Football: Rochdale v Sunderland ticket information

Date published: 05 April 2019

If you're planning on going to the game against Sunderland tomorrow (Saturday 6 April) then you will need to buy a ticket in advance of the game - there will be no cash turnstiles in operation.

Dale fans can purchase tickets up until 11.30am on the day of the game from the RAFC Ticket Office, while Sunderland supporters must purchase tickets from their club before their off-sale cut-off time.

In addition, the RAFC Ticket Office will remain open until 7pm tonight (Friday 5 April) to give supporters an opportunity to purchase their tickets outside of normal working hours.

Fans are reminded that those who buy tickets from the RAFC Ticket Office must provide proof of address, while tickets will only be sold over the phone to those supporters who have a booking history with the Club. Call 0844 826 1907 (option 8). Fans will not be able to buy tickets online for this game.

Home ticket collections can be made from the Ticket Collection Cabin, located opposite the Club’s five-a-side pitch, from midday.

Sunderland supporters who have marked their tickets for collection can pick theirs up from the Study Centre, located on Willbutts Lane, also from midday.

All turnstiles will open at 1pm. Supporters are being advised to arrive early to avoid queues.

Road closures will be in force around the Crown Oil Arena on Saturday.

Willbutts Lane from the junction with Sandy Lane to the junction with Churchill Street, will be entirely closed between 12.30pm - 3pm and 4.30pm - 5.30pm.

Ings Lane’s easterly carriageway will be shut (travelling towards Edenfield Road) from its junction with Rooley Moor Road to its junction with Edenfield Road from 12.30pm until approximately 5.30pm.

The westerly carriage will be open as usual. This is to help safely park nearly 50 coaches that are travelling to Rochdale from Sunderland for the match.

The Ratcliffe Suite will be closed pre-match, while the Dale Bar will be open from 11am. Once the Dale Bar is at capacity, there will no further admissions.

Half-time will remain the same as usual, with supporters from the Sandy Lane and Main Stand being able to gain access via the rear gates of the Ratcliffe.

The Carlsberg Lounge, located inside the Smith Metals Family Stand, will open at 1pm when the turnstiles open. Youngsters can attended our junior workshop, from 2pm. Please note, this bar is for home fans only.

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