St Andrew's home of Birmingham City

Away Fans' Guide | Birmingham City


Argyle hit the road again with a trip to Birmingham City looking to bounce back after a defeat to Southampton last time out.

The hosts have started the season well and sit fourth in the Sky Bet Championship table after two wins and a draw, including a 2-0 victory at Bristol City last time out. 

Steven Schumacher's team head into the match in 11th place, with a win, draw and the aforementioned loss.

A sold-out following will once again back the Greens at St. Andrew's, and all the information for your trip to the second city can be found below.

Away Fans' Guide | Birmingham City (A)

Sold out away end

The Green Army will once again travel in their droves to the Midlands, with Steven Schumacher's team being backed by a sold out away end. 

If you have purchased a Birmingham ticket you will be able to collect from the away ticket office at St Andrew's on match day, from 1pm. ID will be required. 

If you have paid for postage and tickets have not arrived by midday on Friday, 25 August, please either call 01752 907700 or email by 4pm to arrange duplicates for collection on the day. ID will be required.

Coach travel for this fixture is sold out. 

Argyle TV

Supporters unable to attend Saturday’s game can now purchase their audio match pass for the clash at St. Andrew's.

With video streaming for this fixture prohibited in domestic territories, Argyle TV subscriptions and audio match passes are the only way to follow every kick of the action live in the UK without being at the game – and the passes cost just £2.50.

However live video streaming is available for international subscribers to Argyle TV and can be purchased for £10, audio match passes can also be purchased for this fixture by overseas Pilgrims, enabling supporters to follow the action wherever you are in the world, and whatever you are doing.

Domestic subscribers to Argyle TV have audio match pass access included in their package, alongside numerous other benefits, including box sets from the Argyle archives, exclusive features, full match replays, and extended highlights, all for just £5.50 per month, or £55 for an annual pass.

The audio stream will become available to connect to from an hour before kick-off, and supporters can simply click the audio button under the media player to get started.

Argyle TV’s pre-match show will be available to watch on the club’s YouTube channel from 2pm. Charlie Price and Marc Edworthy will bring you all of the build-up ahead of kick-off.

Match commentary will be from Argyle TV's Rob McNichol who will be joined by former Argyle player Hasney Aljofree. 

You can purchase your Argyle TV match pass here.



St. Andrew’s Stadium
Cattell Road
St. Andrew's
B9 4RL

Location: Birmingham City Football Club is located a mile and a half from Birmingham city centre and is easily accessible from all major road routes and motorway networks.

By car

Nearest motorways:

M5, M6, M40, M42.

Birmingham City Football Club is situated just off the Coventry Road (A45) in Small Heath.

From the M6: come off the motorway at Junction 6, join the A38 Aston expressway and then leave this at the second exit signposted Ringroad. From here follow signs to Birmingham City FC.

From M42 - come off the motorway at Junction 6 and follow the A45 into Small Heath. Birmingham City Football Club is located on the left hand side on Cattell Road.

SAT NAV - Please note the main stadium entrance is on Cattell Road. Our postcode is B9 4RL.

By Bus:

A number of buses stop outside or near to the ground. From Birmingham City Centre, the following buses are available: Bus number 17 (Stand MS 9), and 60 (Stand MS 4). For further information please call Travel Line on 0871 200 2233 or visit the Network West Midlands website at to plan your journey.

By Train:

Nearest train stations:

  • Birmingham New Street: 1.7 miles
  • Birmingham Moor Street: 1.6 miles
  • Bordesley Station: 0.7 miles

The nearest train station is Bordesley and operates only on home matchdays.

Supporters can get the train from various stations around the Midlands including Birmingham Moor Street, Solihull, Longbridge and Redditch.

It is advised to allow at least 15 minutes to walk from the Stadium to Bordesley station.

More information is available from West Midlands Trains by clicking here. Train times may be amended at short notice so please check before travelling.

By Taxi:

A taxi to the ground from Birmingham City Centre will cost approximately £6-£8.


Unfortunately there is no designated away supporter parking available at the ground however; street parking is available in the vicinity of the ground.

Train strike

Industrial action will affect National Rail services this Saturday.

The RMT Union have announced strike action to affect several train operating companies. This will take place Saturday 26 August.

This will affect the following train operating companies: 

  • Avanti West Coast

  • c2c

  • Chiltern Railways

  • CrossCountry

  • East Midlands Railway

  • Gatwick Express

  • Great Northern

  • Great Western Railway

  • Greater Anglia (including Stansted Express)

  • Heathrow Express

  • London Northwestern Railway

  • LNER

  • Northern

  • South Western Railway

  • Southeastern

  • Southern

  • Thameslink

  • TransPennine Express

  • West Midlands Railway


Disabled parking:

The only available disabled parking provided by Birmingham City for visiting supporters is located in the away car park on Coventry Road and is allocated on a ‘first-come, first-serve basis’.
Admission is only permitted on this car park up until one hour before kick-off.

Away supporters are advised to contact Aamir Javaid, Ticketing Manager, prior to the match to ensure that their name is left on the car parking list on the visitors’ car park gate. Please contact Aamir Javaid by phone on 0121 772 0101 option 2 or via email at (Please note: supporters are expected to produce their blue/orange disabled parking badge upon arrival at the stadium).

Matchday Commentary
Commentary headsets for visually impaired supporters are available upon request. These headsets can be used in any seat in the ground. The headsets are available upon request prior to the match via the Ticket Office.

Assistance Dogs

Visually impaired supporters wishing to attend a match aided by their guide dog should contact the Birmingham City Ticket Office for all relevant information.

Induction Loops

Induction loop equipment is available at St. Andrew’s and is available upon request. To request equipment please contact the Birmingham City Ticket Office.

Matchday Disability Liaison Officer

Birmingham City has a dedicated match day Disability Liaison Officer ready to assist all disabled supporters visiting St. Andrew’s. Please contact a member of staff at the ground for any assistance.

Food and Drink


A range of food will be available throughout Birmingham's food outlets on matchdays. Pick up a range of items including a great selection of pukka pies, burgers, hot dogs, vegetarian dishes, chips, confectionary and a range of hot/cold and alcoholic/non-alcoholic drinks.

Meal deals starting from £7.50 are also available at all kiosks where you can purchase:

  • A pie, hot or cold drink and a snack - £7.50
  • A burger or hot dog, hot or cold drink and a snack - £8.30
  • A pie and a pint - £8.30

Street Food

Look out for the food vans based around St. Andrew's serving a selection of delicious street food dishes.

Matchday programme

Birmingham City produce a matchday programme for each home game, which are priced at £4. Programmes can be purchased from sellers around the Stadium and the Blues Store.

Supporter Liaison Officer

Should any visiting supporters have any queries, suggestions or comments with regard to Birmingham City Football Club, please contact the Club’s Supporter Services Officer, David Brown, via the following methods: 

Call: 0121 202 5265 
Write: Birmingham City FC, St. Andrew’s Stadium, Birmingham, B9 4RL.

Ground regulations

Non-permitted items in the stadium 

Please note that supporters are not permitted to bring any of the following items which can be commonplace, into the stadium and these items may be confiscated on entry:

• Bottles
• Cans
• Cameras, digital cameras, video equipment
• Vuvuzelas

Smoking policy

St. Andrew’s is a smoke-free stadium and in accordance with ground regulations, smoking and the use of e-cigarettes is not permitted in the stadium.

Standing policy

All visitors to St. Andrew’s Stadium are reminded that it is an all-seated stadium and in accordance with the Club’s ground regulations, all supporters must remain in their seat whilst the game is in progress. Persistent standing may result in an individual being ejected from the stadium and in severe cases face a ban from the stadium.

Foul and Abusive Language/Anti-social Behaviour

Racial, homophobic or discriminatory abuse, chanting or harassment is not tolerated and will result in arrest and/or ejection from the ground. Any supporter who persistently uses foul and abusive language or exhibits threatening behaviour could face an ejection or ban from the stadium.

Areas of interest

St. Andrew's is located in Small Heath, which is approximately one and a half miles from Birmingham city centre. Details regarding restaurants, accommodation and places of interest can be found by clicking here to visit the city council's Visit Birmingham website.