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City v Forest Green Rovers

All you need to know about tonight's FA Cup replay

12 December 2017

Exeter City entertain Forest Green Rovers in the FA Cup on Tuesday night after the two sides drew their original second-round tie 3-3 at the New Lawn 10 days ago.

The winner of the tie will face a match at home to Premier League side West Brom in the third round of the competition but manager Paul Tisdale is not getting looking ahead to that tie and wants his players to focus on the task in hand. 

“Let’s forget about the prize and think about the game,” said Tis. “That third round tie doesn’t exist until we, or if we, win the game on Tuesday.”

TICKETS

There are still tickets left in the IP Office Stand and the Thatchers’ Big Bank for the match this evening. You can purchase tickets for the game by clicking on the following link or by phoning (01392 411 243) or visiting the club prior to kick-off. 

Prices for the match are as follows

Thatchers Big Bank:

Adult: £15

Senior/student: £10

Under-18s: £5

IP Office Main Stand:  

Adult: £20 

Senior/student: £15

Under-18: £5 

You can pay on the gate for tonight’s match if you require a Thatchers Big Bank entry. However, you must purchase a ticket for the IP Office Stand. This can be done prior to kick-off at the ground though from the ticket booth in Red Square. Exeter City advise any person wanting to buy a seat at tonight’s match though to purchase at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

MATCH SPONSORS

The Heavitree Brewery are the match sponsors for tonight’s game. Thinking of running your own pub? Heavitree Brewery would like to hear from you, just telephone 01392 217733 and ask to speak to either Terry, Ryan or Hugh in the Heavitree Brewery tenancy team. For more info click on the following link.

Wilkinson Grant & Co are the ball sponsors. They are one of the South West’s leading independent property agents and acquisition specialists. To find out more about them click on the following link.

MINUTE’S APPLAUSE

Exeter City supporters' will be holding a minute's applause at tomorrow's match against Forest Green Rovers for City fan Barry Thompson, who sadly passed away over the weekend.

Barry, or Baz as he was affectionately known, was a lifelong City fan who was red and white through and through. He sadly passed away after a short battle with cancer, aged 50.

Despite living in France, Baz would take his place in the centre Big Bank as often as he could. Baz was moderator of the popular Facebook Supporters' Discussion group and tributes have been pouring in about his wicked sense of humour, caring nature and knowledge of all things Exeter City. The minute's applause will take place during the 50th minute, to mark that Baz had recently turned 50. Please do join in if you are attending the match.

GROUND INFO

The away terrace and the Stagecoach Family Stand will not be open to supporters for the game due to redevelopment work at the club. All entry for home fans will be via the Stadium Way turnstiles into the IP Office Main Stand or the Thatchers' Big Bank. There will be no entry possible from the Jungle Path/Well Street side to the Thatchers' Big Bank. For more information read the following article.

FAMILY ZONE

The Junior Grecians family zone will be open to its members from 12.30pm on Saturday and then to the general public, including away supporters, from 1.30pm. The zone has video consoles, large TV screens, a refreshments stall and table football. For zone is located in Red Square. For more information on it read the following article

KIOSKS

Please note that the kiosk in the Junior Grecian family zone is open to fans during half-time. If fans from the IP Office stand wish to use these kiosks it will reduce the queues at the other vending points in the ground.

MATCHDAY PROGRAMME

Hiram Boateng is the feature interview in tonight’s matchday programme as he talks about his recent good form and settling into life at Exeter. He also takes on the club’s first, best and worst challenge.

There are all the usual features including a Pon De Replay poem from the Bard of ECFC and an in-depth look at our opponents tonight.

You can pick up a copy of the matchday programme for just £3.


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