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Gillingham v West Ham United tickets for FA Cup third round tie on general sale this Thursday


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Tickets for Gillingham’s FA Cup match against West Ham United are now on general sale.

The Gills announced on Thursday morning that supporters can now buy two tickets each for the game.

Gills fans celebrate a goal against Sunderland at Priestfield Picture: Ady Kerry
Gills fans celebrate a goal against Sunderland at Priestfield Picture: Ady Kerry

A statement from Gills said: "We are pleased to announce, after reviewing a number of comments from supporters, that the club has decided that once West Ham tickets go on general sale (to those on our database only), supporters can purchase two tickets per customer number, rather than one."

Tickets for the third round fixture - which is to be broadcast live on BT Sport - went on sale last Tuesday and they’ve been selling well, with just a couple of thousand tickets expected to be left once they go on general sale.

West Ham are expected to sell out their ticket allocation after being given exclusive use of the Brian Moore Stand.

The Premier League side have been allocated 2,594 tickets for the match at Priestfield, which takes place on Sunday, January 5. They have been on sale to Hammers fans since Friday.

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Gillingham have had a steady stream of fans purchasing their tickets throughout the week, with club staff handing out hot drinks and mince pies to some, while players have also been out to greet the supporters.

Standard discounted adult tickets have been on sale at £25. The standard adult price will increase to £30 when they go on general sale this Thursday.

Those are prices for anywhere other than in Medway Stand blocks D, E and F, Gordon Road D and E. The cost for seniors/concessions without the discount is £27, £20 for students and £15 for under-18s.

Tickets in other areas of Priestfield will be priced at £33 for adults, £30 for seniors/concessions, £23 for students and £18 for under-18s.

Gillingham's game against West Ham will kick off at 6.16pm on the Sunday

Every third round tie will kick-off a minute later than usual as part of a campaign to highlight mental health.

Olly Lee runs towards his young son Alfie in the crowd after scoring the second goal against Doncaster Picture: Ady Kerry
Olly Lee runs towards his young son Alfie in the crowd after scoring the second goal against Doncaster Picture: Ady Kerry

How can I watch Gillingham v West Ham?

The best way, of course, is to get a ticket for the game at Priestfield. The Gills are yet to announce ticket prices and when they will go on sale but priority will be given to season-ticket holders.

TV channel: The match will be televised in the UK on BT Sport, with kick-off at 6.16pm.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers can watch the match online via the BT Sport video player and the BT Sport app.

Match coverage: KentOnline Sport will be keeping you up to date with all the build-up and action via our match blog service with Luke Cawdell at www.kentonline.co.uk.

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