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Wrexham v Chester FC: How many tickets have been sold so far?

Bubble match restrictions are in place for the fourth season running

Rob Stratford Wrexham FC v Chester FC
Wrexham FC v Chester FC

Chester FC 's box office for cross-border derby tickets closes at 4.30pm today (Thursday, September 22).

The club confirmed this morning that, so far, about 600 fans have bought tickets to travel to the Racecourse Ground on Saturday.

The Blues face Wrexham in a 12.15pm kick off.

Bubble match restrictions and BT Sport showing the match live on TV are expected to be factors in a reduced attendance.

A contingent of 930 Blues fans made the trip across the border for the last meeting between the two sides in March.

The Dragons came out on top 3-0 in front of a crowd of 6,459, here's hoping for a better result this time round.

We have asked Wrexham for a figure on how many home tickets have been sold and are waiting to hear back.

Safe transport fixture

The clash will be under 'bubble match' restrictions for the fourth season running.

Chester fans are required to meet at the Vauxhall Lookers Stadium before travelling to Wrexham by coach.

Fans will be issued with a ticket for coach travel only and will receive their match tickets on the bus to the game.

This approach has been enforced for recent derbies at both grounds in an effort to stamp out crowd trouble.

Terry Marland
Chester fans head to last season's clash with Wrexham at the Racecourse

Blues bar is open

BT Sport are showing the cross-border derby live on BT Sport 1 from 11.45am, so you can watch at home or in the pub.

If you want some extra atmosphere the club are inviting fans down to the Blues bar at Vauxhall Lookers Stadium to enjoy the game.

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Prices for adults were set at be £27 including coach travel.

Under 21s have been charged £22 for ticket and coach travel and over 80s and under 18s charged £15 for a ticket and travel.

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