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🥳 Matchday Activities: Mansfield Town

Lots of family fun to get involved in on women's and girls' day

24 March 2019

Exeter City’s match against Mansfield Town on Saturday, March 30, is our club’s designated One Game, One Community match.

To mark the day, the club will be celebrating the positive impact women and girls have on football at our club by hosting a day dedicated to them.

Exeter City Ladies team and members of our girls’ development centres have been invited to the match and will be taking part in a half-time parade.

Added to that there will be a number of articles in the matchday programme and on our website leading up to the game dedicated to our many female fans.  

If you are thinking of coming to our game with Mansfield on Saturday, March 30, at 3pm, please do and help us celebrate our supporter-owned and inclusive model that makes Exeter City great. 

There is also plenty to keep the family entertained - take a look below...

Stadium Tours

Did you know that the Supporters' Trust offer FREE tours around St James Park?

The free guided tours are great for anyone who’d like to get a behind the scenes view, whilst finding out about the history of their club. The tours and are open to all; you don’t have to be a Trust member to come along.

Tours start at 11am on matchdays from Red Square and take in many parts of the ground that you wouldn’t otherwise get to see, including the boardroom, the brand new players’ changing rooms, match officials’ facilities and the security hub. 

Lasting around 90 minutes, you will almost certainly learn something you didn’t know before, and maybe you’ll be able to tell us something from your experiences of coming to City that we didn’t know! 

To book your place, please contact reception on: reception@ecfc.co.uk or call 01392 411 243, or email: andybratt1@gmail.com.

Matchday timetable

Take a look below to familiarise yourself with the key matchday timings here at St James Park.

Free Fruit

There will be free fresh fruit for children (initially) available from the Tombola stall on Saturday. There will be 100 apples and 75 bananas available.

Target Shot

Test your football skills with our FREE target shot attraction and see if you can get the highest score!

Join the Guard of Honour

Want to be on the pitch as the players enter SJP? Then be part of the flag waving, Guard of Honour!

As Saturday's match is our designated women's and girls' day we are looking for six young female Grecians to take part.

hy not nominate your daughter to be part of the guard of honour on Saturday. To nominate customerservices@exetercityfc.co.uk. Those who take part will receive an Easter Egg and the usual Certificate of Participation.



After assembling, the Guard of Honour (and parents) move to the far side of ground to get some practice in waving their flags, which also presents an opportunity for Grecian to pose for photographs.

When the players finish their warm up the Guard of Honour go on their 'lap of honour' in front of the stands to the players’ tunnel. After they have been on the field and welcomed the teams and officials onto the pitch they receive their “gift” (normally a packet of sweets) and certificates of participation. 

If your son, daughter or grandchild has not been involved in the Guard of Honour, please email customerservices@exetercityfc.co.uk.

Junior Grecians Lounge

The Junior Grecians are the Official Junior Supporters Club of Exeter City FC and  its members have exclusive use of the Zone from 12:30pm until it is available to all families at 1:30pm. 

The room provides a safe comfortable environment for families to enjoy pre-match entertainment, such as a large screen TVs, Playstation consoles and Table Football, as well as the option to enjoy refreshments from the Zone’s very own kiosk.

A feature wall displaying a packed Big Bank also provides a photo-sharing opportunity using the #jgzone hashtag. There are activities and competitions to suit all junior age groups, from FIFA19 and Table Football tournaments to free Activity Packs for younger children.

The Zone also features a VIP party area and there are several party packages available to book throughout the season.

The Family Zone and Stadium Family areas are supervised by Junior Grecians volunteers who have undergone DBS checks and our aim is to make a family visit to St James Park as enjoyable and trouble-free as possible.

So, if you are visiting St James Park on a matchday with children, be sure to pop in to the family zone!

Other Activities

You can also pick up some free player stickers, featuring players that have come through the Exeter City Academy on the day in Red Square.

You can also take part in the Exeter City tombola where the first prize is a signed Exeter City football is still available by finding ticket No. 901. All funds raised go directly to the academy to support the future of the club.

🎟 Tickets on advance sale for Mansfield Town clash! 🎟

Tickets for City's match against Mansfield Town are on sale at advance prices until 5pm in person and midnight online, on Friday, August 30, so you can save time and money, and pick your seat in advance. Click here to buy online!

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