We are delighted to be able to welcome supporters back to Pittodria this Thursday and we know you will be delighted to come back here too!
As with our test event against Kilmarnock last September, when 300 supporters were in attendance, this match will be treated as a test event as we seek to demonstrate our ability to run matches safely in accordance with the latest government guidelines and to instill confidence in us. can safely accommodate larger crowds.
This will involve putting in place additional measures to control access to the stadium and safe movement within the pitch.
Tickets for the game are now SOLD OUT but fans who don’t have a ticket will be able to watch all the action on RedTV.
- If you are not feeling well or showing symptoms of COVID-19, if you have been in contact with an infected person in the 14 days leading up to the game, or if you are self-isolating or in quarantine (i.e. say returning from a country on the red or orange list) – you do not have to attend.
- All supporters are required to perform an NHS side flow test on match day before arrival and show proof of a negative test upon arrival at the stadium (full details below)
- All tickets are non-transferable and photo ID will be required upon arrival.
- The match is SOLD OUT. Please do not come without a ticket. Additional ticket controls will be put in place to prevent access.
- Know your route, arrival time window and entrance gate – stadium access may differ from previous visits.
- Food kiosks will not be open inside the stadium. No bottles or cans are allowed, but small snacks and juice sachets or cartons can be taken to the stadium in a transparent bag.
- The club shop will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the day of the match. Shirt collections at the ticket office for AberDNA members will also cease at 4 p.m.
- If you are traveling by public transport, please follow the instructions given by the transport provider, First Bus.
- To ensure that your experience at Pittodrie Stadium is safe and enjoyable, you should follow the guidelines in this Code of Conduct. Respecting this code is essential and demonstrates respect for your fellow supporters while protecting yourself, your club, your sport and your community.
HOW TO PROVIDE PROOF OF A NEGATIVE LATERAL FLOW TEST?
The lateral flow test MUST be performed on match day, except for children aged 12 and under, as they are exempt. There are several ways to get free lateral flow tests. To order the tests, visit: https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests or by phone by calling 119 between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. and these will be delivered to you within 24 to 48 hours via Royal Mail.
Each kit comes with all the equipment required for 7 tests and a detailed instruction booklet that includes information on the tests, how to administer them and how to report the result online.
You can also go to your local pharmacy and pick up a test kit. Please check participating pharmacies online.
Or, the University of Aberdeen Testing Center at the Butchart Center on University Road offers free lateral flow testing to everyone.
Once your test is complete, you must register it on the UK government website at www.gov.uk/report-covid19-result. Once you have saved your result, you will receive an email or text message confirming your result. Upon arrival at the stadium, please have the confirmation email or SMS ready for presentation to AFC security and safety staff, along with photo ID and a valid ticket. Remember that proof of a negative result MUST be provided, along with photo ID and a valid ticket, in order to enter the stadium.
If you need further information on anything listed above or in the Code of Conduct, please call 01224 63 1903 or send an email to [email protected]