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🥳 Matchday Activities: Hartlepool United

Plenty of fun and activities for all ages on Sunday

27 November 2019

The Grecians return to Emirates FA Cup action this Sunday against Hartlepool United, with a place in the third round up for grabs!

As ever, football at the Park isn't just about the 90 minutes on the pitch, we've got a whole host of opportunities and experiences to make your matchday extra special.

First visit photo opportunity

Bringing anyone under-12 to their first match at SJP? We would love for them to be part of a 'first visit to SJP' pitch side photo opportunity. 

If you would be interested in marking the occasion, and want to make the experience extra special, please get in touch by emailing: junior.grecians@ecfc.co.uk with their name and age so we can create a special 'first visit' certificate for them.

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For Sunday's match, please head to the Junior Grecians Lounge in Red Square at 12:45pm, where you will be met by a member of staff and taken pitch side for a photo, certificate AND goody bag!

Please click here to view our 'First vist to SJP' guide.

Announce the team in Red Square

The Red Square Crier will be asking a home supporter to announce the City side and a Hartlepool United fan to announce the away side at 1:05pm. If you would like to do this head to the Information Point before 1pm.

There will also be giant Jenga available, with a prize up for grabs! 

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! This Saturday lucky children will be chosen from the IP Office Main Stand at 1:25pm.



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

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.

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

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New for this season, is the Family Zone 2 in the Stagecoach Adam Stansfield Stand, the astroturfed area includes a photo wall opportunity, table football, and beanbags where children can gather to play games and relax before kick-off.

Matchday timetable

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

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For the Adults

BOTTLE BAR

On the Big Bank on Sunday?

We will again have the bottle bar in the triangle kiosk, with Carlsberg plastic bottles available at half-time for just £3.50

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Post-match Pint

Make sure you visit the Centre Spot bar after the match, where pints of Thatchers, Carlesberg and Tribute and selected Ales at the FECRACE bar are just £3.

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The Southampton vs Watford, 5:30pm kick-off will be live on the screens!

Other Activities

Signed team sheets will be available for a suggested donation of £1

You can also pick up some free player stickers, from the Ambassadors, the Information Point and the Tombola Stand, this week's player is Jonny Maxted. The keeper was on the Hartlepool books during the 2014-15 season! 

Any City supporters who want a family picture in the home dug out to the Tombola stall by 12:50pm.

You can also take part in the Exeter City tombola where the first prize is a signed Exeter City football. All funds raised go directly to the academy to support the future of the club. There is ONE remaining opportunity to pull out number 25 (Jake Taylor!) and win a signed match ball.

🎟 PLACE YOUR TRUST IN CITY 🎟

Season tickets for the 20/21 campaign are now on sale and play a huge part in enabling your club remains financially stable and well prepared

By purchasing a season ticket in the super saver period, you will not only make huge and the best savings on admission for the campaign, but enable the club to operate fully whilst we have a period of no matches and minimal income. Find out more by clicking here.

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