It’s going to be a cold one tomorrow afternoon as Newport County AFC take on Carlisle United for the 17th time. Make sure you wrap up warm and enjoy all the fantastic things we’ve got going on ahead of the match.
We Fight Any Marquee Fanzone – Hosted by Newport City Radio
We are thrilled to be launching the We Fight Any Claim Marquee Fanzone in association with Newport City Radio. Marquee host Ian Lamsdale will be broadcasting a brand-new Saturday morning radio show The Saturday Warm Up LIVE from the marquee.
This interactive fanzone will include interviews with First Team Players, the announcement of Team News, song requests from supporters and much, much more.
We will starting at 1pm, so grab a pint, take a seat and enjoy the launch of our superb new pre-match fanzone.
Clwb Spytty – Our Junior Fanzone
The Junior Fanzone will be based in the We Fight Any Claim Marquee (squash courts-end). We will have sweet treats, games, face painting and colouring-in so pop in and say hello before the match.
Christmas Card Competition
We will have a table dedicated to our first ever Christmas Card Competition in the Junior Fanzone. Come along, design a Christmas Card, drop off your designs! Remember the best design will win a Matchday Mascot Package for an upcoming Sky Bet League Two Match!
We will also be collecting new, unwrapped toys ahead of our trip to the Royal Gwent Hospital. Any gifts, toys, games, cards and messages which you are able to donate will be gratefully received!
Charity Collection for Oliver’s Journey
Tomorrow, we will be joined by Oliver’s Journey. A fantastic charity who are fundraising so that a young, Newport boy, Oliver, can receive life changing treatment for his undiagnosed disease. Please give generously to the bucket collections all around Rodney Parade!
Half Time Draw
As always, our Volunteers will be around selling tickets for the Half Time Draw. You can find all about the prizes by visiting the Half Time Draw page on our website.
Read more about the Half Time Draw here.
Tomorrow's matchday programme is fully loaded with plenty of brilliant articles, stories and content to keep you entertained for the entirety of the pre-match period as well as at half-time!
Why not read Ben Catton's interview with striker Padraig Amond? The Junior Exiles page also provides fun for the whole family and you can even read up on our visitors Carlisle United, too!
Ticket Promotion – Keep Your Ticket!
Everyone who comes to tomorrow’s match vs Carlisle United is entitled to priority booking for our huge upcoming Emirates FA Cup Match vs Leeds United. Just remember to keep your ticket to exchange at the time of purchase.
Order of Events
10.00am - Ticket Office and Club Shop open
Midday - Marquee opens
Midday - Disabled Supporters Association arrive to assist supporters.
12.30pm - Rodney Parade & Maindee School Car Parks open (Car parks close at 2.00pm & 2.15pm respectively)
1.00pm – Newport City Radio Fanzone Opens.
1.00pm – Junior Fanzone Opens
1.30pm - Hospitality opens
1.30pm - Programmes and Half Time Draw Tickets on sale
1.30pm - Turnstiles open
2.00pm - Here to Help Volunteers available to assist supporters.
2.00pm - Teams are announced.
2.15pm - Teams come out to warm up.
3.00pm - Kick Off vs Carlisle United
3.45pm - Half Time*
4.00pm - Second Half begins*
4.45pm - Full Time*
5.30pm - Ticket Office and Club Shop closes
* Times are not exact as the referee can award a different length of added time at the end of each half.
DON’T MISS OUT!
Get your tickets for Carlisle United today!
TICKET OFFICE OPENING HOURS:
Friday 10am-7pm // Saturday 10am-Kick Off