OXFORD City FC fans will now be able to use their mobile phones to scan ticket codes at turnstiles to get into games.

The club, which plays at Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane, has introduced online bookings and cashless payment technology to transform how fans can buy their tickets.

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The Vanarama National League South club has linked up with TicketCo to offer fans mobile technology to make tickets easier to buy. The TicketCo system can send QR codes to supporters’ smart phones which are then scanned at turnstiles to gain entry on match-day.

Fans will now be able to buy tickets for all home games online, print at home, or have tickets downloaded onto a mobile phone.


The platform provides City with an online ticketing and payment facility for the first time, which integrates with the club’s website and Facebook page.

Oxford City FC director Justin Merritt said: “This is an exciting step forward in our efforts to continue to modernise and improve the football club.

“The TicketCo platform is fantastic and it makes buying tickets so simple online, both on the club website and Facebook page.

“Fans will still be able to buy tickets with cash if they wish too, but we felt it important to provide more convenient and modern ways for people to purchase tickets.”

City also plans to use TicketCo’s ‘time slot’ function to enable people to book sessions on the 3G community pitches to help streamline the booking process.

TicketCo confirmed City is the first football club in the UK to use its time slot system.

David Kenny, TicketCo Country Manager said: “It’s great to work with such an ambitious, forward-thinking and community spirited football club.

"We share similar values at TicketCo and we’re delighted to have partnered with them to provide a tailored e-ticketing solution that meets their needs.

"We’re enjoying working with Oxford City and look forward to watching the club get stronger and stronger.”

The investment in the club’s ticketing and e-marketing comes after it revamped its pitch and clubhouse in 2017.