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Pre-Season Update | Fans return for Southampton & Newport

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Bluebirds supporters will be able to return to CCS later this month for the first time since February 2020…

We’re delighted to confirm that City’s pre-season games against Southampton (July 27th, 7pm) and Newport County (July 31st, 1pm) will allow us to welcome a limited number of supporters back to Cardiff City Stadium for live football.

In line with Welsh Government social distancing measures that will remain in place during July, Cardiff City Stadium is able to operate with a holding capacity of 8,000 for each of these games.

Both fixtures will be sold on a first-come-first served basis to home supporters only and will be available to purchase online only from 10am on Tuesday, 20th July [click here]. Supporters are encouraged to purchase with family and friends (up to six tickets per transaction).

Tickets are priced at £10 for adults and £5 for juniors under the age of 16. For all corporate hospitality queries, please email

Live streams of these fixtures will be available to all supporters [click here to purchase].

Further information:

  • Cardiff City’s fixtures with Cambridge United (July 17th) and Exeter City (July 24th) will be played behind closed doors.
  • Forest Green Rovers have published information to say that away fans will not be permitted to attend the fixture at on July 20th.
  • All fixtures, including the Southampton and Newport County games are available to stream live via Cardiff City TV, priced at £3 per fixture [click here].
  • Further updates will follow in the coming days in respect of permitted attendance numbers for competitive EFL fixtures, starting with our Championship clash against Barnsley on August 7th.