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Posted: Friday, April 10th 2020
Friday, December 15th 2017
City welcome Nottingham Forest to Ashton Gate in the Sky Bet Championship tomorrow (3pm).
Here’s a guide of what to expect if you’re heading to Ashton Gate.
10.00 - Coffee Shop & Store opens
10.00 - Supporter Services open (phones/online until 1pm)
10.00 - Matchday Ticket Office opens
12.00 - Sports Bar & Pizzeria opens
12.30 - Leicester City v Crystal Palace in Sports Bar
13.00 - Turnstiles open
13.00 - The band, Up, on stage
14.00 - Team announcements
14.20 - Team out to warm up
15.00 - Kick-off - City v Nottingham Forest
15.45 - Half-time interval
16.00 - Second half begins
16.45 - Full time
17.30 - Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur in Sports Bar
The South Stand, Dolman Stand and Lansdown Stand will be open for home supporters, including the Family Area.
The Atyeo Stand will play host to the travelling Forest supporters.
Wi-Fi is now available in all areas of the stadium - find out more.
A crowd of 19,000-plus is already guaranteed, which includes over 1,000 away supporters.
The match is pay on the day for home supporters only. To purchase a ticket, call Supporter Services by 5pm today or 1pm on the day of the game. Alternatively, the Matchday Ticket Office - adjacent to the Atyeo statue - will be open from 10am until kick-off. Meanwhile, online sales conclude at 1pm tomorrow (Saturday).
The match is all-ticket for visiting supporters.
A giant pasty will be on sale for £5.60 it's 60% bigger than the standard pasty.
There will also be a new Butter Chicken Curry Pie which has been made just for Ashton Gate.
A competition for the best selfie with the giant pasty (as it’s the same size as a person's head!) will be available. Simply tweet @bcfctweets with a selfie and the hashtag #giantpasty and one lucky supporter will win £50 vouchers to use in the Ashton Gate concessions.
As well as the usual selling points, programmes will be available for purchase in S2, S3 and D1 concessions. Price: £3.
AG1, AG2 and AG4 First Bus routes will be operating as normal.
For full information about Parking and Travel, click here.
The new Fan Village will be in operation, with a raft of food and drink outlets, while the Sports Bar & Pizzeria will also be open.
The Store at Ashton Gate will open from 10am.
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. There is a lift that takes you straight there as well.
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’.”
If larger bags are brought to the stadium, they will be subject to a thorough search, with a bag and tag procedure in place.
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