Everybody at AFC Fylde cannot wait to welcome spectators of both sides back into Mill Farm Stadium on Saturday afternoon. We hope that you are just as excited as we are, but please remember that certain requirements must be followed in order to gain entry into the stadium. The safety measures have been put in place to protect your wellbeing and to ensure that the occasion is an enjoyable one for all, so please take some time to read through the important information below.
To gain entry into Mill Farm Stadium, all ticket-holders aged 11 and older must present evidence of a negative Lateral Flow Test (LFT), reported and demonstrated via a text message or email from NHS Test and Trace. This can be shown on your device (including a screenshot) or a printout. The test needs to be taken within 48 hours of the time stadium gates open (2 pm).
Failure to do so will mean you are unable to attend the match and you will be turned away by Matchday Stewards.
The test needs to be taken within 48 hours of the time stadium gates open (2 pm)
Lateral Flow Tests are free of charge and you get a result 30 minutes after taking the test.
The results of the Lateral Flow Tests need to be uploaded using the NHS self-report tool. You can do that HERE.https://www.gov.uk/report-covid19-result
You must show proof of your negative test result.
You can demonstrate it:
Either via e-mail or text message(from NHS Test and Trace).
This can be on your device (including a screenshot) or a printout.
How to get tested:
At Home testing
Fans can order Lateral Flow Tests for home delivery online here: (https://www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests)
Lateral Flow Test – Collect
Another option is to visit a pharmacy to collect your Lateral Flow Tests for self-testing. Some community centres, such as libraries, also have free Lateral Flow Tests available.
Lateral Flow Test – Visit
Find a local Lateral Flow Testing centre. You can find your nearest LFT site here: https://www.gov.uk/find-covid-19-lateral-flow-test-site
Lateral Flow Testing Centres nearby – Visit
THURSDAY 8TH JULY – Fylde Council will be setting up a mobile Lateral Flow Testing site in Lytham St Annes, 9:30 AM – 5 PM on the Public Offices Car Park, opposite Marks & Spencers.
FRIDAY 9TH JULY – Fylde Council will be setting up a Lateral Flow Testing site inside the Mill Farm Stadium on Friday from 10 AM – 4:30 PM. Those that arrive with a smartphone can scan their QR Code or upload their test result using the NHS self-report tool here: https://www.gov.uk/report-covid19-result. If you do not have access to a smartphone, you will receive an email to print at home.
FRIDAY 9TH JULY – Blackburn Rovers will be setting up a Lateral Flow Testing site at the Darwen End Stand at Ewood Park on Friday 8 AM – 3 PM.
Example text message or email:
*NO EVIDENCE, NO ENTRY. Please note that you MUST provide proof of a negative Lateral Flow Test in order to gain entry into the stadium. Those that have taken tests but cannot present the Matchday Steward with the appropriate evidence will be turned away.