Day Return to Braintree
Article by exiledessexboy
Updated Wednesday, 20th July 2011
A young Southend United X1 will be taking to the field, along with a few trailists, at Blues Square Premier Braintree Wednesday evening, and here's the ways you can get there.
Braintree Town Football Club
The Cressing Road Stadium, Clockhouse Way, Braintree, Essex CM7 3RD
Telephone: 01376 345617 Office & Fax: 01376 330976 E: braintreeTFC@aol.com
Kick-Off - 19.45.
Tickets: £10 for adults and £5 concessions (TBC, usual home prices.)
As expected it will be a young side incluing the likes of Benttley, Nesbitt, Smith, Stevens, James-Lewis and Woodyard all starting along with the trailists announced yessterday in the form of former Ipswich Town winger Reggie Lumbe and the Congo international midfielder Jean-Paul Kalala, and possibily a couple of others, a youngsetr or two and maybe another chance for centre-back George Artemi, who had a couple of turn outs last year, actually scoring in an Essex Premier Cup Tie against Grays.
From the Congo to Braintree: www.southendunited-mad.co.uk
From Bermuda to Braintree: www.southendunited-mad.co.uk
Rail: Easy trip fro London workers from Liverpool Street, change at Shenfield from the Victoria Line for others. Not a long walk, see map below, but a brisk walk after the game for the 22.00!
£18 day return from Southend, cheaper of course with railcards and in a Group Save area if four of you decide to make the trip.
Southend Victoria 16.50 Braintree (via Shenfield)
Southend Victoria 17.35 Braintree (via Shenfield)
London Liverpool Street 17.20 Braintree 18.28 (£21.80 return)
London Liverpool Street 18.12 Braintree 19.19 (£21.80 return)
Braintree 22.00 Southend Victoria 23.48 (via Shenfield)
Braintree 22.56 Southend Victoria 00.18 (via Shenfield)
Braintree 22.00 London Liverpool Street 23.01
Cressing Road Stadium
(Thanks to www.braintreetownfc.org.uk for the main map)
The Fowlers Farm is at the bottom of Cressing Road, off the roundabout by the MacDonalds.
CM77 8DH Tel: 01376 551560
Website here: www.vintageinn.co.uk/thefowlersfarmbraintree/
Blue Square South 2010/11
Shrimpers Pre-Season Schedule
Monday, July 11th - Dartford 0 Southend United 3
Tuesday, July 12th - Great Wakering Rovers 0 Southend United 5
Saturday, July 16th - Dundee 2 Southend United 0
Sunday, July 17th - Raith Rovers 0 Southend United 0
Wednesday, July 20th - Braintree Town (Away), 19.45. (SUFC X1)
Friday, July 22nd - IPSWICH TOWN (HOME), 19.45.
Thursday, July, 28th - NORWICH CITY (HOME), 19.45
Saturday, July 30th - Canvey Island (away), 15.00. (SUFC X1)