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MATCHDAY GUIDE: CITY v SCUNTHORPE

18 January 2020

City are set to return to Sky Bet League Two action at the Utilita Energy Stadium this afternoon, hosting Scunthorpe United. 

We have compiled a handy Matchday Guide - packed full of helpful information ahead of the fixture.

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

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.

CANCER SUPPORT YORKSHIRE

This afternoon’s game will be dedicated to and held in aid of Cancer Support Yorkshire.

One of the club’s official charity partners for the 2019/20 campaign, the charity offers guidance and support to help people affected by cancer diagnosis.

They have been helping the people of Yorkshire for over 30 years, having been founded in 1988 by Clifford Dobson.

Their Bradford home can be found at Daisy House Farm, 44 Smith Lane, BD9 6DA.

Bucket collectors can be found around the Utilita Energy Stadium this afternoon and supporters are urged, where possible, to donate.

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 FlexiCards 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 today's clash, 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

Scunthorpe United currently sit 15th in Sky Bet League Two, having picked up just three points from their previous five matches. 

The Iron were relegated from Sky Bet League One along with the Bantams - last season - finishing in 23rd place. 

THE PARADER

Be sure to grab a copy of Issue 16 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. 

Centre-back Paudie O'Connor - who also features in 'The Big Interview' - is this week's cover star.

Other features include 'From The Top' with interim chief executive Julian Rhodes, 'From The Dugout' with manager Gary Bowyer and the popular 'Bantams Board'. 

Meanwhile, there are returning columns from James Crickmore, 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 new strips will be on sale along with City’s all-new training range!

WEATHER 

A dry but chilly day is in store for supporters, with cloudy conditions and temperatures of around 5°C expected.


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