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Barcelona v City: Supporter advice

Below you will find key information you need, ahead of our friendly against FC Barcelona in support of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) research at Luzón Foundation.

The game will be played at the Camp Nou and kicks-off at 21:30 (local time) on Wednesday 24 August.

Manchester City Football Club is proud to have the best fans in the world and with your help we plan to keep it that way.

As guardians of this great Club, and a legacy that spans more than 130 years, we all have a responsibility to act as ambassadors of not only Manchester City, but also the City of Manchester. 

We wish you a safe trip and an enjoyable game.

COVID-19 Entry Requirements

For information on travelling to Spain including Covid information and entry requirements, see Travel Advice Spain.

Minimise the risk

  • Consider the impact of wearing Club colours when not inside the stadium.
  • Carry your passport at all times.
  • Carry a note of the address of your hotel (in both English and Spanish) – it can help people give you directions and ensure that taxi drivers know where you want to go.
  • Keep the number of valuables you carry to a minimum - passport, a credit card, your phone and some money - and ensure they are secured (not in your back pocket).
  • Pickpockets operate in crowds; be careful with your valuables.
  • Change money at a bank, hotel, or in exchange kiosks – NOT on the street
  • Carry the contact number for your travel insurer at all times.
  • Carry the address and telephone number of the British Embassy so you can call for help.
  • Leave a copy of your passport and other documents safe in your hotel in case you lose the originals.
  • Do not carry weapons of any sort, you may get you arrested.
  • Don’t commit acts of theft: you are more likely to be locked up rather than fined or deported.
  • Do not drink alcohol in the streets, this is illegal in parts of Spain and you can be arrested.

Match & Ticket Information

  • You may be asked to show photo identification to enter the stadium.
  • Turnstiles will be open from 8pm (local time).
  • The local police have advised that all supporters arrive at the stadium from. 8:15pm (local time), as the security checks at the entrance may take some time. Anyone not in the stadium by 8.30pm (local time) may be delayed in entering the stadium in time for kick-off.
  • Bags of any size will not be permitted into the stadium. Please do not travel to the stadium with bags. There are no locker or bag storage facilities.
  • Prohibited items can be found here. The use of pyrotechnics, flares and smoke bombs is also prohibited, and anyone found in possession of or being associated to these items faces arrest.

Getting to the Stadium

Information of how to get to the stadium can be found here.

The address of the stadium is:

Camp Nou Stadium
Calle de Aristides Maillol 12

Whilst in Barcelona

The Barcelona City Guide can be found here.

The average weather is Barcelona in August is: highs 29° lows 23°.

Embassy Information

The local emergency service contact number is 112.

  • If you need assistance, you can contact the British Consulate on: 0034 933 666 200 (including out of hours emergencies).
  • If you lose your passport, you will need to apply for an Emergency Travel Document (ETD) online.
  • For information on travelling to Spain including Covid information and entry requirements, see Travel Advice Spain.

If you are arrested

You can contact the British Consulate and request consular assistance if you are arrested, however they cannot get you out of prison, represent you in court or pay your bills.

If you wish to contact an embassy official to ask they contact your next of kin, please make this request clear to the local police authorities.

Lost Wallets

If you lose your wallet, please try to cancel your credit cards as soon as possible. British Embassy officials cannot give you money to help you return home.

You can use most major credit cards to obtain money from cash machines if you have your PIN.

The British Embassy in Barcelona can provide you with telephone and internet facilities during opening hours.

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