Match Day Details: City vs Newcastle


It’s an Australia Day Eve blockbuster at AAMI Park! Don’t miss out on an evening of entertainment as we look to secure an important three points against the Newcastle Jets on Thursday at 7:50pm.

With exciting pre-match events and activities going at City Square, there’s plenty happening around the AAMI Park concourse to keep the whole family entertained in the lead up to both matches.

Haven’t got your tickets yet? Click here to get your tickets for the match and don’t forget to claim your ‘Kids go FREE’ tickets! See how you can redeem them here.

Countdown to kick-off at City Square!

But first, all the action begins at City Square from 5pm -7:30pm!

Treat yourself to Australia’s best gelato courtesy of our friends at Gelato Messina, or chill out at Stomping Ground’s pop-up bar with a locally-brewed ale from one of Melbourne’s finest breweries.


With tennis fever gripping Melbourne in recent weeks, become City Square’s Grand Slam champions and challenge your mates to a fun game of Soccer Tennis pre-match.

Don’t forget we’ll have our usual live music, FIFA 18 competitions, free clinics and wide variety of food trucks at City Square and on the Olympic Boulevard precinct, in what is the best way to countdown to kick-off against the Jets!

Where: Gosch’s Paddock (East side of AAMI Park)
When: 5:00pm – 7:30pm, Thursday 25 January
Whats on?

  • Challenge your mates to FIFA 18 on our giant LED Screen
  • Enjoy a Melbourne brewed beer at the Stomping Ground Brewery pop-up beer tent. (18)
  • Take on your mates in a match of Soccer Tennis
  • Treat yourself to Australia’s best gelato at the Gelato Messina Truck.
  • Pick up your FREE copy of City Insider
  • Free face painting, small sided matches and inflatables for the kids.

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

Grab the latest City Merchandise!

Visit our merchandise van outside of Entrance F, or our match day stalls inside Gate 2 and 7 to get your hands on the latest range of City merch, including our brand new streetwear range and 2017/18 Nike Home and Away Jerseys.


Welcome our newest Australian citizens to the City Family.

Melbourne City FC will be welcoming Australia’s newest citizens during a special Citizenship and Affirmation ceremony.

The ceremony will involve 51 new Australians, who will become citizens at the game and complete their Pledge of Allegiance on pitch prior to the start of the match against Newcastle. 

We invite all our fans to support and welcome the new Conferees by joining in the singing of the National Anthem and repeating the Affirmation – to be performed by City women’s star Aivi Luik. Let’s make the ceremony a very special event for the newest members of the City Family!

Getting to AAMI Park

There will be plenty going on around the AAMI Park precinct so make sure you plan your trip to the stadium beforehand.

Public Transport is the quickest and easiest way to get to AAMI Park. If you’re travelling to AAMI Park by train, tram or bus, visit PTV and plan your journey today.

There will be parking available at Yarra Park at a cost of $10 per vehicle, however, parking will not be available at Eastern Plaza (Car Park D) due to the Australian Open.

Mac for a Match

McDonald’s, Melbourne City FC’s official Restaurant Partner, is rewarding all fans this weekend. If City wins on Thursday night against Newcastle Jets, everyone who attends the match will win a free Big Mac.

All you have to do is take your match ticket into any participating McDonald’s Restaurants. All match tickets will be accepted, including:

  • Membership cards
  • Ticketek tickets
  • e-Tickets
  • The Chairman’s Club tickets
  • Corporate suite tickets

Mac for a Match

Match Details

Hyundai A-League Round 18
Thursday 25 January
Melbourne City FC vs Newcastle Jets
Venue: AAMI Park, Melbourne
Kick-off: 7.50pm
Gates Open: 6:50pm