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Win tickets to a Pompey game, and get £5 match tickets

Want to win a pair of tickets to show your support for our local club? There are 40 pairs of tickets to be won by students and staff  to see Pompey take on Rochdale at Fratton Park on Friday 28 February, kick-off 7.45pm.

League one - Portsmouth AFC Wimbledon - 11/01/2020 PortsmouthÕs Marcus Harness scores his first goal of the match

To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets, simply tell us the name of the discounted Pompey football tickets available to staff and students by 5.00pm on Friday 21 February via this form.

One of our recent winners, Carla Seathe had a great day out with her son Ronnie who is  a huge Pompey fan: “Ronnie and I had such a great day. It’s wonderful to be given opportunities at work to be able to enter competitions to win tickets to see our home team play. Ronnie was thrilled to get the chance to speak to Kenny and the Pompey Players, who were happy to take photos and answer questions – such lovely guys. A great day had by all, thank you.”

£5 ticket offer Portsmouth v Southend game

Staff and students can also take advantage of a fantastic £5 ‘purple ticket’ offer to watch Pompey face Rochdale at Fratton Park as part of the University’s partnership with Portsmouth Football Club.

Pompey are encouraging staff and students to attend the match on Friday, February 28 (kick off 7.45pm) with tickets available to purchase. Register how many tickets you would like and you’ll be contacted to collect them on the week beginning 24 February. Payment will be required in cash on collection.

Purple tickets

Purple tickets are available for the reduced rate of £16 (one discounted per booking) for any of Pompey’s remaining League One home games – including the final Fratton fixture of the season against Blackpool on Monday, April 13 (3.00pm kick-off).

The quickest and easiest way to buy purple tickets is online.  You’ll need to register or log in for the UoP option to appear. Once logged in, select your match seats, and the “UOP (Student ID required)” ticket option for £16. This is available for students and staff. Please take your student or staff ID cards with you to show stewards.

About our partnership with Portsmouth Football Club

The University’s sponsorship is part of a three-year deal as the Club’s Main Partner, with outreach to inspire local children, and joined-up research.

As well as discounted tickets, the partnership with the Football Club provides a number of health and education opportunities including student placements at the club, discounted use of the grounds and facilities, and players supporting the University’s outreach programme with local schools and colleges, to help inspire children to apply for university.

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