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Posted Tuesday, February 13th 2018

Riley returning to Ashton Gate

Glyn Riley will make a return to Ashton Gate next week for Fulham’s visit to BS3 in the Sky Bet Championship.

The Freight Rover Trophy two-goal hero from Wembley in May 1986 will be present in the Lansdown Stand restaurant and Heineken Lounge to meet with guests.

Barnsley-born Riley moved to BS3 during the tough times of 1982 from hometown side. He went on to make 247 appearances for the club, scoring 77 times.

However, he will always be remembered for a firing a brace against Bolton Wanderers during the club’s first-ever visit to Wembley. Howard Pritchard completed the scoring in the one-sided contest under the Twin Towers.

Supporters can experience the Heineken Lounge for just £75+VAT per person. A special rate of just £50+VAT applies for group bookings of ten or more.

The package includes:

  • Bottle of Heineken on arrival
  • Two-course buffet
  • Half-time refreshments
  • Padded seating for the match
  • Complimentary programme and teamsheet

If you are interested, email hospitality@ashtongate.co.uk or phone 0117 963 0630.

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