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Match Day Guide – Saints v Leicester

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Fixture News Match Day Guide – Saints v Leicester

It is the most important game to be staged at the Gardens for some years, and whoever comes out on top between the Saints and Leicester on Friday night will be heading to Twickenham on May 31st! Whether it is East Midlands bragging rights or a place in the Aviva Premiership final up for grabs, it does not get much bigger! And here’s everything you need to know about your night in Northampton...

VENUE Franklin’s Gardens

KICK OFF 7:45pm

TICKETS Around 12,000 tickets have been sold in a matter of days, but some remain on sale for the game; book online BY CLICKING HERE and following the straightforward instructions. Use Print@Home to beat the match day collection queues and save the admin fees!

The Saints Ticket Office opens at 9am on Friday for match day sales and ticket collections

Season Ticket Holders are politely reminded that Friday night’s game is NOT included in their 2013/14 Season Ticket package, and that an individual ticket MUST be booked to gain entry

CAR PARKING Edgar Mobbs Way car parks open to the general public at 5pm. CLICK HERE for directions

The Saints strongly urges all supporters to use the club’s car parks. If supporters choose not to do this, then please park with due care and respect to the needs of local residents and businesses

BARS AND CATERING All of the bars at Franklin’s Gardens bars will be open from 5pm, but supporters will not be allowed to take their places in the stadium until 6pm

There is a full range of catering available throughout the stadium, with home-made snacks in the bars such as Northamptonshire Clangers, Earls Barton Leek Pies and Saints sausage rolls

Meanwhile the Village area has Saul’s of Spratton’s pork rolls and pies, Dominos Pizza and fish and chips and burgers from the Fine Food Co

Bars will also be open post-match, with a DJ spinning the tunes in the Rodber Suite

LIMITED EDITION GREEN GOBLETS A limited edition re-usable Green Goblet has been produced for this game, which will be used for the first 5,000 drinks ordered. As with previous games, this limited edition glass will incur a £1 deposit charge which can be refunded when the glass is returned to the clearly marked drop-off points

CHARITY BUCKET SHAKE AND T-SHIRTS Tomorrow night’s charity bucket shake is in aid of the Chris Kokta Memorial Trust, which supports up-and-coming young rugby players in the East Midlands

The Saints team will be wearing t-shirts during the warm-up to raise awareness of the LU15 campaign, which raises funds and awareness to support young people with Osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer

MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR WEEKEND IN NORTHAMPTON There are some great offers available for match ticket holders at a variety of restaurants, shops and hotels – head to www.lovenorthampton.co.uk/lovesaints for more information

And Season Ticket Holders and Saints Nation Members can make the most of their automatic membership of the Saints Savers Club to save at a wide range of establishments throughout the season. CLICK HERE for a full list of member businesses!

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