FAN ADVICE - All you need to know if you're heading to Wembley to see the Sky Blues this Sunday - The Coventry Observer

FAN ADVICE - All you need to know if you're heading to Wembley to see the Sky Blues this Sunday

Holly Clement 18th Apr, 2024   0

AHEAD of the Emirates FA Cup Semi-Final set for Wembley Stadium this Sunday, essential supporter guidelines have been unveiled by the stadium authorities to ensure a smooth and secure experience for fans.

Fans are reminded that etickets have not yet been dispatched – and tickets are non-transferable.

The fixture between Coventry City and Manchester United is scheduled for 3.30pm – general admission to the stadium will be at 1.30pm and doors for hospitality will open an hour earlier at 12.30pm.

Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult, and those under two years old will not be allowed in.

Fans can expect thorough security checks, including multiple ticket inspections and searches and are recommended to arrive an hour or more before to allow time.

The stadium will be heavily patrolled by officers, including search dogs, to detect and deter illegal items.

Wembley have a zero-tolerance towards anti-social, offensive and discriminatory behavior and fans displaying this will be kicked out.

There is also a no-street-drinking zone in enforced around he stadium.

Fan zone areas will open at 11am with refreshments and a DJ – entry requires a valid stadium ticket.

On Sunday, the Coventry City fan zone is located on the West Concourse area of the stadium and the Manchester United fan zone is on the East side of the stadium.

The use of pyrotechnics, flares and smoke devices inside or outside the Stadium is illegal and Anyone caught carrying or using them will be removed from the stadium, banned from future events and dealt with by police.

The stadium has a restricted bag policy meaning each person can only bring one bag into the stadium no bigger than an A4 sheet of paper.

Fans may bring flags into the ground under specific guidelines which can be found on their website.

There is a new Tap Bar which has been introduced this year – guests can tap their card on entry and pick up what they need and walk out without paying.

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