Chesterfield - Sat 3rd February
At the foot of the famous crooked spire. Lively former Hogshead pub that is 5 minutes walk from the rail station and 10 minutes from Saltergate. It has around 8 real ales normally available plus cider, lagers and good value food.
Cheltenham - Sat 17th February
About 5 minutes from the ground in the back streets between Whaddon Road and the town centre. Real ales, lagers and a cider with good value pub grub. Reportedly very friendly, with a real 'traditional local' feel.
Oldham - Sat 24th February
Up Steps Inn 17-23 High Street OL1 3AJ.
Typical Wetherspoons pub in the town centre. Usual range of cheap beers and reasonable food. A short walk from Oldham Mumps station but a bit of a hike, or a taxi ride, to Boundary Park.
Blackpool - Tue 6th March
Wide selection of beers including real ales and lagers and an extensive good value food menu. Situated in Central Blackpool - behind the Waxworks, near to the Central Pier.
Northampton – Sat 10th March
Rotherham - Sat 31st March
The pub is a converted school which is now one of the better examples of the JD Wetherspoon chain. Good range of local guest ales and the usual Wetherspoons pub grub menu.
Carlisle – Mon 9th April
Town centre multi-roomed pub by the Lanes shopping area and not far from the railway station. Open from 11-11 and does lunchtime meals and a limited selection of real ales and lagers.
Nottingham Forest – Sat 21st April
Brewery tap for the Castle Rock Brewery next door. Only 2 minutes walk from the station. Good selection of real ales, ciders and foreign beers. Pub grub available at lunch time.
Port Vale – Sat 5th May
Titanic Brewery pub about 10 minutes from Vale Park. Understandably gets busy on match days. Food may be limited to rolls.