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On 6/5/2019 at 1:11 AM, Unnamed Trialist said:

Hi @Sam 

Some people here have been in contact with them and though they haven't 100¡% confirmed, we think it is  a go. Just wait a day or so, and if have not gotten anything firm, we may go with it anyways or change if they are not cool.

This is how we want it to go in Montpellier and all game cities (Grenoble, Reims), so folks can get the word out:

FB page with name and address of pub or bar.

First Canada fans to arrive, even a few days early (which is likely to happen) should say hello in the name of the Voyageurs, and see if they'll put up some flags or similar, or if anyone has a banner. Take small flags to leave there to signal our presence.

All fans should tweet and retweet, especially onto accounts with many followers (players, CSA) and take pics, so we can get momentum. If it gets crowded, it can always spill over into the adjoining square. 

We'll leave from the pub with enough lead time, say 2.5-3 hours, by tramway. If folks are game, return and close out the place (open until 1 am everyday, and our match ends at 11).

 

 

I spoke to the Fitzpatricks manager today, they're expecting us ALL day on Monday. They are open from Noon til 1am(which means we can grab a couple after the match as well). 

I won't be there until 3pm so if anyone is there earlier in the week please stop in and take a minute to make a sign welcoming visiting Canadians to join us on their chalkboard. Fitzpatricks was the Icelandic supporter HQ in the last WC and this is what they did.

See you all Monday and spread the word around!

 

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On 6/4/2019 at 3:11 AM, Sam said:

So plan is to meet at Fitzpatricks next Monday then? I can post on the facebook page as well 

So @Sam, can you post that on the Facebook page?

And can @admin also put it on our front page so people know?

Full details of the Pub: 

Fitzpatrick's Irish Pub Montpellier

5 Place Saint-Come, 34000 Montpellier

Open noon-1AM

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I just past this info to a few of the ladies on my Co-Ed rec team who are making it over for the game. They are pumped.

Thx everyone.

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Posted (edited)

Hi all , for all supporters in Montpellier: 

2 main ways to the stadium from centre of town, both there and back: 

TRAM

Tram Line 1 leaving from Comedie,  on Boulevard Victor Hugo, about 10 min from the bar.

Leaving every 10 minutes and takes 29 min to the Stade Mosson stop. 

So 18.32 gets there at 19.01, 18.42 arrives 19.11, etc. 

RETURN: 

Leaving 23.13 arrives 23.43, leaving 23.28 arrives 23. 58, 23.43 arrives 00.13.

 It could  be very full on the way back however.

I do not see any after except for a possiblity where you have to change lines. 

SHUTTLE (Navette)

Here is the info in French, leaving from Saint Jean le Sec, and free. That is about 2 km south west of the centre and on Line 2 of the Tramway. It is not clear how many shuttles there are going, but it says 10 "cars" returning. It also means, on return, a change on the tramway if you get the connection, so careful.

Mise en place d’une navette gratuite
Départ parking Saint Jean le Sec 
• Offre aller : 20’ (variable en fonction des conditions de circulation très dégradées sur cet axe), 2h30 avant le début du match
• Offre retour : départs en rafales depuis Mosson à la fin du match (10 cars)
• Temps de parcours : 30 à 45’ en fonction des conditions de circulation très dégradées  sur cet axe

Edited by Unnamed Trialist

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As a sort of public service announcement they had FIFA menus at the stadium in Nice yesterday and you couldn’t get beer or any alcohol inside so don’t plan on that. 

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5 hours ago, carolynduthie said:

As a sort of public service announcement they had FIFA menus at the stadium in Nice yesterday and you couldn’t get beer or any alcohol inside so don’t plan on that. 

That sounds like a challenge...

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Full information on Voyageurs and Canadian supporters meet up pregame Grenoble. 

Shakesbeer

1 Place de Berulle

38000 Grenoble

Opens Saturday at 3.30 pm / Closes at 1 am

Walk to stadium: 1 km / 15 minutes

Fan march: Attending Voyageurs may arrange a prematch march to stadium, time TBA (7-7:30 departure?).

Tram connections are not very practical, involving two changes from the meeting point location, starting at B Green Line, Notre-Dame Musée station . A taxi may be preferable for such cases.

Weather: Reports of highs of 24 and lows of 12 on Saturday, with cloudy skies, and occasional rain and even thundershowers. Game time, 60% chance of rain. 

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1 hour ago, Unnamed Trialist said:

Full information on Voyageurs and Canadian supporters meet up pregame Grenoble. 

Shakesbeer

1 Place de Berulle

38000 Grenoble

Opens Saturday at 3.30 pm / Closes at 1 am

Walk to stadium: 1 km / 15 minutes

Fan march: Attending Voyageurs may arrange a prematch march to stadium, time TBA (7-7:30 departure?).

Tram connections are not very practical, involving two changes from the meeting point location, starting at B Green Line, Notre-Dame Musée station . A taxi may be preferable for such cases.

Weather: Reports of highs of 24 and lows of 12 on Saturday, with cloudy skies, and occasional rain and even thundershowers. Game time, 60% chance of rain. 

Actually one correction to that. I spoke to the bartender and the owner and they said they will be open at 1 PM this Saturday and that happy hour is in effect from when they open right up until 8:30 PM. They said that the bar is usually not that crowded in the afternoons and gets busy in the evening so it is almost perfect for our requirements.

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