Banner image

Author

James Crawley

James Crawley writes

Posted Thursday, July 12th 2018

Bumper weekend of football at Ashton Gate

Fans can watch England battle it out for the World Cup third-place play-off at Ashton Gate's World Cup Fan Village, following the immediate conclusion of City's match with Shrewsbury Town.

Lee Johnson's squad host John Askey's Shrews on Saturday (July 14th, 1pm kick-off) as they return to BS3 for the first time before the new season starts.

The match could hand summer signings Andreas Weimann, Adam Webster, Hakeeb Adelakun, Jack Hunt and Marley Watkins their first experience at the Gate in City colours.

Tickets remain on sale for the pre-season fixture.

Ashton Gate's ever-popular World Cup Fan Village will also be screening England's final World Cup match with Belgium (3pm kick-off), live on the big screens.

Gareth Southgate’s Lions went within touching distance of Sunday's final in Russia, only to lose 2-1 in extra time to Croatia in Wednesday’s heartbreaking semi-final.

The third-place play-off screening will not be a ticketed event. The Fan Village has proved incredibly popular, with tens of thousands of fans watching the action on the big screens over the last few weeks.

More football will return to the Gate before the end of the month too, when City host the Premier League's AFC Bournemouth for their final pre-season outing before the season starts on August 4th. 

SECURE YOUR CITY TICKETS

Latest News

🗓  June 1st Season Ticket advance price deadline

🗓 June 1st Season Ticket advance price deadline

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th 2022

🎥  'Bright futures ahead' - Tinnion

🎥 'Bright futures ahead' - Tinnion

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th 2022

🎥  Owers proud of Young Robins

🎥 Owers proud of Young Robins

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th 2022

📝 Report: Bristol City Under-23s 2-3 Coventry City Under-23s

📝 Report: Bristol City Under-23s 2-3 Coventry City Under-23s

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th 2022

Also from Bristol Sport

Bristol Flyers | Best of 2021/22 season
Basketball icon

Bristol Flyers | Best of 2021/22 season

We look back on some of the best Bristol Flyers moments from the 2021/22 British Basketball League season.

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th 2022 • Basketball

Sky Sports extend deal as British Basketball League broadcast partner
Basketball icon

Sky Sports extend deal as British Basketball League broadcast partner

The British Basketball League has announced it has extended its broadcast deal with Sky Sports into the 2022/23 season.

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th 2022 • Basketball

Bears confirm squad for 2022/23 season
Rugby icon

Bears confirm squad for 2022/23 season

Bristol Bears can confirm its current squad for the 2022/23 campaign.

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th 2022 • Rugby

Number Crunch: Chiefs challenge
Rugby icon

Number Crunch: Chiefs challenge

All of the key player, team and form statistics ahead of the Gallagher Premiership round 25 clash with Exeter Chiefs at Ashton Gate.

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th 2022 • Rugby

Randall called up to England training camp
Rugby icon

Randall called up to England training camp

Harry Randall has been named in Eddie Jones’ 36-player England men’s squad that will meet on Sunday for a three-day training camp.

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th 2022 • Rugby