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PRE-MATCH BRIEF: ALBION V MANCHESTER UNITED

3 May 2018

Linton Rogers
The pre-match brief for Albion v Manchester United.

Brighton & Hove Albion welcome Manchester United to the Amex in the Premier League on Friday 4th May, kick-off 8pm.

This will be the 19th time Manchester United have faced Albion competitively and it will be their first trip to the Amex.

Albion will be looking to repeat what happened in 1982 at The Goldstone, where they came away with a 1-0 victory against the Red Devils.

Travel update

All supporters are asked to head to the stadium as early as possible regardless of how they are travelling.
 
Trains: Southern Rail have informed the club that they will be operating a full matchday service. However, you are advised to check Southern’s website before travelling.
 
Park & Rides: All three locations at Mill Road, the University of Brighton site at Lewes Road, and Brighton Racecourse will be open from 5pm.
 
Car Parks: The Bridge (Car Park B) and Sussex University (Car Park C) have now completely sold out, and there will be no cash sales on the day. Supporters are therefore advised to use public transport wherever possible.
 
All vehicles accredited to park at Sussex University must enter via Stanmer Park, as there will be no entry at Falmer or Knights Gate.
 
Village Way will be extremely busy and congested, and supporters are advised to avoid this area pre- and post-match, unless they have pre-booked parking.
 
Parking: We have no local street parking available to football supporters, as all areas have a residents’ parking scheme in operation with enforcement officers on patrol.
 
Seagull Travel: Seagull Travel will be running their usual matchday services from various locations, and spaces are available to pre-book via their website.
 
Drop-offs & pick-ups: There will be no pick-ups or drop-offs along Village Way. However, both pre- and post-match drop-offs and pick-ups are available at Sussex University, car park 5 (the Sports Hall car park).
 
This drop-off/pick-up point is a short walk through the underpass to the Amex Stadium. There are also free shuttle buses in operation.

Opening and closing times

The club shop will be open from 9am and close at 11pm after the game. The shop is also closed during the match.

The ticket office will open from 9am until half-time. The ticket office will be closed during the second half.

Dick’s Bar is open from 5pm until kick-off and then after the match until 11pm. Please note this bar is only open to over-18s.

All concourses will open two hours before kick-off at 6pm. Post-match, the East, South and West concourses will close at 11pm and the North Stand concourse also at 11pm.

The 1901 Club lounges will open at 5.30pm with HB’s Restaurant and the Goldstone Restaurant also opening at this time. All lounges will close at 11pm.

There is an offer running of £3 for any pint between 10-11pm across all kiosks, Rivervale, Heineken, Mayo Wynne Baxter and iTalk Lounge.

Fanzone

Upon arrival, fans will be greeted by ‘The Gangsters’ on the Bandstand until 7.15pm. The outside bar and food outlets will be open from 5pm. The outside bar will close at 7.15pm.

In the Family Stand, the Virtual Reality headsets and the photobooth will be available for fans to enjoy free of charge.

In the 1901 Club lounges, Dick’s Bar and concourses, Sky Sports News will be available to watch on the TV screens.

Ticket office

This fixture has sold out, therefore the only way to purchase a ticket is via the ticket exchange system.

Fans are advised to book these in advance at seagullstickets.com as there are no guarantees of availability. Any tickets that come available via resale will only be sold to season ticket holders and members on the basis of one per fan number. Concession prices are not available on seats released via the ticket exchange.

All fans are encouraged to arrive early at the game, and Albion season ticket holders are reminded that they can upgrade concession season tickets before matchday over the telephone and avoid large queues at the ticket office (upgrades are permitted up to six times per season).

Please note season ticket holders must retain their season ticket cards for next season. These cards will be required by supporters who have renewed their season tickets to gain access to the stadium for next season, and season ticket holders are advised they will not be issued with new ones for 2018/19 unless they have changed seating location or age band.
 
Seagulls Superstore

Supporters can get 20% off everything in store on Friday. This is the perfect opportunity to get a discount on everything from sale items to replica kit, gifts and souvenirs.

The offer is also available online from Friday 4th May to Sunday 6th May.

With worldwide delivery and shipping, the discount allows Albion fans across the globe the opportunity to grab an end-of-season bargain ahead of the summer.

The two external retail outlets are situated at the south-east approach T-junction, and north-west corner, stocking a range of souvenirs.

Supporters wishing to gets shirts printed are advised this is best done post-match to avoid long waiting times. However, please note that Premier League sleeve badges are currently out of stock.


1901 Club Lounge Dress Code

We would like to take this opportunity to remind members that the dress code for the 1901 Club is smart business attire for all guests, male and female.

Acceptable attire includes smart jeans, smart boots, clean trainers and canvas shoes. Please note ripped jeans, shorts and flip-flops are not permitted. Hospitality guests dining in either restaurant will still be required to wear shoes; trainers will not be permitted in dining areas.

Men must wear a collared shirt or polo shirt. Football shirts, polo-neck and turtleneck sweaters are not acceptable.

Only guests aged under 14 may wear Brighton & Hove Albion replica shirts. Away team colours or shirts are not permitted under any circumstances. Please ensure your guests are aware of and adhere to the dress code as entry will not be permitted if they are not dressed accordingly.

Unfortunately, we will be unable to re-seat 1901 Club members or their guests in general admission areas of the stadium if refused admission to the 1901 Club.


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