St Mary’s Stadium
This summer marks the 21st anniversary of the first game played at St Mary’s Stadium when visitors Espanyol recorded a 4-3 win against Southampton on 1 August 2001.
Thursday 7 July: Norway vs Northern Ireland (Group A, 20:00)
Monday 11 July: Austria vs Northern Ireland (Group A, 17:00)
Friday 15 July: Northern Ireland vs England (Group A, 20:00)
All times BST
You can only enter the stadium with bags no bigger than A4, so it's best if you don't bring a bag at all if possible.
Remember that umbrellas and professional cameras won’t be allowed in! For more details read over the stadium rules below. Also, check out the prepping and packing page for more tips.
Make your way to the stadium well in advance of kick-off so you don’t miss any of the action on and off the pitch.
The gates at UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 games will open two hours prior to kick-off.
Please check our Travel and Transport page for more information about matchday travel during UEFA Women’s EURO 2022.
St Mary’s is a cashless stadium so please bring credit cards, debit cards or mobile devices that allow contactless payment.
• You might be asked for ID as alcohol can only be served in England to those over 18.
• As part of the Challenge 25 scheme, you may be asked to prove your age even if you’re over 18 but look under 25 – take it as a compliment for looking youthful!
• Keep in mind it is against the law to consume alcohol within the stadium bowl or within sight of the pitch. Alcohol-free beers are also not permitted within the stadium bowl.
🚨 Water bottles update 11 July
Due to prolonged high temperatures across the UK, fans will be permitted to bring a single clear disposable water bottle (up to 500ml) to the remaining UEFA Women’s EURO group stage matches.
Please don't bring re-usable or metallic bottles as they will be confiscated for safety reasons.
When planning your matchday, keep in mind that stadium rules for UEFA Women's EURO 2022 may differ from the usual regulations at the stadium.
St Mary's will operate a strict no smoking policy. This includes the use of tobacco and vaping products across all areas of the stadium.
More questions? You can download the full Stadium Rules as PDF below.
There will be two official Fan Shops around the stadium, where you can stock up on all your favourite UEFA Women’s Euro gear such as t-shirts, player jerseys and individual match scarves.
💳 Payment should be made using VISA or other credit cards including contactless payments up to 100 GBP. No cash payments will be accepted.
Check out the FAQs below for all the details.👀
1 shop at the north-west corner of the stadium
1 shop at the south-east corner next to the Club Shop (for the Northern Ireland vs England match only)
Three hours before kick-off on all matchdays until one hour after the final whistle.
All the items you buy will be placed in an official UEFA Women’s EURO bag you will be allowed to take into the stadium. This won't affect your baggage allowance so you can still bring your A4-sized bag.
Volkswagen Way Finders will be around St Mary's on matchday, so if you need any assistance to find your entrance or have any questions, they will be able to give you directions and provide information.
Security is a team effort. To make St Mary's safe for everyone, you may notice the security measures in place when you arrive. We’re screening everyone before they enter the stadium and carrying out bag searches.
As well as the security measures, we rely on you to be our extra eyes and ears. When you're on the way to the game and inside the stadium, be aware of your surroundings. Report anything that doesn't seem right to a steward. They'll know what to do and get it checked out. By doing this, you're doing your bit to keep everyone safe.
Got a question about visiting St Mary's Stadium during UEFA Women's EURO 2022? Check out our FAQs below for answers to the most common queries.
Food and drink cannot be brought into the stadium unless you have a valid medical reason to do so.
Everyone will need a valid match ticket for entry, regardless of their age.
Ticket holders under the age of 16 can only enter with an accompanying adult, regardless of kick-off times.
If you need to bring something for medical reasons that’s not permitted according to the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 stadium rules, you can apply for an exemption by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fans with hospitality tickets can contact email@example.com to apply for an exemption.
St Mary’s has a roof but not all fans will be sheltered if it rains.
Yes, baby changing facilities are available in the Junior Saints concourse.
St Mary’s has very limited on-site parking, so fans are advised to use public transport to get to the stadium. Read our travel guide for more information about matchday transport.
Re-entry is not permitted. If you choose to leave the stadium, you won’t be allowed back in.
Don’t worry, you will still be able to enter the stadium if you’re late as long as it is safe to do so.
Please only use the entrance specified on your ticket. If you arrive at a different entrance, you will be turned away and asked to find yours.
Please don’t bring any oversized items as you won’t be allowed to take them inside the stadium.
The restricted bag policy also applies to baby strollers, which can’t be taken inside the venue. This is for safety reasons, as larger items can block the rows and emergency exit routes.
Check out our dedicated accessibility page for detailed information on accessibility services on matchday transport, at the stadium and throughout the city.
Yes, you can make purchases with VISA or with other credit cards (contactless up to 100GBP). Payment by cash will not be possible.
Yes, your merchandise will be placed in an official UEFA Women’s EURO clear bag that you will be able to bring into the stadium and which won’t count towards your baggage allowance.
Yes, you can return unworn products, with all the tags still attached, online within 30 days. Simply follow the instruction on the Returns Portal.
No, the click & collect option is only available for the opening match at Old Trafford and for the final at Wembley Stadium.
At all the other matches, you’ll be able to visit the official Fan Shops and do all your shopping on the spot or online.