Round 2: Melbourne Derby match day info


The 20th edition of the Melbourne Derby is set to be the biggest yet as Melbourne Victory hosts City at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.

Tickets for the Derby are available here.

Gates open at 6.15pm, with kick-off at 7.50pm.

Please note, the Derby is a fully ticketed event and Etihad Stadium will be in oval mode for this match.

General Admission members who have not done so already must upgrade to a reserved seat through Ticketmaster.

Before gates open, there will be plenty of entertainment and NOVA FM giveaways at Victory Village, located outside at Gate 5 at Etihad Stadium, from 5.00pm.

Victory membership marquees at Victory Village and on the Bourke Street footbridge will be open from 5.00pm for sales and enquiries.

Victory merchandise, including our 2016/17 home shirt, will be available inside Gates 2 and 5 on Level 1 and at Aisle 30 on Level 2. As always, Victory members receive 10% off all purchases.

Get your pics on the Etihad Stadium big screen by using #MVFC and #ArmInArm on Twitter and Instagram.

Meet selected Victory players at the post-game Social Club in the Victory Room. Entry is free for Victory members and $5 for non-members.

Car parking is available at Etihad Stadium. Pre-book your parking using Etihad Stadium’s online booking system.

Due to CityLink Tulla Widening works, the West Gate Freeway will be closed from 11.00pm on Saturday night, while the Montague Street entry ramp heading east will be shut from 10.30pm. Detours will be in place, although delays are expected. More information.

Public Transport Victoria will run additional train, tram and regional train services before and after the match. More details.

Sunbury line customers are advised that buses will replace train services between Sunshine and Sunbury stations until October 30. This may increase journey times by up to 40 minutes.

The match will be broadcast live and exclusively on Fox Sports 505 from 7.30pm AEDT, with radio coverage on 774 ABC Melbourne/ABC Local Radio Vic, Grandstand Digital, A-League Live via the ABC Radio app, EON Sports Radio, SEN 1116 and Crocmedia A-League Live.

Tickets for the Derby are available here.

Renew or join as a Melbourne Victory member and stand Arm in Arm with us in 2016/17. Click here for more details.

Go Victory!