Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield United: Away fans guide

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Sheffield United travel to the Macron Stadium this weekend to face Bolton Wanderers in the opening game of the season.

Here is everything travelling Blades fans need to know ahead of their visit.

Kick off:

3pm

Stadium address:

Macron Stadium, Burnden Way, Bolton BL6 6JW

Stadium capacity:

28,723 (all seated)

Getting there by car:

From the South: If you're travelling up the M6, follow signs for the M62 and leave at Junction 21a, following signs for Manchester. Join the M60 at Junction 12 and proceed to follow signs for the M61 towards Preston. Do NOT take the A666 towards Bolton. Turn off the M61 at Junction 6 and take the third exit off the roundabout onto the A6027, the De Havilland Way. At the next roundabout, take a left turn onto Burnden Way and park in the main stadium visitors' car park.

From the North: If you're travelling down the M6, follow signs for the M61 and leave at Junction 30. Once on the M61, follow signs for Manchester/Bolton and leave at Junction 6 (Macron Stadium should be visible on the left). Take the first exit off the roundabout onto the A6027, the De Havilland Way. At the next roundabout, take a left turn onto Burnden Way and park in the main stadium visitors' car park.

By rail:

The Stadium is located 200 metres from Horwich Parkway Station. Trains regularly run from Blackpool and Preston if travelling from the North, and Manchester and Bolton if travelling from the South.

By bus:

15 separate bus routes operate on matchdays from surrounding areas. Travel is priced at £3 for a single journey and £4 for a return journey.

Pubs:

Away fans tend to go to The Beehive which is about half a mile away up the road in Horwich, or the Barnstormers on Lostock Lane.

Programme price:

£3

Pie price:

£2.90

Pint price:

£3.40 - £3.80