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BANTAMS TO FACE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS TO SUPPORT CLUB LEGEND

6 June 2019

Bradford City will play host to UEFA Champions League winners Liverpool FC in a history-making pre-season friendly on Sunday July 14, designed to raise funds for the Darby Rimmer MND Foundation.

The charity has been formed by Bantams legend Stephen Darby, who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2018, alongside close friend Chris Rimmer - who was himself diagnosed with the condition five years ago.

The 3.00pm fixture will mark the first time Liverpool FC have visited the Northern Commercials Stadium in close to two decades.

City defeated the six-time European champions, back in May 2000, as a David Wetherall header famously sealed the Bantams’ survival in England’s top flight - on the final day of the season.

Speaking of the occasion, Darby said: “I am extremely grateful City and Liverpool will be playing each other during pre-season in support of the Darby Rimmer MND Foundation.

“They are two amazing clubs, who formed a massive part of my career. Both will always hold a special place in my heart.

“I cannot thank both clubs and sets of fans enough for their support.”

Tickets will EXCLUSIVELY go on sale - on Monday (June 10) - to ‘Our City’ 2019-20 season-ticket holders, who will have until Saturday (June 22) to secure a seat.

The all-ticket match will see City supporters take up residence in The Kop, North West Corner and The JCT600 Stand (Blocks EXK and EXJ will be reserved for hospitality guests).

The Midland Road Stand is to be occupied by Liverpool FC fans, who can purchase tickets from Anfield, before they go on general sale (Monday June 24).

Admission prices are as follows:
Adults: £15
Seniors (60+) / Students / Under-16s: £10
Under-11s: £5

PLEASE NOTE: ‘Our City’ 2019-20 season-ticket holders can only purchase one ticket per season ticket during the initial period of exclusivity.

Match hospitality will take place in the Hendrie and McCall Suites - and options are now available for the game against Jurgen Klopp’s Reds.

Executive Matchday Hospitality: £65
- Three-course meal
- Matchday programme per guest
- Padded seats on the half-way line
- Pre-match player interviews
- Post-match man of the match interviews
- Private bar facilities

Bantams Hospitality: £45
- One-course meal
- Matchday programme per party
- Padded seats on the half-way line
- Pre-match player interviews
- Post-match man of the match interviews
- Private bar facilities

To book, or for further information, please contact a member of the team on 01274 773355 or CLICK HERE to get in touch via e-mail.

PLEASE NOTE: Supporters will be able to gain suite upgrades to the Bantams Bar for just £5, though there will be no upgrades available in the JCT600 Stand.

If you wish to apply for media accreditation for the fixture, please get in touch by CLICKING HERE.


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