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What's on guide: Blackpool (H)

6 September 2017

We've got plenty going on this Saturday for the home clash against Blackpool.

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8 September 2017

9.00am - Ticket Office and Club Shop opens
Want to beat the queues and buy your tickets in advance? The Iron's ticket office is open from 9.00am on a matchday, so pop up and see us or call 01724 747670. Tickets can also be bought online 24/7 from Buy online before 12noon and you can get a saving on your match ticket too, though this discount doesn't apply to matchday ticket office purchases.

Our ticket office will also have 12th Man packages, Blackburn Rovers, Portsmouth and Wigan Athletic home tickets, Grimsby Town Checkatrade Trophy home tickets, plus Doncaster Rovers, Gillingham and Shrewsbury Town away tickets and travel. The full list of what's on sale can be seen here.

Our club shop is also open from 9.00am, selling the new season's replica kits and much more! Visit to see the full range online.


11.00am – The Iron Bar
Enjoy a pre-match drink and watch Manchester City v Liverpool on Sky Sports on the screens in the supporters bar located at the rear of the Britcon Stand, which was revamped to acclaim last year.

Iron Bar

1.00pm 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 open at 1.30pm. At this time, you'll be able to purchase matchday programmes (£3 but free for 12th Man members with a voucher), visit our catering kiosks (menu here) and start to soak up the matchday atmosphere inside the stadium at Glanford Park.

In addition to this, half-time draw tickets (£1) will be available to purchase all around the stadium. Also, there will be slips of paper with the programme sellers where you can put your name down to take part in our Iron Triathlon half-time challenge. 

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, some of the players as well as showing Sky Sports (Manchester City v Liverpool) on the TV screens. There is also a bar open for refreshments for the parents.

2.00pm - Team announcement
The Iron's team and the oppositon starting XI for the day will be announced on our official website and all our social media channels an hour before kick-off.

2.15pm – Hospitality Interviews
Some of the players not involved in the matchday squad will be interviewed in the restaurant for guests in there.

2.15pm - 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.

Kevin van Veen

2.20pm - Players warm-up
The players will prepare themselves for action from around 2.20pm. 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 SPB 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. If you want to take part at a future game then email and we'll get in touch. Scunny Bunny will then try and get the home crowd going with a singsong of 'Hi Ho Scun United'.

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

Team line-up

2.59pm - Minute's Applause for Bill Green
A minute's applause
will be held just before kick-off to celebrate the life of ex-Iron manager Bill Green, who passed away last month.

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!

3.45pm - Half-time
During the interval the Half Time Draw will be made on the side of the pitch, and announced to all over the tannoy and via our social media channels! This will be followed by our Iron Triathlon game in front of the Britcon Stand. Want to take part? Email and we'll get in touch.

From half-time onwards, you are also able to vote for your Iron Bar Twitter Man of the Match by sending a tweet to @SUFCOfficial. The winning player will be announced just before the end of the game.

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. There will be live coverage of Stoke City v Manchester United on BT Sport, and scores on the screens prior.

The club shop and ticket office will also be open for a short period of time after the game, with Iron merchandise and match tickets for upcoming fixtures on sale.

We hope you have a brilliant time at Scunthorpe United!

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