Monday, 29 October 2012 13:24

Cup fever returns

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facupOur FA Cup campaign so far mirrors our campaign from last season where we defeated league one opposition en route to a third round tie against our friends at Brighton.

These proved to be two highly entertaining matches with the Premiership chasing side just edging us out and this seasons campaign continues with a first round tie against Alfreton Town at the Racecourse on Saturday.

Match and matchball sponsorship opportunities

For this first round tie we have match and matchball sponsorships available at greatly reduced prices. Both packages benefit from a two course meal from our superb Bamfords restaurant.

This is a perfect opportunity to highlight your business as a commercial partner of a community football club whilst also entertaining your clients in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Your package also includes exclusive seating in the Executive Box, match programmes, team sheets, half time refreshments and you will also be the first people to find out todays team tactics with an insight from assistant manager Billy Barr.

Match ball sponsors have the opportunity to present the matchball to the match officials and team captains on the pitch prior to kick off whilst match sponsors have the honour to crown the man of the match.

Both packages have been reduced for this match and include PA, scoreboard and programme coverage with the matchball package costing only £195 + VAT for 4 people with our popular match sponsorship costing £595 + VAT for ten people.

Your entertaining day continues post match when the entire first team squad will join you in Bamfords and take part in the post match awards when you will officially crown the man of the match in front of his team mates.

Packages are limited and for further information please contact our Commercial Team on 01978 262129 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Private boxes

Our private boxes prove popular with businesses or private parties on an individual game basis. With the opportunity to brand your box with your company livery to arranging a special occasion, such as a special birthday, the private boxes offer prime viewing of the afternoons entertainment.

The private boxes can accommodate up to ten people and can be tailored to your own specific requirements. Our three course meal offering is proving to be the most popular costing only £40 + VAT per person with other options available depending on the occasion. All options benefit from a cash bar waitress service with members of the first team squad visiting your private box for the perfect photo opportunity. In addition to enjoying your private box through half time you are also invited to join entire first team to join the post match celebrations in our Bamfords Restaurant.

For full details on these exciting packages please call the Commercial Team on 01978 262129 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pre match meals

As a small party there is still a fantastic opportunity for you to benefit from our matchday hospitality by booking a pre match meal in our Bamfords Restaurant. Benefiting from a two course meal your package also includes complimentary programmes, team sheet, and team talk. This is a popular package with the added felxibility of taking your normal seat in time for kick off or upgrading to the Executive Box to benefit from half time refreshments and the opportunity to enjoy the post match presentations with the first team squad. The full Exeuctive package costs £35 per person and incldues your meal and match ticket with concession prices starting at £25.

For further details on our hospitality packages you can contact the Commercial Department on 01978 262129 or you can book tickets here.

Reduced admission

Admission for this FA Cup tie has been reduced with adult prices costing £14 and under 11s priced at £2. This means a parent with two juniors can enjoy the excitement of a FA Cup match for only £18 making excellent value for money.

There is also discounts available for the over 60s and over 80s and reduced admission for the under 21s and children aged between 11 and 16 costing only £5 for an afternoon of entertainment.

You can pay of the day, book tickets online here or contact the ticket office on 01978 262129 to book in advance.

Enjoy the game!

Whatever option you choose we look forward to welcoming you to the Racecourse on Saturday for the first round proper of the FA Cup.