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22 February 2020

Club News


22 February 2020

Stuart McCall is preparing to take his City side on their second-consecutive away trip this afternoon, travelling to Newport County. 

We have compiled a handy Away Day Guide - packed full of useful information ahead of the 3.00pm contest!


Rodney Parade

Rodney Road




The club would like to remind supporters the possession or use of pyrotechnics inside a football ground is strictly prohibited.

Those found to be carrying or using pyrotechnics will face a long-term ban.

We would like to remind supporters it is a criminal offence to enter the pitch at any time.

Anyone who does so without permission can expect to face prosecution.


Rodney Parade has been home to Newport County since they founded back in 1912. 

Build in 1877, the ground is the second-oldest sports venue in the EFL, with a capacity of 8,700 and 7,850 for football games. 

The venue is also home to Dragons rugby union side and Newport RFC - and hosted the Wales Women v England Women international football friendly in 2018.  


City supporters can PAY ON THE GATE for this afternoon's contest. 

Close to 400 Bantams - who will be housed in Rodney Parade's Bisley Stand - are already set to make the trip. 

Admission prices are as follows: 

Adults - £22
Seniors (60+) - £18
Young Adults (16-21) / Students - £16
Juniors (15 and Under) - £10
Under-12s - £8
Under 6s - FREE
Disabled supporters pay the age-related price from the above list. If they are in receipt of DLA or PIP at the middle or enhanced rate, they are entitled to a free carer.
Wheelchair bays are in front of the Stand, so are uncovered.
For more information, please call a member of our ticketing team - on 01274 770012 - during normal office hours.


Parking on site at Rodney Parade is limited, so various street parking in the vicinity is advised. 

Please be aware of various parking charges you may incur when parking on streets. Parking in Newport city centre - for various charges - is also available. 


To drink:

While there is no designated away pub at Newport, the closest to the away end is Excelsior Institute - on Corporation Road. 

Just a five-minute walk from the stadium, most away supporters generally tend to head here prior to the game. 

To eat:

Friars Walk is over the bridge from Rodney Parade - in Newport city centre. This is home to many eateries including Zizzi's and Bistro Pierre amongst others. 

Burgers and pies are also available to purchase from kiosks in the Bisley Stand at Rodney Parade. 


By car:

From the east, take Junction 25a from the M4 then take the first exit off the roundabout onto Heidenheim Way. Take the first exit off the flyover then the second exit off the roundabout.

At the next roundabout, take the first exit across the River Usk. At the next set of traffic lights, bear right onto Chepstow Road.

Take the first right onto Cedar Road, then the first right onto Corporation Road. Take the first left onto Grafton Road and Rodney Parade will be on your left.

By train:

The nearest train station to Rodney Parade is Newport (Gwent). This is generally less than a 10-minue walk from the ground. 

Leave the train station via the entrance/exit at Platform 1. Cross the road (so that you are outside Admiral Insurance) and turn left.

Follow the pavement. It will eventually curve left (past Delilah’s Café and Bar). This will bring you out near the Market Arcade and Popadom’s Indian Restaurant. Turn left and follow the road to the end.

At the end of the road you will see a staircase on your right. Go down the stairs and through the underpass which will bring you out at Clarence Street Bridge.

Go over the bridge and take your first right onto Rodney Road. 

By bus: 

Rodney Parade is close to a number of bus stops. To find your best route, please CLICK HERE


Mixed conditions have been forecast for this afternoon's game, with temparatures expected to remain around 10°C for the encounter, with rainy intervals.

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