Matchday Information: Saints vs Chelsea


Southampton welcome Chelsea to St Mary’s on Tuesday evening, kick-off at 7:45pm BST - find out what’s happening around the ground ahead of the game.

Plan out your perfect evening with lots of fun family activities - get the full details of what’s happening here.

Fans are advised to arrive to the ground early to give ample time to collect tickets, getting through security checks, turnstiles and make their way to their seat ahead of kick off.

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.

If you witness any form of anti-social, abusive or discriminatory behaviour, crime, violence or the use of pyrotechnics, please report it to your nearest steward or police officer.

Alternatively, text SFCReport to 60060 with a full description and location of the incident, giving as much detail as you can.

Following fan feedback, we are delighted to be bringing you even more catering choice on matchdays in 2022/23.

This week we have offerings from Hide and Greek, Evies Mac and Cheese, and Scandillisious.

You’ll find the pop-ups on the corner of the Northam & Kingsland Stand and on the corner of Chapel & Kingsland on matchdays.

You’ll be able to soak up the matchday atmosphere from three new fan bars outside St Mary’s.

You’ll find The Deanery located on the corner by the bridge, The Gasworks, and 8 Bells at the corner of Chapel and Kingsland.

The Gasworks is open to all on a first-come-first-served basis from 5:45pm until kick-off – with no membership required.

The extended outdoor seating area makes the perfect place to enjoy a pre-match pint or cocktail and if you’re watching the game from the Kingsland stand you’ll also be able to access The Gasworks at half time.

Sammy and Mary are taking care of their wellbeing and will no longer be stationary. They’ll be roaming the footprint from 6:45pm, meeting fans and posing for photographs.

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.

A popular place to enjoy the pre-match buzz, we’re going even further to make our Fanzone even more entertaining for 2022/23.

Come and join us from 5:45pm and soak up the atmosphere, listen to music and a new interactive Kick-About experience.

Our famous Fanzone loaded fries are also back for the new season by popular demand and this week you’ll also have a bacon roll on offer!

Put your skills to the test in our Academy Zone, located outside the Gasworks in the Kingsland stand, featuring free active play zone, a James Ward-Prowse scanning challenge, and inflatables!

Programmes are available to purchase from outside the stadium for £3.50.

Get kitted out for 22/23 with the full range of merchandise available to buy at the Saints Store, opening from 9am until kick-off. Remember that all Season Ticket holders get 10 per cent off merchandise from the Saints Store too.

Our 22/23 Training Wear range will be available to purchase in-store!

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.

The ticket office will be open throughout the day from 9.30am. Please visit should you have any enquiries on this match or on season tickets.

On match day, Ticket Office 1 is for enquiries, and Ticket Office is 2 is for Match Ticket or Season Ticket collection.

You can now pick up our new kits 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.

In line with our Halo effect initiative, we’re pleased to announce that we now have water refill stations in the Kingsland and Family stand.

If these prove successful, we’ll look to continue to roll our across other concourses. Small soft plastic refillable bottles will be permitted into the stadium in this area.

Steve Forbes will be pitchside to host the infamous Half Time Relay, this week sponsored by one of our partners Peter Cooper Motor Group! We’ll be in the stands pre-match at 6:45pm looking for volunteers!