Match Day Details: City v Central Coast


Melbourne City are back at AAMI Park to face the Central Coast Mariners in their final home and away fixture for the 2018/19 season. Defeated in just a single home game thus far, and eager to return to the winner’s list, the boys in City blue will be looking to carry that all-important momentum into a blockbuster finals series.

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City Square

Pre-match plans? City Square at Gosch’s Paddock will be open from 5.30pm for the City army to countdown to kick-off.

The Stomping Ground Brewery pop-up bar returns once again, where you can kick back with a limited-edition City Pale Ale, while DJ Rachel spins some tunes in the lead up to the match.

Kids can emulate their City heroes at our small sided matches and show their skills at our City inflatables; while there will be plenty of food, activities and giveaways to keep you busy.

Where: Gosch’s Paddock

When: 5.30pm – 7.50pm

City Square

What’s happening?

  • Fuel up with a bite from Biggie Smalls
  • Gauge your kicking speed at the Macca’s Golden Goal Speed Radar – fastest wins a shirt signed by Jamie McLaren to be presented by the man himself back of house after the final whistle
  • Take home an artist’s impression with a sketch from our caricature artist
  • Work on your soccer skills at the free rock-up and play Big M clinics
  • Face off against your mates in FIFA ’19 on our huge LED screen
  • Free face painting, mascots and inflatables

*All patrons at the Stomping Ground pop-up bar must be 18+ and show valid ID

ANZAC Ceremony

With ANZAC Day the day prior, we’ll be taking a moment in the stadium together to pay our respects to fellow Australians and New Zealand soldiers who sacrificed their lives.

City Sack Race

Want to win two VIP tickets to the Melbourne City Player of the Year Awards? Head to the merch store for your chance to participate in the City Sack Race at halftime and if you cross the finish line first, the tickets are yours!

City Kids Mini-March

The City Kids’ Mini March is back, doing a lap of the pitch and making noise for their City boys.

Want to see your club out on AAMI Park? Contact penni.charles1@melbournecityfc.com.au

Getting to AAMI Park

Public Transport is the quickest and easiest way to get to AAMI Park, with extra services running to and from the ground on match day.

  • The nearest train station is Richmond Station, which is just a short stroll along Swan Street and Olympic Boulevard to AAMI Park
  • Passengers travelling from the city can board Tram Route 70 to Wattle Park from Flinders Street Station to Stop 7D – AAMI Park
    Passengers using Southern Cross Station can connect with Route 48 trams on Collins Street.
  • Bus Route 246 stops at the corner of Punt Road and Swan Street, which is also close to AAMI Park

Buses will be replacing trains on sections of the Pakenham, Cranbourne, Frankston and Sandringham lines. Check out the live travel updates page to see if these disruptions will affect your journey, and plan your trip using journey planner.

Changes to Olympic Boulevard

Since the closure of Olympic Boulevard in February, there have been changes in the way the Olympic Boulevard/Swan St and Punt Rd intersection operates. For full details, click here.

Car Parking

Details on where to park on match day can be found here.

Gate Openings

All gates will open at 6.50pm.