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Cardiff City vs. Sheffield Wednesday: Your Matchday Guide!

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1 month ago
Ahead of City's return to CCS for Friday night's fixture against Sheffield Wednesday, this handy guide will give you the lowdown on how to get the most out of your matchday experience!

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With Friday's fixture being selected for Sky Sports coverage, Cardiff City subscribers in the UK & Ireland can listen to live audio commentary of Friday'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

Please note that traffic is expected to be busy around CCS on Friday evening ahead of kick-off, so it is advised that you make your way to the ground earlier so that you don't miss a moment of the action as City take on the Owls!

There are plenty of ways to reach CCS ahead of kick-off on Friday, 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. Sheffield Wednesday here! 

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If you're travelling from the centre of Cardiff, Cardiff Bus is also running their usual matchday service for Friday night's fixture, with a shuttle bus being available from the city centre (on Wood Street, just off Central Square) to CCS from 5:45pm.

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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Arrival

With Friday's match against Sheffield Wednesday kicking off at 7:45pm, the gates for Cardiff City Stadium will be opening an hour and a half before at 6:15pm, 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 Friday evening, 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!

Following a great performance at CCS last season, covers band The Verge will be returning to play in the USW Stand on Friday evening ahead of kick-off.

Playing a mix of classic tunes that are bound to excite ahead of kick-off, ff you’re in the USW this evening this is a band that you will not want to miss!

Danny Ward Bluebird Cover

This season's sixth 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 striker Danny Ward! 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's Matchday Veterans Hub will be running in Block 111 of the Ninian Stand on Friday evening, 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.

During October clubs in Wales are showing their support for the Show Racism the Red Card Month of Action as a vehicle to deliver an Anti-Racism message to the community through the power of sport.

This Friday will see Cardiff City FC host a Day of Action in our match against Sheffield Wednesday, both teams will be wearing anti-racism T-shirts prior to kick off and will be uniting together to stand against racism.

Further details about the campaign and the Month of Action can be found at www.theredcard.org or by contacting: Tel: 02920 236 057 / Email: Wales@theredcard.org

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Kick-Off

Cardiff City kick-off their match against Sheffield Wednesday at 7:45pm! Don't miss a second of the action by ensuring that you're in your seat ahead of KO.

See you at CCS!

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