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Ticket information and key dates for supporters ahead of Northern Ireland's World Cup play-offs against Switzerland

By Gareth Hanna

The first tickets for the home leg of Northern Ireland's World Cup play-off against Switzerland are due to go on sale this Thursday.

Ticket sales will be split into first priority, second priority and finally general sale. Here are all the details you need.

First priority tickets

Current campaign card holders will be able to secure their seats for the Windsor Park game (date TBC) on Thursday (October 19) at 10am. Card holders can log onto the account manager to purchase their tickets. That window will remain open until 10am on Wednesday October 25. All lead bookers will receive more info from the Irish FA tomorrow (Wednesday).

Second priority tickets

Official members will then have the opportunity to buy their tickets from 10am on Friday October 27. They will have to be quick as this window lasts just two hours before general sale begins. Tickets are expected to be available one per member subject to availability. Members will receive more information about this window on Thursday October 26.

General sale

Tickets will be available on general sale from 12 noon on Friday October 27.

How much will the tickets cost?

Grandstand tickets for Campaign Card holders will cost £35 while new Campaign Card holders can expect to pay £50 for a grandstand ticket and anybody able to purchase a grandstand ticket on general sale will pay £60. General admission tickets range from £35 to £50, family stand tickets from £30 to £45 and junior tickets from £15 to £20. Those prices are excluding Ticketmaster booking charges.

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What about the away leg?

Northern Ireland fans are entitled to receive 5% of the capacity of the stadium. That will be Basel's St Jakob Park which holds over 38,500 tickets. So that mean Northern Ireland are in line for around 1,920 tickets.

Those will go on sale based on loyalty points from Monday October 23. Switzerland will set ticket prices and more information should be available by Friday (October 20).

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