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Matchday Timetable

1 August 2023

So what happens on a Colchester United matchday at the JobServe Community Stadium?

We've got plenty going on each matchday, meaning that it's not just about the ninety minutes of high tempo, exciting football!

For a Saturday 3pm kick-off, here's what a typical matchday involves!

11am Ticket Office opens
You can purchase your ticket online, but you might need to talk to the Ticket Office on a matchday? The U's Ticket Office is open from 11am, so pop up and see us or call 01206 755161! 

11am Club Shop opens
For all your Col U merchandise or leisurewear, get to the Club Shop well ahead of kick-off. If you haven't purchased your match ticket online, buy from one of the Ticket Machines inside the shop.

12.30pm FanZone opens
The Fanzone, outside Hotshots and the Legends Bar behind the Main Stand, is open to home and away fans. Come and join us for a pre-match drink and something to eat! We will also be showing the lunchtime games on the big screen and concourse TVs

12.45pm to 1.15pm The players arrive
The Colchester United players have to arrive at the stadium by 1.15pm for their pre-match meeting with the manager, so if you're around the Players Entrance in the West Stand at this time, you'll stand a great chance of getting your autographs!

1.30pm 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 also be able to use the concourses throughout the stadium. 

2.00pm Tweet from your Seat!
We're asking fans to tweet us at @ColU_Official with a picture of them in their seat. If you do, you might be lucky enough to enjoy an upgrade to watch the game next to the U's substitutes!

2.15pm Players warm up
The players will prepare themselves for action from around 2.15pm. If you want to watch them get ready and give them a cheer, be in your seat by this time.

2.30pm ColU TV Show
Our very own TV show 'Col U TV' can be watched from the concourse TVs, and in the hospitality lounges, with pre-match interviews with the Head Coach and players, previous action between the two teams, and highlights from the U's last match.

2.45pm Teams go in
The teams will go in for their final team talk at this time, so it's a great time for you to get settled into your seat as our PA Announcer Peter reads out the day's teams.

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

We hope you have a brilliant time at Colchester United!

The JobServe Community Stadium is now cashless. Payments can be made by card or Apple Pay/Google Pay.

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