupancy room is £95.00 and for a shared room is £75.00 these costs are for room only – if you want breakfast then that is an extra £5.75 and you can pay that on the Sunday morning to the hotel. The costs include the Hotel Room, Travel by coach and a Buffet on Saturday lunchtime.
We will depart from Penrith on Sunday morning at 9.30am and again will have a comfort stop after about two hours if it is required or we will continue to the M6 Toll services to have a longer break before travelling back to Crawley for about 4.00pm.
Please start booking from now – we need to confirm all the rooms by Mid-December with Travelodge. If you want to travel after that date you may have to pay extra for the rooms if we can get them.
For both trips
Anyone under 18’s must be accompanied by an appropriate adult for these trips.
We need a £30.00 deposit to confirm your booking.
We have a good time.