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Villa Match Information

30 October 2012

SWINDON Town take on Aston Villa this evening in the Capital One Cup fourth round at The County Ground.

The game will kick-off at 7.45pm and the Robins will be backed by a capacity crowd of around 14,500 for the fixture against the Premier League side.

Here is some useful information for supporters ahead of the game…

Arrive early!
Supporters are requested to arrive at the stadium well ahead of kick-off. With a capacity crowd attending the game please try and arrive at the stadium by 7pm and take your seats by 7.30pm where possible to avoid queues and congestion.

Club Shop
The STFC Club Shop will be on the day of the game from 9am. The shop will be open until kick-off and will be open for a short period after the full-time whistle.

Drinks offer
There will be a two for one offer on all hot drinks purchased in the kiosks up until 7.15pm. All kiosks will be open from 6.15pm, when gates to the stadium open.

Hall of Fame
There will be two players, who have played for both STFC and Aston Villa, inducted into the Hall of Fame. This will take place on the pitch before kick-off at around 7.25pm.

Hospitality 
All hospitality is sold-out for this game. If you have booked hospitality, then the hospitality suites will be open from 5.30pm on the night. Entrance to The Chairman’s Suite and Sponsors Suite is via main reception in The Arkell’s Stand. Hospitality in the Don Rogers Stand can be accessed via the Junior Robins Room entrance at the eastern end of the Don Rogers Stand.

Legends Lounge
The STFC Legends Lounge, located in The Arkell’s Stand, will be open from 5pm on the night with entry free for home supporters who have a valid match ticket. A range of refreshments will be available inside the Legends Lounge as well as a range of food from the kiosk.

Match tickets
All match tickets and hospitality is sold-out for the game with no tickets available on the day of the game. Please be advised that Macclesfield Town and Sheffield United match tickets will be available from the STFC Box Office on the night for supporters wishing to buy in advance for these fixtures. The STFC Box Office will be open from 9am on the day.

Matchday programme
A 68-page matchday programme will be on sale on the night from the STFC Club Shop, STFC Box Office and from sellers around the stadium.

Parking information
Parking in the main club car park is available priced at £10 per car. Places are limited so please arrive early. Alternative parking is available for home supporters in Town Centre car parks. These include Spring Gardens(behind the Jury’s Inn) and Carlton Street multi-story car park. Both of these Town Centre car parks will close at 11pm.

Speedway success
Swindon Town FC will be recognizing the success of the Swindon Speedway team by inviting team manager Alun Rossiter and co-promoter Gary Patchett onto the pitch on the evening.

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