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MATCH UPDATE: All you need to know for the visit of Colchester

Bars, kiosks, catering, tickets, real ale and more

6 August 2021

The U’s of Colchester are our first visitors of the new season on Saturday [kick off 3pm] and we’re looking forward to seeing you all here as you cheer on the Blues.

And with ticket prices slashed we’re hoping to hear the roar from the stands and terraces as the lads take to the pitch, and through the 90 minutes as the campaign gets under way in earnest.

Click HERE to purchase your match tickets online.

Alternatively, you can purchase your tickets in-person here at our main ticket office during office hours (Pioneer Stand), online by clicking HERE, or over the phone by ringing 0330 094 5930 (option 1)

Prices for the opening fixture are as follows:

Adults (over 18) - £10
18 and under - £5
Under-7 - Free of Charge

These prices are for seated and terraced areas of the ground.

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Thank you to our sponsors

Associate Sponsor - Borderbrite

Click HERE to visit the Bordebrite website.

Match Ball Sponsor - Lion & Lamb, Wigton

Click HERE to visit the Lion & Lamb info page.

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Welcome to our away fans!

Click HERE for a detailed away fan guide to Brunton Park.

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Ticket collections (windows open at 1.30pm):

Collections for West Stand and Paddock tickets are from the West Stand ticket office.

Collections for the Warwick and Pioneer Stand are from the Pioneer ticket office.

All collections for away fans are from the away ticket office.

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Car Parking:

The supporters' car park will be open from 12.30pm for this fixture.

Car park season tickets are valid for this game.

Please adhere to local parking restrictions should you choose to park close to the stadium.

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Foxy’s Restaurant: 

Don’t forget you can join us in Foxy's Restaurant and make a day of it, with our popular match day three-course carvery as part of your package.

Priced at just £40 your three-course carvery package includes your match ticket, pies at full-time and a complimentary team sheet.

Join us to make it an extra-special day – but book quickly, spaces are selling fast!

Three-course carvery, £40 per adult (£30 if you already have your match ticket) and reduced prices are available for season ticket holders, seniors and children.

For further information call 0330 094 5930 (option 3).

Alternatively email commercial@carlisleunited.co.uk and your booking can be secured in that manner.

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In addition the Sunset Suite and Sporting Inn will be open from 12.30pm, welcoming you back as the atmosphere builds up ahead of the game.

See below for Real Ale Sunset Suite details.

Our main car park on the west side of the stadium will see Hallsford Event Catering sell their home produced burgers and sausages with us for the first time for a league game.

Click HERE for more on our partnership with Hallsford Event Catering.

And The Chippie Van will also be on hand once again with their award-winning fish and chip style selection of mouth-watering match day food.

Click HERE for more on our partnership with The Chippie Van.

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Hand-crafted Ale: 

Stadium turnstiles will open from 1.30pm, and we are delighted to confirm that McVitie’s Bar in the Paddock and Balderstone’s Bar in the Pioneer Stand will each have a Firkin of Criffel Ale, from the Sulwath Brewery in Castle Douglas, which will be available for Ale lovers until stocks run out.

The Sunset Suite will have 4.5 gallons of the same very fine brew.

Just for confirmation, a Firkin is 9 gallons! (It was so tempting to use any number of puns … but we haven’t).

McConnell's Bar at the south end of the Paddock will be open for the sale of the usual selection of beverages.

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Kiosks open:

The kiosks will be open in all areas of the stadium with a selection of McCall’s pies on offer, as well as soft drinks and our fantastic Brunton Blend coffee, supplied by John Watt & Son, and Cumbrian Tea, for the leafier drinkers amongst you.

And we can also confirm that our range of Tugo Neo Pizza and 4ork Pasta will be available from Ross’s Bar in the Pioneer Stand.

Don't forget your Pie & Pint offer at just £5.50!

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Contactless payment:

We’re delighted to confirm that we will have contactless payment, with the cash payment option reduced to one till per refreshment point.

We hope this provision enhances your match day experience.

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Stay with us after the game – and roar on the Lions!

The Lion’s Tour continues on Saturday evening and the Sunset Suite and Sporting Inn will both be open after full-time to allow you to extend your afternoon with us and to watch the action.

So, wherever you are in the ground, once you’ve clapped the lads off the pitch make your way round to the west side and settle in for more sporting action.

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SLO team meeters and greaters will be around the stadium to help with any queries. Please stop them and speak to them if you have any issues, or to give feedback. They are there to help you to get the most out of your day.

We’re looking forward to seeing you all.

For the latest on the club’s Covid-19 guidelines, click HERE.

We recommend that face coverings are worn – this is NOT a mandatory requirement, but you will see that all club staff will be wearing face coverings throughout your visit.


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