TICKET ALERT: Darlington vs South Shields, Emirates FA Cup

TICKET ALERT: Darlington vs South Shields, Emirates FA Cup

Tickets for South Shields’ Emirates FA Cup trip to Darlington will go on sale from Monday.

The club’s allocation of tickets has been increased to 800 for the second qualifying round tie, which will take place on Saturday, September 16 at Blackwell Meadows.

Season ticket holders and sponsors will be able to purchase tickets from 10am until 9pm on Monday.

Those in the SSFC Members’ Club will be able to buy tickets between the same times on Tuesday.

They will then go on general sale from 9am on Wednesday. They can be bought by visiting the Barbour Lounge bar at Mariners Park, or calling 0191 454 7800.

Tickets cost £14 for adults, £10 for concessions and £5 for under-16s, while it is free for those under the age of five.

The match is all-ticket, with no cash turnstile, and supporters will be segregated.

South Shields supporters will enter the West End of the ground through the designated turnstiles.

Refreshments will be available within the ground, with access to a catering outlet, but there will be no bar facilities for away supporters.

Darlington have requested that fans arrive earlier than usual to avoid congestion at the turnstiles.

If deemed necessary, as per the protocol at Blackwell Meadows, away supporters may be held within the ground post-game for no longer than 15 minutes to aid in the safe egress of all fans.

There will be a PA announcement to that effect during the second half of the game.

All areas of the ground are designated no smoking and vaping.

The ground has 250 car parking spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis, at a cost of £5.

Thank you for your support!

IMAGE: Kev Wilson.