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Matchday Guide: Port Vale (H)

1 April 2022

A photograph of a ball on the pitch at The Dunes Hotel Stadium Mark Fletcher (MI News & Sport)
The Dunes Hotel Stadium
Club News

Matchday Guide: Port Vale (H)

1 April 2022

If you're heading to The Dunes Hotel Stadium on Saturday then here's a handy guide to ensure your visit runs as smoothly as possible.

If you have any further questions, then you can also contact the Club on 01229 666 010 or by emailing

COVID-19 Advice
The Club is continuing its request for supporters attending games at The Dunes Hotel Stadium to exercise respect and consideration for those around them.

Click here now to read our updated Fans’ Code of Conduct for 2021/22.

Tickets for Saturday’s game against Port Vale are on sale now both online and in-person from The Dunes Hotel Stadium.

Fans will be able to buy on matchday from 10am at Main Reception (card payment only) and then from the Ticket Booth in the Fan Zone from 12noon (cash and card).

It’s never been easier to buy your tickets online, where you can choose to either print your e-ticket at home or simply show the QR code on your ticket directly from your device at the turnstiles.

Fans are reminded that no tickets will be sold on the turnstiles.

Click here now to buy your tickets for this Saturday’s game online.

Club Shop
The Club Shop is open from 10am on Saturday for fans to come along and take a look at our selection of Club merchandise.

To make life even easier, you can now buy items in the Club Shop before the game and come and collect them from us afterwards because we're staying open half an hour after the final whistle too.

Fan Zone
The Fan Zone will be open from 12noon on Saturday – home fans are welcome to come along and have a drink and put a request in for a track to be played by our Fan Zone DJ!

We’re delighted to say there will be a Happy Hour in operation between 12noon and 1.30pm when fans will be able to take advantage of a discounts on a variety of drinks.

We will have a face-painter in the Fan Zone from 12.30pm until 2.30pm, while Costa will also once again be on-site selling their variety of drink and snacks.

Fans are advised to make their way to the Fan Zone directly rather than go through the turnstiles as you will not be allowed access from inside the stadium prior to kick-off.

The Fan Zone will be closed at kick-off but will reopen at half time and then stay open throughout the second half and between 5pm and 7pm when Happy Hour offers will be repeated.

The Cross Bar
Bluebirds fans can join us in The Cross Bar from 12noon and we’ll have a Happy Hour in operation until 1.30pm during which fans can take advantage of some great deals on a variety of drinks.

We’ll also open at half time but will be closed at 5.30pm after the game as we have a private function taking place in there this evening.

Food & Drink
The Club’s regular catering kiosks will be offering drinks and a selection of food, and they will be open when fans arrive through the turnstiles at The Dunes Hotel Stadium.

We’re delighted to have further extended our menus with the introduction of hot baguettes and pizza calzones in all of our catering huts around the ground.

You can also enjoy our pie, peas and gravy meal from the Catering Hut on the Main Stand side, while all other outlets also now sell Pot Noodles and a variety of soups.

Match Programmes
You can pick up a copy of our popular Matchday Programme, The Zigger from the Club Shop ahead of kick-off, while it is also available from sellers inside the stadium and from catering kiosks.

Plus, we’re offering a digital version for you to enjoy too – simply download the Matchday Digital app on your device and search for ‘Barrow AFC’.

Unfortunately, we have no available parking at the stadium.

However, as per the map, the parking in blue is available for both home and away supporters. 300 spaces at Liberata are free, as is any street parking on Phoenix Road.

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The smaller car park beside the Soccer Bar costs £4 – away fans are welcome.

The restricted parking is for players, officials, staff and disabled supporters or those with mobility issues/blue badges and who have already booked and confirmed.

The Dunes Hotel Stadium is a no smoking stadium. Smoking, including vaping, is not permitted in any area of the ground.

Reporting Issues
We have a dedicated team to support our younger and more vulnerable fans. You will see signs around the ground informing supporters of where and how to report any concerns they may have.

Fans can contact us via email on, use the Reporting Concerns link in our Safeguarding Section of the Official Website (click here) or by telephone on 01229 666 010 during normal office hours.

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