Crawley Town to face a Chelsea XI in pre-season

New head coach Harry Kewell
New head coach Harry Kewell

Crawley Town will face a Chelsea XI on Saturday, July 15.

The fixture will be the Reds' first home fixture of pre-season

Kick-off is 3pm but the club are also planning a big Fun Day at the stadium beforehand with loads of attractions, starting at 12 noon.

The club will also launch their new 2017-18 home kit on the day.

Tickets for the Chelsea game will be just £1 for all categories anywhere in the stadium if purchased before 4.30pm on Friday, July 14.

Matchday prices will increase to £3 per ticket. There will be no cash admissions. You must buy a ticket before kick-off, in line with the club's normal matchday policy.

Tickets will go on sale on Monday, June 26 at 9am.

Chelsea supporters can call the club on 01293 410000 or visit the Box Office in person to buy tickets for the away sections.

Crawley have previously announced other pre-season friendlies, starting with a trip to East Grinstead Town on Saturday, July 8, followed by their visit to Oakwood on July 11.

They then travel to Ryman Premier side Dulwich Hamlet on Monday, July 18 and face Bognor Regis Town away on Wednesday, July 26.

In between they will host newly-promoted Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday, July 22.