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Matchday family experience keeps growing

31 August 2018

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The doors to the John Street Family Stand will open early, for the third consecutive home league fixture this season, as the Blades host Aston Villa.

Turnstiles 28-31 will be open from 1pm for Blades fans to head down to the ground and experience our matchday activities.

We will be offering all of our usual match day entertainment as well as a number of new activities starting this weekend.

New Activities

  • Hallam FM
    This year we've partnered up with Hallam FM to play you all your favourite hits on a matchday. Keep a look out for the Hallam FM street team around the stadium and in the John Street Family Stand for your chance to get a picture on their selfie board and win Sheffield United prizes!
  • Singh's Premier
    Are you sad it's the end of the summer holidays? Well it's not just yet, and our official partners of our family and junior matchday experience are bringing you, FREE ice creams for the first 100 juniors to enter the ground from 1pm, and once they're gone, they're gone! Keep a look out for the Singh's team to get your free ice cream!
  • Captain Blade
    Our very own Captain Blade himself will be around the ground ready to meet as many fans as possible and get as many photos as you wish. He will be outside the Club shop before heading over to John Street. From here, he will be off to deliver our brand-new Captain Blade Club with his weekly helpers!
  • Blades Superstore
    Don't forget to head down to the Blades Superstore tomorrow for all your latest Blades merchandise. As a special thank you for your support from us here at Sheffield United, during tomorrow's game we will be handing out 15% discount vouchers to be used on all of our children’s range and souvenirs. Simply present your voucher to one of our staff during payment and you will receive your 15% discount. It really is that simple!

John Street Family Stand Entertainment

  • Competition Posters
    Your chance to guess a number of events that might happen during the game from, guessing the score, to how the first goal will be scored, in order to win prizes
  • Play your squad numbers right
    Ever heard of play your cards right? Well now's your chance to play your squad numbers right and make your way onto our leaderboard and win prizes
  • Question time with...
    Ever wanted to know who Billy Sharp's favourite footballer is? Well now is your chance to be filmed asking your favourite players a question that you'd like to know the answer to and get the chance to be on our very own 'Blades TV'
  • Sweet Shop
    Grab your favorite match day treats from our new and improved sweet shop
  • New children's meal deals
    Mini hot dog, chips & a drink for just £4.50
  • Player Visits
    The one you've all been waiting for. Don't forget to come down for your chance to meet some of our men's and women's first team players and get an autograph and photo with your favourite players

Coming Soon

  • EA Sports Dugout
    Eagle eyed fans will have noticed that we have recently acquired our very own EA Sports Dugout that we will be launching on match days very, very soon! We are super excited to announce that we will be launching our EA Sports Dugout in the next few weeks which will be located around the ground on Saturday match days. Have you ever wanted to test your skills at the latest FIFA? Well now is your chance! Our newly acquired EA Sports Dugout is kitted out with 6 PlayStation 4s, including a whopping 70" TV, for you to come along and challenge your friends or family on the virtual pitch. Keep a look out on our social media for the big launch!

For more information on our matchday family experience, email our Families and Juniors Coordinator Jon, at

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