We're pleased to outline plans for the return of up to 10,000 fans to Emirates Stadium for Arsenal v Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday, May 23.
While we may not be back to full capacity yet, everyone at the club is excited about the possibility of welcoming some supporters home for our last game of the 2020/21 season.
Please note, this is dependent on the easing of lockdown restrictions set out in the UK Government’s roadmap.
Should we receive confirmation that fans will be able to return for this match, members who registered for the ballot earlier this season (Ballot Registered Members) will automatically be included in the ballot to purchase tickets for this fixture.
We will let supporters know by email if they have been successful in the ballot and if so, the cost of their ticket(s) will be charged to their registered payment card no earlier than Wednesday, May 12.
Supporters who previously registered as a group will again be balloted in this group and seats will be allocated together.
If an eligible member’s situation has changed since the previous ballot in December, supporters can amend the details for their group by contacting Fan Services on +44 (0)20 7619 5000. The deadline to update this information is midday (UK) on Friday, May 7.
Please remember, it's each individual supporters’ responsibility to ensure they comply with the latest UK Government guidelines.
There will also be an allocation of General Admission tickets for members who are not season ticket holders. Members who are eligible will be contacted by email regarding the process the join the ballot.
Ballot Registered Members who do not wish to be included in the ballot for the Brighton fixture can click here to login and access and withdraw their ballot application. The deadline to opt out is midday (UK) on Friday, May 7.
Any members who are currently on a season ticket holiday are still eligible to make their Initial Payment and register for the Brighton ballot, but must contact Fan Services on +44 (0)20 7619 5000 before midday (UK) on Friday, May 7.
SEATING ALLOCATION AND PRICING
Due to the reduced capacity at this match, only certain areas of the stadium will be open. If successful in the ballot, General Admission supporters will be allocated seats on either the Upper or Lower tier depending on their usual season ticket location. Similarly, Premium members will be balloted in their usual tier, but no supporters will be guaranteed their regular seat.
Please click here to view General Admission ticket prices for Arsenal v Brighton.
Please note, a complimentary place will be allocated to a personal assistant accompanying a disabled supporter. For more information, please call +44 (0)20 7619 5000.
YOUR MATCHDAY EXPERIENCE
The safety of our fans, staff and players remains our top priority and additional measures will be in place for games taking place at reduced capacity. This means a different matchday experience to what all of us are used to, so please ensure you read all updated supporting information below to make sure you're prepared and know what to expect on your return to Emirates Stadium.
We’re incredibly grateful for the job done by key workers through the last 12 months and beyond. We’ll be making tickets available to key workers to show our thanks.
Click here to read our FAQs for reduced capacity fixtures
Thank you once more for your incredible support this season. We can’t wait for everyone to be back together.
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