Press and media

Press and media accreditation

Organisations wishing to attend St Albans City’s home fixtures to provide broadcast or written coverage are asked to make their applications through the following form:

Please note that the closing date for accreditation applications is 3.30pm on Thursdays for all weekend fixtures, or noon on the preceding day for a midweek fixture. These deadlines have been set to ensure the smoothest possible service on the day of the game.

Please avoid phoning the club as NO press passes will be issued over the phone.

Please note that the club reserves the right to refuse any applications which are considered unsuitable or outwith the best interests of the competition.

Live full/part match commentaries

Match commentaries either broadcast or through social media can only be carried out where an agreement exists with the club. We cannot guarantee access to any organisation not adhering to this request.

Photographer and videographer accreditation

All photographers and videographer attending fixtures at Clarence Park will need to ensure that they have a valid National League Photographic Licence otherwise entrance to the Stadium will be refused.

All photographers and videographers will need to apply for accreditation in writing as stated above including a valid National League Photographic License ID

All photographers and videographer will need to provide and wear a fluorescent jackets. The video gantry has limited places available and will be issued on a first come first served basis, with priority being given to the club videographer. Photographers are not restricted in location, however, need to be in a position that does not restrict the view of spectators.

The only photographers allowed elsewhere onto the playing surface is the club’s Official photographers.

Media Pass collection

Passes can be collected 90 minutes prior to a weekend fixture and one hour prior to a midweek match from the gate adjacent to the turnstiles at the Clarence Road end of the ground

All passes must be collected at least 15 minutes prior to kick off. No pass = No entry.

All press passes must be presented to matchday stewards when requested.

Official team sheets

Official team sheets will be brought up to the Press Box around 30 minutes prior to kick-off, and can be collected on presentation of a press pass

Matchday parking

Please note that parking is not available at the ground, but ample parking is available via two multi-storey car parks both within a short walk to the stadium. St Albans City Football Club cannot be held responsible for any vehicles parked in or around the ground