Saints are back at St Mary’s for Saturday’s Premier League fixture against Brighton, with lots of activity around the ground ahead of the 3pm kick-off.
Supporters are encouraged to arrive early at St Mary’s with the lunchtime kick-off being shown on the concourse screens and discounts for Season Ticket holders on food and drink in the first 30 minutes after the turnstiles open.
Get the latest guidance on how to stay safe when visiting St Mary’s on a matchday and be ready to show your Covid-19 status if asked to by stewards.
Please be aware that all bags will be searched on entry to St Mary’s, so only bring an A4-sized bag if you need to.
Keeping everyone safe on matchdays during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic will be a real team effort. Get all the latest information about how to stay safe on our Match Ready page here.
All fans are asked to follow the Supporter Code of Conduct, which you can read here, and you can find out how to access your NHS Covid Pass ahead of spot-checks which will be taking place around the ground.
Fans with any further questions ahead of the game can contact Supporter Services.
Sammy and Mary Saint will be meeting fans and posing for photographs in our Mascot Zone, located on the corner of the Kingsland and Chapel stands.
Put your skills to the test in our Academy Zone, located outside the Gasworks in the Kingsland stand, featuring the Panna Cage, the Speed Cage and the Target Shot – all completely free.
Saints Brass are bringing the party atmosphere and providing your matchday soundtrack, playing family favourites ahead of the game - don’t miss their pre-match rendition of Oh When The Saints.
The Fanzone is open ahead of kick-off from 12pm – don’t forget, Season Ticket holders can get a 10 per cent discount on all food and drink until 1pm.
Head down early to get all the pre-match build-up, including action from the early kick-off between West Ham and Chelsea, with loads of great food and drink options available too.
Get kitted out with 25 per cent off home and away 2021/22 Saints shirts at the Saints Store, opening from 10am until kick-off, and again after the final whistle. Remember that all Season Ticket holders get 10 per cent off merchandise from the Saints Store too.
ACCESS AROUND THE GROUND
Supporters are advised that the club is continuing to trial new safety measures that may affect the usual access routes for supporters arriving at St Mary’s, following advice from the local Safety Advisory Group.
Please refer to the map below to see the area of the North Car Park that will be affected an hour ahead of kick-off, and you can find out more about the changes here:
Fans with car parking at the stadium are advised that there will be no vehicle movement permitted in the car parks or within the road closure area from one hour ahead of kick-off, and until the crowd is cleared from the stadium.
EARLY KICK-OFF ON BIG SCREENS
Fans that arrive early will be able to watch the early kick-off between West Ham and Chelsea on the brand new concourse TVs - don’t forget, all Season Ticket holders get a 10 per cent discount on all food and drink inside the stadium for the first 30 minutes after the turnstiles open.
To help reduce queue times and serve fans quicker, please note there will be a reduced food menu at all of our food and beverage kiosks inside the concourse.
HUMMEL RETAIL BOOTHS
You can now pick up official Saints merchandise from hummel retail booths situated in the concourse of the Kingsland, Northam and Chapel stands – remember, Season Ticket holders get 10 per cent off!
Please be aware that St Mary’s is now a cashless stadium so make sure you bring an alternative payment method for any purchases at the stadium on matchdays.
This season you’ll find reusable pint cups in the St Mary's concourses and the Fanzone in a bid to reduce single-use plastics - when you’ve finished with yours, please place it inside so they can be collected after each match, washed thoroughly and recirculated.
Please be aware that half-time entertainment is currently restricted by the requirement to maintain a Red Zone to keep players safe.
Meet Southampton’s newest supporter group, Rainbow Saints! Founder member Max Lindsay will be taking to the pitch at half-time to introduce the LGBTQ+ fan group.