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READ | Matchday running order v Ipswich Town - Community Day

Posted: Fri 21 Apr 2017
Here is a list of key items planned for Saturday's Community Day fixture against Ipswich Town…

Please note these times are a guide only and we cannot guarantee that the below will run exactly to schedule.


09:00 | Red and White Shop and ticket office open for business. It’s 50% off all replica kit including goalkeeper kits in our current sale, with Puma training wear also reduced.

12:00 | Matchday ticket prices come into effect for fans purchasing on the day of the game.

13:00 | Programme sellers take up their positions around AESSEAL New York Stadium. Inside this week’s edition, we’ve got interviews with Jon Taylor and Will Vaulks while we find out a bit more about midfielder Richie Smallwood in our ‘Getting to Know’ feature.

13:00 | The officialrufc Snapchat story starts for the game against Ipswich Town.

13:00 | The Millers will open their new ‘Football Pool’ table to the public for the first time, while there will be a mobile play centre at the ground, trampolines and face painters amongst other pre-match entertainment.

13:15 | The Community’s Sports Trust’s GoalZone opens to the public. Inside are games consoles, a table tennis table, reaction wall and more, plus Miller Bear will pay a visit to fans during the afternoon.

13:30 | The turnstiles at AESSEAL New York Stadium open.

13:32 | Club mascot Miller Bear starts his day, making his way around the grounds.

14:00 | A Rotherham United player accompanies Miller Bear on his rounds. Today he will be appearing in the GoalZone before going pitchside to meet supporters.

14:00 | The teams are announced on the Rotherham United social media channels.

14:35 | Miller Bear makes his way over to the Eric Twigg Pukka Pies West Stand in anticipation of welcoming the two teams.

14:50 | Members of the Wickersley U9s team prepare to welcome the teams out as flag bearers.

14:54 | The players from Rotherham United and Ipswich Town line up in the tunnel.

15:00 | The game between Rotherham United and the Tractor Boys kicks off.

15:50 | Attendees of the club’s holiday soccer camps take to the hallowed turf at AESSEAL New York Stadium at half time for a special half-time game.

15:55 | The Millers Mayday and 50/50 draws are made with the winning numbers announced during the interval.

16:00 | The second half of the Sky Bet Championship game between Rotherham United and Ipswich Town kicks off.

We hope you enjoy the game!