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Gate Guide: Brentford

All you need to know ahead of Bristol City v Brentford at Ashton Gate Stadium this Boxing Day (Wednesday, December 26th, 3pm KO).

Here’s your easy guide for what to expect, if you’re heading to BS3.

ORDER OF EVENTS

10am - Bristol Sport Store open

11am - Matchday Ticket Office open (phone lines open from 11am-1pm)

11am - Sports Bar & Pizzeria open

12pm - Fan Village open

1pm - Turnstiles open

2pm - Team announcements

2.45pm - Warm-up

3pm - Kick-off

3.45pm - Half-time

4pm - Second half begins

4.45pm - 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 Brentford fans.

Stadium wide free WIFI is also available.

TICKETS

The match is pay on the day for home supporters only. To purchase a ticket, call Supporter Services on 0117 963 0600 (option one).

Alternatively, the Matchday Ticket Office - adjacent to the Atyeo statue - will be open from 11am until just after kick-off.

SECURE YOUR SEAT

PROGRAMMES

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

FAN VILLAGE

The Fan Village will be in operation, with a raft of food and drink on offer, whilst the Sports Bar will open from 11am.

STORE

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

HALF-TIME

City supporters have a unique opportunity to win a trip to Las Vegas, courtesy of Dunder - the club’s 2018/19 front of shirt sponsor.

For more information on the #DunderChallenge click here.

The winning 50/50 Matchday Draw tickets will also be announced at the break. Tickets are available for £1 and will be available for purchase ahead of kick-off. For more information, click here.

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.

TRAVEL

Wednesday's travel information is available to view here.

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’.”