The first Melbourne Derby of the season is at Etihad Stadium on Saturday, October 14.
Melbourne Victory v City
Saturday, October 14
Etihad Stadium, 7:50pm EDT
Gates open at 6:15pm EDT
Allow extra time to arrive at Etihad Stadium as all bags will be checked and all attendees will be wanded prior to entry.
The Melbourne Derby is not a fully ticketed game. General Admission members do not need to reserve a seat and can head straight to the stadium and choose a seat on Level 3 as usual.
Memberships will be available to purchase from the Gate 5 membership hub, and there will be a marquee on the footbridge. Both will be open from 4:00pm.
The new membership merchandise will also be available to purchase.
The Victory Shop will be selling three pre-printed hero home jerseys – Besart Berisha, James Troisi and Mark Milligan – in men’s and kids sizes.
The two new scarves and beanie will also be available from all merchandise outlets.
A brand new merchandise outlet will be situated outside Gate 5, while there will be three more inside – Gates 4 and 5 on Level 1, and on Aisle 38 on Level 2.
Victory Village will be up and running between 5:00pm and 7:20pm outside Gates 5 and 7 of Etihad Stadium.
There will be a face painting station set up outside Gate 5 for the junior Victory fans.
An inflatable pitch will be set up outside Gate 7 for small sided games.
TAC’s brand new ‘Towards Zero’ marquee will be situated outside Gate 5.
There’ll be a chance to take your photo inside the Melbourne Victory themed locker room and as always there will be some great giveaways.
Make sure you stay in your seat for half time as one lucky Victory fan wins a trip to watch the boys play interstate.
We’re also on the lookout for extras for the new TAC TVC we’re shooting on Saturday night outside Etihad Stadium. If you want to be a part of it, head to Gate 5 between 6:30pm and 7:30pm.
Keep an eye out for the AGL blimp pre-game. If you give it a wave you’ll have a chance to see yourself on the big screen.
Delphi Bank’s half-time activation at Melbourne Victory home games has had a makeover. The new Chase the Coin challenge gives eight lucky winners throughout the A-League season the chance to run the length of the football pitch, chasing virtual coins for the opportunity to win up to $1,000.
Make sure you head to the new TCL “Club Life Zone” for your chance to show off your best goal celebration in the TCL GIF booth. For your chance to win a Melbourne Victory prize pack make sure you upload your best goal celebration by using the following hashtags #TCL #theclublife.
Car parking is available at Etihad Stadium. Pre-book your parking using Etihad Stadium’s online booking system.