It promises to be an entertaining Friday night of Hyundai A-League action as Melbourne City FC take on the Newcastle Jets at AAMI Park. See what’s going on this match day on the Olympic Boulevard concourse and Gosch’s Paddock.
Head to Gosch’s Paddock from 5:30pm on Friday and enjoy music from the Triple M rock patrol, giveaways, a photo wall experience, official Melbourne City merchandise and a whole lot more!
City in the Community will be running City Kicks Junior football clinics on the field right next to Gosch’s paddock from 5:30pm – 7:30pm! Head to City Square and join the fun!
Visit the Pancake Parlour’s Baron Von Maple and spin the wheel for your chance to win instant prizes and vouchers.
Gates for the Hyundai A-League match against Newcastle Jets will open at 6:30pm, with kick-off taking place at 7:40pm.
MatchWorks Dizzy Penalty Competition
Our match day partner, MatchWorks, is giving you the opportunity to participate in a Dizzy Penalties competition during half-time! Visit the inflatable goals at City Square pre-match and one lucky person will be selected to participate during halftime of the Melbourne City match!
The winner of the half-time competition will receive a signed away shirt and the opportunity to have dinner with a Melbourne City FC player and coach. Get practicing!
Tickets are available online at Ticketek and at the gates at AAMI Park.
Full-season memberships will also be available to purchase and will admit you to the 13 remaining home matches at AAMI Park, including two Melbourne Derbies. Sign up now!
Melbourne City FC merchandise will be available on match day, including the Nike 2015/16 Melbourne City FC Home and Away shirts, official polo, tracksuit jacket and hoodie!
Merchandise will be available outside AAMI Park at the van at City Square, our new match day store on the Olympic Boulevard concourse next to Edwin’s cafe, and inside the stadium next to aisles 3 and 23.
Don’t forget to pick up your FREE copy of City Insider – the official Melbourne City FC Matchday Brochure.
In this week’s issue, we chat to young winger Steve Kuzmanovski about his dream five-a-side team and what he likes to do outside of football, while Assistant Coach Luciano Trani gives his verdict on the Newcastle Jets in ‘Coaches Notes’.
Plus, our Melbourne City FC mascots have left some challenging puzzles for all young fans to tackle on the ‘City Kids’ page!
Hyundai A-League Match Details
Melbourne City FC vs Newcastle Jets
Venue: AAMI Park, Melbourne
Gates open at 6:30pm
Melbourne City FC Squad: 1. Thomas SORENSEN (GK), 4. Connor CHAPMAN, 7. Corey GAMEIRO, 8. Aaron MOOY, 15. David WILLIAMS, 16. Jason TRIFIRO, 17. Wade DEKKER, 18. Paulo RETRE, 19. Benjamin GARUCCIO, 21. Stefan MAUK, 22. Jack CLISBY, 23. Bruno FORNAROLI, 24. Patrick KISNORBO (C), 25. Jacob MELLING, 28. Steve KUZMANOVSKI, 34. Stefan ZINNI, 36. Matt MILLAR, 50. Alexander PAVLIDIS (GK)
Ins: 17. Wade DEKKER (promoted), 22. Jack CLISBY (returns from injury – quad)
**Two to be omitted**
Unavailable: 3. Aaron HUGHES (calf – 1 week), 5. Ivan FRANJIC (quad – 2-3 weeks), 9. Harry NOVILLO (hamstring – 1-2 weeks), 10. Robert KOREN (calf – 1 week), 11. Michael ZULLO (calf – 2-3 weeks), 14. James BROWN (foot – indefinite), 20. Tando VELAPHI (concussion – 1 week), 26. Marc MARINO (knee – 3 months)
Unselected: 6. Erik PAARTALU, 27. Callum RICHARDSON, 30. Hernan ESPINDOLA