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PRE-MATCH BRIEF: ALBION V ARSENAL

23 January 2015


Albion face Arsenal on Sunday in the eagerly-awaited FA Cup fourth round tie, and it promises to be an action packed day at the Amex, but there is some important information for fans to ensure everything runs smoothly on the day.

All fans are advised to allow extra time and arrive early where possible, with a record crowd expected to attend.
 
Those fans who opted for print-at-home tickets are reminded to print each individual PDF ticket on a single piece of A4 paper, ensuring clear printing of the barcode. 
 
Supporters who are collecting their tickets are advised to allow ample time to pick up their tickets, and should collect from the collection point on station approach next to the Fan Zone - or can collect from the Amex Ticket Office on Saturday between 10am and 3pm.

The ticket office and superstore will open at 9am on Sunday, and the external windows will be dealing with any supporter ticket queries; with the ticket line open for queries between 9am and 1pm.
 
Dick's Bar will be open from 11.30am, but please note that the Seven Stars Sports Bar is not open pre-match. Concourses will open 30 minutes early at 2pm for those fans wanting to arrive early to take in the atmosphere.

Fan Zone opens at 1pm with local band the MP3s opening the bandstand. They will be followed by Winners of MTV's Brand New Unsigned 2015, Of Empires who will be on stage at 2pm.

The EA Sports Hub will be on site, located in the Fan Zone area and our younger fans are sure to want to drop in for a pre-match gaming session.

The Brighton Golf Lab will be running a free nearest to pin competition, located on the east side of the stadium.

In the East Stand, our resident magician will be entertaining fans pre-match and free face painting is available for our younger supporters.

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The club is running a full transport service – including usual park-and-ride sites – but fans are reminded that Sunday services may apply for initial pre-match or onward post-match connections and are advised to check rail schedule.

Seasonal parkers are reminded that their ticket DOES NOT include cup matches, and if they haven't purchased their parking for Sunday, they should contact supporter services, pay on the day (subject to availability) or use alternative methods.
 
Southern Rail is running the usual, full matchday rail service between Brighton and Lewes/Seaford, at least two hours before and two hours after match.

Fans travelling from the east of East Sussex should note that there is a rail replacement bus service between Hastings and Eastbourne.

Get Your Copy of Seagull
In a bumper FA Cup special edition of Seagull, cover star Inigo Calderon takes a look back at our FA Cup fourth round encounter with Arsenal, at the Amex, in 2013.

We also catch up with Albion goalscorers that day, Leo Ulloa and Ashley Barnes, for their memories of the tie and we also discover how both are enjoying life in the Premier League with Leicester and Burnley respectively.

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott tells us why he’s not underestimating Chris Hughton’s side in an exclusive interview, while Alan Curbishley and Garry Nelson take a trip down memory lane, recalling the Gunners’ last visit to the Goldstone in 1988.

All this and more can be found in your 84-page Seagull, which will be available in and around the Amex Stadium on Sunday, priced £3.50.

UPCOMING HOME FIXTURES

ALBION V ARSENAL

SUNDAY 25Th JANUARY, KICK-OFF 4PM


ALBION V nottingham forest

SATURDAY 7TH FEBRUARY, KICK-OFF 3PM



ALBION V BIRMINGHAM

SATURDAY 21ST FEBRUARY, KICK-OFF 3PM




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