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National League South Opening Game: Hemel Hempstead Town vs. Yeovil Town

Are you ready for the opening day of the season? The National League South is back, and this coming Saturday, The Tudors will kick off their season against Yeovil Town. As anticipation builds, we have all the essential visitor information you need to make the most of this thrilling event!

Location and Address

The Focus Community Arena, Vauxhall Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4HW

Ticketing and Pricing

Tickets for this encounter are available for purchase. Prices are set at £15 for Adults, £10 for Concessions, and just £5 for Under 18's. To secure your spot at the match and avoid any last-minute hassles, it is strongly recommended to purchase tickets in advance. You can get your tickets online from Our Official Ticket Website.

Arrival and Parking

With a bumper crowd expected, both Hemel FC and Yeovil Town supporters are encouraged to arrive approximately 45 minutes before the scheduled kick-off time. The match will begin at 3:00 pm, so make sure you're in the ground by 2:50 pm to welcome both teams onto the field of play.

Parking at the ground will be minimal as the car park will likely become full fairly early in the day. Parking will be restricted to street parking however, we must stress the importance of respecting our neighbours and the local residents. Please do not block drive ways or double park to ensure the enjoyment and safety of all.

Segregation and Turnstile Information

To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all, this game will be segregated, with Yeovil Town fans occupying the Adeyfield School end of the stadium. For Yeovil supporters, the designated turnstiles are located on the left-hand side, next to the small training astro pitch. This arrangement will help streamline the entry process and enhance the overall matchday atmosphere for all fans. Additional facilities will be provided at this end of the ground to ensure you have an enjoyable day with us. This decision was taken after consultation between both clubs towards the end of last week.

Tudor fans should enter through the usual turnstiles and can access the McDonalds and CRK stands as well as the usual standing areas up to the press area.

Tickets do not specify which turnstiles fans should use so please ensure you follow the directions of stewards and club staff on arrival. If you have purchased tickets in advance, please ensure you have these ready for scanning on entry,


Hemel Hempstead Town FC is committed to providing an inclusive environment for all fans. For supporters with disabilities or additional needs, accessible facilities and seating areas are available. Please contact the club in advance by email ( if you require any assistance to ensure a seamless matchday experience.

Important Safety Notices

While we're eager for an electric atmosphere, we must prioritise everyone's safety so as we start a new season, here's a few reminders about what is expected at The Focus Community Arena.

  • Under no circumstances should pyrotechnic devices be brought into the stadium. These devices pose significant risks to the well-being of fans, players, and staff alike. Any supporters found with pyrotechnics will be promptly ejected from the premises.

  • We also promote a welcoming and inclusive family atmosphere. Supporters should ensure they respect players, staff, officials and opposing supporters and do not use any obscene, threatening or offensive language.

  • Supporters are also reminded that it is an offence to enter the field of play and anyone doing so will be ejected from the stadium.

So set your alarms, and prepare for the opening day of the season! We look forward to seeing you at the first league game of a new season, at the Focus Community Arena!


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