Play On The Pitch Experiences

Brighton & Hove Albion - Play on The Pitch

Play On The Pitch Experiences at UK Stadium Venues 

Have you always wanted to follow in the footsteps of the professionals and play on the pitch at your favourite stadium?  Opportunities are now available for you and your friends and colleagues to join together for a once in a lifetime tournament experience in May and June 2024.  Enjoy a team-talk in the dressing rooms, walk through the prestigious players tunnel and compete in a match on the very pitch where history is made by your sporting heroes.  Here are just a few examples of what is available.  Enquire at your local stadium. 

Arsenal FC (Emirates Stadium)

Host up to 80 game-changers this May and choose from a line up of bespoke party packages for the ultimate on-pitch experience at the Emirates Stadium. From personalised digital branding to your own pitch-side PA announcer, we’re here to elevate the atmosphere of your football match.  Start your session with light refreshments before kicking off a 90-minute football match in front of your very own spectators.  The game ends in one of our exclusive hospitality lounges where you can enjoy a pitch party dining experience, tailored to your event requirements. We also have a range of drinks package options including Arsenal-themed cocktails, beer and wine.  Pitch events are available to book now with dates starting from Monday 27 May onwards.  Pitch events subject to availability and are dependent on other events taking place at the stadium.  Contact or call 0345 262 0004.  See more about the Emirates Stadium.

Pitch Events at The Emirates - Arsenal
Pitch Events at The Emirates – Arsenal FC

Bolton Wanderers FC (Toughsheet Stadium)

Wanderers are giving you the opportunity to step out onto the hallowed turf at the Toughsheet Community stadium and Play on The Pitch at Bolton Wanderers FC this summer! Between Saturday 18th May and Sunday 26th May, Wanderers’ pitch will be available to hire with a host of fantastic perks included.  The Play On The Pitch Package (£3,000+VAT) includes; use of home and away changing rooms, use of BWFC home and away kit, FA qualified referee and assistants, 90 minute game on pitch, supply of referee and referee assistants, supply of club balls, big screen branding, walk out music, pre match team photo and spectators in West Stand.  The Play On The Pitch ‘Ultimate Experience’ Package (£4,500+VAT) is also available with the following extras; mid-tier LED branding, pitch side branding, half-time refreshments,  spectators in Director’s Box, spectators on West Stand balcony, pre-match bacon / sausage sandwich and refreshments, post-match buffet for players, use of 1877 Suite and pay bar facility in 1877 Suite.

Each day will have a morning, afternoon and evening slot available to hire. More dates may become available depending on the outcome of the Sky Bet League One season.  So whether it’s a group of friends, colleagues or a company event, let us look after you and stage your football match at the Toughsheet Community Stadium!  To avoid disappointment due to limited availability, please email to book your Play on the Pitch experience.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC (American Express Stadium)

Play on the Pitch at the American Express Stadium is back for 2024! This is your chance to step in the boots of the words elite and play at a Premier League and European stadium. After the all-important team talk in the Albion dressing room, walk out of the tunnel to Good Old Sussex By The Sea before competing in a full 90-minute match, officiated by FA accredited officials. Finally, dissect the result whilst enjoying a two-course meal and a complimentary drink in your private lounge.  Packages include;

  • Pitch-hire for 90 minute match (32 players)
  • Use of changing rooms
  • Match officials and first aid
  • Use of home and away team dug outs
  • Use of Premier League footballs
  • Two course buffet and drink of your choice
  • Free onsite parking
  • Up to 50 spectators 

Take your experience to a new league with the following extras:

  • Full Nike (not BHAFC) kit for two teams, including two GK kits – £1,800+VAT
  • In-play professional sports photographer – £540+VAT
  • Full match filming and BHAFC Legend commentary – £2,400+VAT
  • Up to 200 spectators and a concourse kiosk serving drinks and confectionary – £1,200+VAT 

The pitch is available to hire from Monday 20th May until Sunday 2nd June with kick-off slots at 10am, 2.30pm and 7.30pm.  Costs are; weekday slots £5,000+VAT, weekday evening slots £5,500+VAT or weekend and bank holiday slots cost £6,500+VAT.  Find out more and check availability for Play on the Pitch at Brighton & Hove Albion FC.

See more about the American Express Stadium.

Brighton & Hove Albion - Play on Pitch
Brighton & Hove Albion FC – Play on The Pitch

Bristol City FC & Bristol Bears Rugby (Ashton Gate Stadium)

Play on the Pitch at Ashton Gate Stadium, home to Bristol City FC and Bristol Bears Rugby.  The stadium is offering pitch experiences between 23rd and 27th May 2024, with a choice of 12pm or 5pm kick-off times.  Packages (based on 30 players) include; use of home and away changing rooms for 3 hours (with towels), use of pitch for 30 minute warm up and 90 minute game, use of the hospitality suite throughout your visit (for up to 100 spectators), pint with pie and chips for all 30 players, bottle of bubbly for the man of the match and first aid cover too!  Find out more and check availability by emailing

JMP Ashton Gate Matchday Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol
Play on the Pitch at Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol

Chelsea FC (Stamford Bridge)

Take to the pitch at Stamford Bridge for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to walk through the tunnel, play on the prestigious turf, use the PA system and display your own digital branding – now all in the same weeks as your favourite Blues heroes, with available dates in April and May during the Premier League season.

With the help of CFC coaches, referees and physios, up to 32 players can take part in a competitive tournament. The ultimate experience for sports fans and spectators alike, additional guests can enjoy their time on the sidelines with award-winning hospitality including a 3-hour unlimited drinks package. The excitement does not end after the final whistle, where a Chelsea FC legend will be on hand to provide the all-important post-match analysis. Register your interest to play on the pitch at Chelsea FC.

Play on Pitch at Chelsea FC
Play on the Pitch at Chelsea FC

FC United of Manchester (Broadhurst Park)

Take to the pitch of a unique club with a unique backstory. Broadhurst Park stadium shows the power of fans working together for a common cause – at FC United the fans are the owners! Located in the heart of North Manchester, Broadhurst Park benefits from fantastic transport links, a range of seating and standing terraces and impressive bar overlooking the pitch.  The Play on the Pitch programme runs throughout May and June 2024 with a number of packages on offer. Whether it be a charity game, end-of-season finals, or as a workplace away day, Broadhurst Park is a fantastic choice to ensure the day is one to remember!  Packages include:

  • Home and away changing rooms
  • Spectators in attendance
  • Open bar
  • Food kiosk
  • Tannoy announcer
  • Pre-match and half-time music
  • Floodlights
  • Photographer
  • Match filming

Find out more by emailing

FC United of Manchester
FC United of Manchester

Leicester City FC (King Power Stadium)

Enjoy a unique opportunity to take centre stage at King Power Stadium and play on the pitch at Leicester City FC, or even play at their Seagrave training facility.  Choose from 90 minute packages or full day packages, which includes; full use of the pitch, car parking for participants, use of home and away changing rooms, use of home and away dugouts, and use of matchday goals.  A range of food options and extras are also available such as replica kits, FA Approved Match Officials, ex-player to manage the team, announcer/DJ, Trophy packages, photography, Filbert the Fox Mascot and more.  Find out more by contacting

King Power Stadium, Leicester City FC
Play on the Pitch at Leicester City FC

Leigh Sports Village in Greater Manchester

The Leigh Sports Village is a £50 million multi-use sports, retail, education and housing development in Leigh, Greater Manchester, in the North-West of England. The centrepiece of the development is a 12,000-capacity stadium, home to professional rugby league team Leigh Leopards and Manchester United’s Women’s Football Club. The arena is open all year round for pitch hire (must be booked in advance).  After a huge £1.2m redevelopment of the Leigh Sports Village Pavilion, the ten high-quality, adaptable and marked out pitches for full size or six-a-side games meet all the requirements laid down by FIFA, the International Rugby Board, and RFL thanks to an investment in the very latest technology in artificial turf – so you can play your sport on the same surfaces as the professionals.  The venue offers;

  • 10 six a side artificial pitches
  • 2 full size artificial football pitches
  • 2 full size artificial rugby pitches
  • Multi-use games area

Alongside the superb pitches, Leigh Sports Village Arena also boasts clean, comfortable and warm changing rooms and separate referees changing rooms.  Find our more by contacting

Newcastle Falcons Rugby (Kingston Park Stadium)

Hire the pitch at Kingston Park Stadium, home of Newcastle Falcons Rugby, with pitch hire starting from just £150+VAT an hour.  You can even hire the changing rooms for just £35+VAT for both changing rooms (home and away).  This also includes visitor seating of 380 in the East Stand and free car parking.  Catering can be bespoke, with a range of options and prices available.
Newcastle Falcons - Play on Pitch
Newcastle Falcons – Pitch Hire

Stoke City FC (bet365 Stadium)

The bet365 Stadium, home to Stoke City FC, has dates are available across May and June with prices starting from just £1,800.00 including VAT. Packages include; exclusive use of first team pitch, access to home and away team dressing rooms, full 90-minute match, qualified Match Officials, team names/company logo on the big screen, walk out music, up to 250 supporters welcome and complimentary use of Ricardos sports bar for supporters and players.  To find out more, please call 01782 592114 or email

Stoke City, bet365 Stadium
Stoke City FC, bet365 Stadium

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