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Gate Guide: Blackburn Rovers

Bristol City welcome Blackburn Rovers to Ashton Gate, Sunday, September 2nd (kick-off 1.30pm).

Here’s your easy guide for what to expect, if you’re heading to Ashton Gate.

ORDER OF EVENTS

09:00 - Coffee Shop
09:00 - Bristol Sport Store open
10:00 - Matchday Ticket Office open (phone lines open 10am-11:30am)
10:00 - Sports Bar & Pizzeria open
11:30 - Fan Village open
11:30 - Turnstiles open
12:30 - Team announcements
12:50 - Warm-up for both teams
13:30 - Kick off; Bristol City v Blackburn Rovers
14:15 - Half Time
14:30 - Second half begins
15:15 - Full time

STADIUM

The South Stand, Dolman Stand and Lansdown Stand will be open for home supporters, including the Landsdown Upper tier and Family area.

The Atyeo Stand will play host to Blackburn Rovers fans.

TICKETS

The match is pay on the day for home supporters only. To purchase a ticket, call Supporter Services by 5pm today (Friday) or between 10am-11:30am on the day of the game. 

Alternatively, the Matchday Ticket Office - adjacent to the Atyeo statue - will be open from 10am until kick-off.

SECURE YOUR SEAT

PROGRAMMES

As well as the usual selling points, programmes - which works exclusively with the new, free to download Bristol City app -  will be available for purchase in S2, S3 and D1 concessions. Price: £3.50.

GETTING HERE

There are new and improved bus services to Ashton Gate on Sunday. 

For full information regarding parking and travel, click here.

SPORTS BAR & PIZZERIA

The Fan Village will be in operation, with a raft of food and drink on offer including the band Dysfunktional performing live, whilst the Sports Bar will open from 10am.

STORE

The Bristol Sport Store at Ashton Gate Stadium will be open from 10am.

SUPPORTERS CLUB & TRUST BAR

Access to the Supporters Club and Trust Bar is via the Sports Bar & Pizzeria. Go through the main bar and up the stairs at the far end. The bar is on your left at the top of the stairs.

RUCKSACKS

Ashton Gate Stadium asks supporters not to bring large rucksacks on matchdays, following advice from the National Counter Terrorism Office and Avon and Somerset Police.

Fans will still be able to bring smaller handbags into the stadium, although these will be subject to the usual search process.

An Ashton Gate spokesman said: “The searching process will always be subject to change and whilst there is no specific threat to any Sports Ground, we must ensure that we remain vigilant and the message to spectators is to ‘Be Alert not Alarmed’.”

BCTV+

If you can't make the game it will be broadcast live to BCTV+ subscribers through the official Bristol City app.

Click here to find out more.

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