Your guide to a matchday at New Bucks Head
AFC Telford United and Capgemini are teaming up this weekend to raise awareness of the societal impact of homophobia in football.
As part of the Active Inclusion programme, Capgemini is working alongside AFC Telford United Football Club to organise Kicking It OUTfront, a football event to raise awareness of the societal impact of homophobia in football
The fun filled family day out will see the players wearing a one-off redesigned kit for the home match against Spennymoor Town, featuring an LGBT+ inspired rainbow flag and the Capgemini logo, alongside the logos of other shirt sponsors.
Several organisations, Football V Homophobia, Telford Mind, Shropshire Youth Association – XYZ Youth Group, Proud Baggies – West Bromwich Albion Football Clubs LGBT+ Supporters’ Group and Telford Samaritans will be holding stalls inside the University of Wolverhampton Stand.
Supporters are welcome to go over and have a chat to find out more information about their organisation.
Supporters will be able to receive free blood pressure testing in the medical room from 1.30pm.
The fixture will not be segregated so Spennymoor Town supporters will be able to purchase a ticket for any areas of the ground.
Prices are as follows:
• Adult: £14
• Concessions: £10.00
• Students & 16-19 Yr Olds (Id Required) £5.00
• Under 16’s: £1
For those supporters who wish to purchase on the day of the game in cash or by card, you can still do so at the new ticket office which will be based outside the East Terrace near to the Learning Centre Building.
The Ticket Office will be open from 12.30pm until 3.15pm.
Tickets can also be purchased in person from the Main Office, 10am until 4pm Monday – Friday or purchased over the phone by calling 01952 640064. Tickets purchased in advance can be collected from the Club Shop on Saturday between 1.30pm-3pm.
It is strongly recommended that you buy a ticket online in advance, to avoid long queues at the ticket office.
For those supporters that require disabled access and those with carer assistance, you will be able to pay on the assisted gate which is based next to the club shop.
Please click here to purchase your tickets https://afctelfordunited.ticketco.events/uk/en
Car parking is available at the New Bucks Head priced at £3.00 per car. Limited spaces are available on the Learning Centre Car Park but there is plenty of spaces available on TCAT Car Park.
Supporters who pre-book taxis will should be dropped outside the Whitehouse Hotel on Watling Street.
Ticket Office and Club Shop opening hours
The Ticket Office Is open from 12 noon until 3.15pm on a match day.
Our Club Shop will be open from 1.30pm through until kick off.
The club shop will be selling Joma kits, Scarves, Hats, Raffle tickets & Greetings cards
The stadium gates open at 1.30pm. Access for hospitality guests will be through hotel reception – this will be open from 1pm.
The Bucks matchday programme can be bought from sellers around the ground or from the club shop at a price of £2.50.
Products on offer at the New Bucks Head which are provided by Mitchells Catering include burgers, hot dogs and pies confectionary and crisps. Cold drinks such as Pepsi, Tango, and Water are available from the snack bars
The Learning Centre bar opens from 12.00 noon and is open for both set of supporters.
Inside the ground, supporters can drink at the Sir Stephen Roberts Bar from 1.30pm.
Supporters will also be able to purchase a drink on the East Terrace during the game.
The First Aid Room can be located under the control tower. Please ask the nearest stewards if you require any further assistance.
There are numerous dedicated disabled toilet facilities around the ground.
AFC Telford United provide a careers champion who is on hand to help supporters who require assistance.
Disabled supporters will be able to pay on the assisted gate which is based next to the club shop.
Reporting an issue
If you hear someone behaving in an inappropriate manner, putting the Club at risk during a match day you are entitled to report them anonymously by texting 07572 236 037 which is a new system that will be monitored from the control tower on a match day.
Fans who do behave in an inappropriate manner, bringing the Club into disrepute will face limited or lifetime bans, loss of their season ticket, or arrest by the Police.
AFC Telford United & BBC Radio Shropshire provide live match commentary on every fixture during the 2019/20 season on 96FM.
Alternatively, supporters can follow BucksWriter on the Live Club Twitter feed by following @telfordutd