Rotherham United take on Morecambe in the Carabao Cup for a 7:45pm kick off this evening. Ahead of the first round tie, we've provided the below matchday guide.
We would like to once again encourage supporters who are attending this fixture to arrive in plenty of time ahead of the 7:45pm kick-off.
Having issued a similar message through the 2021/22 campaign – which yielded a more positive outcome with supporters entering the turnstiles with greater ease – we are once again asking that fans arrive at AESSEAL New York Stadium in plenty of time and familiarise themselves with the new ticket scanning process at the stadium.
Supporters who are collecting tickets for the match can do so from the following locations.
- Any tickets purchased in the Eric Twigg Pukka Pie West Stand - Turnstile 8
- Any tickets purchased for the KCM Recycling North Stand - Turnstile 11
- Any tickets purchased for the Ben Bennett Family East Stand - Turnstile 15
- Morecambe fans will be able to collect their tickets from the Away Ticket Office
As we continue to work towards speeding up food and drink services on matchdays, our catering partners at Elior UK would like to once again encourage card payments on the concourse kiosks.
While cash will still be accepted, we would like to take this opportunity to encourage fans to use card payments which remains the quickest and most convenient way to pay on a matchday.
Having noted feedback from supporters about queuing times and whilst continuing to work closely with Elior UK, we remain committed to achieving the best supporter experience possible at AESSEAL New York Stadium.
Rotherham United would like to once again remind supporters that the club can and will be sanctioned for any instances of anti-social behaviour or pitch encroachment.
We would like to reiterate that the football club operates a ZERO tolerance policy towards all forms of anti-social behaviour and anyone found guilty of such offences at any time will face a ban and police action.
The football club, of course, remain firmly of the belief that the actions of a small group of individuals absolutely do not represent the majority of our fan base, who we would like to thank for always behaving impeccably when following the club home and away.
However, we must stress the potential consequences of anti-social behaviour. Clubs throughout the pyramid have again been contacted and reminded by the football authorities that any incidents will result in the club being sanctioned with financial penalties or potentially worse.
It goes without saying that as a club and a fanbase, we want to do everything in our power to ensure we avoid facing sanctions of this nature, at all costs.
For the 2023/24 campaign, English football authorities have introduced a series of measures to help improve the behaviour of not just supporters, but managers, players and coaches across the professional, National League system and grassroots games, as well as addressing the issue of football tragedy abuse.
New policies, procedures, and regulations will come into force from the start of the 2023/24 season, to address unacceptable conduct on the pitch, on the side-lines and in the stands, to ensure that the actions of the minority do not spoil the game for all. This builds on the work carried out throughout last season to combat dangerous and illegal fan behaviour, supported by the ‘Love Football. Protect the Game’ football-wide campaign.
The robust and collective approach which has been taken by clubs across the whole pyramid reflects just how seriously we all view this issue and the severity of the risks that come with it. The pitch must remain safe for players, managers and match officials, just as the stands should be safe for supporters.
Once again, we would like to thanks the thousands of Rotherham United who represent our town and badge in line with our core principles and values. We look forward to seeing you all for the new campaign.
We have a full page dedicated to providing information for First Time Fans which can be found HERE.
Check out all the key information prior to your visit in our Away Fans' Guide, HERE.
Copies of our official matchday programme The New York Way are available for £2.50 and contain interviews with Andre Green and Ollie Rathbone, as well as the usual columns from Chairman Tony Stewart and Manager Matt Taylor.
Overseas supporters will be able to WATCH this fixture by purchasing a video match pass for £10 unless selected for overseas broadcast.
UK supporters will be able to LISTEN to live commentary with audio match passes priced at £2.50.
We are committed to ensuring that Rotherham United is a place where everyone can enjoy football...
If you hear abuse of any kind whilst in and around our stadium grounds, we encourage you to report it using our anonymous mobile service.
Full information on how to report can be found HERE.
The club would like to emphasise that we operate a zero tolerance policy on discrimination of any sort. Anyone found to be in breach of this rule will receive a lifetime banning order. Any reported acts of disciplinary conducts by the club’s supporters are also highly likely to lead to formal disciplinary action by the FA under rule E20.
Anyone wishing to anonymously report discrimination or inappropriate behaviour within the ground can do so by using the following number: 07507 449121.
You can also use the Kick Out reporting app which provides users with the ability to attach video, photo and audio evidence to complaints to help support investigations into discriminatory abuse and behaviour.
The free Kick It Out app can be downloaded NOW from Google Play and the App Store.
Referee: T. Parsons
Assistants: R. Cheosiaua & G. Taylor
Fourth Official: J. Smith
Rotherham United are delighted to inform supporters that we have now implemented a new Disabled Supporters’ Room on-site at AESSEAL New York Stadium, which will be in operation prior to Thursday's game agaisnt Cardiff City.
Going right back to when the designs of our new home were conceived, we have always strived to ensure that AESSEAL New York Stadium offers everyone the opportunity to watch the Millers in both comfort and safety and whilst our disabled facilities have come in for much praise from both home and away supporters alike over the years, we are always looking at ways in which we can improve our matchday experienced right across the board.
In conjunction with the Rotherham United Disabled Supporters’ Association, we have been able to take on board feedback from our own fans on the matters and as a result, we have been able to amend a number of our practices in line with such suggestions.
One such proposal has been to introduce a facility that our disabled fans can enjoy prior to our home games and we are delighted that this is something we are now able to offer.
Working closely with our Community Sports Trust, the Millers will now be offering access to the new room which will be located on the ground floor of the Community Sports Trust area of the stadium, next to the players entrance.
Use of the room will mean that can provide our disabled supporters with a warm and comfortable environment in which to enjoy the build-up to matches at AESSEAL New York Stadium and will be open from 6:45pm.
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Goalkeeper: Green shirts, green shorts and green socks.
Outfield: Red and White shirts, white shorts and socks.
Goalkeeper: Yellow shirts, yellow shorts and yellow socks.
Outfield: White shirts, black shorts and black socks.
Our resident club mascot Miller Bear loves meeting supporters young and old!
He'll be on-site at AESSEAL New York Stadium throughout the day and will happily post for photos and sign autographs, so please be sure to say 'hello' if you see him around.
Check out his social media on Twitter here!