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NEWS: Matchday Guide for Tuesday's clash against Swansea City

1 November 2021

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

The Sky Bet Championship game is a 7:45pm kick-off at the Coventry Building Society Arena, with Adult tickets just £20 for the Category C fixture.

A crowd of around 16,500 is expected. We appreciate that fans will be coming after work/school etc, but we would urge fans to arrive early if possible.

We expect cash turnstiles to be busy and we therefore also urge fans to arrive early when buying on the gate.

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COVID Advice and Protocols

Coventry City issued updated COVID Advice and Protocols for fans at the start of the season – this continues to apply for all our home games.

To summarise:

  • Before you come to the game, we encourage fans to take a lateral flow test. This is not compulsory but would hopefully reduce the risk of transmission in the stadium.
  • All fans are encouraged to wear face masks when at games - particularly when entering the stadium and walking around the concourse, as these are busy areas.
  • We also encourage fans to continue social distancing wherever possible.
  • There are increased hygiene measures, and fans are encouraged to wash their hands.
  • In accordance with the current Government and EFL regulations, there is currently no requirement to provide proof of double vaccination to enter the stadium.

To see the full information for fans, click here

Currently, players are not appearing in the Family Zone or Lounges as part of our COVID protocols. We politely request that fans do not ask players/staff for selfies either inside or outside the stadium.

Fans are allowed to bring in their own small hand sanitiser with them to the game.

Buying tickets on matchday

Saturday’s game is a Category C fixture – which means Adult tickets are only £20, with Concessions £15,  Under 18s £10, JSB U16s £5 and JSB U13s £0.

Tickets will be available to buy from the Ticket Office at the Coventry Building Society Arena, which opens at 9:30am on Tuesday night. This is cashless.

Sky Blues fans can buy at Cash Turnstiles 30 – 37 from 6:30pm. There is no matchday price increase. We advise fans to arrive at least 15 minutes before kick-off when buying at Cash Turnstiles due to high demand, especially for evening matches.

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Ticket Info for the game can be seen here

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

Swansea City supporters are able to pay on the day at Cash Turnstiles in the South Stand.

 

Ticket Collections and Queries

Any ticket collections and queries for Sky Blues fans can be made at the Ticket Office from 9:30am on Tuesday.

Swansea City supporters can collect pre-purchased tickets from the away ticket collection booth at the rear of the South Stand, from around 6:30pm.

Season Tickets

Any Season Ticket holders who have not received their card can arrange a paper ticket for the game. Please visit the Ticket Office to collect your ticket. Lost or forgotten tickets/Season Tickets carry an administration fee.

Any new Season Tickets purchased from Friday 29th October will require a paper ticket due to production time of Season Ticket cards.

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.

Club Shop

The Club Shop will be open from 9:30am until kick-off on Tuesday – it will be closed post-match. This is cashless. All of this season’s kits are in stock and available to buy!

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Entry to stadium

Turnstiles open at 6:30pm while Hospitality doors open at 5:30pm

There will be late turnstiles in the East Stand and North Stand until 8:30pm.

Car Parking and Access

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

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

Due to the recent increase of our attendances, we are having to close access to Car Park B from one hour before kick-off to ensure pedestrian safety on internal roads at the stadium. If you have booked in this area please arrive prior to this time to gain entry. Thank you for your co-operation.

Please note that the exit directly on to Jimmy Hill Way/the A444 will be used on Saturday post-match for vehicles in Car Park B. In all car parks, please follow the instructions of the car park stewards.

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

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Bars and Kiosks

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

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Additional catering will again be open in the East Stand for supporters.

In hospitality areas, additional bars will again be open for supporters in the Legends Lounge and Level One Lounge.

The new Anecdote bar is open for Sky Blues fans to enjoy food and drink - away fans are not allowed.

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Sky Blue Tavern and Dhillon’s Brewery Fan Zone

The new Sky Blue Tavern in Coventry city centre will be open from on Tuesday.

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

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.  

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

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, made famous 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!

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Programme

Matchday Programme PUSB will be available around the ground for £3 – this is cash and card payment.

Sky Blues striker Matty Godden is our main feature – for full info please click here.

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The Family Zone is closed on Tuesday night – it will return on Saturday.

Scoreboard Messages

The deadline for messages has now passed for the Swansea game – we can no longer accept any further requests 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. Tickets are available to purchase at Cash Turnstiles from 6:30pm. Food and Drink kiosks in the South Stand are cashless.

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

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Defibrillators

Following recent events, we felt it was important to highlight to fans the locations of defibrillators within the Stadium Bowl area for fans. 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 - 1st Floor – Outside Lift Lobby by Club Coventry Lounge
  • West Stand - 1st Floor – Inside Boardroom
  • West Stand - 2nd Floor – 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:

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

iFollow

The game is available to watch on iFollow in the UK and Overseas.

Remembrance

Please note that our Remembrance Activities will be taking place on Saturday versus Bristol City.

 


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