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Aston Villa Ladies FC

Aston Villa Ladies FC

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Durham Women FC

Durham Women FC

KO 12:00
Sun 14 October 2018
Boldmere St Michael

Matchday Guide: Durham Women

All the information you need ahead of Aston Villa Ladies vs Durham Women at Boldmere St Michaels FC on Sunday.

Durham Women visit Boldmere St Michaels FC on Sunday as Aston Villa Ladies continue their FA Women’s Championship campaign.

A fascinating game is in prospect between the sides, who proved closely matched during three goal-filled games last season.

See below for information on parking, matchday activities, tickets and more.

Tickets

With adult tickets priced at £5 and U18s and O65s at £2, the match represents great value for supporters.

Online tickets are available to buy online here [LINK: https://bit.ly/2Egfdum ] up until Friday afternoon but fans will still be able to purchase tickets on the turnstile at Boldmere.

Aston Villa Season Ticket holders get free entry into all the Ladies’ league games and will only need to present their Season Card upon entry.

Parking and public transport

There are a number of free parking options if you’re driving to the game on Sunday.

There are a limited number of spaces available at the ground allocated on a first come first serve basis and once the car park is full, supporters will be directed to additional car parks.

Boldmere Infant and Nursery School on Cofield Road will be manned and offers parking free of charge.

Meanwhile, the two closest train stations, Wylde Green and Chester Road, offer parking alternatives for supporters.

If you’re travelling to the game by bus or train, you can plan your journey here [LINK: https://journeyplanner.networkwestmidlands.com/ ].

Pick up a programme

The Ladies programme has been revamped, expanded and improved this season, offering fans 20 pages of content to enjoy.

Each programme features custom artwork by illustrator Damien Quinn, with this week’s edition featuring the wildcat on Durham’s crest.

Sunday’s programme is packed with player interviews, games and features, and is available on the turnstile for just £2.

Get in early

The ground is open from 10:30am on Sunday and we’re encouraging all supporters to arrive as early as possible in order to ensure a swift entry to the ground.

Boldmere St Michaels FC is a new ground for the Ladies this season and a lot of supporters, including visiting fans, may be unfamiliar with the venue.

Matchday activities

There is plenty of entertainment for supporters to enjoy before and after the game on Sunday.

A Fan Zone located behind the far goal will be running football drills before the game thanks to coaches from the Aston Villa Foundation.

When the players head in for the half-time interval, footballers from the Foundation’s Premier League Girls sessions will entertain the crowd with a game of their own on the pitch.

Girls from Streetly Academy, Barr Beacon, Bishop Walsh, King Edwards Handsworth, Sutton Girls and Broadway Academy will also be mascots and flagbearers.

After the game, players will be available to sign autographs and take pictures in the corner of the pitch nearest to the turnstile as you come in.

Facilities and accessibility

Supporters will be able to enjoy refreshments before, during and after the game.

A food kiosk located next to the tunnel provides hot and cold food, while if you venture into the club house you can enjoy a drink at the bar.

Boldmere St Michaels is fully accessible by wheelchair. Stewards will be on hand to assist with entry into the ground via the main reception or on arrival at the turnstile/gate.

There is also an accessible toilet located in the main club house.

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