ALW Small Sided Games

What is SSG?

As a participant, you and your teammates will play a game of 5-a-side football on the pitch during the half time break at a Melbourne Victory home game.

What happens on Match Day?

Participants will receive a wristband to access the field of play and 2 tickets to the game (1 for them and 1 for their parent/guardian).

What should I wear?

Participants will be provided a Melbourne Victory uniform (shirt) to be worn while they play.

What time does the game start?

Liberty A-League Women’s: Melbourne Victory v Western Sydney Wanderers kicks off at 7:00pm on Friday 16 February at The Home of The Matildas.

Please arrive at least one hour before kick off.

Where do I need to check in when I arrive on Match Day?

Registered participants and their parent/guardian will meet Melbourne Victory staff one hour prior to kick-off, at the left-hand side of the Entrance building at the Home of the Matildas.

When will I receive my ticket?

Each participant and their guardian will receive 2 printed tickets (one for the participant, one for their guardian) at check-in.

Your Melbourne Victory membership will also get you entry into the match, however you will be required to redeem a ticket using MVFC+MemberID via Ticketek here.

How can I purchase more tickets?

Redeem your ticket via Ticketek here.

Where will I be sitting?

Participants and their parents/guardians are free to choose their seating arrangements around the ground with reserved seating in the grand stand subject to availability.

What do I do after I check in?

Parents will not accompany participants onto the field of play. After checking in, participants and their guardian are welcome to sit anywhere until 30 minutes into the first half.

At the 30 minute mark, meet MVFC coaches underneath the score board.

Please note: Arriving late to the score board may mean missing the opportunity to participate in the halftime activation.

After the Small Sided Games, where should I go to meet my child?

Meet MVFC coaches under the scoreboard. Coaches will sign participants back to parents/guardians.

How can I ensure participants have the best experience?

Aim to arrive early to avoid possible traffic delays. Late arrival may result in your child missing out on taking part.

Please take participants to the toilet prior to meeting the MVFC Coaches under the score board.

How can I participate?

Opportunities to play SSG at half time are limited to Club Victory affiliated community clubs and junior Melbourne Victory members. Clubs and members will be contacted directly and offered the opportunity to take part.