Salford Red Devils can confirm that the Fans Bar area will now be closed on gamedays with the AJ Bell Stadium renting the area out as office space.
Salford Red Devils will now be focusing all our pre and post-match entertainment in DJ Andy Steele’s matchday marquee. Get in the marquee and enjoy the entertainment!
Toilet facilities will be provided in the South Stand.
This will begin with Friday evening’s Betfred Super League clash with Castleford Tigers, 8pm kick-off.
The Tigers are in Town!
But we’ll roar louder – buy your tickets for Friday’s game against Castleford by visiting the Club Ticket Office, ringing 0161 786 1570 or simply clicking here.
Ahead of tonight’s Betfred Super League tie with St Helens here is all the key gameday information, kick-off 19:45pm.
Supporters can purchase tickets for tonight’s Betfred Super League clash with St Helens from the Club Ticket Office or over the phone on 0161 786 1570.
Following full-time the Club Ticket Office will be open to sell tickets for a range of our upcoming fixtures. Tickets for our next home game against Huddersfield Giants on Friday 25th May will be available to purchase from the Club Ticket Office. Details here.
Tickets for our next Betfred Super League game against Wigan Warriors on Friday 4th May are also available from the Club Ticket Office. Coach travel for this game is also available to book at the Club Ticket Office. Details here.
Fans can also purchase tickets for our Dacia Magic Weekend fixture against Catalans Dragons on Sunday 20th May, 1pm kick-off. There are a wide range of tickets available for Magic Weekend with all the details here. You can also book coach travel for this game at the Club Ticket Office with all details here.
Supporters can also upgrade to the 1873 Suite for the game by paying the difference between their regular ticket price and the 1873 prices. All details here.
The visiting St Helens fans will be situated in the East Stand for tonight’s game with the North Stand Ticket Office being open for Saints fans to purchase on the night.
Salford Red Devils supporters will be in the West and South stands.
The AJ Bell Stadium smoking pens will also once again be in use opening ten mintues before half-time and closing as the second half kicks-off. The smoking pens are situated in the North-West corner, North-East corner and behind the East Stand.
All bags will be searched on entry to the AJ Bell Stadium. Fans are reminded that children are their responsibility and must remain with them at all times.
Car Park and Transport
The Salford RLFC Supporters’ Trust RD1 service will again be in use and fans can see all the details on how to book here. There will also be a one-way option for fans on the way back from the AJ Bell Stadium all details here.
Local taxi firm 1010 taxis will also be offering 10% off taxis to and from the AJ Bell Stadium for tonight’s game.
Car park places are available for tonight’s game and are priced at £6 per car.
Irlam Live are running a competition which will see one lucky fan win tickets to the Irlam Live two-day festival. All you need to do is like the Irlam Live Facebook page and post a picture on the page of you at tonight’s game to be in with the chance of winning.
Our matchday Nandos offers are still available at The Chill Factor with Season Ticket and matchday ticket holders getting a 10% discount at the venue throughout gameday.
Both the Platinum Suite and 1873 will be open from 5:30pm and food will be served around 6:30pm in the Platinum Suite. Seasonal members will be asked to produce their coloured lanyards while people with a match ticket will need to be wristbanded at Reception.
Regular compere Archie Kelly – known for his comedic portrayal of Kenny Dalglish Senior in the award-winning Phoenix Nights – will be hosting the Platinum Suite.
We will raffle off Weller Hauraki’s signed 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup playing shirt in the 1873 and Platinum Suite’s this evening. You can purchase tickets from our hostesses in both suites. If you want the chance to win this fantastic prize upgrade your ticket to 1873 prior the game.
The Fans Bar and Fans Marquee will be open from 5:30pm. DJ Andy Steele will be performing in the Fans Marquee and the Salford RLFC Supporters’ Trust will have a table set-up to take memberships.
The Club Shop
The pop-up Steeden shop will once again be in the Fans Bar to purchase the latest Salford Red Devils merchandise.
Fans are reminded if they are coming to exchange an item to do so with plenty of time.
Salford Red Devils Foundation
The Salford Schools Finals will be taking place on the outside training pitch prior to tonight’s game with the opening fixture set to kick-off at 5:30pm.
The first game is the Year 10 final which will see Ambrose Barlow compete against the East Manchester Academy. Ambrose Barlow are also in the Year 11 final and will take on Walkden High School. Entry onto the outside field is £1 with all the proceeds going to the Salford schools.
Salford Red Devils Foundation will also be running activity session on the 3G pitch while Salford City Roosters and Cadishead Rhinos community clubs will also be present. Tonight’s bucket collection will be for local community club – Langworthy Reds.
There will also be a face painter in the Fans Marquee and the community clubs will be mascots and flag wavers prior to the game.
Pre-match and half-time activity
The Salford Red Angels Dance Team will be performing before the game and at half-time so cheer them on.
There will also be some community club matches on the field at half-time as arranged by the Salford Red Devils Foundation.
The Red Devil and half-time draw
This week’s issue of ‘The Red Devil’ will be on sale from our programme sellers and is priced at £3. This week’s edition sees the big interview with George Griffin, meet the team with Head Physio Rob Artingstall, the latest from Ian Watson, Weller Hauraki, Andrew Rosler and much more.
Half-time draw tickets will also be available from in and around the ground.
Here is all the key fan information for tomorrow’s Betfred Super League season opener against Wigan Warriors at the AJ Bell Stadium. Please remember the game will kick-off at 7:30pm.
Tickets for tomorrow’s game against Wigan Warriors will be available to purchase prior to the game from the Club Ticket Office. All ticket prices for tomorrow’s game can be found here.
There are still a small amount of 2018 Salford Red Devils Season Tickets which are yet to be collected. We advise fans who are yet to collect their Season Tickets to arrive early for collection to avoid matchday ticket queues.
Tickets for our next home game of the Betfred Super League season against Hull Kingston Rovers on Friday 23rd February will be available for purchase following the game.
Tickets for our forthcoming away games against Wakefield, St Helens and Castleford will all also be on sale from the Club Ticket Office following tomorrow’s game. Remember, ticket prices against Wakefield and Castleford will rise on gameday so make the most of being at the AJ Bell Stadium by purchasing your tickets tomorrow with the Club receiving 25%.
Salford Red Devils supporters will be situated in the South and West Stand. Wigan Warriors fans will be situated in the North Stand while the East Stand will be opened as a Community Stand.
Car Park and Transport
Car Park spaces will be available at tomorrow’s game from 4pm with the Car Park charge now £6 per car.
Following the game, the traffic signals will now be changed to prioritise people leaving the Car Park and Stadium. This gives fans an advantage and hurries the process of leaving the Car Park after the game.
With the new road now open from The Trafford Centre to the AJ Bell Stadium fans can park at the Trafford Centre of ChillFactore and walk down the road which is only a 15-minute walk. The new road offers another entry and exit from the Stadium and should also help the flow of traffic before and after the game.
Of course, the 67 and 100 First buses are also available for fans to get on to and from the Stadium with kick-off times now moving forward by thirty minutes.
The Platinum Club will be open from 5:00pm with food service at 5:30pm. Any guests in hospitality must enter through the main reception where they will be wristbanded before going upstairs.
Live music from Girls That Mix will take place before and after the game as well as at half-time. Catherine Tyledsley will also be in attendance and will be speaking at half-time on the pitch.
All guests in any of our boxes on level three are welcome to come down for the live music and post-match Man of the Match award speech.
The Fans Marquee outside will have live entertainment with local singer Beth McRoy performing, as arranged by the Salford RLFC Supporters’ Trust and entry is free as always.
The Fans Bar will have the Steeden shop inside.
The Fans Bar, Fans Marquee and Kiosks will all be open from 5pm onwards. Outside the main reception there will also be fire eaters and stilt walkers to add to the matchday experience.
The pop-up Steeden shop will be at Friday’s game in the downstairs Fans Bar besides Reception. Fans are free to come and browse our wide range of fantastic Steeden merchandise with the Club taking both cash and card payments.
Anyone wishing to exchange items can do so but we’d advise you get here early to avoid queues of people purchasing merchandise as we expect it to be very busy. The Club Shop will also be open post-match.
The Red Devil
The Wigan game will see the launch of the Salford Red Devils brand-new look ‘The Red Devil’ matchday programme.
While it may be smaller in size it is packed with exclusive content including Ian Watson’s notes, the latest from The Board, a big interview with Lee Mossop, meet the team with Paul Highton and much much more and all this for just £3.
You will see our programme sellers in bibs this year to make purchasing your matchday programme that little bit easier.
Salford Red Devils Foundation
The Salford Red Devils Education Academy will also be playing on the main pitch prior to tonight’s game against the Wigan Warriors Education Academy. Entry to watch the game is free in the East Stand and turnstiles are open for entry between 4:45pm and 5:15pm. Following the game supporters will need to leave the East Stand and re-enter the Stadium in their ticketed area for the Super League match.
The Salford Red Devils Foundation will be running open activity sessions on the outside Astroturf beside the fans bar and there will also be bucket collections at the game. The Foundation will also have a table inside the Fans Bar taking Junior Devils memberships.
Pre-Match and Half-Time Activity
The Red Angels Dance Team will be in action before kick-off and at half-time so make sure you get into your seats early to see them perform. At half-time special guest Catherine Tyledsley will also be speaking on the field.
This evening we host St Helens in our final game of the 2017 season and here are all the details you need to know ahead of tonight’s Super 8s clash.
Tickets can still be purchased tonight by simply going to the Club Ticket Office at the side of Main Reception. There will be no increase in cost due to it being matchday.
Even though Under 6’s can enter for free they will need to collect a ticket from the Club Ticket Office. Season Tickets are valid for tonight’s game.
Red Devils fans will be situation in the West and South Stands while St Helens fans will occupy the East Stand. Turnstiles are set to open at 18:45.
End of Season Awards
Following tonight’s game we will host our End of Season Awards Evening in the 1873 suite. Fans can purchase tickets for this event from the Club Ticket Office prior to kick-off or following the game. Tickets will cost £5.
After the final whistle you will need to leave the AJ Bell Stadium and re-enter via the Main Reception where you will exchange your ticket for a wristband before going up to the 1873 suite.
If you already have a ticket for the 1873 suite you will be allowed to watch the End of Season Awards without paying the additional cost. The same also applies for anyone dining with us this evening.
There are several awards to be handed out including Coaches Player of the Season, Players’ Player of the Season and Supporters Player of the Season. It would be great if as many fans as possible come up following the game.
Fans can upgrade to 1873 Suite tonight prior to kick-off and will just have to pay the difference between their ticket price and the £30 which it costs for a VIP ticket.
Of course, anyone who upgrades prior to kick-off gets to experience the 1873 suite before the game as well as the End of Season Awards afterwards.
All people who buy a ticket for our End of Season Awards will need to be wristband before they head up to the 1873 suite for our End of Season awards.
There will be entertainment in the Platinum Suite tonight as musician Becky Chamberlain will be performing. You can check out her website here.
Also, the Man of the Match Award will be presented for the Platinum suite and some of the non-playing players will be interviewed.
Pre-match, Half-time and Post-Match
Before kick-off tonight Salford Red Devils legend Jackie Brennan will present the ball to James Child. Brennan captained the Salford in their last ever visit to Wembley for the 1969 Challenge Cup final.
At half-time we will again have our kicking competition where one Red Devils fan will go head-to-head with a St Helens fan to see who is better with the boot. The Red Angels Dance Team will also be performing prior to kick-off and at half-time.
Following the final whistle players are likely to come and take pictures and speak to fans as per usual however with the game being broadcast on Sky Sports as well as our End of Season Awards evening taking place this may reduce the time players spend out on the field post-match.
Our Raging Bull stand will be here prior to kick-off for you to purchase all your Red Devils gear. Remember last week we announced a 20% discount on all of our items as part of our ‘Super 8s Super Sale’ and this offer is still valid at tonight’s game.
We must stress there is limited stock and limited sizes available.
As always the Salford Red Devils Foundation will be in attendance at tonight’s game and the Astroturf beside the Fans Bar will be open with activities for children. The Red Devils Foundation Gazebo will also be set up for ‘Golden Tickets’ and more information on the Foundation’s work.
Food and Drink
The Fans Bar inside the marquee will be open from 6pm for fans to get drinks prior to kick-off. The food vans outside the Fans Bar will also be open at 6pm. Kiosks inside the ground will be open
The Red Devil
You can purchase today’s programme from our programme sellers who will be situated in and around the AJ Bell Stadium for £3.
Last night the Club confirmed that we would maintain the ‘Salford Red Devils’ name but a new Club crest will be announced in the near future.
We started to use the hashtag #ForeverSalfordian on our social media platforms and we encourage all you Red Devils to use this and send us your pictures from the game with this hashtag.
For any more information please feel free to contact us on 0161 786 1590.