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MATCH PACK: EXETER CITY FAQS

26 February 2016

Information and FAQs about Saturday's home game against the Grecians...

Ahead of Saturday's Sky Bet League 2 fixture against Exeter (3pm), here is all the essential information you need in our Match Pack:

Tickets
Saturday is a Category B game and tickets are available for all areas of the ground on the cash turnstiles at the following match day prices:

West Stand (home fans) and South Stand (away fans)
Adult - £22
Concession - £19
U22 - £14
U16 - £10
U12 - £8

East Terrace and North Terrace (home fans)
Adult - £18
Concession - £16
U22 - £11
U16 - £8
U12 - £5

Tickets ordered online for collection can be picked up from the ticket office, adjacent to the Club Shop, from midday on Saturday.

As this is a Category B game season ticket holders are able to use "Bring a Friend" vouchers for this fixture and these can be redeemed on the turnstiles. For a list of upcoming fixtures and their categories, please click here.

Also on sale are tickets for Portsmouth (H), Wycombe (A) and Northampton (H).

Parking
Free parking for 500 cars is available at Fairlands Valley car park, to the north of the ground. We ask any fans using local residential streets to be considerate with their parking and not to block driveways and cause inconvenience for local residents.

Please do not park on the grass verges alongside the A602 as your vehicle is likely to be ticketed by the local authorities.

Please also do not park in the adjacent Roaring Meg retail park. Parking is restricted to 90 minutes on a weekend match day, which come in to effect two hours before kick-off. Anyone exceeding this time limit could face a £100 fine.


New bus shuttle service
A new shuttle bus service to and from The Lamex Stadium on match days starts next on Saturday. The new service in partnership with Arriva, will run in a loop from the bus station and the railway station to the football club and will cost just £1 return. For Saturday games the first shuttle will be approximately two hours before kick-off and post-match services will operate until 18.30, allowing fans to have a post-match pint in the Broadhall Suite before heading home. To read the timetable please click here.

Football v Homophobia Awareness

At Saturday's game Stevenage Football Club is showing its support for the Football v Homophobia campaign in partnership with Hertfordshire Constabulary & Hertfordshire FA. Football v Homophobia (FvH) takes place year round and the campaign has its Month of Action in February. It is an international campaign to tackle homophobia and prejudice against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) people in football. The aim of FvH is to make football safe and welcoming for everyone. Stevenage players will be warming up in special awareness t-shirts and players, if they wish, will be wearing rainbow laces.

Throughout Football v Homophobia month and beyond, please help Stevenage Football Club by standing up to prejudice and discrimination against LGBT people in the game. Together we can make football a welcoming place for everyone. If you witness any behaviour during a game, like anti-gay chanting and hateful or prejudiced language, speak to a nearby steward, the police, a club official or contact Kick It Out via the reporting line - 0800 169 9414 – or the Kick It Out app www.kickitout.org/get-involved/report-it Remember, doing nothing only allows discrimination to get worse!

Pre-Match Food & Drink
The Broadhall Suite will be open to home and away fans on Saturday from midday. The early televised game between West Ham and Sunderland will be shown on the TVs.

The Corner Bar
Fans in both the North and East Terraces can enjoy a drink inside the ground at the Corner Bar located in the north-east corner of the ground. The bar opens at the same time as the turnstiles and sells Carlsberg, London Pride, San Miguel, Kopparberg, wine, WKD and water (larger water bottles than the tea bars).

Weather
The weather in Stevenage tomorrow is expected to be cloudy with occasional outbreaks of sunshine. Temperature at kick-off is expected to be around seven degrees.

Match Day Timetable
Some of the key timings for Saturday:

12pm - Club shop and ticket office opens.
12pm - The Broadhall Suite opens to home and away fans.
12.45pm - West Ham v Sunderland is live in the Broadhall Suite on BT Sport
12.54pm - The first bus shuttle service leaves Stevenage bus station
1.45pm (approx) - Turnstiles open. The Corner Bar opens inside ground for fans in North and East Terrace.
2.10pm (approx) - Team news revealed on Twitter
2.45pm - Community Countdown Challenge
3pm Kick-off - Boro v Exeter
3.45pm (approx) - Half Time. 50/50 draw and STS Tyre Pros "Through the Tyre Challenge"
4.45pm (approx) - Full Time
Post-match - The club shop will be open for a short time after full-time.
6.30pm - The final bus shuttle service departs The Lamex Stadium

Not going to the match?
Radio commentary will be available on the Boro Player service, so make sure you sign up today if you haven't done so already. Keep up with our game via our match feed on Twitter @stevenagefc or follow our Facebook updates.

Stevenage FC FAQs
  
Q. How do I get to The Lamex?
A. Stevenage is easily accessible from locations around the country with The Lamex Stadium also simple to find once you're here. (Click here to download a copy of the below map)
 
 

By Car (postcode is SG2 8RH)
- Leave A1(M) at Junction 7 and head into Stevenage. 
- Cross over first roundabout (2nd exit) 
- Cross over second roundabout (2nd exit) and parking (500 spaces) is available on your left at Fairlands Valley car park. The ground will be on your right. 
- See above for parking options
 
By Rail
Stevenage railway station is on the East Coast main line and has regular services running between the capital and the north. Great Northern trains run between London Kings Cross (from 25 mins) and Peterborough (50 mins). Many Virgin East Coast mainline services also stop at Stevenage providing travel options between London, Leeds, York, Newcastle and Edinburgh.
 
On arrival at the station you then have three options to continue your journey to The Lamex:
By Shuttle Bus: Use our new shuttle bus service which runs from the bus station and railway station to The Lamex Stadium for just £1 return. For all the details and timetable, please click here.

By Taxi: A taxi will take five minutes and cost approximately £5. Turn left out of the ticket barriers, take the next left down stairs and the taxi rank is immediately on your left.
 
By Foot: The railway station is approximately one mile from the ground and is easily accessible using the town's footpaths and pedestrian underpasses. Turn left out of the ticket barriers and take the next stairs on the right, prior to the bridge. Head along the A602, Lytton Way, with the railway and car parks on your right hand side. At the roundabout with Stevenage police station, take the second exit into Six Hills Way. At the next roundabout take the third exit (right) continuing along the A602 Monkswood Road, passing Asda on your right and North Herts College. After about 1/2 a mile you will arrive at a roundabout and The Lamex will be directly in front of you.
 
Q. What time is the club shop and ticket office open?
A. The club shop will be open from midday on Saturday. The ticket office will be open from midday, allowing fans to collect pre-booked tickets and purchase tickets for upcoming games.

Once inside the ground, fans in the East Terrace will also have the chance to buy official club merchandise from the Supporters Association hut there.
 
Q. What time will the gates open?
A. All turnstiles will open from approximately 1.45pm.


Q. Where do I enter the ground?
A. Where to enter the stadium depends on your ticket. Find your correct gate below and then click on the link beneath to download a copy of our stadium map.
 
- Home fans in the Main (West) Stand (seats) need to enter through Gates 2-4 to the north of the ground or Gate 21 to the south. Season ticket holders can enter through Gate 1.
- Home fans in the North Terrace (standing) need to enter through Gates 5-8.
- Home fans in the East Terrace (standing) need to enter through Gates 10-12 (to the north of the ground) or Gates 13-16 underneath the centre of the East Terrace. Season ticket holders can enter through Gate 9.
- Exeter fans will be situated in the South Stand (seats), accessible through Gates 17-19.
- Press and scouts are required to collect passes from the Executive Suite underneath the South (away) Stand
- Corporate hospitality guests will enter the stadium through the Directors & Hospitality entrance.

 
Click here to download a copy of our stadium map.
 
Q. How much is a programme?
A. Priced at £3, our match day programme will be available around the stadium on Saturday and features the usual round-up of news, fun features and information.
 
Q. Is there food available inside the ground?
A. Yes, all four stands have tea bars which offer freshly prepared baguettes, home-made pies, cheesy chips; burgers, sausages and bacon sourced from local butchers; muffins, cupcakes, sweets and 99% fat free Shmoo milkshakes which are ideal for kids and adults alike! Please see an example of one of our menus below...

 

Q. How will I know where to find the nearest tea bar, toilets etc?
A. The easiest way to find the nearest tea bar, toilets and exit is by following the arrows on our pitchside gate signs (see below), at the front of each stand. Alternatively you can ask a steward.

 

Q. What if I have questions on the day?
A. If you have any questions during your visit then please don’t hesitate to ask one of our friendly stewards. They’ll be able to help you out with any queries – no matter how little – from finding your seat to pointing you in the right direction for the nearest toilets, tea bars etc.

 
 
Other Questions
 
Q. If I have a brilliant experience and want to come again, where can I buy tickets for future matches?
A. There are four ways you can buy tickets at The Lamex Stadium:
 
1) Online at www.borotickets.co.uk
2) In person from the club shop.
3) From the ticket office on the day of a game (open from midday for a Saturday home match and from 5pm for a midweek home match). This is also where tickets bought online for collection can be collected from. 
4) On the turnstiles on the day of the game
 
Q. Where can I find Stevenage FC's fixtures?
A. You can find our fixture list for 2015/16 here.
 
Q. When is Stevenage's next home game?
A. Stevenage's next home game is against Portsmouth next Saturday 5th March 2016. Tickets for this game can be bought at www.borotickets.co.uk.

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