Supporter Guide: Key Information For Sheffield United cup Clash

Durham Women welcome Sheffield United to Maiden Castle on Thursday, November 23 – as we continue our FA Continental Tyres League Cup campaign.

The Blues currently sit top of Group A and could keep their hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages for only the second time alive with victory over the Blades.

And ahead of the game, we’ve put together some FAQs to make your visit as enjoyable as possible:

When and where is the game taking place?

Durham v Sheffield United will take place on Thursday, November 23 with a 7:00pm kick-off.

The match will be held at Maiden Castle, DH1 3SE.

Can I still get a ticket for the game?

Yes! Tickets for this game remain available and can be secured in two ways:

  1. Online CLICK HERE to get your tickets via our online ticketing site, speeding-up your entry on the day!
  2. On The Day – Simply pay by cash or card upon arrival at the ground

Please note that this game IS included for 2023/24 Season Ticket Holders.

Season Tickets are also still available to purchase and – prices start at just £20 and can be purchased by CLICKING HERE!

I’ve ordered my 2023/24 Season Ticket – can I collect it?

Yes – your 2023/24 Season Ticket can be collected at the turnstile when you arrive at the game.

Please give the name that you asked to be printed on your Season Ticket, and bring your booking confirmation email.

I’m coming to my first game, where can I find more information?

CLICK HERE to check out our First Time Fans’ Guide – who goes in-depth on every element of your match day experience!

If you need more details, just drop us an email on

Is there somewhere for me to park?

Parking will be available for free in two car parks.

Car Park 1 is situated at Maiden Castle and is just steps from the entrance to the ground.

Spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

If Car Park 1 is full, supporters will be asked to park in Car Park 2 – which is approximately 15 minutes walk away from the ground.

This is indicated on the map below:

We would therefore advise all spectators to arrive in plenty of time to ensure that they arrive at the ground in time for kick-off, should they have to walk from Car Park 2.

We would ask fans to walk or utilise public transport where possible.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to another event taking place at Maiden Castle, limited Disabled & Blue Badge parking will be available for this fixture.

What time should I arrive?

Supporters will be able to enter Maiden Castle from 6:00pm, which is when the turnstiles will open.

Will I be able to get a seat in the ground?

Seating at Maiden Castle is available on a first come, first served basis. We would therefore recommend that any fan wishing to secure a seat arrive for the turnstiles opening.

We would also ask all supporters to not sit in any seats marked as reserved.

Please note that fans cannot reserve seats by placing coats etc. over them.

There are a number of areas available for supporters wishing to stand, offering a great view of the action.

What refreshments will be available?

Fat Frank’s Street Food Trucks will be providing food and drinks at the game. Hot and cold options will be available, with cash and card accepted. The catering unit will be situated next to the turnstiles immediately as you enter the ground.

The Club Room Bar will also be open from 5:30pm, with the entrance just before the turnstile outside the ground. The bar houses our Club Shop and offers a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

What merchandise will be available?

Please note that the Club Shop will be CLOSED for this fixture.

Is there a match day programme?

A Match Day Programme is available for this fixture.

Priced at just £3, the 46-page publication contains a host of exclusive features and interviews as well as information our match day!

You can pick up a copy at the turnstile.

How much will everything cost?

Use our handy Match Day Calculator to work out how much your visit will cost:

Can I meet the players?

Of course!

Durham Women’s squad will be available for autographs, photographs and a chat after the game.

Just head to the front of the main stand once the final whistle has been blown!

I have another question – who can I contact?

If you have a question that isn’t answered here, please email, or tweet us @DurhamWFC.

How else can I follow the game?

Full commentary of the game will be available on Durham Hospitals Radio via

We will also have updates across our social media channels.


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