Free Fanzone Coming To Keepmoat Ahead of The FA Women’s Cup Final
23rd May 2013: Football fans are being urged to come down to the Keepmoat Stadium to be part of an exciting bank holiday afternoon of women’s football when the prestigious FA Women’s Cup Final comes to Doncaster this Sunday 26th May (KO 3pm).
In just a few days time, Arsenal Ladies will take on Bristol Academy in the showpiece of the 2013 women’s football season, to be broadcast live on BBC Two. The match is set up to be an exciting and entertaining encounter as both teams fight it out to win the historic piece of silverware.
Prior to seeing the two teams in action, fans are invited to take part in a FREE, interactive fanzone, brought to you by Continental Tyres. Games include batak boards, a speed cage, a target shoot inflatable plus a new trailer that houses the FA WSL and Cyprus Cup trophies and digital stations. To add to the festival atmosphere, there will be hair braiding and face painting, all of which will take place outside the stadium from 1pm. Fans can also meet their FA WSL heroes as members of the famous resident team Doncaster Rovers Belles will be in attendance to meet and greet the youngsters. There will also be a Female Referee Ambassador present, Sasa Ihringova, to deliver practical mini whistler activities.
Doncaster Rovers Chief Executive Gavin Baldwin said: “We are delighted to be hosting this prestigious match and can guarantee an afternoon of top class women’s football as well as entertainment. We are confident that such a prestigious fixture will attract a good crowd, plus with both a free interactive fanzone and a football tournament taking place, it will hopefully inspire as many people as possible to come to the game.”
Laura Hardy, sponsorship manager at Continental Tyres, said: “With two of the best FA WSL teams taking part along with an afternoon of fun and activity, this is set to be a great family occasion. The FA Women’s Cup final is all about showcasing top class women’s football, as well as offering supporters the opportunity to take part in the interactive fanzone.”
Tickets are still available to this pinnacle event and at the cost of only £10 for an adult and £5 for children and concessions, the match offers a great opportunity to watch women’s professional football at an affordable price.
Tickets are available via ticket hotline 01302 762 576 or via www.keepmoatstadium.com
Tickets can be purchased on the day.
Disabled (carer free):£5.00
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children):£20.00
Interactive Fanzone Brought by Continental Tyres
Football fans aged 5-17 years are invited to turn up from 12.30pm to register to take part in the FREE interactive fanzone brought by Continental Tyres. All they need to do is turn up in sports kit and they will be able to take part in fun football based interactive games.