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Supporters Guide: Walsall v Accrington Stanley

27 February 2024

Club News

Supporters Guide: Walsall v Accrington Stanley

27 February 2024

Walsall are back at the Poundland Bescot Stadium this evening as we welcome Accrington Stanley in Sky Bet League Two, kick off 7.45pm.

Here is a useful guide for supporters attending the match.



We will be paying tribute to former manager Chris Nicholl at this evening's game.

There will be a minute's applause before kick-off and the players will also wear black armbands as a mark of respect.

We urge supporters to get to their seats early this evening to join us as we remember Chris.


The Ticket Office will be open right up until kick-off tonight!

Tickets are still available to purchase for the game. Buy online here.

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 taken directly 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 until kick-off tonight.

Our sale on Errea items continues so head down to the store to take advantage of the discounted prices!

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



The Locker will be open from 5.30pm this evening.

All Season Ticket holders and Members will be able to gain entry into the Locker for FREE by showing their physical or digital Season Ticket/Membership Card.

Non-members will be able to access the venue by paying an entry fee of £5 for Adults, £2.50 Juniors.

In addition to the bar, supporters can also take advantage of an outside food trailer and a pop-up shop, situated inside the Locker.

The venue will close at 11pm following the match with last orders at 10.30pm.


The Supporters Zone in the undercroft between the Tile Choice Stand and Poundland Stand will be open from 5.30pm this evening.

In this area tonight, supporters will find:

- Hot Food

- Bar

- Music

- Inflatable goal



The Junior Fan Zone in the Experienced Energy Solutions Community Stand will be open from 6.15pm this evening.

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 6pm 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 6pm before the game tonight.

Please note, the Hub will close after the half time interval, as will be the case for the remainder of the season.

The Locker will be open for supporters after the match.


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

Visiting supporters will also be welcome in The Locker. Entry for visiting supporters is £5 for Adults and £2.50 for Juniors.

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



Tonight’s game will be available to watch on iFollow in the UK and overseas.

Match passes are £10 and audio commentary is also available for £2.50.

Buy now here.


The programme from the original match will be sold once again at tonight’s game but there will be an additional four-page wrap-round to accompany it.

This edition of Saddlers Shout features an exclusive interview with Saddlers striker Douglas James-Taylor.

The programme will be available to purchase around the ground, at the Ticket Office and at the Club Shop.





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



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

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