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SAFETY | Important information regarding tomorrow's Emirates FA Cup match against Tottenham Hotspur

26 January 2018

Ahead of tomorrow’s Emirates FA Cup tie against Tottenham Hotspur, the Club wishes to bring to the attention of supporters the following ticketing and safety information.

Ticket Sales & Collections 

This fixture has now sold out and no tickets will be available for purchase on the day of the match. 

Please note that tickets will be required to be shown upon arrival to the Rodney Parade complex and supporters without a ticket will be refused entry. 

Ticket Collections will be available from the Ticket Office situated by the entrance to Rodney Parade which will be open between 12.00pm – 5.15pm and 30 minutes after full time.

 

Early Arrival & Increased Security

Supporters attending the tie are advised to arrive early with a crowd of almost 10,000 expected for the match. In addition, increased security checks and searches will be in place throughout the stadium prior to kick off.

Please note: The Rodney Parade and Maindee School Car Parks are now full and limited to supporters and guests who have arranged match day parking in advance of the match.

Supporters are advised to walk or use public transport where possible or alternatively use the public car parks within the town centre. 

Due to safety reasons, the Rodney Parade Car Park will close 90 minutes prior to kick off.

 

Opening Times

Rodney Parade Car Park – 2pm

Maindee School– 12pm

Club Shop & Ticket Office – 12pm – 5.15pm & 30 minutes after full time

Hospitality – 3.00pm

Turnstiles – 3.30pm

Please note that the marquee is being used for hospitality for this fixture and that no public access will be available until 30 minutes after full time. Supporters will be able to purchase drinks at two new pop up bars located next to the marquee and in all concourses within the stadium.

 

Entry Gates / Stands

Supporters are advised to enter the stadium via the gates shown on their tickets, for supporters sitting in the temporary North Stand you will be required to enter via Gate 3A located behind the marquee.  Bisley hospitality guests will be required to enter via Gate 4 or Gate 7 as printed on their ticket and head to the Bisley Stand reception, where they will be registered and provided with a wrist band. Marquee and POD hospitality guests will need to enter the stadium after the conclusion of their pre-match hospitality 

Supporters are reminded that migration between stands is strictly prohibited and that the Club operates a strict allocated seating policy throughout all home stands including the new Temporary North Stand. Please note that the North Stand and North Terrace are uncovered and that supporters in the Hazell Stand are able to stand in the covered areas on a first come first served basis. 

 

Supporter Safety Information

The area of terracing located behind the dugouts within the Hazell Terrace will remain closed for the tie on Sunday,  whilst the Club continues to work with The FA in relation to two open investigations.

Supporters are also reminded that the possession of pyrotechnics within the stadium vicinity is strictly prohibited, as too is any form of encroachment onto the playing area.

Any supporters caught in possession of pyrotechnic devices or who take part in any form of pitch encroachment will be arrested and banned from Rodney Parade with immediate effect.


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