Matchday Guide: Melbourne Derby Double Header

For the first time this season, we’ll be hosting a double header match day at home.

City’s ALW team kick things off at 5:05pm as they host cross-town rival Western United. Both sides boast 100% records and go into the game full of confidence.

After that, it’s time for Australian football’s fiercest rivalry – the Melbourne Derby – kicking off at 7:45pm.

Haven’t secured your tickets yet? Click here to grab them now.

Key Timings

16:00 – City Square opens
16:45 – Stadium gates open
17:05 – Melbourne City vs Western United (ALW) kick off
19:45 – Melbourne City vs Melbourne Victory (ALM) kick off

City Square

Open from 4:00pm – 7:15pm

Our City Square fan hub on Gosch’s Paddock is back again this Saturday for the young and young at heart!

There will be plenty happening to keep you busy before heading into the stadium, including food trucks, TeqBall, inflatables, face painting, live entertainment and City Football School taster sessions for the kids.

Test your shooting skills at the Macca’s Golden Goal and complimentary McCafé vouchers are available so you can enjoy your next coffee at McCafé on us!*

*Only available to people aged 15 years and over.

Skyline Bar

The all-new Skyline Bar on the Western Concourse is the perfect place to catch up with your mates for a drink before heading into the stadium!

With views of Melbourne’s famous sporting precinct and a DJ spinning some tunes to get you into the mood for some City football, there’s no better place to grab a pre-game Asahi.

Forecourt Entertainment

Enjoy live music on both the eastern and western sides of the stadium and even get your face painted before heading into the AAMI Park.

MyRepublic Race the Rocket

Race the Rocket is back by popular demand this season thanks to our Official Internet Partner, MyRepublic!

Register now and you could be on the AAMI Park pitch racing the rocket and in with a chance to win a brand new Samsung Q60B 55″ QLED 4k Smart TV.

Etihad Member Attendance Program

Another City home game means another chance to get an entry in our Etihad Member Attendance Program!

Thanks to Etihad Airways, you and three friends could be soaking up the sun in Abu Dhabi just by scanning your membership and cheering on City at any home game at AAMI Park.  

And the best part is, winning couldn’t be easier. Simply scan your membership barcode through the turnstiles at AAMI Park on any City matchday to receive an automatic entry into the draw. 

Digital Member Tickets

Still waiting eagerly via your letterbox for your 2022/23 Membership Pack to arrive? Well don’t worry – you’ll still be able to get into Saturday’s match with no problems.

All eligible City members have been sent their 2022/23 digital memberships.
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. 

Asahi Promotion

Purchase any Asahi 3.5% Super Dry at AAMI Park throughout the 2022/23 A-League season for the chance to win a Melbourne City prize pack.  All you need to do is scan the QR code on your receipt to enter. T&C’s apply.

Macca’s Score Yours

During any live City home match, film your goal celebration and use Macca’s filters and hashtag #ScoreYourMac. 

Post it to your Instagram stories and we’ll send you a free Big Mac. Next goal City score, score yours!

Just ensure your account is on public to receive your code. T&C’s apply.


Looking to refresh your merch game? Head to aisles 4 and 24 and stock up on all the latest Melbourne City kit, including the all-new Home, Away and Third jerseys from PUMA.

Perfect opportunity to pick up a last minute Christmas gift for any City fan.

Getting there

If you’re looking to drive, please note that drive-up parking spaces are limited and we recommend pre-booking your parking here.

Catching public transport? Please be aware that buses will be replacing trains on sections of the Mernda line from 7:40pm and sections of the Pakenham line from 9:30pm. Click here for more details.

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