Supporter Information: Everton v Sporting CP
Please see below key information for fans attending Saturday’s pre-season friendly against Sporting CP at Goodison Park (kick-off at 3pm), presented by KICK.
MATCH PRESENTED BY KICK
Saturday’s fixture is presented by KICK in celebration of Everton’s new shirt sleeve partnership agreement with the innovative community-driven online streaming platform.
Five lucky Blues will be selected to take part in The Half-Time Penalty KICK, a competition which will see fans have a shot at glory from 12 yards in front of the Howard Kendall Gwladys Street End.
Keep an eye out for KICK branding at Goodison Park and the Club’s digital spaces, too!
STILL TIME TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Tickets for this fixture are still available on general sale.
The match is the players’ last outing ahead of the 2023/24 Premier League season, with summer signings Ashley Young and Arnaut Danjuma potentially set to make their first appearances in front of Blues fans at the Grand Old Lady.
Prices start at just £5 for juniors, while admission for those aged 65 and over is £15. Adult (18-64) tickets are £20.
VISIT THE PARK END KITCHEN FOR PRE-MATCH FOOD!
If you’ve not yet visited the Park End Kitchen, this fixture is a great opportunity to do so!
The distinctive Royal Blue-branded food outlet, the newest addition to the Fan Zone, was introduced in response to supporter feedback and following discussions with the Fans’ Forum.
It serves a range of tasty dishes, including Salt ‘n’ Pepper Fries topped with peppers, red onion and coriander, and a Katsu Chicken Curry.
Burger lovers are well catered for with a classic or gourmet chicken burger to choose from, and vegan supporters can enjoy a burger consisting of a Quorn buttermilk patty topped with mild cheese and served with a tomato relish.
We welcome any feedback or suggestions to improve the Park End Kitchen’s offering further going forwards.
Check it out in the Fan Zone from 12pm.
‘WALK AND TALK’ AHEAD OF KICK-OFF
Mental health and wellbeing group Talkhub, founded by lifelong Evertonian Jay Deakin, is holding a fan walk around Stanley Park ahead of kick-off.
Men aged 18 and above are encouraged to meet up with fellow Blues at the entrance to the park on Priory Road at 12.15pm for a 12.30pm start.
The ‘walk and talk’ initiative aims to give participants the opportunity to open up about their mental health issues in a safe, welcoming environment.
Click HERE for full details.
SUPPORTERS CODE OF CONDUCT / REPORTING DISCRIMINATION
Everton Football Club has a strict, zero tolerance approach to all incidents of discrimination and disorder.
We remind supporters that all perpetrators of public order offences, which includes racist or discriminatory behaviour, pitch encroachment and the throwing of objects, will receive lengthy stadium bans, potential police investigation and further possible legal sanctions.
Everton has a dedicated text number for fans to report any discriminatory or abusive behaviour they witness during matches at Goodison Park.
If you see or hear something, please report it to our Stadium Safety Team immediately by texting HELP and your message to 84300, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. In your message, please include details of what you have witnessed and where.
You will be sent a text or email confirming your message has been received by our Stadium Safety Team.
The Fan Zone will be open at the Park End of Goodison Park from 12pm.
There will be a performance on stage from The Jjohns, while the show, commencing at 1.15pm, will be hosted by Giulia Bould and welcome a range of special guests.
Catering units will be on-site with hot and cold refreshments, including the Park End Kitchen, a Club-owned foot outlet launched in response to fans’ feedback and in conjunction with the Fans’ Forum (see more above).
The Homebaked Bakery offers fans the chance to sample the famous Homebaked Scouse Pie and the award-winning Vegan Scouse Pie, as well as Everton themed pies The Blue (Steak & Stilton) and The Trinity Pie, in honour of Howard Kendall, Colin Harvey and Alan Ball.
For more information on the The Homebaked Bakery, who also have a presence in the Blue Base on matchdays, CLICK HERE.
Please note: No pyrotechnics (smoke canisters or flares) will be allowed in the Fan Zone.
The Club’s official matchday programme can be purchased from sellers located in and outside of Goodison Park and is priced at £3 for this fixture.
An exclusive interview with Ashley Young headlines this week’s edition, while supporters can also read the thoughts of Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Lewis Dobbin.
Aurora Galli discusses the addition of fellow Italian Martina Piemonte to our Women’s Senior Team, while former Blues Nuno Valente and Andrei Kanchelskis also feature.
CASHLESS EXPERIENCE AT GOODISON PARK
Please be advised that Goodison Park is a cashless stadium – contactless and/or chip and pin payments are required in all areas.
Fans Supporting Foodbanks and their unmissable purple vehicle will be in the Fan Zone all season on matchdays. They will be accessible from Goodison Road.
The Heritage Society will be open upstairs at St Luke’s Church from 12pm.
Their offer includes exhibitions featuring rare photographs and memorabilia, a sale of matchday programmes and various stalls selling t-shirts, prints, books and crafts.
MATCHDAY BUNDLE OFFER!
Our official Catering Partner, Sodexo, have the below 'early bird' offers, available from gates opening:
- Buy one pint/bottle of Carling lager and receive your second half price
- Buy a standard pie and receive a free hot drink
- Family Enclosure only: Buy a sausage roll and receive a free hot drink or bottle of water
Note: This offer is available up until 30 minutes after the gates open.
All payments inside the stadium will be contactless.