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PRE-MATCH UPDATE: Some handy information ahead of the Stevenage game

Some good things to know about Saturday

28 September 2018

Stevenage are next up at Brunton Park as United go up against another of the division's in-form teams.

A big welcome to this weekend's sponsors

On Saturday we welcome Heineken UK as our Match Ball Sponsor.

Long-term friends, partners and sponsors of the club, it’ll be good to see the group and their guests with us again in our hospitality areas.

Have a great day with us everyone!

Heineken

Keep an eye on the pitch at half time as children from the Stanwix FC and Warwick Wanderers junior sides play some games four entertainment on the main pitch. Make sure you pick your team and cheer them on!

Our Cumberland Community Stand will host groups from St Cuthbert's Community Catholic School, Castle Carrock School, Carlisle Reivers FC, St Margaret Mary's Catholic Junior School and Dalston JBR 2000 U8s.

We hope all of the children have a fantastic day with us.

You’ll be getting a pre-match visit from some of our first team players, and from Olga the Fox – and don’t forget to take a look in our tuck shop at the back of the stand!

Remember, you can purchase your tickets by telephone on 0844 371 1921* or buy online and print at home, or order for collection, by clicking HERE.  

Save £3 on match day prices by purchasing your ticket before 5pm on Friday!

*Calls to this number are charged at 7p per minute from landlines. Charges from mobiles may vary. A booking fee of £1 applies to all online transactions. 

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Away Fan Guide 

Stevenage supporters – click HERE for your downloadable Away Fan Guide 2018/19 ahead of your visit to Brunton Park.

Fans

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Join us for our fantastic Double Happy Hour!

Our hospitality areas will be in full-flow again on Saturday and we're looking forward to seeing you all there.   

Our TV screens will be showing all of the sports coverage ahead of kick off, to help you to get in the mood for the big game. And live football will also be on our screens after full time, for those of you who want to stay with us when our game has concluded.

We’ve changed our Happy Hour, as we now offer ...

... all draught alcoholic drinks at just £2.90 per pint ...

... in our main public areas in the west stand – Sporting Inn and Sunset Suite – with the promotion running between 12pm and 2pm on the day.

Happy Hour

Don’t miss out – support the club and not the pub on a match day!

Our special match day offer also continues ...

... you can get two bottles of Fosters for just £5 at all bars across the stadium!!

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*** AND THAT'S NOT ALL!!! ***

Each round of drinks purchased in the Sunset Suite on Saturday will come with a raffle ticket. The Peter Jackson the Jeweller man-of-the-match will then pick a winner after the game, and they will receive 24 bottles of Heineken. Please note, if the winner isn’t in the Sunset Suite when the draw is made, another ticket will be picked out.

*** AND THERE'S MORE!!! ***

Win or lose we'll be hosting a Winner's Happy Hour [should the result go against us we'lll still be running the offer] in the Sunset Suite and Sporting Inn after full time - between 4.45pm and 5.45pm - hopefully we'll be helping you to celebrate yet another three points!

Prices will be the same as our main match day Double Happy Hour offer above. 

 

Happy Hour

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Remember, you can upgrade your match ticket to book a place in Foxy’s Restaurant - £25pp for a two-course meal or £30pp for a three-course meal.

We also have an extensive range of sponsorship opportunities available, from match day sponsorship to player and ball sponsorship packages.

For more information please contact the commercial department on 01228 554 155 or email blues.store@carlisleunited.co.uk 

Please note - Guiness and Moretti will be sold at full price throughout the duration of this offer.

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Kids' Meal Deal

We have a match day meal deal offer, perfect for our younger fans, which comes in its own special activity box ... with a pencil so you can complete the games and answer the questions on the outside of the packaging.

For just £3.50 you will get:

Meal Deal

+ Your activity box (plus pencil)
+ Sausage roll
+ Packet of Hula Hoops
+ Fruit Shoot drink

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Drop in to our Fan Zone

Our Fan Zone will be in operation again this weekend, adjacent to the entrance to the Sporting Inn.

Sponsored by Heineken, our Fan Zone is open for alcoholic and soft drinks and has the Lakeland Steaks outlet serving a wide selection of match day food and refreshments alongside the entrance to the area.

Fan Zone

The players will be popping in to the Fan Zone to say hello as they make their way to the dressing room - make sure you grab them for selfies and autographs as they pass by!

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The Supporters’ Car Park

Our supporters’ car park is open with parking available at the stadium at just £3.

Disabled parking is available at the north end of the Pioneer Stand and is for Blue Badge holders only.

Remember – access has changed due to new counter-terrorism advice. Both of our Warwick Road car entry points are now closed 30 minutes prior to kick off, with access then diverted to the Stonyeholme Golf Course entrance.

CT

For full details, click HERE.

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CUOSC Surgery

CUOSC will be holding their Supporters’ Surgery on Saturday, between 1.30pm and 2.30pm in the Study Centre, located next to the Blues Store. 

Barry Carter from the CUSG Disabled Supporters' Group will also be in attendance to answer any questions or queries our disabled fans may have.

CUOSC

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Get to meet the players

Some of the first team squad will be out and about around the ground on match day.

Make sure you get your selfies and autographs:

Approximately 1pm - players arrive and walk past the Fan Zone [adjacent to Foxy’s Restaurant].

1.40pm - Fan Zone ... open from 1pm adjacent to the entrance to Foxy’s. Outdoor seating area fully licensed to serve alcoholic beverages - catch the players for selfies and autographs as they make their way to the dressing room.

2pm - Blues Store ... get your official merchandise signed by some of the players!

2.30pm - Family Zone.

Players

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The Mascots

MascotsWe have a merry band of three mascots for the game this weekend:

Joshua Farrance - his favourite player is Danny Grainger.

Lewis Murphy - his favourite player is Jamie Devitt.

Maxwell Young - he has two favourite players - Adam Collin and Jerry Yates.

Have a great afternoon with us lads!!

Don't forget, our Junior Blues are treated to exclusive events, meet the player sessions and behind the scenes visits as part of their membership.

Don't miss out - join us right now!

To find out more about our Junior Blues membership click HERE.

For more on how to become a mascot, click HERE.

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the blues

Issue 7 of this season’s 'the blues' Match Day publication is on sale from our usual programme selling points and outlets around the ground.

It's a new-look fold out style offering full of stats, comments and articles from inside the club.

Get your copy to find out more!

the blues

Priced at just £1.50 it’s a must have addition to your match day experience.

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Match Day Ticket Sales

Match Day Ticket Sales are as follows:

Main Stand [B, C, Pirelli Family Stand and EWM] – from the ticket office situated on the west side of the stadium.

Paddock – from the Paddock ticket office situated at the southern end of the Paddock.

Pioneer Foods Stand and Warwick Road End – from the Pioneer Foods Stand ticket office situated on the ground floor on the east side of the stadium.

Away fans – from the away ticket office situated at the northern end of the Pioneer Foods Stand.

Remember – during the working week our Pioneer Foods Stand ticket office, situated on the first floor of the Pioneer Foods stand, is open for ticket sales for ALL areas of the ground.

The ticket office on the west side of the stadium is open on MATCH DAYS ONLY.

The ticket office is open from 10am to 5pm on weekdays (and until kick off for midweek games) and from 10am to 5.15pm on weekend match days.

Fans

It is worth noting that entry can be gained on match days by showing your ticket confirmation email on your smart phone or equivalent device. Simply present the relevant section of your eTicket for scanning at point of entry.

For full ticket office opening times and ticket prices, click HERE.

Don’t forget, you can purchase your tickets by telephone on 0844 371 1921* or buy online and print at home, or order for collection, by clicking HERE.

*Calls to this number are charged at 7p per minute from landlines. Charges from mobiles may vary. A booking fee of £1 applies to all online transactions.

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Be in it to win it with our Golden Gamble

Keep your eye out for our Golden Gamble sellers around the ground ahead of kick off.

Your tickets can be purchased for just £1 (or at 3 for £2) and give you the chance to win either £100, or the share of a cash pot, in our half time draws. 

And, while we’re on the subject, why not sign up to our exciting Blues Lotto? For just £1 you can purchase 10 lucky numbers for our weekly draw giving you the chance to win cash prizes from our fund of nearly £60,000.

There is now the opportunity to pay an additional £1 per week to upgrade to Premier Membership where there is another £17,000 cash, 3 new cars and many other prizes waiting to be won. 

Car

For more details visit www.blueslotto.co.uk or email lottery@carlisleunited.co.uk

Alternatively call 01228 526 237 and ask for Ewan Wood. 

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The Blues Store in the East Stand

We are delighted to confirm that our Blues Store will be operating from the Club Bar adjacent to the Family Zone in the Pioneer Foods Stand once again this weekend.

A full range of stock will be available with the emphasis on smaller items, suitable for the younger visitors to our extremely popular Family Zone games and play area.

New replica home kits now in - visit the Blues Store to get yours!

We also have a wide range of training kit and leisure wear available.

Keep your eye out for our mini-tuck shop selling a range of confectionary and drinks.

Blues Store opening times:

Monday - 10am to 5pm
Tuesday - 10am to 5pm (open until 7.45pm on a match day)
Wednesday - CLOSED 
Thursday - 10am to 5pm
Friday - 10am to 5pm
Saturday - 10am to 3pm (open until 5.30pm on match day) 
Sunday - CLOSED

Telephone sales: 01228 554 138 (during store working hours only).

Click HERE to shop at our online Blues Store.

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Challenge 25

We are operating the ‘Challenge 25’ policy at Brunton Park this season.

Please do not be offended if you are asked for ID when purchasing alcohol and if you appear to be under the age of 25 to our bar staff.

Thank you for your assistance with this matter.


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