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Matchday Information: Palace v Newcastle United

22 September 2018

To get the most out of your matchday at Selhurst Park this Saturday, read this handy guide.

Another Selhurst Park sell-out

Kick-off is at 3pm.  General admission tickers are sold-out, so ticket holders are advised to arrive early at the stadium to accommodate enhanced security checks.

Premium Tickets are still available, click here for more information.

Turnstiles for home supporters open at 1.30pm (and at 1pm for Newcastle United supporters / ticket holders in the Arthur Wait stand).

Season Ticket Holders are reminded to bring their season cards.

If you’ve lost your ticket and require a re-print, visit the Ticket Office window by entrance 9.

Visiting Supporters (away fans) ticket collections must be collected from the Ticket Office window by gate E4 (corner of Holmesdale Road and Park Road).

Travel

Fans are strongly encouraged to use public transport.

The three nearest train stations to the stadium are Selhurst, Thornton Heath and Norwood Junction.

Travelling from central London?

• London Victoria – Southern trains go directly to Selhurst station, followed by a short walk (40 mins)
• London Bridge – Southern trains go directly to Norwood Junction station, followed by a short walk (30 mins)
• London Waterloo – Take any South Western train to Clapham Junction, then a Southern train to Selhurst station, followed by a short walk (45 mins)
• London Kings Cross – Take the Northern Line to London Bridge, then a Southern train to Norwood Junction station, followed by a short walk (50 mins)
• London Euston – Take the Northern Line to London Bridge, then a Southern train to Norwood Junction station, followed by a short walk (50 mins)
• London Paddington – Take the Circle Line to London Victoria, then a Southern train to Selhurst station, followed by a short walk (60 mins)

Please check the latest travel news, planned engineering works on local trains, and local roadworks / closures

Parking

There is no public parking at the stadium. There are disabled parking bays in the Sainsbury’s car park, on a first come first serve basis. 

The Directors Car Park, permit holders only, entrance via Holmesdale Road will be closing at 2pm. 

Drivers may find suitable parking spaces by visiting driveway rental sites - JustPark, Your Parking Space, Primal Parking - at your own risk.

Food & drink

Get into the stadium early to take advantage of the Early Bird offer of a cheeseburger or hot dog plus a beer for £6 (not available in the away concourses).
There is also range of food and drink available in the Fanzone outside the Main Stand from midday.

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

The full menu can be viewed here, available on all public concourses.

The Fanzone

The Selhurst Park Fanzone is the place to get you in the matchday mood.

The Fanzone directly outside the Main Stand caters for 500 fans with a family friendly and fun atmosphere. It opens from midday, and is open to Palace and Newcastle United ticket holders on a first-come, first-served basis.

This week’s event will have a range of entertainment to keep you busy ahead of kick off, and with a range of food and beverages available it is the ultimate destination to kick-off your pre-match routine.

Our resident DJ Jay Knox will be playing the latest tunes throughout pre-match and one of the world’s finest female football freestylers - Disney XD Football Academy presenter Charlotte Lade - will be showing her impressive freestyling skills, and also lead a short masterclass to the budding freestylers amongst you. Don’t miss her first performance on stage at 12.30pm.

As usual, club mascots Pete and Alice will be there to meet fans, as well as performances from The Crystals. And that’s not all. There will be a whole host of competitions giving fans of all ages the chance to win great prizes, including the chance for two junior Palace fans to take part in the Utilita Half-Time Challenge on the pitch.

Club Shops & Box Office

The main club shop and Box Office will be open from 9am until one hour after full time.

Programme

Inside the Crystal Palace v Newcastle Programme

21 September 2018

The club shop in the Fanzone is open from midday until kick off, and also opens for an hour after the match.

Fans can pre-order their items and ‘Click and Collect’ until 23:59 on Friday night, from our dedicated pick up point between Sainsbury’s and the main gates.

Safety

Small bags are permitted into the stadium but will be searched. Large bags must be left at the Information Point by entrance 9 (by the Fanzone), but must be collected 30 minutes after full-time.

No pyrotechnics are permitted inside Selhurst Park.

Player warm-ups

Players tend to warm up 45 minutes before kick-off, so from 2.15pm.

Half-time entertainment

The Crystals will perform a live routine - and there is also the Utilita Half-Time challenge, where two junior Palace and two Newcastle fans take penalties on the pitch. To be in with the chance of taking part, young Palace fans should visit the Fanzone from midday, and Newcastle juniors will be selected in the away concourse from 1pm.

Need more information?

Click to read our comprehensive Matchday Guide for Palace fans and visiting supporters.

For all customer service enquiries, please click here to email the team.


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