Cobblers Head For Wembley

6 May 2013, 06:54

Northampton Town have lined up a match at Wembley, as they aim for promotion back into League One.

The Cobblers are just a win away from that goal, after beating Cheltenham Town 2-0 on aggregate in their League Two Play Off Semi-Final.

The club will now play Bradford City at Wembley in the League Two Play-Off Final on Saturday 18 May 2013.

Fans invaded the pitch at Cheltenham after a goal from Luke Guttridge saw Northampton beat Cheltenham 1-0 in the second leg of the semi final on Sunday 5 May 2013. The Cobblers had also beaten the West Country side 1-0 in the first leg.

Northampton were last in League One, the third tier of English football, in the 2008/09 season.  They previously were promoted to the third tier by winning the old Division Three Play Off Final at Wembley in 1997.

Northampton Town have been allocated approximately 40,000 tickets for the Play Off Final against Bradford City, which will take place at 1.30pm on Saturday 18 May.

Tickets went on sale by telephone at 9.30am on Tuesday 7 May.

Saturday May 18th 2013, Kick off 1.30pm
Wembley Stadium, London. HA9 0WS
Northampton Town have been allocated approximately 40,000 tickets for the final. These tickets will be in the East half of Wembley Stadium.
Tickets are priced as follows:
Category 5 tickets are £26, £13 concessions
Category 4 tickets are £32, £16 concessions
Category 3 tickets are £38, £19 concessions
Category 2 tickets are £48, £24 concessions
Category 1 tickets are £60, £30 concessions
Concessions are aged 16 and under and aged 65 and over.
Tickets will be sold on Northampton Town's behalf by Ticketmaster. They will not be available from Sixfields.
Tickets will go on sale to 2012/13 season ticket holders and 2012/13 members only (maximum of 9 tickets per person) from 930am on Tuesday May 7th via the telephone only. The 24:7 telephone hotline supporters should call is 0844 248 5125. Ticketmaster have been supplied with our season ticket holders and members database.
Tickets will remain on sale on this basis until 6pm on Wednesday May 8th.
From 9.30am on Thursday May 9th tickets will then go on general sale to all supporters at a maximum of 9 tickets per person online (web site address to be announced when general sale begins) and via the telephone. The 24:7 telephone hotline supporters should call is 0844 248 5125.
Tickets will remain on sale 24 hours a day, every day, until noon on Tuesday May 14th.

More information from the Northampton Town website

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