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NEWS: Matchday guide for Tuesday's cup tie against Exeter City

12 August 2019

Ahead of Tuesday night's Carabao Cup tie with Exeter City, Coventry City have issued a matchday guide for fans attending the game.

This includes key info on buying tickets, parking and more - including road closures, which do NOT apply for Tuesday's game.

Ticket Collections/Queries

Any collections and queries will be dealt with at the Ticket Collection Desk in the Kop Stand Reception, from 5:30pm onwards.

Tickets will not be available to buy from here – only the Cash Turnstiles in the Kop Stand from 6:30pm.

If you bought your tickets after 2pm on Friday 9th August, they will be for collection either in advance of matchday from the Butts Park Ticket Office, or on the day at St Andrew’s from 5:30pm.

Season Tickets

This game is not included in your Season Ticket – make sure you buy a Match Ticket to attend!

Entry to the stadium

Match Ticket holders need to use the entrance as stated on your ticket.

Corporate guests need to enter via the Kop Stand Reception – hospitality doors open at 5:30pm.

Buying Tickets

Tickets will be available to buy on the gate for Sky Blue fans, with no matchday price increase and no booking fees, from 6:30pm at the Cash Turnstiles in the Kop Stand.

Exeter City fans can pay on the gate too, at Cash Turnstiles in the Gil Merrick Stand.

Tickets are only Adults £10, Concessions £8, Under 16 £3!

Full info here

Blocks

Due to the expected attendance, Blocks 26, 28 and 30 will be sold first. Other Blocks will open subject to demand.

Kiosks

Kiosks 12A and 12B will be open - Concourse kiosks are cash only.

Free drinking water is available at all kiosks.

Cash Point

There is NO cash point at St Andrew’s stadium – please ensure you have the money you require before you come to the game.

The nearest cash point is located outside B&M at the Retail Park opposite the Kop Stand.

Smoking

St Andrew’s is a no-smoking and no-vaping venue. Smoking areas are provided outside the Kop Stand and outside the Kop Reception for supporters at half-time.

On-site car parking

On-site parking is sold out for Tuesday’s game.

The Main Stand Car Park can be accessed via Garrison Lane.

The Kop Stand Car Park is accessed via Coventry Road – there are no road closures for this game.

If you have an on-site car parking Season Ticket, Tuesday’s game is included within your pass.

Please note – in line with the policy at St Andrew’s, car boots will be checked on entry.

Further details on the Travel section of our website.

Off-site car parking

Off-site car parking will be available at Birmingham Wheels Park – B8 1AD. This is a short walk from St Andrew’s. Fans will be able to pay on the gate here for £5 on Tuesday.

Off-site car parking is also available at Century Park Industrial Estate - B9 4NZ. This is a couple of minutes walk from St Andrew's and fans can pay £5 on entry for the car park.

Further details of both can be found on the Travel section of our website.

Coach Travel

Coach travel is available from Coventry for £5 with official travel partner EST for the game vs Exeter City.

Departure is now earlier -from White Street Coach Park at 5:30pm and the Arena Park service road (next to the Ricoh Arena subway) at 5:15pm.

You can book by visiting ccfctravel.co.uk or calling 02476 997605 to book over the phone.

Train Travel

Nearest train stations are:
Birmingham New Street: 1.9 miles 
Birmingham Moor Street: 1.4 miles 
Adderley Park: 1.1 miles
Bordesley Station: 0.6 miles

Trains are scheduled to be running to Bordesley Station, which is close to St Andrew's, on Tuesday night. To book and for latest times and up to date information, visit nationalrail.co.uk

Road Closures

There will be NO road closures for the game vs Exeter City – this is due to the smaller than usual expected attendance.

Programme

Matchday programme PUSB will be available to buy around the ground on Tuesday for £1.50 – it will be a smaller than usual edition, but with an huge exclusive fixture poster!

You can also purchase a copy at Curtis-sport.com  

Season subscriptions are available to buy here.

Family Zone

There will be no Family Zone for the Exeter City game – it will be back vs Bristol Rovers.

Baby Changing Facilities

Baby Changing Facilities are located in the Kop Stand/Gil Merrick Stand corner, within the Disabled Toilet, near to Kiosk 13.

Club Retail

The Club Shop will be based in an external kiosk outside the Kop Stand near to the corner with the Gil Merrick Stand.

Happy Abode Bar

The Happy Abode Bar is located to the right of entrance 6 at St Andrew’s and will be open for all supporters from 3 hours before kick-off, and will be open for an hour after full-time too.

Please note you need a match ticket for admission to the game.

Searches

Supporters will be subject to searching outside the turnstiles (pat downs and bag searches). Please note the restricted items, shown on the Home Tickets section of our website.

To clarify – bottles/flasks are not allowed (including refillable bottles) – this is the policy for all matches at St Andrew’s. Please disregard previous policy issued by CCFC for games at the Ricoh Arena.

Drums

In line with the existing policy at St Andrew’s, drums are not allowed in the stadium.

Flags and Banners

To see the Flags and Banners policy, visit our website here. This replicates the existing policy at St Andrew’s.

Match Rules

If there is a draw after 90 minutes, the game will go immediately to penalties.

iFollow

Video of the game is not available to stream for either domestic or international supporters – only audio. This is due to Carabao Cup broadcasting regulations.


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