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Supporters Guide: Walsall v Tranmere Rovers

15 December 2023

Club News

Supporters Guide: Walsall v Tranmere Rovers

15 December 2023

Walsall are back at the Poundland Bescot Stadium on Saturday (16th December) to take on Tranmere Rovers (3pm) in what is our final home game before Christmas Day.

Here is a useful guide for supporters attending the match.



Our annual Christmas Toy Appeal will be held at tomorrow’s game.

Organised by Walsall Supporters Trust, fans are encouraged to donate unwrapped new toys which will then be delivered to Walsall Manor Hospital.

For anyone looking to make a toy donation, head over to the Savoy Lounge entrance from 1.30pm where the Trust will be taking donations at a table.

We would like to thank supporters in advance for their generosity.


A Carol Service, also organised by the Supporters Trust will take place outside main reception at 2pm before tomorrow’s game.

All supporters are welcome to attend.



The Ticket Office will be open from 11am tomorrow.

Half Season Tickets remain on sale and supporters who purchase one before kick-off tomorrow will get this fixture free of charge!

Tickets for our upcoming trip to Southampton in the Emirates FA Cup will also be available from the Ticket Office.

Season Ticket holders and Members will be able to claim tickets for the test events for the re-opening of the Locker (Supporters Club) in person at the Ticket Office at Saturday's match. 

Tickets for tomorrow’s game are still available to purchase. Buy online here.

Remember, supporters have until midnight tonight to take advantage of advance prices. There is a £2 price increase when buying on the day of the game.

We would like to remind supporters that Under 12s can watch all home league games for FREE by joining Swifty's Squad and attending each match with a full-paying adult or senior citizen.

Want to beat the queues?

Scan the QR Code on one of the posters dotted around the stadium (see below) and you will be directed to our e-ticketing site.

We expect the Ticket Office to be very busy so please allow yourself plenty of time.

Supporters are reminded to please sit in the seat you are allocated.


The Club Shop at the Poundland Bescot Stadium will also be open from 11am until kick-off on Saturday.

We expect the shop to be busy so please allow yourself enough time to browse through our recently revamped store!



The Supporters Zone in the undercroft between the Tile Choice Stand and Poundland Stand will be open from Midday tomorrow.

In this area supporters will find:

- Hot Food

- Bar

- Music

- Face Painting

- Inflatable Goal

A brass band will also be playing in the Supporters Zone from 12.30pm tomorrow.

They will also play at the carol service.



The Junior Fan Zone in the Experienced Energy Solutions Community Stand will be open from 1pm on Saturday.

There is a ball pit and Play Stations in this area so be sure to pop in before the game.



We have a text service for supporters who can anonymously report any incidents they see inside or outside the stadium.

Discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated at the Poundland Bescot Stadium.

If you see or hear any forms of discriminative behaviour during your visit, please text 07585 858 030 as soon as possible with details of the incident and location in the stadium so that it can be dealt with.

Please note that incidents that are reported after the game will be picked up during the normal office hours.


The Stadium Suite will be open from Midday to all home supporters.

It will also be open during the half time interval but will close at the end of the half-time break and will not be open after the game.

This will be the case for the entirety of the 2023/24 season.

We expect the suite to be busy before the match. It is licensed to a certain capacity and should we reach that capacity, we will be unable to accommodate further supporters so please be aware entry to the Stadium Suite is on a first come first serve basis.

Please note, the blinds in the suite will close 15 minutes before kick-off. This is a legislation that all Premier League and EFL clubs adhere to.


The Mick Kearns Community Hub, situated in the lower tier of the Poundland Stand, will be open from Midday before the game. It will also be open at half time and after the final whistle to home supporters.



Tranmere supporters will have access to the away bar in the concourse of the away end.

Please note, there aren’t any pubs within walking distance of the stadium.



Saturday’s game will not be available to watch on iFollow in the UK but is available to international supporters.

Audio commentary is available for just £2.50.

Buy your match passes here.



The latest edition of Saddlers Shout will be available to purchase around the ground, at the Ticket Office and at the Club Shop at tomorrow’s match!

Our 80-page programme will include an update from Co-Chairman Leigh Pomlett, the thoughts of Head Coach Mat Sadler and an exclusive interview with Saddlers goalkeeper Jackson Smith.

Card payments are preferred for purchasing programmes and they are priced at £4.




Click here to read our dedicated first-time visitors guide.

Click here to read our Ground Regulations.



We would like to remind all supporters that the Poundland Bescot Stadium is a cashless venue.

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