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WHAT'S ON: BRISTOL ROVERS vs AFC WIMBLEDON

30 December 2016

On New Year’s Eve, Rovers welcome AFC Wimbledon to The Memorial Stadium, the sides met in League 2 back in March, Rovers won the match 3-1.


Jermaine Easter nodded Rovers ahead from Lee Brown's cross before Ollie Clarke doubled the lead with a low right-footed shot.


Jon Meades' header gave Wimbledon hope but Matty Taylor's 12-yard finish, his 19th of the season, sealed victory. Wimbledon, had substitute Adebayo Akinfenwa sent off for dissent.


We are expecting a crowd in excess of 9,000, therefore please arrive in good time to avoid queues.

 

Here’s your match day schedule for Bristol Rovers v AFC Wimbledon on Saturday 31st 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 rswww.firstgroup.com/bristolrove 

 

11.00am: The Clubhouse Bar opens for Home supporters on a first-come, first-served basis. Rangers v Celtic showing live on the big screen from 12.15pm.

 

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 home & away tickets or collect tickets for today’s game.  Charlton Athletic and Fleetwood Town 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 outside the clubhouse.

 

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.

 

Supporters are reminded that they can bring along donations for a collection, organised by Bristol Rovers Ability FC ahead of the match with collection points located around the stadium.

 

3pm: Kick-off! It’s time to back Darrell Clarke’s team to victory. C’mon You Blues!

 

3.45pm: At Half time, Lance Cook will be your host for the interval. Listen out for the 50-50 and Helpline Draw.  Bristol Rovers Ability FC will demonstrate some 7 a side skills.

 

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.

 

Don’t miss any of the action and buy your tickets now to back The Gas at The Mem. Tickets are available, priced from £16 for adults, from £14 for 16-21 and from £5 for under-16s.

 

Simply visit www.brfctickets.com, select your area and add your tickets to the shopping basket.


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