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Severnside derby breaks the 20,000-barrier

City will attract a third straight 20,000-plus crowd to Ashton Gate this weekend for the Severnside derby with Cardiff City (12noon kick-off).

City's home games with Leeds United and Crystal Palace both surpassed the 20,000-mark, and Saturday's encounter is poised to do likewise.

Sales are currently at 20,500, including a bumper travelling support that currently totals 2,600. The Bluebirds have now been handed a further 700 tickets in the Atyeo Stand.

To secure your seat, call 0117 963 0600 and online. The match will also be pay on the day for home supporters only.



Upgrade to hospitality, with former City striker Tony Thorpe joining club legend Paul Cheesley at Ashton Gate on Saturday.

The package in the Heineken Lounge costs £99+VAT per person and includes the following:

- Paul Cheesley hosting
- Two-course buffet
- Arrival drink
- Half-time refreshments
- Matchday programme
- Padded seat
- Q&A with Tony Thorpe
- Entertainment

Future guests include: Clive Whitehead (Saturday, December 2nd v Middlesbrough) and Andrew Cole (Saturday, December 16th v Nottingham Forest).

If you wish to upgrade to hospitality, call 0117 963 0600 or email


The club will commemorate Rembrance Day by wearing poppies on their shirts this Saturday and a minute's silence will be held ahead of kick-off.

Fans also plan to mark the sad passing of former Academy player Darren Hawkins with a minute's applause in the 33rd minute.