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Match Guide: WATFORD

6 April 2018

Watford FC would like to welcome Burnley supporters to Vicarage Road this weekend. Below is some information that may be useful ahead of your journey.

Below is some key, highlighted information but please click here for the full visiting supporters guide 'Visiting the Vic' where you will find more details about travelling to Vicarage Road, parking, match day programmes, Vicarage Roadies and catering within the stadium.

If you require more information regarding access or disabled requirements, please click here for the Access Statement. 

Stadium Entry
Turnstiles will open at 1.30 pm. In order to meet our security obligations, we advise that you arrive no later than 45 minutes before kick-off to avoid any potential delays. All supporters will be searched prior to entry into the ground.

Visiting Disabled Supporter Access
Disabled supporters should aim for the ‘Vicarage Roadie’ Information Point next to the Hornets Shop. Supporters should then approach Watford’s ‘Vicarage Roadies’ match day meet and greet team, who are dressed in bright green hi-vis jackets and will be stationed outside the stadium from 1pm onwards on the day. The ‘Roadies’ team will be happy to escort supporters to the appropriate accessible entrances and on to the away sections of the stadium.

Visiting supporters in wheelchairs are advised that there are two dropped kerbs along Vicarage Road itself, in front of the Hornets Shop on the East side of the stadium and next to the Hospital Access Road on the West side of the Stadium.

Supporter Meeting Point
The officially designated ‘away’ pub is The Oddfellows, 14 Fearnley Street, WD18 0RD.

Bags and Luggage
We politely request that you avoid bringing large bags as these may not be allowed into the ground. A left luggage facility for cabin style luggage is available at the stadium, prior permission must be sought as space is limited and all luggage will be searched on arrival. Please contact event.safety@watfordfc.com for more details and to obtain permission.

Bottles and Flasks
Plastic bottles are allowed into the stadium. All bottles will be opened to check contents before entry. Bottle tops will be able to remain on any drinks that are taken into the stadium. Flasks are discouraged, contents will also be checked before entry.

Tablets, Laptops, Cameras and Mobile Phones
Tablets and Laptops can be brought into the stadium but must be placed in a suitable bag. Large cameras are not permitted. All electronic devices must not be used for filming and supporters may be ejected, if identified.

Flags and Banners
Flags and banners are not allowed inside the stadium unless express permission has been granted by the Operations Manager.

Away Concourse
Please be aware that due to restricted concourse space, alcohol is only available inside the stadium between 1.30 and 2.15. We thank all Clarets supporters for their understanding.

Commentary for supporters with visual impairments
Watford FC has a number of ‘Soccer Sight’ headsets which allow visually impaired supporters, including those from Burnley, to hear an audio commentary provided by volunteers from the Watford Hospital Radio team. Supporters are asked to email disabled.supporters@watfordfc.com or call our ticket office hotline on 01923 223023 with their name and seat number to book a headset at no additional cost, which will be delivered to their seat before kick-off and collected at the end of the match.

Additional Questions
If you have a question that has not been answered here, in the Visiting the Vic document or our Access Statement, please contact yourvoice@watfordfc.com


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