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John Street early opening and new family activities

3 August 2018

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Calling all juniors and families on the John Street Family Stand.

If you're sitting on the John Street Family Stand for this Saturday's game as the Blades host Swansea, don't forget to head down to the Lane early, as we will be launching a number of our new matchday activities on the family stand concourse.

For the launch of our new matchday experience, this Saturday we will be opening the doors at 3.30pm so make sure you come along, to beat the queues and get involved with our new matchday activities. Not only will you be one of the first in the ground, but you will get the chance to win prizes, meet Captain Blade and, if you're really lucky, get a photo with players from our men's and women's first team! We have a number of new matchday activities taking place this season from:

  • 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
  • Music from Hallam FM
  • '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 'Blades TV'
  • Sweet Shop
    Grab your favourite matchday treats from our new and improved sweet shop
  • New children's meal deals
    Mini hot dog and chips with a drink for just £4.50
    Parents, good news for you also as the bar will be open from 3.30pm
  • 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.

For any more information on our matchday activities call our families and juniors co-ordinator Jon Helliwell on 0781 130 4005 or email him at

We Look forward to seeing you all on the John Street Family stand from 3.30pm!

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