Friendly Fixtures Announced

Last updated : 29 May 2004 By Andy Beill
The first of four away games preceeding the three already announced KC Stadium-staged fixtures is at Bishop's Stortford. It will be played on Tuesday 13th July at the Conference South club's Woodside Park ground.

Three days later sees a return to Canvey Island. City won 1-0 there last year.

The annual Billy Bly Memorial Trophy will be held on Monday 19th July at Church Road, the home of North Ferriby United and City's reserve side. City beat Ferriby 2-0 last year.

The last away friendly will be against Alfreton Town on Wednesday 21st July. Alfreton have ex-Tiger Chris Bettney in their squad, while winger Ryan France will make his return to North Street after being transferred to City last September. Alfreton will play in the Conference North in 2004/05 following the pyramid restructure.

After that, the Tigers return home to the KC Stadium for games with three Premiership sides: Tottenham Hotspur (Saturday 24th July), Manchester City (Wednesday 28th July) and Birmingham City (Saturday 31st July).

Admission for the home games will be £15 (adults)/£7 (concessions) at the turnstiles. However, season pass holders can get tickets for £11/£5, before general sale tickets go on sale on 30th June priced £13/£6. Passes for admission to all three games can be bought by season pass holders for £28.50/£13.50, or generally for £34.50/£15.

For an at-a-glance guide of the pre-season fixture list click here.