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Match Details: Dons v Brentford

Important information about tonight's game

8 August 2017

Neal Ardley’s men will tonight be very grateful for your support as they bid for a place in the second round of the Carabao Cup and tickets are still available to cheer on the Dons.

For tonight’s match against Brentford (7.45 pm kick-off), we advise setting out for the ground as early as you possibly can with Norbiton rail station closed (see later for more information). Emergency gas works in the vicinity of the Cherry Red Records Stadium is also being carried out, for those planning to travel in by car.

With the bars open from 5.00 pm tonight, why not get here early and sample our new Wimbledon 1889 Lager!?

Below is a summary of match arrangements for tonight: 

Tickets

Tickets are available in advance up until 3.45 pm this afternoon. You can also pay on the night.

Advance tickets can be collected pre-match from the white booth in Jack Goodchild Way. Visit our online ticket shop to order tickets now.

Catering

There will be reduced catering facilities for Dons fans tonight.

With Brentford supporters having been allocated all of the RyGas Stand, the catering unit at the corner of this terrace and the Chemflow terrace will only be accessible to away supporters. Wimbledon fans in the Paul Strank and Chemflow terrace will only be able to access the catering unit at the corner of these two sections.

As per usual, the food trailer in the car park will be open before and after the game. For Dons supporters in the Chemflow terrace and Paul Strank Stand, it may therefore be advisable to buy food outside the ground before the game.

Travel

With no trains stopping at Norbiton station from now until 28 August 2017, we are advising supporters to allow extra time to travel to the game.

Supporters travelling in by train should use alternative nearby stations, including Kingston and New Malden, and then either walk or get a bus. The 131 bus (from Kingston bus station, next to train station) or from New Malden roundabout (by the Fountains Pub) stops right outside the ground. It is about a 20-25 minute walk from both train stations to the Cherry Red Records Stadium.

There will be a direct but limited service to New Malden from Waterloo, via Clapham Junction. Trains will also be running to Kingston, but less frequently than normal.

For a full timetable of trains during the spell from 5-28 August, visit the South West Trains website .Visit the Transport for London website for more travel advice.

Traffic

Emergency gas works are currently going on in the vicinity of the Cherry Red Records Stadium and those driving here should therefore allow plenty of time to get here.

Parking

This will be very limited tonight. If you are planning to park in local residential areas, please be considerate when doing so.

iFollow

Wimbledon supporters can keep in touch with every kick from tonight’s game against Brentford by listening to WDON coverage via the iFollow service.

However, we wish to make clear that the Carabao Cup first round tie will NOT be streamed live to international subscribers.

Cup games (both Carabao and Checkatrade) are not included in the live streaming service to overseas subscribers. There are however no restrictions around live audio, which will be streamed live behind a paywall both domestically and internationally when provided by clubs.

Contact the helpdesk at iFollow@efl.com  if you have any problems or queries about the service.

Bars

These will be open from 5.00 pm.Following the successful launch of Wimbledon 1889 Lager, supporters can buy the tasty tipple before and after the game against Brentford.

For those who have not yet sampled the lager, we had great feedback about the launch after the Burton game. Tomorrow night, there will also be 'off sales' with bottles of six or 24 available in the middle bar for fans to take away with them. This will be in middle bar about 20 minutes after the final whistle.

Before the game tonight, supporters can watch the World Athletics Championships (from 6.30 pm) on TV screens and we will also be showing Real Madrid versus Man United.

The beer is brewed by Wimbledon Brewery at its site in SW19.

Prices

1 Bottle = £2.50

6 Bottles = £15.00

Case of 24 = £54

Main Bar drinks

Plough Lane Ale

Wimbledon SW19 Ale

Adnams Regatta

Back Bar

Plough Lane Ale

Wimbledon Copper

Adnams Regatta

Match programme

Tonight’s edition is available at a bargain price of just £2 and it features a look back at previous meetings against Brentford, match photos, plus an update from Erik Samuelson about behind-the-scenes changes during the summer.


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