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NEWS: Matchday Guide for the Tuesday Night Football game against Portsmouth

10 February 2020

Club News

NEWS: Matchday Guide for the Tuesday Night Football game against Portsmouth

10 February 2020

Ahead of this Tuesday night’s game against Portsmouth, Coventry City have issued an updated matchday guide for all fans attending the match.

This includes key info on buying tickets, parking, travel, road closures, matchday activities and more.

Please note - road closures will again be in place from 45 minutes before kick-off, rather than 1 hour.

For ticket information, please click here. Tickets are available both in advance and on the gate.


Buying Tickets

It’s our Tuesday Night Football offer – tickets are just £15 adults, £10 concessions and £5 under 18s.

Tickets will be available to buy on the gate for Sky Blue fans, with no matchday price increase and no booking fees.

Tickets are the same price whether you buy in advance or on the day, while there is no Premium Zone for match tickets this season nor booking fees to add on. Full details and prices here.

Cash Turnstiles are in the Kop Stand/Tilton Road Stand corner, and open from 6:30pm. As the name suggests - these are cash only.

Tickets purchased here will be for Blocks 17, 18 and 19 in the Kop Stand.

Portsmouth fans can pay on the gate too, at Cash Turnstiles in the Gil Merrick Stand (Cash Only).

Ticket Collections/Queries on Matchdays

Any collections and queries are dealt with at the Ticket Collection Booth – this will be open from 5:30pm, and outside the Kop Stand Reception, on the left hand side. Tickets will not be available to buy from here – only the Cash Turnstiles at the Kop Stand/Tilton Road corner from 6:30pm.

If you bought your tickets anytime after 2pm on Friday 7th February, they will be for collection only - either in advance of matchday from the Butts Park Ticket Office, or on the day at St Andrew’s from 5:30pm at the Ticket Collection Booth.

If you expected your ticket to be delivered and it has not arrived, please also visit the Ticket Collection Booth.

Portsmouth supporters collecting tickets can do so at the turnstiles in the Gil Merrick Stand.

Entry to the stadium

Match Ticket and Season Ticket holders need to use the entrance in the Kop Stand as stated on your ticket.

Premium Membership holders and Corporate guests need to enter via the Kop Stand Reception.


Food and drinks kiosks be open on Tuesday night in the concourse – please note these are cash only. Free drinking water is available to any supporter at all kiosks on request.

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. Food/Drink Kiosks and Cash Turnstiles are cash only.

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


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 completely sold out for Tuesday night’s game, both in advance and on the day. Only supporters who have pre-purchased will be accommodated.

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

The Kop Stand Car Park is accessed via Coventry Road/Cattell Road – please note there is no access after 7pm due to matchday road closures around St Andrew’s.

If you arrive after the road closures, you will not be able to park on-site and will not be able to use the Main Stand Car Park as an alternative.

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 versus Portsmouth is available at Century Park Industrial Estate only* on Tuesday, for just £5:

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

*Birmingham Wheels is not available on Tuesday.

Coach Travel

Coach travel is available from Coventry with official travel partner EST for the game vs Portsmouth, priced at £7.

Departure is from Arena Park (5:30pm) and White Street Coach Park (6pm).

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

You can book by visiting 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

To book and for latest times and up to date information, visit

Road Closures

Road Closures will be in place from 7pm again – after this time there is no road access to the Kop Stand Car Park.

This will be on Coventry Road from the A45 roundabout at Bordesley Circus upto the Morrisons Supermarket/Bowling Green Road. Cattell Road will also be closed directly outside the stadium from Coventry Road up to the junction with Tilton Road which will also be closed.

Full details can be seen on the Travel section of our website

Home supporter coaches

Official home supporter coaches will be 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 who can arrange a pass.


Josh Pask is the subject of our main player interview in PUSB, which is available for £3.

We will be profiling Portsmouth, as well as hearing from Mark Robins and Liam Kelly, plus Under 23s left back Joe Newton. There’s lots more club news, views and historical features too, all packed inside the 64-page programme.

You can also purchase a copy at HERE

Season subscriptions are available to buy here.

Family Zone

There is no Family Zone on Tuesday night – it will next take place on Sunday 1st March versus Sunderland.

Please note that there will NOT be any post-match collections of JSB Gifts. These will next take place on Sunday 1st March versus Sunderland.

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 – this is next to the Family Zone area.

It accepts both cash and card payment.

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 5pm on Tuesday, and will be open for an hour after full-time too.

Please note you need a match ticket for admission to the game, and that this bar is for Coventry City supporters only – away fans are not allowed in this bar.


Supporters (home and away) 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 and there is no exception.

Please disregard previous policy issued by CCFC last season for games at the Ricoh Arena, which does not apply at St Andrew’s.


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.


Live video coverage of the game will be available for domestic and international supporters on iFollow. A match pass is available in the UK for £10. To purchase, click here.

Audio commentary will also be available for supporters in the UK.

Corporate Lounges Dress Code

Dress code is smart casual – smart jeans are permitted.

Guests not dressed appropriately may be either refused entry to the corporate areas or asked to leave.  

Replica Shirts (from this current season or previous seasons, plus historic retro shirts) are not allowed, nor are caps or ripped jeans.

Running shoes (will accept dark in colour) are not allowed, nor are flip flops. No casual shorts (ie training shorts or jersey shorts) or tracksuits are permitted.

Should any guest wear a replica shirt under any Jacket/coat/jumper etc, gain access to the corporate area and subsequently remove the outer garment, this is also unacceptable and they will be asked to leave .  For children under 12 years, the dress code is relaxed.

Armed Forces Covenant

Coventry City will be formally signing the Armed Forces Covenant on Tuesday night, as we continue to support our service men and women, past and present. This will take place at half-time, while reservists from HMS Forward will be our special guests at the game.

More details on our website on Tuesday afternoon and in our matchday programme.

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