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NEWS: Matchday Guide vs Swansea City

16 December 2022

Coventry City host Swansea City on Saturday afternoon, with the matchday guide for the game now available.

The Sky Bet Championship match is a 3pm kick-off on Saturday 17th December at the Coventry Building Society Arena, in our first home game since the World Cup break.

This is a Category B fixture – prices are:

  • Adults - £25
  • Concessions - £20
  • Under 18s - £15
  • JSB U16s - £10
  • JSB U13s - £0

To see ticket info, click here.

Take a look at the Matchday Guide below…

Sky Blues fans will be able to pay on the day at the Arena at Cash Turnstiles, or from the Ticket Office.

Tickets will be available to buy from the Ticket Office at the Coventry Building Society Arena, which opens at 9:30am and is open until kick-off. This is cashless, with card and contactless payment available. 

Sky Blues fans can buy at Cash Turnstiles 30–35 from 1:30pm. There is no matchday price increase. 

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Ticket Info for the game can be seen here

For any queries, please click here or call 0333 321 31 34

For all queries on the day, please visit the Ticket Office from 9:30am.

Please note that Half Season Tickets are not available to buy on matchdays.

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

If you have lost your Season Ticket card, please visit the Ticket Office.

If you Match Ticket has not arrived, please visit the Ticket Office. 

Fans whose Season Card has not arrived yet are advised to email – the Ticket Office will then check when your card was dispatched and arrange a replacement if necessary. Fans would have the option of being sent an e-ticket for our next game, or be able to collect a paper ticket.


There will be collectors around the ground for the Jimmy Hill Legacy Fund - if you wish to donate, please bring cash, or there will be a small number of card payment machines too. 

Details here.

The Club Shop is now back open. It will be open from 9:30am until kick-off – as it is a weekend game, it will be open for one hour post-match.

The shop is cashless. 

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Turnstiles open at 1:30pm - the advised turnstile for entry is shown on your ticket, but you can use other turnstiles if you wish.

Hospitality opens at 12:30pm.

Most turnstiles close at 3pm but late turnstiles, which remain open until half-time, are numbers 18 (East Stand) and 45 (West/North Stand).

Please note that in the 10 minutes before kick-off we expect turnstiles to be busy.

Due to the current national terror threat level, there will also be searches on entry. We may also ask to search your bag. We’ll be as quick as we can when undertaking our searches, but please allow some extra time for this to take place and co-operate with our security staff.

To book on-site car parking for this game, 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, with all on-site roads closed at least 1 hour before kick-off.

For queries regarding on-site car parking, including disabled parking, please contact

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Members of the RMT will take part in a strike from 00:01 to 23:59. Local and national rail services will be very limited on these dates.  

What does this mean? 

Please plan ahead and consider your travel options, as your journeys are likely to take longer.  

Local operators will be running reduced services on the above dates. Services will only run between 07.00 and 19.00. For more information  please go to National Rail Enquiries - 

To get to Coventry Building Society Arena, the following options are available to you: 

Bus Services 

  • Bus may be an alternative for you on rail strike day, with an extensive bus network across the West Midlands to plan your journey please go to 
  • From Coventry City Centre, National Express services 3, 20 and Stagecoach 48 provide connections near to Coventry Building Society Arena. 
  • From Nuneaton the National Express service 20 and Stagecoach 48 provide a frequent link to near to the Arena.
  • Please note, services will be busier than usual due to a combination of fan travel and those seeking alternatives to rail.

Walking and Cycling 

For further information please watch the useful link below. 

Whatever option you decide, leave more time for your journey as roads and public transport are likely to be busier. 

You can use our journey planner on to plan your journey. For the  most up to date information follow us on @transportforwm on Twitter and Facebook. 

Please check back on Travelling this winter | Transport for West Midlands ( for the latest updated information.  

The Sky Blue Tavern is running return travel from the Tavern in the City Centre to Dhillon's Brewery, close to the Arena, offering fans an alternative to driving to the Arena or other public transport. For details or to book, click here or visit their social media.

All Bars and Kiosks at the Arena are cashless – cash payment is not accepted. Additional bars and food options are also open outside the East Stand. 


The 'Anecdote' bar and the Mill will both be open on Saturday.


The Sky Blue Tavern in Coventry city centre will be open from 11am on Saturday 

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The Sky Blue Tavern is located at Hertford Place, near Junction 7 of Coventry Ring Road. 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. This season there is a new Indian Menu too! For info visit

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 Saturday at Unit 14A Hales Industrial Estate, Rowley’s Green Lane (CB6 6AT) – a short walk from the Coventry Building Society Arena - from 11am

Hugely popular last season, it includes a 20-foot TV screen, indoor bar and a covered outdoor seating with room for hundreds of Sky Blues fans, plus DJ Big Smithy playing some great music too! New for this season, there's a CCFC Sky Blue Army mural, there are two new outdoor screens, a new food menu and two new outdoor mini bars!

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Matchday Programme PUSB will be available around the ground for £3.50, with programme sellers are located around the stadium inside and outside, and the option now to pay cash or card for your programme.

This week's programme features an interview with Viktor Gyokeres, who is also on the front cover, amongst a range of other features from the present, past and future of your Club.

For more info, click here. 



Our Family Zone is back again! Activities take place in the concourse under Blocks 32 and 33 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm.

There's the Lucky Dip Envelope Draw, Pop and Crisps, arts & crafts, the Dugout Draw, games, Sky Blue Sam, special guests and much more. See details here.

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The deadline for celebration messages for the game is 5pm on Thursday 15th December – we can no longer accept any further requests after this time unfortunately due to production timelines. Further information

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 – 07537 453 117. Please note this a new number for the 2022/23 campaign.

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.


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


Away fans are located in the South Stand. Food and Drink kiosks in the South Stand are cashless. For ticket information, please refer to your club website.

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

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The game is not available to watch on iFollow in the UK. There is live video coverage on iFollow for fans overseas.

In the UK, audio passes are available to listen to live commentary.

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