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NEWS: Matchday guide for Leasing.com Trophy opener vs Walsall

2 September 2019

Ahead of this Tuesday night’s Leasing.com Trophy group game against Walsall, Coventry City have issued an updated matchday guide for fans attending the game.

This includes key info on buying tickets, parking and more, including the news that road closures do not apply on Tuesday night. 

For ticket information, please click here. 

Ticket Collections/Queries on Matchdays

Any collections and queries will be dealt with at the Ticket Collection Booth outside the Kop Stand, 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 30th 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!

The exception is those affected by the closure of blocks 36 and 37 – you receive a free ticket for this game, which will be automatically uploaded to your card for you.

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.

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

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

See ticket information here.

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. Kiosks and Cash Turnstiles are cash only.

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/Cattell 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 and directions on the Travel section of our website.

Off-site car parking

Off-site car parking is available at Century Park Industrial Estate - B9 4NZ. and at Birmingham Wheels Park for Tuesday’s game.

Further details of off-site parking can be found on the Travel section of our website.

Coach Travel

Coach travel is available from Coventry for just £5 with official travel partner EST for the game vs Walsall

Departure is from White Street Coach Park and the Arena Park service road (next to the Ricoh Arena subway).

Coaches drop off at Tilton Road – and pick up from here after the game too.

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: 1.7 miles 
Birmingham Moor Street: 1.5 miles 
Adderley Park: 1 mile
Bordesley Station: 0.6 miles

Trains are scheduled to be running to Bordesley Station, which is close to St Andrew's, on Saturday.

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 Walsall – this is due to the smaller than usual expected attendance.

 

Home supporter coaches

Official home supporter coaches are parked on Tilton Road. Home supporter coaches must access this via Garrison Lane, and must have applied for a pass for this area.

If you have not already applied for a pass, please email ticketoffice@ccfc.co.uk

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 exclusive interview with Sky Blues keeper Ben Wilson.

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 Walsall game – it will be back vs Blackpool on Saturday.

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 will NOT be open on Tuesday night

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 last season 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.

iFollow

Live video coverage of the game will be available for international supporters only on iFollow.

Audio commentary will be available for supporters in the UK.

Match Rules

The winner gets 3 points. If there is a draw after 90 minutes, each team will get 1 point, and there will be a penalty shoot out – with the winner of that receiving an extra point.


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