BRIGHTON & Hove Albion have announced their ticket prices for the FA Cup third round tie with Reading at the American Express Community Stadium on Saturday, January 4 (3pm).
Prices start from £10 for adults, £7.50 for over-65s and £5 for under-16s in the north and south stands, with tickets in the west and east stands priced at £15 for adults, £7.50 for over-65s and £5 for under-16s - but in order for the club to keep prices as affordable as possible, these do not include the travel levy.
Albion chief executive Paul Barber said: “The FA Cup third round weekend is traditionally one of the highlights in the football calendar and we want as many fans from both clubs, particularly our younger fans, to come and see the match.
“We understand that budgets are tight this time of year, particularly for families, so in order to encourage as many fans into the stadium to create the same type of atmosphere and support the team enjoy for a league match, we have kept prices as low as we possibly can.
“It is the last weekend of the school Christmas holiday period, so we hope these prices will prove attractive to season-ticket holders and regular matchday ticket buyers, but also to young supporters and for potential first-time visitors to the Amex.
“Fans should be aware that, in order to offer tickets at these lower prices, we are not able to include, within the ticket price, travel to and from the stadium.”
Full matchday bus and train services will operate on the day but bus and train tickets must be purchased prior to travel.
Supporters wishing to use the matchday park-and-ride services should pre-book via our ticket office or pay on the day - but should note the club will advise which park-and-ride sites will be open once the level of demand has been assessed.
Car parking will be available for pre-purchase at both Sussex University and the Bridge Car Park and again places should be pre-booked via our ticket office.
1901 CLUB MEMBERS
1901 Club members are reminded all first-team cup tickets are included in their package and are automatically loaded to their stadium access card.
Supporters on the gold/platinum scheme will automatically be debited with the cost of the ticket and the ticket will be loaded to their stadium access card (there will be no booking fee applied). If your card has expired or changed since registering for the Platinum or Gold scheme please contact the Ticket Office before 5pm on Monday 16 December.
SILVER MEMBERS (SEASON TICKET HOLDERS) AND HALF-SEASON TICKET HOLDERS
Season-ticket and half-season-ticket holders have until 9am on Monday (16th December) to guarantee their seat and tickets will be allocated to their smartcard unless opting to sit in a seat that differs to their season ticket, in which case they will be allocated a paper ticket or need to print at home.
ON SALE DATES
Thursday December 12: 9am: Season-ticket holders and half-season ticket holders online only
Thursday December 12: 12pm: Season-ticket holders and half-season ticket holders via all other methods
Monday December 16: 9am: Season-ticket holders seats are released for general sale
Tuesday December 17: 9am: Bronze members on sale via all methods
Tuesday December 17: 12pm: Blue and Young Seagull Plus members on sale via all methods
Thursday December 19: 9am: General sale online only
Thursday December 19: 12pm: General sale via all other methods
All supporters are reminded that the quickest and simplest way to buy is using the club’s online ticket site, and if they buy via the site and print at home that they pay no booking fee (season-ticket holders buying different seats can use this option).