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MATCH UPDATE: Some handy stuff ahead of Saturday

Everything from catering to a brand new addition to the Fan Zone

29 July 2022

Match Previews

MATCH UPDATE: Some handy stuff ahead of Saturday

Everything from catering to a brand new addition to the Fan Zone

29 July 2022

The season starts here with the visit of Crawley Town on Saturday afternoon - unusually early with the big kick off coming at the end of July thanks to the Qatar World Cup that hits our screens in the winter.

Tickets for this fixture are on sale now.

Please note - U14s and U7s must be accompanied by an adult, senior or U18. 

Methods of purchase:

In person – for the relevant games, come to the main ticket office in the Pioneer Stand at the designated time. 
Phone – ring the ticket office on 0330 094 5930 and pay with a credit / debit card.
Please note - to post tickets out to customers who have purchased over the telephone there is an additional charge of 85p. 
Internet – click HERE and follow the online instructions. 
Remember, you can purchase an e-ticket online all the way up to kick-off on a match day. Simply show your purchased ticket on your smartphone at the turnstile and you'll be scanned in as normal.
E-tickets really are a fantastic and smooth way of making your match day experience just that little bit easier.
Match Sponsor - Story Contracting
Click HERE to visit the official Story Contracting website.
Match Ball Sponsor - Border Brite
Click HERE to visit the official Border Brite website
Match Ball Sponsor - Futamura
Click HERE to visit the official Futamura website.
Match Ball Delivery System - Ascott Transport Ltd
Click HERE to visit the ATL official website.


Welcome to our away fans!

Click HERE for a detailed guide for visitors to Brunton Park.


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.


Car Parking:

The supporters' car park is CLOSED to the general public for this fixture due to ongoing work in that area of the stadium.

Please find alternative means of getting here, if possible, and please adhere to local parking restrictions should you choose to park close to the stadium.

Car park season ticket holders - your passes are valid for this game, and you can park here with us, as normal (don't worry if you haven't received your pass yet, your name will be on our list).


The Fan Zone (west side of the stadium ... open at 1.30pm)

Live Music - we have another treat on Saturday with local musician Alfie Hodgson performing a live 45-minute set from 2pm.

Alfie will be playing some classic Indie covers ... check him out over on YouTube HERE

We're delighted to announce that the Fan Zone has taken a huge step forward with the installation of our external serving area in the form of a new Container Bar, which has three serving hatches.

Hatch 1 - lager and soft drinks (Heineken Silver and Moretti)

Hatch 2 - John Watt Coffee (Latte, Cappuccino, Flat White, Americano, Espressos)

Hatch 3 - Tirril Brewery

Please note - transactions at the Container Bar are card only. 

The players arrive for the build-up to the game at just after 1pm (approximately) and this will be a great chance for you to get your selfies and autographs when they wander through the Fan Zone before they head into the pre-match meeting.

We are pleased once again to have Stackerz-Grill Bar with us again for this fixture, right at the heart of our Fan Zone as usual.

They'll be here with their famous Cumbrian steak mince Stacker Burgers, home made chips, and more ... their match day offerings are proving to be extremely popular!!

Click HERE for more information on Stackerz.

It's a welcome return for the Fellwater Coffee Van which will be serving a range of coffees and hot chocolate drinks.

Click HERE to find out more about Fellwater Coffee - they'll be with us from pre-match until after half time.

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.

An all-new addition to the Fan Zone is Shake, Waffle and Roll!

Shaky, their 1950s inspired VW catering van, sells delicious Belgian lolly waffles (waffles on a stick) and a range of flavoured milkshakes. The waffles and milkshakes are available with a choice of toppings and sauces.

For more information on these special match day treats, click HERE.

For our fans in the Warwick Road End we'll have the Horsebox Bar selling Moretti and Fosters, along with some bottled real ale, soft drinks and water.

The Horesbox Bar is another of our card only facilities.


Bars and facilities 

The Sunset Suite and Murphy's Bar will open at 11.45am (the live match will be on the TV) as we all get together ahead of kick off, and both will close at 6pm.

We're delighted to confirm that Neck Oil and Heineken Silver will be available on draught for this season.

We also have Ullswater Blonde Gluten Free beer in the Sunset Suite. 

Our east stand outlets stock Kronenburg as an addition to their refreshment provisions, and they will all be open for business from 1.45pm

And, for the hot drink lovers out there, the Pioneer bar will also have Espresso, Café Latte and Cappuccino (using Brunton Blend beans) as a match day trial. 

Please do give them a try.

Don't forget that contactless payment is available at all outlets.


Kiosks open:

The kiosks will be open in all areas of the stadium with a selection of McCall’s pasties on offer - including the return of the Brunton Pastie! -  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.

Ross’s Bar in the Pioneer Stand will have Nachos with cheese and/or jalapenos as yet another different offering for your match day delight.

Both Balderstone's and McConnell's will be running a cashless service.

Don't forget your Pie & Pint offer at just £6!

You can enjoy a pizza and a soft drink for £4.75.

And there's your Pie & Hot drink offer for just £4.50!

Also don't forget that contactless payment is available at all outlets.


Click and collect app - buy your food and drink using our handy new app!

You can order their match day refreshments via an app which provides a 'click and collect' service for the purchase of food and drink inside the stadium.

Our app is in operation in the following areas: 

+ McVitie’s Bar
+ Pioneer Bar
+ Balderstone’s Bar
+ Ross’s Bar
+ Sunset Suite

To download the app click HERE for Apple or HERE for Android.


+ Select the products you want.
+ Pick the collection time.
+ Pick the location.
+ Pay.

It's then a case of going to the collection point at your chosen time and your food and drink will be ready to enjoy!


East Stand Family Zone

Carlisle United’s Family Zone is in full swing again this season with hundreds of children and youngsters making use of what is a fantastic facility in the East Stand.

The Family Zone opens at 1.30pm on a Saturday match day, and at 6.30pm for an evening fixture, and provides a fun place to meet new friends and play games ahead of the big match action.

The Zone is open through to half time and, with staff in place to keep an eye on things, gives a safe and secure environment where children of all ages can relax.

Click HERE for more information on our Family Zone.


Contactless payment:

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

We hope this provision enhances your match day experience.


SLO Team

SLO team meeters and greeters 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.

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