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WHAT'S ON: BRISTOL ROVERS v SWINDON TOWN

27 January 2017

The Gas welcome local rivals Swindon Town to the Memorial Stadium on Saturday, last time the sides met at The Memorial Stadium in December 2010. Paolo Di Canio's team looked to be heading for a victory but had to settle for a point after being pegged back three minutes from time when Danny Woodards headed home a Craig Stanley free-kick.

This match is ALL TICKET for both sets of supporters. We are expecting a crowd in excess of 10,500, therefore please arrive in good time to avoid queues.
 
Here’s your match day schedule for Bristol Rovers v Swindon Town on Saturday 28th January 2017, kick off 12:30.
 
8.00am: 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.
 
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
 
9:00am: Ticket Office opens and will remain open right up to kick-off at 12:30pm for supporters looking to buy away tickets or collect tickets for today’s game.  Rochdale & Port Vale away tickets will be available to purchase.
 
10.00am: Clubhouse Bar opens for Home supporters on a first-come, first-served basis. Soccer AM showing live on the big screens.
 
10.00am: 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.
 
11.00am: 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.
 
Home Fans will have access to a bar in the South, South West, West Enclosure and Family Terrace 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 Community Trust ahead of the match with collection points located around the stadium.
 
12:30pm: Kick-off! It’s time to back Darrell Clarke’s team to victory. C’mon You Blues!
 
1.15pm: At Half time, Nick Day will be your host for the interval, and will be joined by former Rovers & Swindon legends Vaughan Jones, Jim Eadie, Steve White, Paul Bodin & David Hillier . Listen out for the 50-50 and Helpline Draw.   
2.00pm: On the final whistle, the Clubhouse Bar & Irene’s Kitchen re-opens with Screen Soccer Highlights on the new improved big screens and live entertainment with musician DAZ.
 
Don’t miss any of the action and buy your tickets before midnight on Friday 27th January and back The Gas at The Mem. Tickets are priced from £18 for adults, from £16 for 16-21 and from £7 for under-16s.
 
Simply visit www.brfctickets.com, select your area and add your tickets to the shopping basket.

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