Guide To The Game | Carlisle United


The Addicks return to The Valley this Saturday to face Carlisle United (KO 3pm GMT).

The game is the club's annual Her Game Too-themed men's first-team fixture

Click here to purchase your tickets for Saturday's clash. Tickets go offline two hours before kick-off but can be purchased on the gate in SE7.

Visiting The Valley for the first time? Click here to read our Visitors’ Guide. In the meantime, here are a few things to keep your eye out for...

Try the new About Time beer and support women's football

If you are in the Meantime Fans' Bar, Bartrams, Vista Lounge, Kiosks 8 and 9 and Club 1905, make sure you try a pint of the new About Time beer, created in collaboration between Charlton and club partners Meantime Brewery. Every pint sold will see Meantime donate 25p to Charlton Athletic Community Trust for women’s football initiatives in the local community.

Enjoy the Her Game Too celebrations

The club, Charlton Athletic Community Trust, University of Greenwich and Charlton’s Her Game Too working group have joined forces on a host of activities for Saturday’s game

Other activity on Saturday includes:

  • The Wildcats, the Community Trust girls team, will be flag bearers for the matchday
  • The Wildcats will be taking to the pitch at half-time
  • Players warming up in Her Game Too t-shirts
  • A CharltonTV interview with Charlton's Her Game Too ambassador Jade Hannan
  • A pitchside photograph of the Her Game Too working group
  • A pre-match Her Game Too reception hosted by University of Greenwich with guest speakers
  • Her Game Too themes and features across the club's programme, website and social media

Head over to the Meantime Fans’ Bar

The Meantime Fans’ Bar will be opening its doors to supporters from 12pm and will serve a range of food and drink options in the build up to kick-off.

You can enjoy a variety of food and drink options in the Meantime Fans’ bar, including the following:

  • Chicken katsu curry, lattice fries and prawn crackers
  • Quorn katsu curry and lattice fries (VE)
  • Kids meal: Chicken goujons and fries

The screens in the Meantime Fans' Bar will be showing Saturday's early kick-off which will see Manchester United host Everton, while post-match supporters will be able to watch Brentford’s trip to Arsenal.

To help with the speed of service, supporters can order from their phones or devices directly to their tables using QR codes positioned around the Meantime Fans' Bar

Make big savings in the club shop

Supporters can enjoy big savings on the majority of club shop items on Saturday. 

The Valley Superstore will be open until kick-off (3pm) and will then open for an additional 30 minutes after the full-time whistle.

Get your matchday programme

Thierry Small stars on the cover of Saturday's edition of Valley Review. In his exclusive interview, Small discusses Tuesday’s triumph against Cheltenham Town, working under Nathan Jones again and his hopes for the rest of the season.

As the club celebrates its Her Game Too-themed matchday, Charlton ambassador Jade Hannan tells Valley Review about her key role in the initiative and the driving force behind it.

Elsewhere, Harry Isted reveals all in the The Last Word, former Addick Mickey Bennett stars in Cult Heroes and U21s forward Chibike Okechukwu is the latest to feature in Academy Ace.

As always, Valley Review rounds up all of the latest news from the men's U21s, U18s and the women's first-team and Joe Rochester provides the lowdown into Paul Simpson’s Carlisle side.

All that and more can be found in this weekend's matchday programme, available for just £3.50 from in and around the ground (cash only). Those paying by card can purchase the programme from the club shop.

Visit the Family Activity Zone

Young Addicks can enjoy plenty of fun in The Valley's Family Activity Zone (FAZ) which will be open from 12.15pm until 2.15pm ahead of this weekend's fixture.

Join the fun inside Valley Central’s FAZ and enjoy games of table tennis, table football, pool or represent Charlton on FIFA! Younger Addicks can show off their colouring skills or draft a letter to their favourite Charlton men’s or women’s player in our letters to players box! 

Outdoors, weather-permitting, you can jump into our popular two-v-two panna cage and take a shot at our inflatable target shooter and target donut games. What's more, you can also put your football skills to the test against fellow young fans with high scorers winning a special prize!

Grab a picture with Floyd and Harvey

Charlton’s mascots can always be found in and around the ground ahead of kick-off!

Be sure to snap a picture with the pair and share your images on social media using #cafc for a chance to feature on the big screen during the game.

Enjoy 30% off Frankie and Benny’s on a matchday!

Fans can access 30% off their food bill on men's and women's Valley matchdays at Frankie and Benny’s Bugsby’s Way branch!

Try our food at The Valley


Please see below the food options by kiosk:

West 2: Selection of pies and Rollover Hot Dog

West 3: The Upbeats bhaji burger, Upbeats' pie of the match     

West 4: Rollover Hot Dog 

West Upper 5: Selection of pies and Rollover Hot Dog 

West Upper 6: Selection of pies and Rollover Hot Dog

North 7: Selection of pies

North 8: The Upbeats bhaji burger, prime beef burgers, Posh Dog

North 9: Korean spiced chicken wings and cut fries, Korean spiced cauliflower wings and cut fries

North 11: Rollover hot dog

North 12: Selection of pies and Rollover Hot Dog

North 15: Kids Corner: Tasty Sausage Roll, Rollover Hot Dog

East 17: The Upbeats bhaji burger, prime beef burgers, Posh Dog 

East 18: Selection of pies and Rollover Hot Dog

Kiosk map at The Valley
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