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WHAT'S ON: BRISTOL ROVERS v COVENTRY CITY

23 December 2016

On Boxing Day, Rovers welcome Coventry City to The Memorial Stadium, for the first time since 4th April 1964 as 12,006 watched on as the Sky Blues won 1-0.
 
We are expecting a bumper crowd of around 11,000, therefore please arrive in good time to avoid queues. No tickets will be available on the day.
 
Here’s your match day schedule for Bristol Rovers v Coventry City on Monday 26th December 2016.
 
9.00am: The Club Shop opens for business with a wide range of items. Check out our full range on our retail website www.brfcdirect.co.uk
 
10.00am: Car parking at the stadium opens to season permit holders, where car park attendants will direct car parking. Spaces are not available on a match-by-match basis. Roads in the immediate vicinity of the stadium are not subject to any parking prohibitions on match days, however drivers are asked to park sensibly and not obstruct resident’s driveways/access.
 
We recommend travelling to the Memorial Stadium by bus, this has never been easier we have seven services which stop close to the ground and then it's just a short walk further details can be found at www.firstgroup.com/bristolrovers.
 
11.00am: The Clubhouse Bar opens for Home supporters on a first-come, first-served basis. Watford v Crystal Palace showing live on the big screen from 12.30pm.
 
11.30am Irene’s Kitchen Restaurant will be open in the Bristol Room, serving hot food from chips, burgers, hot dogs, pasties, pulled pork rolls and lots more.
 
12noon: Ticket Office opens and will remain open right up to kick-off at 3pm for supporters looking to buy future home & away tickets or collect tickets for today’s game.  Charlton Athletic tickets will be available to purchase.
 
1.30pm: Stadium opens
Families are welcome In the Bristol Post Family Terrace, there is a food kiosk where you can buy food and drinks. Captain Gas will make an appearance before kick-off along with FREE Face Painting.
 
Don’t forget to buy your 50-50 tickets to be in with a chance to win a substantial cash prize. Tickets will be available throughout the stadium before kick-off with the draw taking place at half-time. Look out for our Bristol Rovers Supporters Club 50-50 volunteers around the stadium.
 
Supporters will also be able to pick up the official Matchday Programme, The Pirate, for a price of only £3.
 
Away Fans will have access to a bar adjacent the visitor’s entrance. Home fans in the South, South West, West Enclosure and Family Terrace will have access to a bar located in the South West corner of the ground.
 
There are a variety of food and drink outlets at the ground. Proper Cornish Pasties are a fans favourite, and the kiosks serve a selection of hot and cold food and also has vegetarian options.
 
3pm: Kick-off! It’s time to back Darrell Clarke’s team to victory. C’mon You Blues!
 
3.45pm: At Half time, Nick Day will be your host for the interval. Listen out for the 50-50 and Helpline Draw.  
 
4.50pm: On the final whistle, the Clubhouse Bar re-opens with Screen Soccer Highlights on the big screens before the bar closes. Irene’s Kitchen will remain open until 6.00pm.

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