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Women's Pre-match Brief: Albion V West Ham United

By Jake Ketley • 02 December 2018

Brighton & Hove Albion welcome West Ham United to the Broadfield Stadium for this Sunday’s FA Women's Super League encounter, kick-off 2pm.

Here's everything you need to know ahead of the match.


This weekend’s match is designated as the club’s Rainbow Laces fixture. Working as part of a joint partnership with Stonewall, Kick It Out, Fans for Diversity and Crawley Town, Albion are working to promote the club’s equality work and combined commitment to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion for all.


Those looking to travel via car should note that there is a car park at the stadium, which is free, although spaces are very limited and only available on a first-come-first-served basis.

There are other free parking options available, such as the William Reed car park, which is just a few minutes’ walk from the stadium on Brighton Road. These are signposted as you approach the stadium.

To view other travel options to the match, please see the club’s travel guide at


The turnstiles will open at 1pm on Sunday, but supporters should note that Redz Bar will be closed for this match.


Make sure you pick up a free flag from our staff before you walk through the turnstiles for you to wave before the match. We will also be giving out autograph cards, so make sure you stick around after the game to get yours signed.

Don’t forget to check out Devil’s Den, where there will be lots of fun activities for the kids. We will have free face painting on offer, along with the chance to show off your new look in our free photobooth.

There will also be table football, giant jenga and video games for you to play and enjoy.


Tickets are available on the gate for this fixture, with adult entry priced at £10, under-21s/over-65s tickets at £8, under-18s at £7 and under-10s at £4.

Please note that tickets are available on a cash only basis.


Aileen Whelan is the cover star for this Sunday’s matchday magazine. The midfielder speaks about Albion’s season so far and reflects on her contribution to the team.

Ini Umotong talks about scoring her first top-flight goal, and there is a special feature with the day’s special guest, Sophie Cook.

Also included is a pull-out poster, featuring a member of the Albion women’s first-team squad!       

Purchase your copy from one of our programme sellers outside the ground, priced at just £2.

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