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Guide to the Sky Bet Football League Play-Off Finals

21 May 2014

LIVE: The Sky Bet Football League Play-Offs 2014

Once you've secured your ticket to the Sky Bet Championship, Sky Bet League 1 or Sky Bet League 2 Play-Off Final, there are a few steps to get you ready for your day out at Wembley Stadium.

For fans arriving in London on the train, you'll need to make your way to Wembley Park, which is the closest underground station to the stadium. This is accessible via the Metropolitan line and the Jubilee line. This will be found by boarding a northbound train heading for Stanmore (Jubilee), or Chesham, Amersham, Uxbridge or Watford (Metropolitan).

Wembley Park is in Zone 4 and when you exit the front of the station, the national stadium will immediately be in your eyesight, about 500 yards ahead of you at the end of Wembley Way. There is also disabled access at the station. Click here for a map of the London Underground Tube.

If your transport of choice is a coach, then National Express - the official travel partner of Wembley Stadium - will be running return trips from Derby, Rotherham, Fleetwood and Burton. Click here for details on the Championship Play-Off Final and here for details on the League 1 and League 2 Play-Off Finals.

All visitors are advised to utilise public transport wherever possible, but there are over 3,000 secure car parking spaces around Wembley Stadium which need to be booked in advance, should you wish to drive. You can find full details by clicking here.

For the more ambitious fan, there is a bicycle park on street level (B2) in the north east corner of the stadium, near the green car park.

There are several pubs and bars in the area and they have been designated to different sets of fans. Click here for full details of where to head for a drink.

The ticket gates for all three games will be open from 1pm, two hours before kick-off. Once you get to your seat you can take in the sublime views of the whole pitch and enjoy some early match action when the Kids Cup Finals kick-off at 1:40pm. Details of the matches can be found by clicking here.

If you already have your ticket and know where you will be seating, then you can find out your view now and start to get excited ahead of the day. To begin your search for the press boxes, tunnel, substitutes' benches and Royal Box, click here.

Once inside the stadium you will be able to buy match programmes, which you can also buy in advance of the day by clicking here, and merchandise from official outlets. Food and drink will also be available, along with cash points, bookmakers and accessible toilet facilities.

Come 3pm, the intense Play-Off action will begin, with one team from each match sealing promotion.

On Saturday, Derby County and Queens Park Rangers will do battle for a place in the Premier League in the Sky Bet Championship Final. Derby were last in the top flight in the 2007/08 season, while the R's are looking for an immediate return following last season's relegation. These teams finished third and fourth respectively in the division.

The Sky Bet League 1 Play-Off Final on Sunday also sees third play fourth, with Leyton Orient taking on Rotherham United. The O's haven't been in the Championship for 32 years and face a Rotherham side looking for back-to-back promotions.

On Monday, the Sky Bet League 2 Play-Off Final sees Fleetwood Town play Burton Albion. Both teams are looking to secure a first ever season in Sky Bet League 1.

If you're not able to get to any of the games, Sky Sports will be showing all three Play-Off Finals live.

Additionally, you can follow the action on the official Football League divisional Twitter accounts - @SkyBetChamp, @SkyBetLeague1 and @SkyBetLeague2 - and by visiting the Sky Bet Football League Play-Offs blog.

Join in the conversation using #PlayOffFinal.

Click here for all the news, features and match previews from the Sky Bet Football League Play-Offs


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