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Posted Friday, September 14th 2018

Gate Guide: Sheffield United

City welcome Sheffield United to BS3 tomorrow in their first Sky Bet Championship match after the international break (September 15th, 3pm).

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

ORDER OF EVENTS

9am - Coffee Shop open
10am - Bristol Sport Store open
10am - Matchday Ticket Office open (phone lines open 10am-1pm)
11am - Sports Bar & Pizzeria open
12noon - Fan Village open
12noon - Turnstiles open
2pm - Team announcements
2.20pm - 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 Sheffield United 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-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.

SECURE YOUR SEAT

PROGRAMMES

As well as the usual selling points, programmes - which work 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

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 Freeze performing live, whilst the Sports Bar will open from 11am.

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’.”

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