MATCHDAY GUIDE | Knights vs Castleford Tigers

Published: 11 January, 2022 - 4:04 pm

Ahead of Sunday’s pre-season friendly against Castleford Tigers, the Knights have produced a matchday guide for fans attending the game.

The pre-season friendly is a 3pm kick-off at the LNER Community Stadium.

Turnstiles will open at 2pm for regular admission, with the hospitality entrance opening at 12:30pm for hospitality guests and 1pm for Premier Club ticket holders.

COVID Pass

Due to crowd capacities at the LNER Community Stadium, a Covid pass isn’t required to gain admission but the Knights would encourage everybody to ensure they are vaccinated against Covid-19.

Face Masks

Supporters will be required to wear face masks inline with national guidelines including all public indoor areas of the stadium, including the concourses, unless aged Under 11 or when eating/drinking.

We would ask all fans to show consideration and respect to others when in and around the stadium.

Photos with players and Red Zone

We ask that fans do not ask players/staff for selfies or autographs either inside or outside the stadium to limit physical contacts.

Fans will notice that there is a taped off area surrounding the dugouts and tunnel. This is the ‘Red Zone’ and only accredited people can enter this area, in line with Coronavirus regulations. Please respect this and avoid entering this area.

Buying tickets before matchday & prices

Match tickets for York City Knights vs Castleford Tigers are priced at £15 for adults, £10 for concessions (17-21, 65+) and free for under-16s.

Tickets can be bought 24/7 from the York Stadium Management Company Online Ticket Office at yorkcityknights.com/tickets.

Under-16s, while free, must get a ticket to gain admission to the stadium.

Tickets can be bought in person from the York Stadium Management Company Ticket Office within the LNER Community Stadium, located next to the York City Knights Club Shop. The opening hours are:

Monday – 10am – 5pm
Tuesday – 10am – 6:30pm
Wednesday – 10am – 6:30pm
Thursday – 10am – 5pm
Friday – 10am – 5pm

Buying tickets on matchday

Regular admission ticket prices for Sunday’s match are: £15 for adults, £10 for concessions (15-21 years old, 65+) and free for under-16s.

Tickets can be bought 24/7 from the York Stadium Management Company Ticket Office at yorkcityknights.com.tickets.

Alternatively, tickets can be bought before kick-off in person from the York Stadium Management Company Ticket Office within the LNER Community Stadium, located next to the York City Knights Club Shop.

On matchday, tickets will be available to purchase pre-match from the Ticket Office booths at the back of the North and West Stands. They will be open from 12pm.

There are no cash turnstiles at the LNER Community Stadium.

Ticket info for the game can be seen here.

For any queries, please email tickets@yorksmc.co.uk or call 01904 942232

Ticket Collections, Queries and e-tickets

Hospitality guests will be able to collect their match tickets from the hospitality entrance from 12:30pm.

Fans who bought tickets online will have been emailed a pdf including a barcode – this is your match ticket and you do not need to collect another.

For any queries, please email tickets@yorksmc.co.uk or call 01904 942232

Season Tickets

Season tickets, Premier Club Season Tickets and Vice-President memberships do not apply for pre-season friendlies and a match ticket or hospitality package must be purchased.

2022 membership cards will, however, be available for collection from the York City Knights Club Shop. At the time of collection, members will receive a 10% discount of any retail shop purchase. The Club Shop opening hours are between 10am and 4pm from Monday to Friday and, on this Sunday’s matchday, the Club Shop will be open from 12 noon until kick-off.

In line with current Covid-19 regulations, face masks must be worn in the York City Knights Club Shop, unless exempt.

Entry to the stadium and your seat

Turnstiles open at 2pm, with Hospitality open from 12:30pm and Premier Club at 1pm.

Within the LNER Azuma Main Stand, Blocks A, B, C, G, H and I are all unallocated seating. Blocks D, E and F – the middle three blocks – are all reserved seating.

Car Parking and Access

Our matchday car-park is located at the Monks Cross Park and Ride Car Park, less than a hundred yards from the fanzone turnstiles. Parking tickets can be purchased for £5 from the York Stadium Management Company Ticket Office at yorkcityknights.com/tickets.

The postcode for the Monks Cross Park & Ride Car Park is YO32 9JU.

We have a limited number of free disabled parking spaces available. Should you require one, please contact the York City Knights Office on 01904 670880.

Matchday car parking within the Vangarde Shopping Centre is restricted to two hours but, with a £5 purchase at any of the shops, cafes or restaurants, you can get validated car parking for up to five hours. Please visit the Vangarde Shopping Park Office, located next to Prezzo, to validate your parking.

Bus Travel

Fans can get to the LNER Community Stadium via bus from York City Centre. The number 9 Park & Ride bus services the LNER Community Stadium and runs regularly throughout the day. Please be aware the last bus (No. 9) leaves the Monks Cross Park & Ride site at 7pm.

Bars and Kiosks

Bars and Kiosks at the LNER Community Stadium will be open for this match and will take both cash and card payments. However, card payments are preferable.

Programme

There will be no matchday programme available for this match. A new matchday programme will, however, be available for competitive matches throughout 2022, starting at our Betfred Championship opener against Featherstone Rovers on Monday 31st January.

Away Fan Information

All fans will be located in the LNER Azuma Main Stand on Sunday evening. Away fans are advised to purchase unallocated seating tickets (Blocks A, B, C, G, H and I) and then congregate in Blocks A, B and C – located at the North end of the LNER Azuma Main Stand.

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