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Matchday Guide | City vs. Nottingham Forest

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Make the most of your trip to CCS by reading our Matchday Guide before Sunday's clash against Forest!

Cardiff City vs. Nottingham Forest. Sunday, January 30th, 2022. Kick-off: 4pm

Cardiff City Stadium

Tickets for City's match against the Reds are available to purchase now! Click here to secure your seat.

The Ticket Office will be open from 10am until half-time on Sunday afternoon. 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 Nottingham Forest listed as a gold category fixture.

From Hull City onwards...
Pre-match offers

Before kick-off on Sunday, you can purchase a pie & a pint for just £7!*

Also, if you buy any hot food item between gates opening and kick-off, you’ll have the choice of a free tea/coffee or 500ml bottle of water!

*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 Offers are subject to change and can be withdrawn at any point.

Essential Covid-19 Information, Jan 2022
Supporters aged 18 and over who wish to attend high-capacity events (over 10,000) in Wales will, by law, be required to display their COVID status before entry.

This status may be shown in several ways:

• A digital solution such as the NHS COVID Pass or EU equivalent.

• A digital or paper-based certificate of vaccination.

• Confirmation of a negative lateral flow test (LFT) result by text or email (within 24 hours of kick-off).

Further details on how to acquire your COVID pass can be found by clicking here.

The following people will not need to provide evidence to enter a venue or event:

• People under the age of 18 years old.

Turners Corporate Travel
Match Sponsors

Today's Match Sponsor is Turners Coachways!

Turners are a family run company established in 1966, who have been providing first class travel services for almost half a century to numerous customers across the country.

They have a depot and offices based in Bristol and have a large fleet of modern luxury coaches ranging from mini buses to executive coaches.

Find out more here.

Cardiff City fans
Arriving at Cardiff City Stadium

The gates at CCS will open at 2:30pm – 90 minutes before kick-off against Nottingham Forest.

Taking into consideration the previously mentioned COVID Guidelines, on Sunday afternoon 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 4pm.

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.

Please note: While Welsh Government regulations state that face masks are not required in outdoor settings or hospitality (including concourses) Cardiff City FC requires face masks to be worn while entering the stadium and queuing at food and beverage kiosks and toilets. It is a recommendation only that face masks are worn at other times. Click here to read the Supporter Code of Conduct for the 2021/22 Season.


Cardiff City FC Superstore will once again be opening its doors until kick-off on Sunday afternoon, giving City supporters plenty of time to visit before entering CCS! The Superstore will then reopen for half an hour post-match.

Please note that the Superstore will be operating by card payment only at this time.

Our 2021/22 adidas replica kits are available both in store and online!

If you're headed 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.

The Bluebird - vs. Nottingham Forest
The Bluebird

Buy a copy of Sunday's Cardiff City vs. Nottingham Forest matchday programme, with Ryan WIntle as cover star and feature interview!

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.

Marlon Pack
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, as well as the toilets, please be aware that Cardiff City FC requires face masks to be worn while entering the stadium and queuing at food and beverage kiosks and toilets. 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.

Boxing Bluebirds!

Ahead of kick-off on Sunday afternoon, please show your appreciation for three boxing Bluebirds hoping for success in the ring in February: Liam Williams, Joe Cordina and Rhys Edwards.

Liam will take on Chris Eubank Jr. in the February 5th middleweight Main Event at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, whilst Rhys is on the undercard, going up against the Russian, Ruslan Berchuk.

Joe, meanwhile, is the mandatory challenger to Faroukh Kourbanov’s EBU Super featherweight belt and will face off against the Belgian on February 19th in Hamburg, Germany.

Good luck to all three men! 

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.

To register your interest and book a receiver, email ahead of Sunday's match. Click here for more information.

Canton Stand - Adrenalin

Playing pre-match in the Canton Stand on Sunday are Adrenalin, who are a high-energy, dance floor filling party band from South Wales! The band perform a range of crowd favourites during their set, with full crowd participation and anthemic singalongs. Made up of four local lads, Adrenalin have also been taking part in a charity fundraising event, helping to raise over £1,000.

Anti Discrimination
Together Against Discrimination

Football is for everyone. We might support different teams, but football unites and inspires us.

It is a game with many opinions. But there is one on which we should all agree.

Racism and discrimination is not welcome in our game. So if you hear it, report it - whether in the street, at Cardiff City Stadium or online.

And when you see players taking the knee ahead of the game as a simple and peaceful act of protest this season, please respect their choice.

Because we are all Together Against Discrimination.

Cardiff City players

City kick-off against Nottingham Forest at 4pm on Sunday!

We're looking forward to welcoming you back to CCS, Bluebirds!