Match Day Guide: City doubleheader

Our home opener is here and it’s a blockbuster doubleheader at AAMI Park this Saturday 21 October.

Our A-League Women kick-off the action against Canberra United at 2:45pm, before our A-League Men host Western United at 5:30pm.

We’ve got you covered with all the key match day details ahead of kick-off.

Key Timings

2:15pm – Activations commence
2:15pm – Stadium gates open
2:45pm – ALW kick off (City vs Canberra United)
5:30pm – ALM kick off (City vs Western United)

First home game

We can’t wait to see our City members for our first fixtures at home this A-Leagues season!

All A-League Women’s and A-League Men’s membership holders can scan their digital membership at the gates for entry.

Simply save your digital membership to your smartphone and scan through the turnstiles as you would a regular ticket. 

If you are yet to receive your digital membership, please email membership@melbournecityfc.com.au or head to the ticket window at Gate F pre-match and our friendly membership team will be able to assist. 

Liberty A-League pass holders can also scan their pass to enter.

Not yet a member? Purchase a membership ahead of the match or get your tickets here!

AAMI Park Forecourt Entertainment

Due to maintenance on Gosch’s Paddock, we’ve moved our pre-game entertainment to the forecourt of AAMI Park to start the season and we’ve got something for everyone!

Bringing the kids? Our Nostra Homes activation will include face painting, colouring in and an enter and win competition.

Head to the Federation University activation to pick up a free City 2023/24 team poster, visit the player signing zone and take part in the speed test.

Rate your juggling skills? There’s prizes to be won at the Macca’s Keepy Uppy Challenge!

We’re also giving you an exclusive opportunity to take a photo with the 2022/23 A-League Men’s Premiers Plate.

Don’t forget to grab your Paramount Plus City Clappers on the way in from Gate 2 to make some noise for both City teams!

Asahi Skyline Bar

Between Gate 7 and 8, the Asahi Skyline Bar is the perfect spot for some pre-match entertainment. It’s open from 2:15pm right through to 5:30pm.

With live music by Emily Lawson from 3:30pm, it’s place to be to enjoy an Asahi with your mates and fellow City fans ahead of kick-off.


We’ll wear our 2023/24 PUMA Home kit for the first time this season.

Shop our 2023/24 A-League Women’s Home kit and our A-League Men’s Home, Away and Third kits at AAMI Park this Saturday.

Head to Aisles 4 and 24 to grab one of our fresh new kits!

Getting there

The easiest way to get to AAMI Park is via public transport. Click the button below to plan your PTV journey.

The S.E. Melbourne Phoenix are hosting the Brisbane Bullets at John Cain Arena at 5:30pm, so we’re expecting a little bit of foot traffic around the precinct.

If you’re looking to drive to our double header, we recommend pre-booking your spot to ensure you don’t miss out as drive-up parking in the Eastern Car Park is limited.

Event parking is $30.00 and Pre-Booked Event Parking is $20.00.