Matchday Guide | Cardiff City vs. Swansea City
Get ready for Saturday's South Wales derby with our Matchday Guide!
Cardiff City vs. Swansea City. Saturday, April 2nd, 2022. Kick-off: 3pm
A limited number of tickets for the South Wales derby are available to purchase online, and will be available for sale until kick-off tomorrow afternoon! Click here to secure your seat.
If visiting the Ticket Office before kick-off, please note that the preferred method of payment is by card, and supporters are asked to arrive as early as possible, taking possible queue times into consideration.
Find full 2021/22 Match Ticket pricing below, with our match against Swansea City listed as a gold category fixture.
Our Match Sponsor for the South Wales derby is MPN Windows!
MPN Windows is an established family-run Welsh UPVC window and door business, serving customers across South Wales.
Established in 1994, the company is owned by a husband, wife and son team. 'MPN' stands for Melanie, Paul and Nathan - you can't get much more family-oriented than that!
Our sterling reputation is vitally important to us and we work extremely hard to uphold it, which explains why so many of our customers approach us based on recommendations from family and friends.
We take pride in our reputation for the high standards we set ourselves, particularly in respect of quality, service and price. Our showrooms display a vast range of products from conservatories, windows, PVC doors and composite doors for your perusal.
MPN Windows have been proud sponsors of Cardiff City Football Club for the last 20 years.
Arrange an appointment and visit our Cardiff Office or Glyncorrwg Showroom, or visit www.mpnwindows.com
Match Ball Sponsor
Our Match Ball Sponsor for Saturday's fixture is GB Car Leasing!
GB Car Leasing has been supplying market beating leasing deals on cars, vans and specialist commercial vehicles for over 20 years.
With thousands of satisfied customers the length and breadth of the UK, put your trust in our experience for your first car, your next car or your fleet of vehicles.
Find more information at www.gbcarleasing.co.uk
Arriving at Cardiff City Stadium
The gates at CCS will open at 1:30pm – an hour and a half before kick-off against Swansea. Hospitality areas will open at 12:30pm.
Supporters are encouraged to arrive in good time, so as to enter the ground as easily as possible, and arrive ahead of kick-off at 3pm.
Limited matchday parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at £10 per car. Payments will be cash only and car parks will close 30 minutes before kick-off.
Please note, Cardiff Council have introduced new parking restrictions in the vicinity of CCS, which can be found here.
We continue to welcome and encourage the use of face masks when using the facilities at CCS. Click here to read the Supporter Code of Conduct for the 2021/22 Season.
Get down to the Cardiff City Superstore and pick up a bargain, with further reductions on selected replica kit and training wear!
The Superstore will be opening its doors from 10am on Saturday, giving City supporters plenty of time to visit before entering CCS! The Superstore will then reopen for half an hour after the final whistle.
Please note that the Superstore will be operating by card payment only at this time.
You can also make purchases from the Superstore online!
If you're heading to the Superstore before kick-off, keep an eye out for Cardiff City FC Foundation’s ‘Tap to Donate’ machines dotted near the tills.
By donating, you’ll be supporting children, young people and families across South Wales achieve their full potential through the Foundation’s projects and programmes.
Buy a copy of the Cardiff City vs. Swansea City matchday programme, with Bluebirds boss Steve Morison featuring on the front cover!
Read exclusive interviews from Aden Flint and Mark Harris, and find out all the latest news ad updates from around the Club.
Physical copies of The Bluebird will be available to purchase from selected programme booths and retail departments around CCS.
To pay with cash, please visit the programme booth located between Gates 3 & 4 (Canton Stand). All other programme booths will be cashless.
Alternatively, you can purchase a digital copy of The Bluebird here for just £1.99! Digital copies are available to view on both mobile and desktop browsers.
Matchday Programme Sponsor
Our Matchday Programme Sponsor against Swansea is G C Insulation Supplies!
G C Insulation Supplies are a family run business which has been trading for 15 years, specialising in the supply of insulation materials to the heating & ventilation market/dry lining/construction both commercial and house building, to which we pride ourselves with competitive prices and excellent service.
For more information, visit: gcisl.co.uk
Before kick-off on Saturday, you can purchase a pie & a pint for just £7.35!*
Also, if you buy any hot food item between gates opening and kick-off, you’ll be able to purchase a tea/coffee or 500ml bottle of water for just £1!
*All items subject to availability and while stocks last. This offer includes a pint of Amstel Lager or Strongbow and a mince beef & onion pie or a vegetarian alternative. Offers are subject to change and can be withdrawn at any point.
Ahead of Kick-Off
Once inside CCS, you will be able to purchase food and drink from the stadium kiosks located around the concourses. Whilst using these facilities, we continue to welcome and encourage the use of face masks. Click here to read the Supporter Code of Conduct for the 2021/22 Season.
Please note: Payments at kiosks around CCS will be cashless throughout the season.
Following a change to policy, E-cigarettes/vaporisers are no longer permitted to be used in the seating bowl at CCS. Supporters who wish to use these devices are welcome to leave the ground at half-time to do so.
Audio Description Commentary Service
Cardiff City Football Club is delighted to continue the audio description commentary service at Cardiff City Stadium to promote access for all football fans this season. The service, provided by Alan March Sport Ltd, will be available at all future home fixtures also.
The free to use service for blind and vision impaired spectators will be available to both home and visiting fans, with our team of trained audio describers keeping up with play to the second to ensure listeners know exactly where the ball is and what is happening on the pitch.
Canton Stand - Bowen & Moore
Bowen & Moore are two lifelong Bluebirds with a big passion for music! They try to incorporate their love for both the Bluebirds and music when performing at Cardiff City Stadium.
They play a variety of songs, from terrace favourites such as Oasis, The Jam, The Coral and many more. They always aim to give the City faithful the pre-match entertainment they desire before kick-off, beginning at 1:45pm.
Michael Chopra visits CCS!
Scorer of a famous South Wales derby winner in April 2010, Michael Chopra will be returning to the Welsh capital for tomorrow's match!
The former City striker will be speaking in the Premier Lounge at 2pm, before joining Rhydian-Bowen Phillips on the Legends Stage in the Ninian Stand at 2:20pm.
Just before kick-off, Chops will be going live on Cardiff City TV for a pre-match interview!
‘Rivals on the Pitch, United Against Racism’
The Bluebirds and Swansea City will come together once again on Saturday, April 2nd, to deliver a strong anti-racism message before the South Wales derby at Cardiff City Stadium.
This united approach has been backed by Show Racism the Red Card Cymru, with fan groups from both Clubs coming together to reinforce their pledge against racism and discrimination.
Cardiff City Supporters Club, Cardiff City Disabled Supporters Association and Cardiff City Supporters Trust have been involved in the process, alongside Swansea City Supporters Trust, Disabled Supporters Association and the Jacks against Racism and Fascism groups.
Representative fans from both Cardiff City and Swansea City will take to the field before kick-off on Saturday displaying a banner with the campaign’s clear and emphatic message:
‘Rivals on the Pitch, United Against Racism’
The 114th South Wales derby kicks-off at 3pm on Saturday afternoon!
We can't wait to see you all at a packed CCS, #Bluebirds!