Guidelines' for all Media at Gigg Lane
All interview requests or general media enquiries relating to club affairs are to be directed to the media department, preferably via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling 08445 790009 (option five). We will endeavour to deal with every request from accredited media sources as soon as possible.
Post Match Press Conference: Post match press conference with the manager will take place on a Thursday for a Saturday game and Monday for a midweek game. The club will occasionally call a press conference as and when needed.
All press conferences for the new season will take place in the clubs press room at Gigg Lane, unless otherwise stated. Should timings change for a post match press conference, you will be informed in plenty of time.
All accredited media sources must touch base with the press office before attending either via email - email@example.com
or via phone on 08445 790009 (option five). Individual interviews with the manager and/or players will also be catered for on a first come first served basis.
Matchday Accreditation: All members of the media must apply for press box access, Pitch side access (Photographers Only) and TV Gantry Access.
Your request must be submitted via the online DataCo I-PBS System for matchday access.
Should you incur any problems with the online system, then please contact the media department asap via email ( firstname.lastname@example.org
) or via the phone (08445 790009 - Option five).
Your Press Pass: All press tickets will be made available via reception two, reception two is approx half way down the main stand, and must not be confused with main reception. At this point, you will be asked to sign the relevant DataCo sheet as attending the game. Please have your press accreditation cards available as you collect your tickets. Refreshments will be available to all members of the media at half time.
Parking: Please note, we have NO parking facilities at the club for members of the media
Should have any out of the normal requests on match days at Gigg Lane, please contact Gordon Sorfleet as early as possible (email@example.com
or via phone using 08445 790009 option five)
Teamsheet & Programme: Your complimentary matchday programme will be issued to you when you collect your ticket at Reception Two, teamsheets will be brought to the press box as soon as they are ready to be distributed. We hope to have your teamsheet in your hand by 2:15pm (Saturdays) and 7:00pm (evenings).
Facilities at Gigg Lane: Free to access Wireless Internet access is available in the press box at Gigg Lane. Your ticket will also show the WiFi password. Visiting clubs have the use of ISDN for website commentary, should this option not be used, then visiting radio stations will be offered the spare point. Please note, there are no other ISDN points at Gigg Lane other than BBC Radio Five Live and BBC Radio Manchester. Only one other ISDN connection is available and that will always reserved for the opposition team's website commentary.
Power if freely available in the press box via the standard three pin socket.
Post match interviews: All away teams may hold their post match interviews in the dugout area. No access to the Tunnel area will be granted to any media at all unless previously arranged with your clubs press officer and Gordon Sorfleet at Gigg Lane.
Only the visiting clubs press officer will be given access to the tunnel and dressing room area. All members of the media wishing to attend the Bury managers post match interview, must go to the press room on completion of the game.
Should TV cameras be present for interviews, you are requested to use the press room using the clubs media back drop.
Press Releases will be issued via email, should you wish to receive our press release, please contact us via email - firstname.lastname@example.org
or via phone - 08445 790009 (option Five)
All enquiries must be made to Gordon Sorfleet, 08445 790009 (option Five) or via email using the above email address.