Matchday Information: Saints vs Sheffield Wednesday

By SFC Media time Tue 08 Nov Saints vs Sheffield Wednesday

Get set for a midweek matchday at St Mary's, as Saints host Sheffield Wednesday in the third round of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night (7.45pm GMT).

Fans are advised to arrive early so there’s enough time to collect tickets, get through security checks, turnstiles and make their way to their seats ahead of kick off.

Tickets are still available for this fixture and can be purchased online:

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Supporters can also visit the ticket office at St Mary’s, open from 9.30am until half time. Ticket office phone lines are also open from 9.30am-5pm on matchday (02381 780 780).

E-tickets are permitted at St Mary’s. Simply download your ticket from your MySaints Account and scan at the turnstile when entering the stadium.

Remember that all bags will be searched on entry to St Mary’s, so only bring an A4-sized bag if you need to.

PITCHSIDE INTERVIEWS

At half time, you can take in a pitch side interview with ex-Saints and Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Jim McCalliog who joins us for the cup tie.

AROUND THE GROUND

CATERING CHOICES

A variety of food options will be available around the stadium ahead of the match, including Oh Babu (Indian style food), Villaggio Pizza and Evies (mac & cheese and burgers).

FAN BARS AND GASWORKS

From 4.45pm you can soak up the matchday atmosphere from three fan bars outside St Mary’s. You’ll find The Deanery located on the corner by the bridge, The Gasworks midway down the Kingsland stand and the 8 Bells at the corner of Chapel and Kingsland.

The Gasworks is open to all on a first-come-first-served basis from 4.45pm until kick-off – with no membership required. You’ll be able to order lamb bhuna and rice and vegan chilli loaded nachos with guacamole, jalapenos, cheese, salsa and sour cream.

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.

In addition we’re opening the Gasworks post match, so you can stay and soak up the atmosphere until 10:30pm.

MASCOTS

Sammy and Mary will be roaming the footprint from 6pm, meeting fans and posing for photographs.

SAINTS BRASS

Saints Brass are bringing the party atmosphere and playing family favourites ahead of the game. Join us for a pre-match rendition of 'Oh When The Saints'.

FANZONE

Join us in The Fanzone from 4.45pm for some pre-match food and drink and get match ready with the shot-stopper and fast-feet footie challenges.

ACADEMY ZONE

Put your skills to the test in our Academy Zone, located outside the Gasworks in the Kingsland stand, including the JWP scanning challenge and children’s inflatable activities.

PROGRAMMES

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

SAINTS STORE

Get kitted out for 2022/23 with the full range of merchandise available to buy at the Saints Store, opening 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!

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Southampton FC kit images, pictured at St Mary's Stadium on September 08, 2022 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Matt Watson/Southampton FC via Getty Images)
Visit the Saints Store at St Mary's.

CAR PARKING

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 1 hour and 30 minutes ahead of kick-off, and until the crowd is cleared from the stadium.

Please be advised that on matchday parking is not permitted on Rochester Street, unless you have prior approval or you have a Blue Badge and are parked in allocated Accessible Parking Spaces. No parking is permitted on Victoria Street, unless you have prior approval.

TICKET OFFICE

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 sales & enquiries and Ticket Office is 2 is for collections.

IN THE CONCOURSE

HUMMEL RETAIL BOOTHS

You can now pick up a variety of 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!

CASHLESS STADIUM

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.

REUSABLE CUPS

Remember you can 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.

WATER REFILL STATIONS – FAMILY AND KINGSLAND STANDS

In line with our Halo Effect initiative, we now have water refill stations in the Kingsland and Family stands. Refillable water bottles are permitted in the Kingsland and family stands only. Single use plastic bottles are permitted everywhere in the ground though they will need their lids removing in all areas other than the family stand. Flasks are not permitted into any areas of the stadium.

MATCHDAY BEHAVIOUR

Attendees are advised that home end tickets are only to be purchased by Southampton FC fans. Away supporters will not be allowed access to home stands or will be ejected if found in home areas of the ground.

Supporters are reminded the use of pyrotechnics is strictly prohibited and they are highly dangerous to the person using, other supporters and staff within the ground.

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.

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