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Matchday Admission

COLERAINE FC would like to advise supporters of both clubs of the following matchday arrangements for today’s clash against Portadown…

The Bannsiders play host to Niall Currie’s side in the Danske Bank Premiership (KO 3pm).

A good crowd is expected at The Showgrounds and we kindly ask fans of both clubs to be aware of the following protocols in place.

Home fans:

  • Coleraine fans enter via Ballycastle Road.
  • Please arrive early to avoid long queues and potentially missing kick-off.
  • Ground parking in the main park is limited for home spectators.
  • Players, staff and officials can park inside the ground.
  • Portable toilets in use.
  • Only assistance dogs are allowed into the ground – no family pets.
  • Please be respectful of local residents and businesses and park considerately around The Showgrounds.
  • No ticket means no entry.

Away fans:

  • Portadown fans enter via Hillman’s Way (Gate H).
  • Away team and directors park at the back of the ground using Hillman’s Way (Gate H).
  • Mini buses can also park at the back ground of the ground using Hillman’s Way (Gate H).
  • Cars can be parked at Vineyard.
  • No ticket means no entry.

Please be aware there might be a staggered egress from the ground – away fans will leave first followed by the Jack Doherty Grandstand and the Railway End and uncovered section.

Meanwhile, fans are reminded of the spectator behaviour legislation and those who fall foul of throwing articles capable of causing injury, indecent, sectarian or discriminatory chanting, possession of fireworks/flares etc or possessing of alcohol on prescribed vehicles en route to a regulated match face being banned from matches, arrest, fines or imprisonment.

Please be aware that in order to get as large a crowd in as possible, stewards have been given additional instructions to prevent overcrowding in certain areas. Please follow any instructions given to you by stewards, it’s for your safety

We would like to thank supporters of both clubs for their co-operation.