Hot off the back of a very impressive 3-0 victory over Chelsea U21s in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday night, Newport County AFC are back in League Action this week against Cambridge United.
Cambridge United are a familiar opponent for the Exiles. A fellow League Two "Amber Army", the sides faced each other three times in the 2017/18 Season thanks to an FA Cup Second Round tie and will face each other three times this season thanks to a first round Carabao Cup tie.
County have had a lot of joy against Cambridge United in recent years and, on Saturday, County will be looking to get their fifth succesive victory over The U's. This current record is in stark contrast to the previous 37 years in which time County had been unable to register a single Football League victory over Cambridge.
But away from the football, what's on at Rodney Parade....
Club Shop and Ticket Office
The Kingsway Club Shop opens at 10am and will remain open for all your merchandise requirements until 2pm.
The Rodney Parade Ticket Office will open at 10am and will be open until kick off and for 30 minutes after full time.
Please note Tickets will ONLY be available from the Rodney Parade Ticket Office on match day (not the Club Shop).
Fanzone in the Marquee
Newport City Radio will be hosting their match preview show this evening from the We Fight Any Claim Marquee. They will be a LIVE Music guest and you can also enjoy team news, an interview with first team players and some fantastic entertainment.
Members of the NCAFC Trust board will also be based in the Marquee to discuss the band new membership options and signing up to Easy Fundraising and more.
Can't join us at the Marquee?
You can listen along live online.
County in the Community will be holding a drop-in football session from 1.30pm-2.30pm.
Match Day Programmes
Programmes will be charged at £3 and include an indepth interview Padraig Amond who discusses County's 'The Incredible Hulk', wanting to teach the other lads Hurling, and being a "football encyclopedia".
Half Time Draw
The new and improved Half Time Draw is still going strong. Last week’s winner walked away with half the money raised whilst the three runners up took home fantastic prizes such as money off at the Club Shop and two free cinema tickets.
You can find out exactly what prizes are available and how you can be a winner without actually winning by clicking on the link below.
Our Guard of Honour
This week's guard of honour is Cascade FC! They will be waving flags and leading the atmosphere ahead of the match. You can also check out their 5-a-side matches on the astro at half time. Croeso Cascade FC.
First Time at Rodney Parade?
Rodney Parade is located right in the heart of the City meaning there's always plenty to do before and after a game. We aim to create a fantastic atmosphere throughout the whole ground to allow you to really enjoy your time in Newport.
For more information on what's on around the city, good places to eat, and parking and directions, please check out our First Time Visits and Families page for more information.
ORDER OF EVENTS
10.00am - Ticket Office at Rodney Parade Open - Tickets Available Here
10.00am - Club Shop at Kingsway Open - No Tickets Available Here
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 Saturday Warm-Up
1.00pm – Hospitality opens
1.30pm - Programmes and Half Time Draw Tickets on sale
1.30pm - Turnstiles open / Away End Ticket Office 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 Cambridge 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.