Away Fan Guide: Nottingham Forest


City Ground  
West Bridgford 


Supporters are advised not to travel unless they are in possession of a valid match ticket. No ticket upgrades will be available on the day of the fixture. 

The Everton Fan Centre will be open 10am - 1pm on Saturday 4 March to deal with any ticketing queries. Please contact 0151 556 1878 for any support.  

Supporters who have ticketing issues on the day of the game should report to the visitors’ ticket office which is located in the Brian Clough Stand. The office is 20 metres away from the visitors’ section, which is located in the Bridgford Stand. The ticket office will be open two hours before kick-off and will stay open until half-time. Supporters collecting duplicate tickets are advised to take photo ID with them on the day of the game.  


There will be a team of Everton Travel Stewards at the game to help with any issues that may arise whilst you are there. 

For further information updates from Merseyside Police please follow @MerPolEFC on Twitter. 

Fan Engagement Manager, Christine Prior, will be available from 12pm until kick-off to support fans with any issues that arise and can be contacted on 07794055321.   


City Ground is a cashless stadium. Please be advised to use card or Apple Pay within the stadium concourses. Please be advised the visitor’s ticket office does not have a credit card facility.  

Bag checks will take place upon entering the turnstiles. Backpacks, holdalls, rucksacks, or other similar items of any size will not be allowed into the stadium. Small handheld bags, no larger than A4 size (12” x 8” x 3”) will be accepted and only one bag per person is allowed. 

A full range of refreshments are available for purchase at the concourse kiosks.  

Nottingham Forest have their own procedures on flags and banners in the away section. It is advised that flags larger than 2x1 metres may be declined entry to the stadium. Any flags and banners permitted into the stadium need to have evidence of a fire safety certificate upon entry. All flags must not contain anything considered to be offensive, discriminatory, defamatory or inflammatory, including politically motivated or nationalistic. Any flags or banners that are displayed in areas that block exits, stairwells or other areas that could have a safety risk will be removed or relocated.  

Accessible information 

Audio Descriptive commentary is offered free of charge and can be booked by emailing or via the club ticket office and stewards will deliver the headsets to your seat. 

Please note that accessible toilets are located around the stadium and these are clearly signposted. Should you require assistance, please seek advice from the nearest steward. All accessible toilets operate using a ‘radar’ access key. 


Please be advised to check all chosen travel routes prior to travelling due to any unforeseen circumstances which may affect your travel plans. 

From the North: From the north, leave the M1 at junction 26 and follow signs for Nottingham via the A610 Nuthall Road until you meet the A6514 at Western Boulevard. Turn right and follow the A6514 (‘the ring road south’) and join Middleton Boulevard, which becomes Clifton Boulevard after the Queens Medical Centre. Turn right for Riverside P&R if you are heading for the Embankment, or Riverside Way Park & Ride, and follow signs for matchday parking. Continue around the ring road, carrying straight on at the Nottingham Knight Island and the Wheatcroft Island until you reach the Gamston Island. Take the first exit left onto the A6011 (‘Radcliffe Road’) and continue along the A6011 following the road as it bends to the right and continue over Lady Bay Bridge. 

From the South: From the south, leave the M1 at junction 24 and follow the signs to join the A453 towards Nottingham and after passing through Clifton, continue on the A453 following signs for football and cricket traffic. Join the A52 eastbound towards Grantham and carry straight on at the Nottingham Knight Island and the Wheatcroft Island until you reach the Gamston Island. Take the first exit onto the A6011 (‘Radcliffe Road’) and continue along it, following the road as it bends to the right and continue over Lady Bay Bridge. 

Public Transport 

Train: Nottingham railway station has regular rail services from London, Birmingham, Derby, Leicester, Newark, Grantham, Worksop, Sheffield and Peterborough. The station itself is roughly a 20-minute walk or ten-minute bus ride from The City Ground. 

Bus: The City Ground is serviced by a number of frequent services from across Nottingham, with the Numbers 5-11 services most likely to pick-up/drop closest to the City Ground in any direction. For further information on your bus options, please visit to see which services suit your needs best. 

Parking: Please be advised not to park on residential streets around West Bridgford as controlled parking zones and residents parking schemes are enforced on a matchday, which will result in your receiving a parking ticket and fine. 

Parking is available in the approved Nottingham Forest car parks, which are located at: Cattlemarket Pay & Lady Bay Sports Ground (NG2 5AA) Hall (Notts County Council Building) County Hall (Notts County Council Building) 

Please find below the link to book parking in the Nottingham Emmanuel School, the fee for this car park is £10 and supporters are advised to pre-book  

Coach: Fans travelling via coach are to be dropped off at the Nottingham Forrest FC coach park, entering via Scarrington Road where you will be met by a Club official. Please be aware coaches are not to drive through Nottingham City Centre or over Trent Bridge. All coaches must make their way to the A6011/A52 Gamston Lings Bar bypass roundabout to get to Scarrington Road. Coaches will be parked up on a first come first served basis.  


Anti-Discrimination: Everton Football Club has a zero-tolerance stance on any discriminatory behaviour and language used to travel to, from or during the match. We are committed and dedicated to embracing equality and diversity in everything that we do. We take this opportunity to remind supporters about the Club's ‘All Together Now’ campaign, which was launched to promote a ‘Football Family for Everyone’. We will not stop in our mission to drive equality through the positive power of football.  

Possession or Use of Pyrotechnics: Everton Football Club does not condone the use of pyrotechnics under any circumstances. Any fan found using them will be subject to action by the Club and Police. Away clubs use various techniques to detect the possession and use of pyrotechnics. Any person found in possession of such items are liable to arrest which could result in a criminal conviction and subsequent football ban.   

Anti-Social Behaviour on Concourses: We ask all fans to consider fellow supporters while on club concourses. Any anti-social behaviour, such as beer throwing, can result in ejection from the stadium, or, in the case more serious incidents, arrest and a subsequent football ban.