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20 November 2015

We've got plenty going on this Saturday for the visit of Bradford City,

9am - Ticket Office opens
Want to beat the queues and buy your tickets in advance? The Iron's ticket office is open from 9am on a matchday, so pop up and see us or call 0871 221 1899. Tickets can also be bought online 24/7 from

10am - The Club Shop opens
United's club shop is officially open from 10am on a home matchday, selling replica shirts, plus much more. Matchday programmes are also usually on sale from our shop from 10am and around the stadium later in the day. This week’s edition priced at £3 has Scott Wiseman on the front cover, includes features with Steve Torpey, Luke Williams, Cliff Byrne and Bradford defender Tony McMahon plus all the usual regular columns and information.

12pm – The Iron Bar opens
Enjoy a pre-match drink and watch the live BT Sport game showing Watford v Man United on the screens in the supporters bar located at the rear of the Britcon Stand.

1pm to 1.30pm - The players arrive
The Scunthorpe United players have to arrive at the stadium by 1.30pm for their pre-match meeting with the manager, so if you're around main reception at this time, you'll stand a great chance of getting your autographs!

1.30pm - Activities get underway and turnstiles open
If you want to get your first glimpse of the pitch and sit in your seat, then turnstiles start to open from 1.30pm. At this time, you'll be able to purchase matchday programmes, visit our catering kiosks (menu here) and start to soak up the matchday atmosphere inside the stadium at Glanford Park.

1.30pm - The OSG Bar opens
The OSG Bar is our special matchday room for kids of all ages to come and enjoy some free activities including playing on the Wii, table football, meet Scunny Bunny as well as showing the Watford v Man United game on the TV screens. There is also a bar open for refreshments for the parents.

2.00pm – Hospitality interviews
Former Bradford player and Iron legend, Steve Torpey, is our special guest for the day and he will be interviewed in the restaurant for guests in there followed by the Executive Lounge. 

2.00pm - Tweet from your Seat!
We're asking fans to tweet us at @SUFCOfficial with a picture of them in their seat. We'll share and retweet what we can, and also will try and put your photos in the next matchday programme.

2.10pm - Players warm up
The players will prepare themselves for action from around 2.10pm. If you want to watch them get ready and give them a cheer, be in your seat by this time. If you're in the West Stand and head for near the tunnel too, there is also the chance to get autographs and speak to the players.

2.30pm - On-pitch matchday entertainment begins
Our PA announcer Jim Coulson will emerge to talk everybody through the day's teams.

2.45pm - Teams go in
The teams will go in for their team talk at this time, so it's a great time for you to get settled into your seat.

2.50pm - Kids Penalty Shoot-Out
Specially selected junior Iron fans will take on Scunny Bunny in a pre-match penalty shoot-out in front of the Family Stand. Want to take part? Email and we'll get in touch.

2.55pm – The team walkout
Shout loud and shout proud as the players emerge from the tunnel for the pre-match handshakes ahead of kick-off.

3.00pm - Kick-off!
And then the fun and games gets started! Can the Iron get the goals they need? It's time to find out - but be loud and proud in supporting them!

3.45pm - Half-time
We host our half-time draw before guest of the day, Steve Torpey will be invited onto the pitch to be interviewed over the PA. Then follows our popular half-time Pole to Goal game. Want to take part in future? Email and we'll get in touch.

4.00pm - Second half gets underway!
Get behind the Iron for another 45 minutes of football as we look to earn a valuable win!

At full time, hospitality area bars remain open as well as the Iron Bar for all supporters showing the evening kick off - which this week is Manchester City versus Liverpool at 5.30pm.

The club shop and ticket office will also be open for a short period of time after the game.

We hope you have a brilliant time at Scunthorpe United!

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