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Matchday Guide: Brighton & Hove Albion

13 April 2018

Selhurst Park Crystal Palace FC

Ahead of Saturday's 3.00pm kick-off against Brighton & Hove Albion, we bring you our comprehensive Matchday Guide that includes all you need to know ahead of the match against The Seagulls.

As a capacity crowd is expected for this much anticipated fixture please arrive early at the stadium.

Food & Drink

The early bird offer will be available at the stadium from when the turnstiles open at 1.00pm and this is at all food outlets that give a great choice for a pre-match meal.

For the first 45 minutes from when the turnstiles open the early bird offer will be available which includes a burger or hot dog plus a beer for £6. This will be available in all stands throughout the stadium in the concourses.

This is in addition to a great choice of food and drink around the stadium at the concourses.

There will also be San Miguel at £4.80 a pint in Byrne, Johnson, Shipperley & Armstrong bars in the Holmesdale Stand.

An American Pale Ale beer, Cronx Pop Up will be available at the Cronx Bar in the Holmesdale Road Stand where we have improved facilities to enhance the quality and delivery of the Cronx cask ales.

Post-match there will be a Pie and Hot Dog offer at a reduced price of £1.50 in Red and Blue bar in the Holmesdale for ticket holders in that stand only. 

Full details of food and drink available at the concourse bars throughout the Stadium.

The Fanzone

The Fanzone in the Directors Car Park will be open from midday. The capacity of the area is 500 and match ticket holders will be welcomed on a first come, first served basis.

A range of hot and cold drinks and food will be available. In addition there will be competitions and opportunities to meet Pete and Alice (club mascots), Crystals, Cheeky Sport will be keeping us entertained along with our resident DJ,

Former Palace winger Vince Hilaire will be signing copies of his book in the Fanzone from 1.00pm. The book will also be available to purchase in the Club Store. 

The Fanzone will close shortly before kick-off and re-open for an hour after the game. Please note there will be no alcohol for sale after the game due to licensing restrictions.


The bar opening times before the game are as follows in the lounge areas:

Glaziers, Wright & Bright, Red & Blue and Stanley Stephenson lounges open at 12.30pm.

Club Store & Box Office

Both the Club Store and Box Office will be open from 9am.

The matchday store in the Directors Car Park is open from midday.

Tickets for the match against Brighton are now sold out.


There are no planned engineering works for this Saturday ahead of the game on the rail network local to the stadium.

Timetable for the Southern Railway network.

Planned roadworks and road closures 

Car Park

On health & safety grounds and more importantly the security of our fans, we will be closing the entrance to the Directors Car Park one hour prior to kick-off.

Security Checks 

Ticket holders are advised to enter the stadium as early as possible as the pre-match security checks at the turnstiles will take place as normal.

Turnstiles open at 1.30pm and kick off is at 3.00pm.

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