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MATCHDAY GUIDE: CITY v CARLISLE

21 September 2019

City are gearing up for their return to the Utilita Energy Stadium, hosting Carlisle United this afternoon (3.00pm). 

We have compiled a handy Matchday Guide - packed full of helpful information ahead of the Sky Bet League Two encounter.

Firstly, we would like to extend a warm welcome to this afternoon's Big Match Sponsor, BorgWarner! 

PYROTECHNICS & BEHAVIOUR

The club would like to remind supporters the possession or use of pyrotechnics inside a football ground is strictly prohibited.

Those found to be carrying or using pyrotechnics will face a long-term ban.

We would like to remind supporters it is a criminal offence to enter the pitch at any time.

Anyone who does so without permission can expect to face prosecution.

TICKETS

Tickets are still on sale for this afternoon's clash. 

The ticket office at the Utilita Energy Stadium will be open from 9.00am right up until kick-off for supporters wishing to purchase a ticket. 

Admission Prices:

Adults: £25

Concessions: £15

Under-16s: £10

Under-11s: £5

For more information on any of the above, please call 01274 770012 to speak with a member of our ticketing team.

Key information on Flexi Cards can be found HERE

For further turnstile information, CLICK HERE

BANTAMS BAR

The Bantams Bar - located within The Kop at the Utilita Energy Stadium - will be open after full-time for supporters wishing to unwind after the match. 

WIN WITH ‘SHIRT OFF MY BACK’

Our popular matchday competition will be back in place for the opening match, giving supporters the opportunity to walk away with a top prize of either the man of the match-worn shirt or £100 in cash!

Not only will you win this unique prize (second prize £100 in cash) but you will also meet the man of the match after the game who will sign the shirt and present it to you.

Tickets for this competition can be bought for just £1 from sellers located inside and around the outside of the ground. The winner will be announced at half time.

OUR OPPONENTS

Carlisle United currently sit 17th in Sky Bet League Two, despite suffering just one loss in their previous five matches. 

Today's visitors achieved an 11th-placed finish last season, with this their sixth consecutive campaign in the fourth tier. 

THE PARADER

Be sure to grab a copy of Issue Six of The Parader this afternoon, on sale for just £3 around the Utilita Energy Stadium. 

The front cover of the Bantams' official matchday programme features the latest in a collection of illustrations by Bradford artist and City fan Rob Dunn. 

Jamie Devitt - who also features in 'The Big Interview' - is this week's cover star. 

The midfielder discusses the rehabilitation programme of his recent hamstring injury, how he has taken to life at City since rejoining on loan and memories from his time at the Cumbrians.

Other features include 'From The Top' with chairman Stefan Rupp, 'From The Dugout' with manager Gary Bowyer and the popular 'Bantams Board'. 

Meanwhile, there are returning columns from Aaron Bower, Jason McKeown, Mick Lamb, John Dewhirst, David Markham and Mike Harrison. 

THE CITY SHOP

The City Shop will be open from 10.00am until 3.00pm today to allow supporters another opportunity to get their hands on the Bantams’ 2019/20 home, away and third kits.

The strips will be on sale along with City’s all-new training range, gifts and other official club merchandise.

WEATHER 

Conditions are expected to remain sunny and warm this afternoon, with highs of 21°C.


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