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17 December 2022

Club News


17 December 2022

All you need to know ahead of our Sky Bet Championship game

- Town host Watford in the Sky Bet Championship
- First home game after the World Cup break
- Game kicks off at 3pm

It’s match day, so here’s everything you need to know ahead of our first home game in over a month!

Town host Watford at the John Smith’s Stadium this afternoon in the Sky Bet Championship.

How to watch Town vs Watford

Please note there is no cash turnstile for home fans.

If you want to pay on the day, you need to buy a ticket from the Ticket Office and take it to the relevant gate.

Adults - £20
65s and over - £10
18s and under - £5
Under-11s - £5

Disabled Supporters should pay their relevant price category, with a companion ticket free of charge.

Tickets for wheelchair users are priced at £20, with a companion ticket free of charge.

Car parking

You can book parking in Town’s Gasworks Street car park for home matches, priced at just £5 per car.

CLICK HERE to book your spot!

Roadworks on Leeds Road

Town fans need to be aware of major highway improvement works on A62 Leeds Road between Huddersfield inner Ring Road/Southgate and Old Fieldhouse Lane ahead of this afternoon’s Sky Bet Championship game against Watford.

Full details can be found HERE.

Want all the details ahead of the match?

CLICK HERE to get an insight into Slaven Bilić’s side by checking out our match preview.

Hear from the boss

Town’s head coach previewed this afternoon’s fixture in his press conference – see what he had to say below on HTTV!


You can also listen to the podcast version of Mark Fotheringham’s press conference on Spotify.

Perfect to have on whilst travelling to the John Smith’s Stadium!

Match day activities

From table football, to FIFA 23, to target practice – we have something on offer for the whole family!

Get a head start and plan your match day by CLICKING HERE!

Supporter Guides

If it's your first game, or you're here every home game, we have a Home Fan Guide to help you enjoy your day at the football. CLICK HERE to access your guide.

If you're a Watford fan and it's your first time at the John Smith's Stadium, we have a Visitors Fan Guide to help you with directions as well as how to make the most of your time at HD1. CLICK HERE to get your fan guide.

Disabled Supporters can access their Fan Guide by CLICKING HERE and find out the best way to access the Stadium as well as the parking availabilities and who to contact for help when planning your day at the football. This is for both home and away supporters.

Legends bar

Legends bar will be open for you and your friends to meet ahead of kick-off.

The doors will open from 12.30pm and close at 6pm.

Golden Gamble

There will be one first prize on offer of up to £1,000, with a runners-up prize worth 10% of the first prize. There is also a third prize of Tog24 merchandise to be won!

The winner will also get the chance on the ‘Take Your Pick’ prize board including the rollover which stands at £2,400 and will rise by £200 each game if not won. The lucky winner has five minutes to get pitch side, where they will pick a number off the board to win a prize or the rollover – if you have the winning ticket do not hesitate, find your nearest Steward to escort you pitch side, you only have five minutes, which is not a long time!

You don’t have to be at the match to win any of the prizes, however, to play ‘take your pick’ & rollover board you do!

Give yourself a better chance and buy FIVE Golden Gamble tickets, which will also get you a free golden ticket, giving you the chance to win two seats in the Director’s Box and a one course meal in the White Rose Club for Town’s game against Rotherham United on Thursday 29 December 2022; 7.45pm kick-off.

Tickets are available at £1 each online at shop.htafc.comCLICK HERE to get yours! They will stay on sale until kick-off and upon purchasing your ticket you will receive an email from the Promotions Department with your lucky numbers.

Tickets will also be available inside and around the stadium on match day. You will be able to purchase from our Golden Gamble sellers using cash, or from the Stadium Store via card.

By purchasing a Golden Gamble ticket, you will also be contributing to helping our Academy, so don’t miss out on your chance to help the Young Terriers!

For those unable to be at the John Smith’s Stadium on Saturday, the draw will be broadcast at half-time on social media.

Fans for foodbanks

Fans for foodbanks is back for this afternoon’s fixture!

Supporters can donate non-perishable items to the bins outside the Leisure Centre entrance, inside the club shop, and inside the Community Hub.

The initiative supports The Welcome Centre and Batley Food Bank.

Stadium Store

The Stadium Store will be open until the 3pm kick-off, and open until after the final whistle.

This gives you plenty of time to have a browse and treat yourself before entering the John Smith’s Stadium in time for kick-off.

First Bus offer for Town fans 

Please be aware that Town fans will receive 50% off of single fares today, so you can travel to and from the game for less!

Supporter feedback

As always, your feedback is essential to helping us improve your match day experience.

This season, we have introduced three bespoke email addresses for you to provide feedback on.

iFollow HTAFC

Due to this fixture taking place during the FIFA World Cup, it will be available for streaming with supporters able to access both live footage and commentary of the match via iFollow.

Existing subscribers to the full streaming package will already have access to the match, with those you currently only pay for a commentary season/monthly pass having access to the audio only at present.

For those who wish to purchase a single match pass for the fixture, these are available for just £10 via iFOllow, and can be secured by CLICKING HERE.

Audio match passes are just £2.50 per fixture, and can be secured for this fixture by CLICKING HERE.

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