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Team GB playing at the Riverside stadium, Middlesbrough

Both the women's and men's Great Britain football teams are playing warm-up matches at Middlesbrough's Riverside stadium.

The women take on Sweden and the men Brazil.

Below is a quick guide to tonight's matches.

Q: Are tickets still available?

A: Yes, tickets are still available price at £30 and £40 for adults and £15 for under-16s and £20 for

over-65s in the £30 seating areas. They are on sale from the Riverside Ticket Office, the MFC Official store in Captain Cook Square, online at or by calling 0844 499 1234. Telephone and online sales are subject to a £1.50 per ticket booking fee.

Q: What time is kick-off?

A: Team GB Women v Sweden kicks off at 4pm, with Team GB Men v Brazil following at 7.45pm. You can arrive whenever you want to but will not be able to leave and re-enter the stadium. Turnstiles will be open from 3pm.

Q: Is car parking available at the Riverside?

A: No. Due to the special nature of this double fixture, matchday car parking normally for sale at the Riverside is not available. One of the car parks will be housing two temporary changing rooms and four team coaches and there is also a huge media presence, including several TV trucks. Remaining car parking space will be in use by MFC staff working at the games, players and officials and restaurant guests. All car parking for disabled supporters is now sold out.

Q: Where can I park?

A: Middlesbrough Council says there will be plenty of parking spaces available close by. The Zetland Car Park at TS1 1SR, which has almost 900 spaces, will be staying open late to make sure fans can collect their cars afterwards. All other Middlesbrough Council car parks, on-street parking and private car parks will be available as usual. Fans should note that Pay and Display in council car parks and on-street parking is in place until 6pm. The club also understands that private parking may be available at businesses on Dockside Road. A map of all car parking can be accessed by clicking here.

Q: Will supporters be able to leave the ground during the gap between the end of the first match and the start of the second?

A: No, once you are in the ground, you cannot leave and come back in. Outside areas will be

made available for smokers. In the gap between the games there will be chance for concourse

refreshments, the Men’s team will warm-up on the pitch and there will also be entertainment including a samba band, dancers, cheerleaders and giveaways. Fans are not forced to watch both games and can arrive at a time that suits them.

Q: Will refreshments be on sale in the stadium?

A: Yes, our kiosks and bars will be selling our usual full range of food and drink, including burgers, hot dogs, chips, pies, crisps, sweets and chocolate. Drinks available to purchase include tea, coffee and soft drinks. Glass containers or bottles, cans and alcohol cannot be brought into the stadium but Tupperware-style containers and plastic bottles are fine.

Q: Will alcohol be on sale sold in the ground?

A: Yes, our usual range of alcoholic drinks will be available on the concourses.

Q: Will Team GB merchandise be available to purchase?

A: Yes, our MFC Official store at the Riverside is selling a wide range of official adidas Team GB kit and training gear as well as commemorative items including scarves, flags and pin badges.

Q: Can I bring my own flags and banners into the game?

A: Yes, but flags must be no larger than 150cm in depth or width. The flag pole should be no bigger than 7mm in diameter and one-metre in length. The flag pole material should be wood or plastic and be rounded at the ends. Anything above these measurements will be classed as a banner and will therefore require a fire certificate and will need to be registered with the club. See the club’s Flags and Banners Policy on