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PRE-MATCH BRIEF: ALBION V CARDIFF CITY

16 April 2019

Patrick Sullivan
The pre-match brief for Albion v Cardiff City

Brighton & Hove Albion welcome Cardiff City to the Amex in the Premier League on Tuesday 16th April, kick-off 7.45pm.

The official match sponsor for this fixture is Hemsley, the ball sponsor is Hugo Forbes and the kit sponsor is Ian France.

Tickets are still available for this match. Please visit BrightonAndHoveAlbion.com/tickets for more information. Tickets will also be available to home supporters on the day.

Travel Information

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Trains: Southern Rail have informed the club that they will be operating an enhanced service for this match, however please note that pre match all services will be busy during the rush hour, therefore supporters are advised to check with Southern’s website prior to travelling, and arrive as early as possible.

Park & Rides: Both Brighton Racecourse & Mill Road will be open from 4.45pm, however please note that at Brighton Racecourse they are holding duel events, therefore you will be directed by stewards on arrival.

Car Parks: Parking at the Bridge (Car Park B) & Sussex University (Car Park C) have now completely sold out.

All vehicles accredited to park at the University of Sussex 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 both pre and post-match, unless they have pre-booked parking.

Buses: Brighton & Hove Buses will be operating a full service within the travel scheme, therefore free travel is available to supporters on production of a match ticket, but please check on the club's website, for areas within the bus travel scheme.

Parking: There is no local street parking available for football supporters, as all areas have a residents' parking scheme in operation, and enforcement officers will be 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, or at the Woollard Way (entrance to the Bridge car park), and supporters are advised to use our official drop off and pick up point located at University of Sussex, where our drop off point is in car park 5, located by the Sports Hall.
This drop-off/pick-up point is a short walk through the underpass to the Amex Stadium. There is also free shuttle bus in operation.

All supporters are asked to head to the stadium as early as possible regardless of how they are travelling.

Opening and Closing Times

The Club Superstore will be open until just before kick-off. The shop is also closed during the match.

The ticket office will open pre-match 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 at 5.45pm and close at 11pm post-match.

All the 1901 Club Lounges and restaurants will open at 5.15pm. All restaurants and lounges will close at 11pm.

Please note all bars will stop serving 15 minutes before the scheduled closing time.

The Fanzone and food outlets will be open from 5pm. The outside bar will close at 7pm.

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On the bandstand, Adam Thomas will be entertaining supporters in the build-up to the match.

Ticket Office

Please note tickets are still available for this match at the time of writing. Please visit BrightonAndHoveAlbion.com/tickets for more information.

Tickets will also be available to home supporters on the day.

Tickets are also available for our FA Women’s Super League match against Arsenal at the Amex, with general admission tickets available from just £1 for juniors and concessions and £3 for adults.

Club Superstore

The two external retail outlets will be open for this fixture. They are situated at the south-east approach T-junction, and north-west corner, stocking a range of souvenirs.

1901 Club Lounge Dress Code

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The club 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 that 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 reseat 1901 Club members or their guests in general admission areas of the stadium if refused admission to the 1901 Club.

Prohibited Items

In light of recent high-profile incidents where a range of items – including capped water bottles – have been thrown onto the pitch at a number of matches around the country, we are reminding all Brighton & Hove Albion and visiting supporters that bottles with tops on them are prohibited at the Amex Stadium.

Our stewards will be strictly enforcing this policy, and bottle tops will also be removed from drinks sold inside the stadium.

The full list of prohibited items can be found here.

Download Albion’s App

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Our match predictor is now live on Albion’s app. Download here for iPhone or here for Android and predict the score and the man of the match for the chance to win a signed shirt.

Other Information

Although not applicable for this fixture, the Brighton Main Line Improvement Project will be undertaking works from Three Bridges to Brighton and Three Bridges to Lewes over several weekends up to May 2019. Don’t miss the match, plan ahead – sign up for alerts at Brightonmainline.co.uk.


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