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Cardiff City vs. Birmingham City | Your Matchday Guide!

Ahead of City's return to CCS for Saturday afternoon's fixture against Birmingham City, this handy guide will give you the lowdown on how to get the most out of your matchday experience!

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Can't make it to CCS?

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Cardiff City TV subscribers in the UK & Ireland can listen to live audio commentary of Saturday's match, with City supporters in eligible countries able to watch the match for as little as £5 for a one-off Match Pass! (click here for more information).

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Getting to CCS

There are plenty of ways to reach CCS ahead of kick-off on Saturday afternoon, regardless of how you're travelling. Transportation by train is convenient, with both Ninian Park and Grangetown train stops being within walking distance of the ground.

Returning to CCS for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship season is shared transportation service Zeelo

Zeelo offer direct travel in an executive coach straight to CCS, with 35 pick-ups and 5 routes across South Wales.

Book your direct return travel for City vs. Birmingham City here! 


If you're travelling from the centre of Cardiff, Cardiff Bus is also running their usual matchday service for Saturday afternoon's fixture, with a shuttle bus being available from the city centre (on Wood Street, just off Central Square) to CCS from 12:45pm.

You can head to Cardiff Bus' website for more information, and check their social media channels for updates on the day.

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With Saturday's match against Birmingham City kicking off at 3pm, the gates for Cardiff City Stadium will be opening an hour and a half before at 1:30pm, giving you plenty of time to get settled in and find your seats!

The TV Network will begin its schedule of programmes from then. The First Team, Development side, Academy and Women’s Team are all covered on matchdays, thanks to Cardiff City TV.

You can enjoy all of our matchday programming in every stand on our 110” RICOH projector screens.

Once you get to the ground, regardless of which stand you're sitting in you will find that there is plenty to do!

Bartley Bluebird

In the Family Stand, Cardiff City FC Foundation will be keeping all of the Junior Bluebirds entertained ahead of kick-off with their usual fun blend of games and activities. 

Keep an eye out for Cardiff City's own Club mascot, Bartley Bluebird! He will be out and about around CCS ahead of kick-off and during the match on Saturday afternoon, and can't wait to see all of the City supporters who have come to support the boys! Make sure that you say hello to Bartley if you see him!

If you're after a pre-match snack or a drink to have at half-time on Saturday afternoon, then look no further than our kiosks located around CCS! For a taster of what we have on offer, click here now.

Gavin Whyte

This season's seventh issue of Cardiff City FC's official matchday programme, The Bluebird, is out ahead of the match, with featuring an exclusive feature interview with City winger Gavin Whyte! The Bluebird is available around CCS ahead of kick-off, so why not pick up your copy ahead of heading into the ground for only £3!

Cardiff City FC are pleased to announce the arrival of a specially commissioned 2019 Poppy Appeal pin badge. The badge, which features the Club crest alongside the poppy, is available for supporters to purchase now for a minimum donation of £3, with all funds raised from the sale of the pin badges being donated to the Royal British Legion.

Available in person from Cardiff City Superstore and online at www.cardiffcityfcstore.com, you can also pick yours up from Cardiff City Stadium's programme booths ahead of Saturday's match against Birmingham City (cash only sales, subject to availability). 

Cardiff City FC's Matchday Veterans Hub will be running in Block 111 of the Ninian Stand on Saturday afternoon, opening its doors once again as it becomes a regular feature at CCS. The Hub will be there to provide a safe space for Veterans and members of the Armed Forces Community to get together pre-match. This new community feature will be available as soon as the gates open and is available to those with tickets from Block 118 – 205. More information can be found at www.cardiffcityfcfoundation.org.uk/veteranshub.



Cardiff City kick-off their match against Birmingham City at 3pm! Don't miss a second of the action by ensuring that you're in your seat ahead of KO.

See you at CCS!