dcfc.co.uk takes a look at what’s happening in-and-around Pride Park Stadium for tomorrow’s npower Championship game against Watford.
Tickets for tomorrow’s npower Championship clash with the Hornets will be on sale right up until kick-off. Match tickets for Derby County fans will on sale from 9am from the Digonex Ticket Office. Supporters will be able to gain entry to the home areas of the stadium from 1:30pm.
To take a look at matchday prices for tomorrow’s game, which is a Silver category fixture, under the wing of Demand Based Pricing; please visit WeAreDerby.com to view the best possible price.
A small number of supporters’ season ticket cards did not arrive in the post prior to the Sheffield Wednesday game a fortnight ago and supporters have been advised through dcfc.co.uk to get in touch over the last two weeks if their season ticket package is still yet to arrive. If any fans have not received their season ticket through the post, they are advised to CLICK HERE to read an important message from the Club.
Fans will be able to visit the Digonex Ticket Office from 9am right up until kick-off regarding any season ticket issues.
Matchday ticket collections can be made from the Black Collection Booth located outside of Starbucks.
Watford had sold around 400 tickets as of 9am this morning, and visiting supporters can purchase tickets right up until kick-off. Tickets can be purchased from the Digonex Ticket Office.
The 100-page edition of Derby County’s official matchday programme, The Ram, will be on sale in-and-around Pride Park Stadium tomorrow for just £3. The Ram is packed with exclusive Derby County content, and includes a one-on-one interview with new signing Conor Sammon, as well as plenty of columns and features from those that matter at Pride Park – including Dishing The Dirt with Jamie Ward and Adam Legzdins tells readers his First, Last & Everything.
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The ‘Early Bird’ offer will continue to run on the concourses for tomorrow’s game and will be running between 1:30pm-2:30pm. All supporters who purchase a pint of lager during the first hour of the turnstiles being open will receive a 60p discount, meaning all pints cost £3. After 2:30pm, pints of lager will cost £3.60. Also, supporters who purchase a pie by new suppliers Holland’s will receive a loyalty card which entitles them to a free pie for every five they buy during the season.
McFarland’s Bar @ The Pedigree Suite
The newly-named McFarland’s Bar @ The Pedigree Suite will be open from 11:30am for supporters. The bar is open exclusively for season ticket holders on a membership only basis, costing just £25 per person. McFarland’s Bar @ The Pedigree Suite will be hosted at each home game by a Derby County compere who will deliver sports quiz competitions, interview special guests and distribute prizes courtesy of Club Partner Marston’s. Past and present Derby County players, plus mascot Rammie, will be regularly in attendance throughout the campaign. In addition a wide range of wines, beers and soft drinks will be on offer, with the best beer prices around from only £2.50 per pint available from opening time until 90 minutes before kick-off. A choice of hot food will also be available to purchase from the newly installed Butcher’s Block facility. Find out more about McFarland's Bar by calling 0871 472 1884.
The DCFCMEGASTORE, located at Pride Park Stadium, will be open from 9am -with the new-look home and away shirts currently on sale after going on sale earlier this month. Manufactured by Kappa, both kits have been a big hit with supporters and the Rams are pleased to confirm healthy sales figures. As well as the DCFCMEGASTORE, supporters can purchase merchandise from the DCFCMEGASTORE unit located outside Starbucks, with training and leisurewear items, as well as plenty of pocket money items for kids, are also available.
The Big Screen
The recently-installed big screen at Pride Park Stadium made its league bow against Sheffield Wednesday two weeks ago, and there’s plenty more content coming your way tomorrow. The Premier League fixture between West Ham United and Fulham, which is live on Sky Sports, will be shown live on the big screen, as well as plenty of DCFC content pre-game. Be sure to be in your seats by 2:45pm to ensure you’re part of the pre-match build-up, with the Big Screen showing footage prior to kick-off to build up the atmosphere inside the Stadium.
Man Of The Match Voting
Derby County fans will be able to vote for their Man of the Match against the Hornets, to add a more interactive feel to matchdays at Pride Park. Fans will be able to vote for their star man and play their part during the 90 minutes via text message; with full details to appear on the Big Screen during the game on how to vote. One lucky fan will be selected at random, who voted for the Man of the Match winner, to win a signed photograph of the player.
New Matchday Bus Services To Pride Park
The Sheffield Wednesday game saw the launch of two new matchday bus services from Mickleover (DC1) and Sinfin (DC2) to Pride Park Stadium, run by Arriva Midlands – and the services will run throughout the campaign. A single costs £2 and a return is £3.50, while group return tickets, for up to five people, cost £10. The buses drop-off and pick-up right outside the stadium on Royal Way, and you can find timetable and route information by CLICKING HERE.
Derby County supporters are asked to give generously to the Charity Collection which will be taking place in-and-around Pride Park Stadium tomorrow. Tomorrow’s designated Charity is Derby County in the Community. To find out more about the great which Derby County in the Community does, please visit: www.dcitcommunity.com.
There will be a number of activities taking place outside Pride Park Stadium for supporters to enjoy. Staff from QUAD will be in-and-around the Stadium to hand out flyers and information on Derby Feste, which takes place during September. More details can be found on: derbyfeste.com.
Derby College will also be in attendance outside Pride Park. Staff will have their Beat The Goal inflatable outside for young supporters to test their footballing skills, while there will also be Staff handing out information regarding College Courses at Derby College.
Stay Up To Date On dcfc.co.uk
Derby County supporters who can’t make it to Pride Park Stadium for the game can keep up to date with proceedings right here on dcfc.co.uk. Team news will be posted online from 2pm, once the teamsheets have been exchanged – and from there it’s down to Rams Player to keep you up to speed with exclusive match commentary with the BBC Radio Derby sports team. After the game, a full match report, match images and post-match reaction will follow on both dcfc.co.uk and Rams Player.
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