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NEWS: Matchday Guide vs Millwall

27 December 2021

Ahead of Wednesday’s game against Millwall in the Sky Bet Championship, the Sky Blues have produced a matchday guide for fans attending the game.

The Sky Bet Championship match is a 7:45pm kick-off at the Coventry Building Society Arena.

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We strongly urge all fans to arrive as early as possible, at least one hour before kick-off, due to additional COVID checks required.

A crowd of over 16,000 is expected for Wednesday’s fixture.

COVID Pass

Covid Pass Messaging_Billboard_970x250.jpgAs per Government announcements and the new law, supporters aged over 18 must show a COVID Pass to attend the game on Wednesday, or proof of a negative lateral flow test.

Without either of these, supporters will not be able to attend the game and will not be allowed to enter the stadium.

For full information about this, please click here to visit our COVID Measures page.

This page includes links to further information on Government websites too.

All fans are advised to arrive at least 1 hour before kick-off to help with this process.

We thank you for your co-operation with this.

Face Masks

Supporters will be required to wear face masks in all indoor areas of the stadium, including the concourses, unless aged Under 11 or when eating/drinking.

In hospitality areas, fans can remove masks when sat down.

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Photos with players

We ask that fans do not ask players/staff for selfies either inside or outside the stadium.

Buying tickets on matchday

Wednesday’s game is a Category C fixture – Adult tickets are £20, with Concessions £15, Under 18s £10, JSB U16s £5 and JSB U13s FREE.

Tickets will be available to buy from the Ticket Office at the Coventry Building Society Arena, which opens at 9:30am on Wednesday. This is cashless – please note that from 4pm, only tickets for Wednesday will be available (i.e. not away tickets/half season tickets).

Sky Blues fans can buy at Cash Turnstiles 30–35 from 6:30pm. There is no matchday price increase. All supporters over 18 paying on the gate with need to provide a COVID Pass.

Ticket Info for the game can be seen here

For any queries, please email ccfctickets@ticketmaster.co.uk or call 0333 321 31 34

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Ticket Collections and Queries

Any ticket collections and queries for Sky Blues fans can be made at the Ticket Office from 9:30am on Wednesday morning up until kick-off.  

Season Tickets

For queries in advance of the game, please visit the Ticket Office or email ticketoffice@ccfc.co.uk . Any queries on the day of the game can be made in person at the Ticket Office.

Paper replacements can be arranged for the game for any lost or forgotten tickets/Season Tickets, however this service does carry an administration fee.

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Club Shop

The Club Shop will be open from 9:30am until kick-off on Wednesday – it will not be open for one hour post-match as this is a midweek game. This is cashless. All of this season’s kits are in stock and available to buy, while the new 'League One Champions' book is available to buy

Face Masks must be worn in the Club Shop, and the Ticket Office.  

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Entry to the stadium and your seat

Turnstiles open at 6:30pm, with Hospitality open from 5:30pm. 

Your COVD Pass, or proof of negative lateral flow test, will be checked as you approach the turnstiles by one of our staff. You must show this for entry. 

Due to the increased national terror threat level, there will also be searches on entry.

There will be searches on entry through the Main Entrance of the stadium – again, due to the increase in the national terror threat level to 'Severe'. Access to the Mill and through the Main Entrance will be only for corporate supporters, who will all be subject to searching.

Car Parking and Access

On-site car parking for this game is on sale, but availability is limited.Car Park B is open. To book, click here.

To book off-site car parking for this game, click here. 

In all car parks, please follow the instructions of the car park stewards - vehicle movement is restricted 1 hour before kick-off on-site, with all on-site roads closed at 6:45pm.

For queries regarding on-site car parking, please contact christopher.otoole@apcoa.com

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Train Travel

Service to the Coventry Arena station remains limited on matchdays, with train services between Leamington Spa, Nuneaton and Coventry currently suspended indefinitely by West Midlands Train.

For live updates and travel info, fans are advised to visit wmr.uk/plan

Bars and Kiosks

All Bars and Kiosks at the Arena are also now cashless – cash payment is not accepted.

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The new 'Anecdote' bar will also be open for Sky Blues supporters next to the Jimmy Hill Statue, with a range of food and drink available.

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Due to the searches at the Main Entrance, the Mill will only be open to corporate supporters. The additional searches are in place due to the increase of the national terror threat level to 'Severe'. 

Sky Blue Tavern and Dhillon’s Brewery Fan Zone

The new Sky Blue Tavern in Coventry city centre will be open from 12pm on Wednesday

Coventry's newest sports bar the Sky Blue Tavern is located at Hertford Place, near Junction 7 of Coventry Ring Road, at the old Dragon Phoenix/Feast Junction building. The Tavern has a Sky Blues theme, with historic images and memorabilia throughout the two-story building, and is the place to go for Sky Blues supporters. For info visit www.skybluetavern.com

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A shuttle bus is available to book from the Tavern over to Dhillon’s Brewery, near to the Arena – with a drink or food option included.

Meanwhile the Fan Zone at Dhillon’s Brewery will also be open on Wednesday at Unit 14A Hales Industrial Estate, Rowley’s Green Lane (CB6 6AT) – a short walk from the Coventry Building Society Arena - from 2pm.

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It has been completely refurbished and now includes a 20-foot TV screen, new indoor bar and a covered outdoor seating with room for hundreds of Sky Blues fans. DJ Big Smithy, popular from our time groundsharing at St Andrew’s, is there too to help create a fantastic pre-match atmosphere, while there are plenty of food options as well!

Programme

Matchday Programme PUSB will be available around the ground for £3. Programme sellers are located around the ground.

This week's programme features an interview with Todd Kane, plus lots of other features from around your Club. Details here.

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There is no Family Zone on Wednesday.

Scoreboard Messages

The deadline for messages for the game has passed – we can no longer accept any further requests after this time unfortunately due to production timelines. Further information

Matchday Reporting Number

Any issues of racism, homophobia, discrimination, abusive behaviour or general safety issues can be reported to the Club on home matchdays using the reporting number – 07395 932 164.

Simply begin your message with the Block/Seat location of the incident – followed by details of the incident. We will treat your message in the strictest confidence.

Prohibited Items

Details of items that fans can/cannot bring into the stadium are shown below:

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Away Fan Information

Away fans are located in the South Stand. Food and Drink kiosks in the South Stand are cashless.

Millwall supporters who are Season Ticket holders or Members will be able to pay on the day at Cash Turnstiles in the South Stand - please show your 21/22 card. Details here

Further information for away fans can be seen in our Away Fans section of our website here.

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Defibrillators

We are highlighting to fans the locations of defibrillators within the Stadium Bowl area. A defibrillator is a device that gives a high energy electric shock to the heart of someone who is in cardiac arrest. This high energy shock is called defibrillation, and it's an essential part in trying to save the life of someone who’s in cardiac arrest.

These are clearly only for use in an emergency, but can prove vital for fans who suffer a cardiac arrest.

  • West Stand - Atrium North – Guest services reception desk
  • West Stand - ACL Offices
  • West Stand - Atrium South – South Entrance Doors
  • West Stand - 1stFloor – Outside Lift Lobby by Club Coventry Lounge
  • West Stand - 1stFloor – Inside Boardroom
  • West Stand - 2ndFloor – Outside Premier Lounge – top of escalator
  • West Stand – Players Tunnel
  • South Stand – Tunnel 19
  • South Stand – Tunnel 25
  • East Stand/North Stand – Concourse in North/East Stand corner outside First Aid Room 1

Others available elsewhere in the Arena complex are:

  • 1stfloor – South office outside Community Space
  • Faradays Restaurant
  • Lower Halls – Main Entrance
  • Basement Level – Main Staff Entrance Door (Near Players Entrance

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iFollow

The game is not broadcast on iFollow in the UK, only overseas.


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