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Important information for fans at Friday's game

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Supporters are advised to make their way to Welford Road in good time ahead of kick-off on Friday evening with a record crowd expected for the final Leicester Tigers home game of the season.

More than 23,000 tickets have already been sold for the game between fifth-placed Tigers and fourth-placed Newcastle Falcons, making this the biggest-ever gate for a Friday night league fixture.

With Friday evening traffic around the city centre, please allow extra time for your journey if possible.

Tickets are still available at the Tigers ticket office. Book in person at Welford Road, phone 0116 319 8888 (option 2) or online.

There is a print-at-home option for tickets bought online or, if you are picking up any pre-paid match tickets on your way to the game, the Collection Point is based on the plaza outside main reception and is open for two hours ahead of kick-off.

For any season ticket holders unable to attend this match but who want to forward their ticket to friends or family, The Hub is active at hub.leicestertigers.com. For further details, click here

Or you can upgrade an under-10s season ticket or junior as part of a family season ticket to adult for this game free of charge if you think kick-off is too late for young supporters. Please be aware that upgrades must be done via the ticket office and the upgrade will be added to your season ticket card.

The Tigers ticket office and club store are open all day from 9.00am.

Welford Road turnstiles, bars and food kiosks open at 6.15pm ahead of kick-off at 7.45pm.

The plaza outside the Holland & Barrett Stand hosts a number of activities in the build-up to the game, including STIHL inflatables, product sampling from Fox’s confectionery and live music from resident band Rock Bottom.

The Junior Tigers Club, with activities for young supporters and an opportunity to run out in front of a big crowd as a matchday mascot or Tiger Cub, is open from 5.45pm in the Final Whistle area of the Holland & Barrett Stand. JTC membership is free to under-16s and you can sign up your youngster now by clicking here.

Increased bag searches are in place at the turnstiles in accordance with ground regulations. Supporters are encouraged not to bring bags with them to the stadium but, if you do, please allow extra time to get through your turnstile and into your place ahead of kick-off.

For more information on what’s in store this Friday, see our Matchday Guide by clicking here.