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SUPPORTER INFORMATION | Wrexham vs Swindon Town

18 August 2023

Club News

SUPPORTER INFORMATION | Wrexham vs Swindon Town

18 August 2023

Wrexham AFC host Swindon Town as Phil Parkinson’s side look to build on their first League Two win of the season against Walsall earlier this week.

The fixture, which takes place at the STōK Cae Ras will kick-off at 3pm. The game is all-ticket and SOLD OUT - there will be no cash turnstiles in operation.

Please read the important information about ticketing and entry, and about visiting the STōK Cae Ras for this game – including important notes on supporter conduct.

Please be patient with staff and volunteers on the day, and please continue to represent our Football Club in the way in which we are all proud.

For a full list of ground regulations, please see here.

Please note: There will be limited parking in the Wrexham Glyndwr University car park due to an Open Day on Saturday.


Gates open for the game open 90 minutes before kick-off. Please note, there will be no cash turnstiles in operation for this game.

As ever, we ask all supporters to get to the STōK Cae Ras in good time to reduce queuing times and ensure any enquiries can be dealt with promptly and well in advance of kick-off time.

If you selected collection for your match-day tickets, please collect your tickets from the Wrexham AFC Ticket Office located on the Wrexham Lager Stand, next to the Club Shop.

We urge all supporters to collect tickets ahead of matchday where possible, to limit matchday queues and ensure that they can take their seat in time for kick-off.

We also ask all supporters to consider using the print-at-home/eTicket option in future.

Please note, the ticket office will not be available for any other enquiries unrelated to the match, from 90 minutes prior to kick off.  This includes online account queries and away ticket collections, which will only be available up to 90 minutes before kick-off, and after the match.


Please remember the following key steps to help ensure a smooth entry into the STōK Cae Ras: 

  • Print it out as a paper ticket, in its original size (A4)
  • Print on plain white paper, and do not alter the ticket in any way.
  • Ensure the print is of sufficient quality to be read by the scanners on the turnstiles, and not faded/discoloured.
  • Make sure you do not fold along the QR code.

How to use an eTicket on your phone 

  • Load your ticket up on your phone before getting to the turnstiles.
  • Ensure your phone is carrying enough charge before leaving for the STōK Cae Ras.
  • Ensure your screen is not damaged in anyway.
  • Set your screen brightness to full.
  • Zoom in on the barcode section of the ticket to help the turnstile operators to scan you in.

Wrexham Lager Stand ticket holders should enter via turnstiles 5-10. We recommend supporters in blocks Y7-Y9 and LY6-LY8 should enter via turnstiles 7-10 to reduce queues at turnstiles 5-6.

Macron Stand ticket holders should use turnstiles 25-30. The STōK Cold Coffee Brew Stand ticket holders should enter via turnstiles 36-42.

Please note, at the stewards’ discretion, you may be asked to enter via an alternative turnstile in order to manage queues.

Please remove all face coverings when entering the ground, both outside and through the turnstiles.


We encourage supporters to arrive early to enter the ground, as their will be increased strict searches in operation on matchdays. Only A4 sized bags will be permitted and will be searched and tagged by security.

All supporters will be searched upon entry into the STōK Cae Ras, so leave plenty of time for arrival before heading to the Stadium.

Food and drink is not permitted to be brought into the stadium. This also includes flasks. Pushchairs are prohibited at the ground and there is no provision for the storage of items at the STōK Cae Ras.

You can see the full list of prohibited items in our Ground Regulations.


Wrexham AFC wishes to remind supporters of the potential safety implications and consequences that may occur as a result of pitch incursions and other illegal and unacceptable behaviour.

As previously communicated, supporters who encroach on the pitch risk facing a Football Banning Order as well as a criminal conviction, while the Club itself could also face a fine for these actions.

There may also be other implications for the Club, including restrictions on future away ticket allocations. This is due to potential safety measures the home Club are required to put in place which impacts on the availability of seating.

The Club understands the emotion and passion that comes with attending the match as a fan but must reiterate that the safety of players, managers and supporters on both sides remains our priority.

The vast majority of fans have – and continue to – support the Club in an appropriate manner and are a credit to Wrexham AFC, but we will seek the strongest possible punishment for those who enter the field of play or engage in any other unacceptable behaviour.

As in line with the FA initiative, Wrexham AFC fully support the ‘Love Football Protect the Game’ program.

Wrexham AFC support the new measures that have been implemented to both improve participant and fan behaviour across the board.

Wrexham AFC operates a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination of any kind, and supporters are encouraged to come forward and report any incidents it to the nearest steward, the Club, or Kick it Out.

For further details on the campaign and the new policies in place to combat hate crime, read more here.

Supporters are also reminded that no flags or musical instruments will be permitted into the STōK Cae Ras unless they have been authorised by our Safety Officer.

Should supporters wish to bring flags or musical instruments to the ground, they must contact at least 14 days prior to matchday. Fans should not travel with the aforementioned items if they have not been authorised prior to matchday.

The use of illegal substances and pyrotechnics, and the throwing of missiles, has resulted in various banning orders and is prohibited. Should you encounter any trouble or unacceptable behaviour, you can report this to your nearest steward or, confidentially, by emailing


Away supporters enter the ground through the Wrexham Lager Stand nearest to the STōK Cold Coffee Brew Stand. Entry is via turnstiles 1-4. Upon entry into the STōK Cae Ras, supporters are reminded that they will be searched on arrival.


Matchday parking is available in the University car park next to the ground, with access via the Plas Coch or Crispin Lane.

The car park will cost £5 and will be controlled separately to the Football Club, with the university taking over management of the car park for the 2023-24 season.

A list of alternative car parks can be found on the Wrexham Council website, here:

Please park with consideration to our neighbours in the areas surrounding the STōK Cae Ras, do not block driveways and be mindful of any restrictions in place.

Blue badge parking WILL be available at Wrexham University in the usual spaces, and will be staffed by the University as a result of the changes mentioned above.

As a result of the game, Mold Road will be closed 15 minutes before the end of the match and restrictions will last for an hour. Please ensure to take care when leaving the stadium.


By car: The STōK Cae Ras is located on Mold Road. The postcode is LL11 2AH. By car, take the A483 from Chester or Oswestry to Wrexham. Exit at the ‘Mold’ junction and then follow signs for ‘Town Centre’ and the STōK Cae Ras will come quickly into view.

By train: Wrexham General Train Station is located just next to the STōK Cae Ras. Upon exiting the station, turn right and cross the bridge and the stadium will be in front of you. Please plan your journey in advance – services from Bidston and Flintshire are currently being operated by bus replacement.

By bus: Wrexham bus station is located in the centre of town. From the bus station, head towards the prominent multi-storey car park and turn right along Mold Road. The ground will be located on the right-hand side, just after you cross the bridge over the railway tracks, about half a mile along this road.


Supporters in the Bamford Suite, Executive Room and Board Room should use the Centenary Club entrance in the Wrexham Lager Stand  – accessible from the main club car park.

Supporters in the executive boxes and 1864 Partners Lounge should enter via the reception in the Macron Stand on Mold Road.

Please contact should you have any questions regarding match-day hospitality.


The Centenary Club is open for this game, to ticket holders only, and will open two and a half hours prior to kick off.

Supporters who have signed up for the Dixie McNeil Matchday Package will also be hosted in the Cent.


Refreshment kiosks will be open for this game in the STōK Cold Coffee Brew Stand Macron Stand and Wrexham Lager Stand, serving a range of hot and cold drinks, alcoholic drinks, hot food and confectionary.

Supporters are reminded to be patient with staff and volunteers on the day, and please continue to represent our Football Club in the way in which we are all proud.

Where possible, the Club would ask supporters to go cashless at Kiosks, to improve the rate of service and customer experience.

Match-day programmes

Our match-day programme will be on sale around the ground for the game. Our programme sellers will be situated in the concourse of the Macron Stand and STōK Cold Coffee Brew Stand and outside the Wrexham Lager Stand turnstiles. The Club Shop also has programmes for sale.


Our accessible viewing platforms in the Macron Stand and STōK Cold Coffee Brew Stand will be open for this game. Supporters who have been contacted to use the Macron Stand platform should enter via the Mold Road reception and use the lift.

Supporters that have been contacted should enter via gate 12. Wheelchair users should enter via gate 12, to the left of the turnstiles on Mold Road, for the level entrance into the stadium.

We ask that all wheelchair users stick to their allocated spaces, due to the high demand for places.

Ticket-holders in the Autism Friendly section should also use gate 12 – our designated quiet entrance. The sensory room will be open for this game. Please note, we have fitted a radar lock to the sensory room – if you require entry, please see the friendly-face stewards.

Our accessible away platform will also be open for this game, for away supporters only.

Our autism-friendly section is PG1 – a designated quiet area, with more space for supporters.

All our accessible toilets at the STōK Cae Ras have radar locks on – please ensure you bring your radar key, if you have one, to access these toilets. If you do not have a radar key, you can ask a steward.

Our audio-descriptive commentary service will also be available for this game. Receivers can be picked up from Gate 12, but supporters must bring their own headphones.

Should an assistance dog be required, approval must be granted by our Disability Liaison Officer via email at

We hope you enjoy the game and your matchday experience at the STōK Cae Ras.

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