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Posted Tuesday, January 29th 2019

Ashton Gate to host England Under-21s

Ashton Gate will host England Under-21s versus Poland Under-21s on Thursday, March 21st (7.45pm KO).

The Young Lions, who have fielded City defenders Lloyd Kelly and Jay Dasilva this season, are preparing for this summer’s UEFA European Under-21 Championship.

Ashton Gate last hosted England in August 2010, where the Young Lions beat Uzbekistan 2-0 with goals from Danny Rose and Martin Kelly.

Following the Poland game, Aidy Boothroyd’s side will then welcome Germany, the current EURO champions, to Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth on Tuesday, March 26th(7.45pm KO).

Tickets are on sale now for both matches priced £1 for children (under 16) and adult tickets available at £10 in an early-bird offer which runs until February 24th(standard adult ticket £15).  Group booking, charter standard and concession discounts also apply.

All Bristol City season card holders will have access to purchase the early-bird ticket prices until the day of the game.

Tickets are on sale now by clicking here or by calling 0117 963 0600.

We also have hospitality available for the match, starting at just £35pp. Find out more by clicking the link below:

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Ashton Gate Managing Director Mark Kelly said: “We are delighted to have been chosen to host the England Under-21s against Poland Under-21s.  With the four large concerts Ashton Gate will host in the summer, this fixture really reinforces Ashton Gate’s place on the map as a sporting and event destination.

“Hosting the team will be an honour and I am pleased to confirm that we will be able to give our season card holders the opportunity to purchase tickets at early bird prices. I look forward to welcoming the team to Bristol in March alongside a great home and away crowd."

Bristol City Chief Executive Officer Mark Ashton said: “We are delighted that England Under-21s are going to be playing at our home ground and it promises to be a great occasion. Ashton Gate is a fantastic stadium and we are looking forward to welcoming the players and staff to the first-class facilities that we regularly benefit from.”

England qualified for this summer’s EURO, which is hosted by Italy and San Marino, for a record seventh-consecutive time.  They will face France, Romania and Croatia in Group C.

Boothroyd said: “We’re grateful to both AFC Bournemouth, Bristol City and Ashton Gate for allowing us to play in their stadiums.  Having been in both before I know what special atmospheres they can create. We’re looking forward to showcasing some of our best young players and two good games in front of big, supportive crowds.”

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