MATCHDAY INFO | Chester vs Stockport County

    Here’s all the info you need to know if you are coming to the Deva tonight for the Cheshire FA Senior Cup meeting between the Blues and Stockport County… 

    Do I need a ticket to attend the match?

    The Gary Talbot (East) Stand (home fans only) and Swettenham Chemists’ Community (West) Stand (away fans only) will be open for this fixture. Please be advised the Harry McNally (North) Terrace will not be open.

    Card payments are now available at the turnstiles, enabling both home and away fans to pay with contactless, chip and pin and Apple Pay and Google Pay.

    If you wish to pay with cash, you will need to buy your ticket from the Ticket Office before the game, however we advise arriving earlier than normal to reduce queuing times. Cash will no longer be accepted at the turnstiles.

    The quickest and easiest way to buy match tickets is via our online ticketing platform at Online sales will now be available until kick off and you simply need to present your printed ticket or mobile phone to be scanned at the turnstile.


    Which turnstile should I use?

    Please make a note of which turnstile you need to use before arriving at the ground. Club officials and volunteers will be on hand outside the stadium to help supporters who need assistance.

    The Gary Talbot (East) Stand

    1 – Matchday tickets (Blocks F-I)

    1A – Card payments (Blocks F-I)
    2 – Matchday tickets (Blocks A-D)
    3 – Card payments (Blocks A-D)

    Swettenham Chemists’ Community (West) Stand

    7 – Matchday tickets and card payments (Away Fans Only)

    The Ticket Office will be open for supporters wishing to pay using cash and collections. Cash will no longer be accepted at the turnstiles.

    Will parking be available?

    Matchday parking for this fixture is FREE for all supporters.

    Do I need to do anything before I arrive at the stadium?

    All spectators must undertake a Covid-19 self-assessment before arriving at the stadium and you MUST NOT attend if:
    • You feel unwell
    • You are self-isolating
    • You or someone you have been in close contact with has tested positive
    • You or someone you have been in close contact with has symptoms of coronavirus, including a high temperature, a new, continuous cough, sore throat, headache, or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

    What time should I arrive at the stadium?

    Plan your journey in advance and arrive at the stadium in plenty of time. We are aiming to have the ground open from 6.45pm for supporters to gain entry.

    What happens when I get to the ground?

    Please ensure that you arrive in plenty of time to go through the entry procedures. The turnstiles will be in operation and to enter the ground you will either need to present your season ticket or match ticket to be scanned, or pay using a card. Please use the hand sanitiser dispensers that can be found throughout the stadium and avoid bringing large bags into the stadium and only do so if absolutely necessary, to avoid slowing down the stadium entry process.

    Do I have to wear a face covering?

    We encourage those able to do so to continue wearing a face covering when entering, exiting and moving around the stadium to protect yourself and others.

    Will the kiosks and bars be open?

    Yes, however there will be some operational changes…

    Kiosks: Kiosks will be open in the East Stand and West Stand serving snacks, hot and cold drinks and confectionary.

    Blues Bar: The bar will be open before the match. Table service will be available, and you will also be able to order at the bar, however, please refrain from drinking or standing near the bar. There are no bookings being taken.

    Will the Club Shop be open? 

    Yes, the club shop will be open before the game from 6.30pm. Don’t forget you can also shop online at

    Will I be able to buy a programme?

    Yes, our matchday programme The Cestrian will be available to purchase in the club shop and from our programme sellers before the game priced £1. You can also download a FREE digital copy from MatchDayCreative.

    Will there be toilets available?

    Yes, when using toilet facilities, please continue to be patient and considerate towards other users, and maintain good hand hygiene at all times around the stadium – use the sanitiser dispensers provided and avoid touching your face, or handles and railings whenever possible.

    I have another question or query. Can you help?

    Please email or phone 01244 371376 and we will do our best to assist you. We are receiving more enquiries than usual at present so your patience is appreciated.