Burnley v Blackburn Rovers: Ticket details and travel arrangements revealed

Fans will be able to self-arrange their trip to the East Lancashire derby next month at Turf Moor.

Unlike previous matches between the teams, supporters will not be required to purchase coach travel with their match ticket.

However, Rovers say they will bring in additional coaches for the game.

The match will take place on Sunday 13 November with kick off at 12:30 p.m.

The Rovers are expected to receive an allocation of 2,275 tickets for the game, the first meeting between the teams at Turf Moor since March 2016.

Sales information for Rovers supporters is expected to be released by the club next week.

A statement from the club read: “Following discussions between the two clubs and Lancashire Police, Rovers supporters attending the local derby will not be required to purchase a coach ticket when purchasing their match ticket, as has been the requirement in recent meetings between the two clubs.

“However, due to the unavailability of daytime train travel and lack of parking near Turf Moor, and for the convenience of Rovers supporters, additional travel coaches will be available for a nominal fee, which will be available to reserve when purchasing your match tickets.

“Rovers are expected to receive an allocation of 2,275 tickets over the next few days, with sale details, including the priority tiered sale structure, to be confirmed next week.”

The Clarets have announced that tickets will go on sale tomorrow morning (October 7) at 10 a.m., for local supporters with at least 50 loyalty points. They will be limited to four per order.

Next month's game at Turf Moor will be East Lancashire's first derby in five yearsBurnley F.C.

A Burnley press release said: “After consultation with supporters, we can announce that the ‘coaching operation’ which was in place for previous matches, has been reviewed and is no longer mandatory.

“However, both clubs will continue to offer a return coach transfer service and we urge fans wishing to travel to the respective away game to consider using this service for their convenience.

“Adhering to matchday safety and security procedures for this game will be essential to avoid a review of operational and travel arrangements for the return game at Ewood Park in March next year.

“We ask for your cooperation and support for this.”

The game will take place on Remembrance Sunday, with the kick-off of the game pushed back by half an hour to 12.30pm following talks between the EFL, Sky Sports and the two clubs following criticism from fans.

Burnley added: “In honor of Remembrance Sunday, on this day both clubs will show our respect to all service members who have lost their lives in conflict.

“We will be streaming the Remembrance Civic Service live from the downtown War Memorial in the FanZone at 11 a.m. The Last Post will also be played before a minute’s silence before kick-off, and both teams will lay wreaths.

“At Burnley Football Club, we want all supporters to have a safe and enjoyable match experience, which is why we ask supporters of both clubs to cooperate with all stadium regulations and to be mindful of behaviour.

“This match and return leg in March provides an opportunity for both clubs to come together, in a unified approach, and celebrate what Lancashire football has to offer.”

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