Final Details for Saturday 13th November v Grimsby Town

As the Grimsby Town fixture is our chosen Remembrance Day game, we would like to advise supporters to arrive early for official proceedings for this game, as we will recognise those who have fallen for us with a Remembrance Ceremony that will start from 2:30pm.

This Ceremony will be assisted by Gordon’s School, with the Gordon’s School Pipe Band playing for the first time at one of our Remembrance Matches.

Everyone at the club is extremely grateful to Gordon’s School for their continued support, having already supported the club with our new training facility and now the performance for our Remembrance Match too.

Gordon’s School themselves has historical military connection and you can click HERE for more information on this history too.

The pre-match ceremony for our Armistice Fixture against Grimsby Town is planned as follows:

14:25 – Spectators are encouraged to take their position where possible.

14:30  – Gordon’s School Pipe and drum band performance on the pitch.

14:45 – Cadets and Standard Bearers muster for parade on the side of the pitch.
14:50 – Cadets line up for guard of honour. Standards form up for march on.
14:52 – Standards lead players through guard.
14:53 – Players form up as usual and break off – Standards form up on centre circle.
14:54 – Referee Calls in Players to centre circle and captains lay wreaths on centre circle.
14:55 – Words from Club Chaplain Mike Pusey ends with:
They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old, age shall not weary them nor the years condemn. 
“At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.”
14:57 – Bugler plays Last Post
One minute silence timed by bugler (or teacher)
Bugler plays Reveille
Club Chaplain Mike Pusey says:
“When you go home tell them of us and say for your tomorrows we gave our today.”
After Padre say this, the Referee blows whistle and takes control – Players break off.
14:59 – Ball Boys march off and take up positions, Standards march off, Band march off

15:00 – Kick-off

Poppy Collectors from the Combined Cadet Force and Royal British Legion will be situated at various places within the ground.

Poppy Donation Boxes will again be distributed across the stadium for fans who would like to make a donation against Grimsby Town.

We will also be wearing the same home shirt from Wrexham on Tuesday night for the home game against Grimsby Town, that will see our annual Poppy Shirt Auction take place after Saturday’s game.

Ahead of the game on Saturday, we would also like to make supporters aware the John McGinty Lounge will also be closed only for Saturday’s game against Grimsby Town, as the Shots Foundation will be hosting friends and families of our military guests.

However, Saturday’s game will see our Hot Shots Cafe now used on matchday by local Pan Asian and World Buffet company Mimosa to offer supporters a brand-new Noodle Bar during home matches moving forwards!

Click HERE for more what they offer in their local restaurants!

Make sure you check it out on Saturday and we hope fans enjoy the additional food option too!