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Matchday Information: Swansea City (H)

1 November 2022

Before your arrival at Deepdale on Tuesday night, take a look through the following matchday information which includes details on our fan zone, shuttle bus and how to swap to the Kop.

Fan Zone

Our fan zone will once again be open to home supporters, with doors open from 12 noon.

Fan zone timings:
Doors open – 5pm
Fan zone closes – 7.30pm
Fan zone re-opens – 9.30pm
Last orders – 10pm
Fan zone closes – 10.30pm

There will be live music in the fan zone prior to kick-off, with solo guitarist James Luke performing, while James Gelson is on PA duties. Unfortunately there will be no music in the fan zone post-match.

A selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments will also be available, with a full list to be found below.

Drinks offerings:
Birra Moretti
Neck Oil
Fosters
Dizzy Blonde
Dark Fruits
Wine, Bitter and Cider (packaged)
Soft drinks

Snacks and confectionary will be available, while The Hot Potato Tram will once again be in the outside area of the fan zone, with burger, and fish and chip vans also around the stadium.

The Community and Education Trust’s football inflatable will not be in place, but the family room on the Sir Tom Finney Stand and gaming pods around the stadium – now featuring FIFA 23 – will be available from 6.45pm.

Swap To The Kop

The Kop will be split between home and away supporters for this fixture, with tickets on sale to PNE supporters in this stand – as well as the rest of the stadium – until kick-off.

Season card holders are able to relocate their seat to the Kop for this fixture by calling 0344 856 1966 or in person from the ticket office.

Tickets in the Kop can also be purchased online from www.mypne.com.

Rainbow Laces Matchday

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Preston North End are proud to be supporting Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign, with the club holding its annual Rainbow Laces matchday on Tuesday night.

The Rainbow Laces campaign, delivered by Stonewall, has been celebrated over the past couple of weeks up and down the football pyramid, to bring visibility for LGBTQ+ people in sport.

Around the ground on the night will be rainbow-coloured corner flags, a rainbow-coloured captain’s armband, with rainbow laces also on show.

Shuttle Bus Service

The matchday shuttle bus, which runs from Leyland through Bamber Bridge on its way to the stadium, will be running for this fixture.

Return tickets cost £5, with fans able to pay the driver on-board, and timings for the service can be found below.

Leyland Tesco (Stop A – Car Park) – 6pm
The Railway Pub, Leyland – 6.10pm
Ye Olde Hob Inn, Bamber Bridge – 6.15pm
Beam and Brycg Pub, Bamber Bridge – 6.20pm
Arrive at Deepdale, Lowthorpe Road – 6.40pm

Half-Time Drink Tokens

As per recent fixtures, drink tokens for half-time alcoholic refreshments will be in use in the Alan Kelly Town End, Invincibles Pavilion and Sir Tom Finney Stand.

Supporters can go to any kiosks in these stands at any time prior to kick-off, and pre-order and pay for their alcoholic drinks for half-time. Fans will receive a token in return at this point, which they can present at half-time at the designated collection points.

Supporters in the Invincibles Pavilion can collect from Kiosk 7i, located on the right side of the concourse near the Kop.

There are two collection points in the Alan Kelly Town End: collection point green, which is located next to the central stairwell, and collection point yellow, which is located at the beer bar between the two double kiosks.

Fans in the Sir Tom Finney Stand can also get their drink tokens, either from collection point purple, which is located at the south side of the stand, or from collection point white at the north side.

Refreshments Service For Disabled Supporters

Those supporters situated on the disabled platforms, and disabled fans on the front row of each stand, are able to place orders before the match for half-time.

Members of staff from Heathcote&Co will come to these supporters to place orders which will be delivered shortly before half-time. Please note, this service excludes alcohol sales due to no alcoholic beverages being allowed inside the stadium bowl.

Please also note, only cash payments can be made for our refreshments service for disabled supporters.

Flag Display

Flags will be available on the concourses of the Alan Kelly Town End, the Sir Tom Finney Family Stand and the Bill Shankly Kop for supporters to take up to their seats.

All fans are encouraged to take part in the displays, however it is essential all flags are returned at the end of the game to where they were picked up from.

Fans who have left the ground with any of the flags in any previous fixtures are also kindly asked to return them to Deepdale.

Reporting Abuse, Discrimination & Anti-Social Behaviour

Supporters who witness or hear any abuse, discrimination or anti-social behaviour while at Deepdale can report the incident using the club’s text service.

Fans can text 66777 and messages must start with ‘PNE’ followed by details of the incident. An example of how to use this service can be found below:

“PNE I’m in the Alan Kelly Town End, row 10, seat 34. Male sitting directly in front of me shouting racist abuse.”

All incidents can be reported to the club by email on enquiries@pne.com, but fans are strongly advised to use this text service at the time to allow these matters to be dealt with as quickly and efficiently as possible.


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