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Clocking up the Miles

By: Matty Newton
Date: 31/05/2009

GRIMSBY fans will have to travel around 400 less miles next season if they go to every game. With four very distant teams (Exeter, Wycombe, Brentford and Gillingham) all getting promoted, it leaves League Two less orientated towards the South.

In their place have come three teams from the Midlands (Northampton, Crewe and Hereford) and one, Cheltenham, from the West Country,

Of the promoted teams one is from the South West (Torquay), the other the nearest of the newcomers in Burton Albion.

Overall the effect is to subtract 200 miles off the one way distance, and a total of 400 miles (around 7 hours) off the total travelling time for the year.

TeamDistance (one way)Time (one way)
Lincoln City 38.2 miles 0 hr 54 min
Rotherham 64.3 mile 1 hr 18 min
Notts County 72.2 miles 1 hr 41 min
Chesterfield 76.3 miles 1 hr 29 min
Bradford 86.7 miles 1 hr 40 min
Rochdale 106.0 miles 1 hr 57 min
Burton Albion 107.3 miles 2 hr 05 min
Bury 113.5 miles 2 hr 02 min
Macclesfield 113.8 miles 2 hr 18 min
Accrington 114.5 miles 2 hr 18 min
Port Vale 122.6 miles 2 hr 31 min
Northampton 125.7 miles 2 hr 38 min
Darlington 126.7 miles 2 hr 22 min
Crewe 153.8 miles 2 hr 46 min
Shrewsbury 164.7 miles 3 hr 16 min
Barnet 165.2 miles 3 hr 21 min
Morecambe 165.6 miles 2 hr 54 min
Dagenham 184.4 miles 3 hr 52 min
Cheltenham 193.4 miles 3 hr 29 min
Hereford 200.9 miles 3 hr 46 min
Aldershot 209.7 miles 4 hr 07 min
Bournemouth 272.1 miles 5 hr 11 min
Torquay 321.8 miles 5 hr 40 min

Fans wishing to travel to games by coach should contact Terry Hall on 07716 094444.

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