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Matchday Information | Crewe Alexandra (H)

29 July 2022

Our Sky Bet League Two campaign begins at the Crown Oil Arena this Saturday.

Ahead of our opening day against Crewe Alexandra, we’ve put together some important information to allow you to make the most of your visit.


Ticket prices for Saturday’s game can be found HERE.

Bar coded entry continues to be in operation at the Crown Oil Arena, so tickets must be purchased in advance.

Buying online is the quickest and easiest way purchase your match tickets and you can do so HERE.

You can save your e-ticket directly to your phone to scan upon entry to the turnstiles.

Supporters can also buy from the Ticket Office before the game. Please allow plenty of time if visiting the Ticket Office to avoid the queues in the build-up to kick-off.


Season Cards can be collected from the Ticket Office, which opens at 9am on Saturday.


Our Ticket Collection Cabin will be open from 1pm for match ticket collections.

The cabin is located opposite the five-a-side pitch at the Pearl Street end of the ground.


Turnstiles will open a 2pm on Saturday, one hour before kick-off.


Coming to the Crown Oil Arena for the first time at the weekend? Check out our First Time Visitor Guide HERE.

Crewe Alexandra fans can find lots of information to make the most of their trip in our Away Supporters’ Guide HERE.


There will be a junior event taking place in Desmond’s Den before Saturday’s game!

Supporters can access Desmond's Den, located in Our Spot Community Hub, from inside the Smith Metals Family Stand, when the turnstiles open at 2pm. Supporters in the Main Stand and Sandy Lane can also visit Desmond's Den before the game.

Click HERE for full details.


We are launching a new matchday Fan Zone at the Crown Oil Arena this Saturday!

Based in the Ratcliffe Bars, it will open at 11am, at which time pints will be available from just £2.40 during happy hour!

The Fan Zone will then reopen after the game, with a happy hour running from 5pm-6pm.

Click HERE for full details on the Fan Zone.

Our Spot Community Hub will open from 2pm when the Pearl Street Stand turnstiles open and will be shut after the game.


Our Club Shop will be open from 9am on Saturday, right through until kick-off and for a short time after the game.

Pop-in to purchase your new shirt for the 22/23 season, along with a host of other new items!


Our matchday programme returns for the new season, packed with lots of new content.

Richard O’Donnell is the cover star for our opening day edition.

Click HERE to read what’s inside.


Pick up a half-time draw from one of our sellers around the ground on Saturday.

First prize is half of the takings, whilst second prize is a signed Dale shirt.

Tickets are available for just £1.

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