Football advice for this weekend

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Police in Angus are hoping that football supporters of all sides that meet in Angus this weekend enjoy the cup atmosphere at Forfar and Arbroath.

Forfar entertain Aberdeen at Station Park tomorrow, kick off 3pm while Arbroath take on Rangers at Gayfield on Sunday, kick off 12.45pm

Tayside Police request that fans turn up in plenty time for the respective games as there are limited turnstiles at the grounds.

Away fans are advised not to travel if they do not have tickets for the fixtures and supporters are encourage not to drink alcohol en route to the match.

Fans should be aware that tickets are still available for the Forfar versus Aberdeen game.

Aberdeen tickets can be bought directly from Aberdeen FC and Forfar’s fans can purchase tickets at the home ground up until 11am on the day of the game.

Arbroath supporters attending Sunday’s game against Rangers are reminded that the normal parking areas to the east of Gayfield Park at Ladyloan will only be available to disabled drivers.

No other vehicles will be allowed to park in this area and this road will be closed to all traffic from 11am. Therefore, it is recommended that supporters make their way to the ground in good time to locate alternative parking spaces.

Gates open at 11.45am, and home supporters are advised to enter the ground through the turnstiles at the harbour entrance on the east side. The away support must use the turnstiles on the west side situated near to the Pleasureland arcade building.

All people attending the match are reminded that it is an all ticket event with strict segregation in force. Any people found at the opposing supporters’ end of the ground will be ejected.

It is likely that there will be extremely cold conditions during the match due to the expected wind chill, and all supporters are advised to dress appropriately for the weather.