Platt Lane (ManCity Academy)

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  • Platt Lane Complex, Yew Tree Road, Manchester M14 7UU, United Kingdom

Looking to play 9-a-side or 5-a-side football in South Manchester? Platt Lane (ManCity Academy) has the perfect facilities for lovers of the small-sided version of the beautiful game. 5-a-side football at Platt Lane (ManCity Academy) is played on 3G astroturf. So whether you're looking for a casual kick about with your friends or whether you're part of a team that is a cohesive 5-a-side football league, Platt Lane (ManCity Academy) is the right choice for you.

This facility is also brilliantly floodlit. Late night sessions are not a problem at this venue, which means the facility is perfect for those who love to play sport after work. Those driving are able to park free of charge at the facility. There are limited spaces available with weekends being particularly popular. The best parking availability is during the day and before 5pm.

The changing rooms on offer here are excellent. Well maintained and spacious changing rooms provide the perfect environment in which to prepare for your match. The venue's changing rooms provide toilets and also a communal changing area. The well-equipped changing rooms provide an additional excellence to this already outstanding sports facility.

The venue is situated near Rusholme. From there it is a short walk to the facility which works out well for a gentle warm down after your booking.


  • 3G artificial grass surface, outdoor
  • Changing rooms & Showers available
  • You can wear boots, No metal studs

Getting there

  • By Car: Yew Tree Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 7UU
  • By Bus: Take the 111 bus from Piccadilly Gardens to the stop outside Platt Lane Complex on Yew Tree Road. The 111 also stops outside the Aquatics Centre on Oxford Road. You can also get numerous buses heading towards south Manchester (bus numbers 41, 42, 43, 44, 142, 143), which all stop at the Platt Fields Park.
  • Walking: From Wilmslow Road take a turn at Platt Lane. It is the street between the Curry Mile and Platt fields park .
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