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PRE-MATCH BRIEF: ALBION V BURNLEY

8 February 2019

Patrick Sullivan
The pre-match brief for Albion v Burnley.
Brighton & Hove Albion welcome Burnley to the Amex in the Premier League on Saturday, 9th February, kick-off 5.30pm. The game will be broadcast live on BT Sport.
 
The match sponsors for this fixture are Focus Group, the ball sponsors are Elphick Brothers, and the kit sponsors are Ken and Brenda Poundsberry.
 
Under-23 coach Simon Rusk will be interviewed before the game to talk about his side’s impressive first season in Premier League 2 Division 1.
 
At half time, local band The Flat Pack from BBC’s The Voice, will be interviewed pitchside to talk about their upcoming audition, that is set to be aired over the weekend.
 
Travel Information
 
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 an enhanced service for this match; however, please note that there will be a bus replacement service operating between Three Bridges and both Lewes and Brighton respectively, and all supporters are advised to check with Southern’s website prior to travelling.
 
Park & Rides: Both Brighton Racecourse & Mill Road will be open from 2.30pm.
 
Car Parks: All parking at both the Bridge (Car Park B) and at Sussex University (Car Park C) has now sold out, and there will be no cash sales on the day.
 
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 Saturday service within our 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 the 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 a free shuttle bus in operation.
 
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 Saturday service within the club's travel scheme, therefore free travel is available to supporters on production of a match ticket. Please check on the club’s travel guide for the areas listed within the bus travel scheme. 
 
Parking: We have 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 the 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 a free shuttle bus in operation.
 
Opening and Closing Times
 
The Club Superstore will be open from 9am and will close at 8pm after the game. The shop is also closed during the match.
 
The ticket office will open from 12pm until half-time. The ticket office will be closed during the second half and after the match.
 
Dick’s Bar is open from 2.30pm until kick-off and then after the match until 10pm. Please note this bar is only open to over-18s.
 
All concourses will open at 3.30pm. East, South and West concourses will close at 9pm post-match. The North concourse will close at 10pm.
 
1901 Club Lounges, HB’s Restaurant, Mullery’s and The Goldstone Restaurant will all open at 3pm. All restaurants will close at 9.30pm.
 
All lounges will close at 9pm, with the exception of Mayo Wynne Baxter, which will close at 10pm.
 
Please note all bars will stop serving 15 minutes before the scheduled closing time.
 
The Fanzone and food outlets will be open from 2.30pm. Supporters will be greeted by ‘Lewes and Glynde Brass Band’ which will be playing on the bandstand. The outside bar will close at 4.45pm.
 
In the 1901 Club lounges, Dick’s Bar and concourses, the TV screens will be showing Sky Sports News pre- and post-match.
 
Ticket Office
 
Tickets are still available on general sale for this fixture and will be available for both home and away supporters to buy on the day. Please visit BrightonAndHoveAlbion.com/tickets for more information.
 
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
 
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 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
 
Our brand-new 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 from 16th-24th February and over several weekends up until May 2019. Don’t miss the match, plan ahead – sign up for alerts at Brightonmainline.co.uk.

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