Gameday Guide: Sydney FC v Melbourne City

Get all the important information you need ahead of our clash with Melbourne City on Saturday 24th February 2024 at Allianz Stadium, brought to you by Match Day Partner: Under Armour


Sydney FC v Melbourne City
Isuzu UTE A-League Round 18
Saturday 24th February, 2024
Allianz Stadium, Sydney, NSW
Kick off: 5:30pm AEDT
Gates Open: 4:30pm AEDT
Broadcast Live: Paramount+
Join the Conversation: #SYDvMCY & #SydneyIsSkyBlue


Members can enter the stadium through scanning the QR code on the back of their 2023/24 Membership Card. They can scan in from the pdf on their device, or they can print the card. If printing please ensure the QR code prints clearly.


Please head to your gate to scan into the ground.

Flexi Members are welcome to attend this match and can sit in any General Admission Bays.


Sydney FC families will have the chance to enjoy a kick on the Allianz Stadium turf when Macca’s Families on the Field returns this Saturday.

Bring a ball to our clash with Premiers Melbourne City and we’ll open the field after the game to give you a rare chance to emulate your heroes by having a run on the pitch.


Sydney FC supporters and their families will be allowed onto the turf at the conclusion of our Round 18, Isuzu UTE Men’s A-League clash against Melbourne City which kicks off at 5:30pm.

*The Macca’s on the Field Experience will not take place if the stadium deems the weather conditions could lead to the event having a detrimental affect on the pitch.


Please ensure that you arrive at the precinct early to avoid congestion closer to kick off time.

Take advantage of the Happy Hour with all ice creams priced at $4 and Hahn Super Dry only $9. Happy Hour runs from 4:30pm (Gates Open) to 5:30pm (Kick Off).

We also have the bar at Bay 21 open post game for an hour so you can pop in for a drink while you wait for the crowds to disperse.



As you arrive head to the Junior Blue Fan Zone which is located outside Gate 3 and will be open from 4:00pm.

As you arrive our Sydney FC DJ will be spinning the tunes to get you hyped up for the evening of football.

Deck yourself out in Sky Blue with our Sydney FC Facepainters and test your skills with our Sydney FC Inflatables.

Nova 969 will be on hand and keep an eye on the fanzone for the chance to meet some players and get signatures and selfies with them.

Once inside the stadium, you can take your photos under the Sydney FC Archway which will be located inside Gate 1.

Make sure you tag us @sydneyfootballclub in your stories throughout the day.


You can deck yourself out in the latest Sydney FC gear from the Superstore located on the Western Concourse. Our brand new kits including our Harbour Splash Alternate Kit will be available for purchase and also you can add the names of your favourite players too as the Heat Press will be HOT AND READY TO GO!

Sydney FC Members can get 10{98698ff7ed92b99d4e0cecdfdc9e4dccf4922e0a04ff9db373daf4aa83b73fe2} off full price items by showing their 2023/24 Membership Card.


Fans are encouraged to plan their trip and consider all the available travel options ahead of time.

Public transport is the best way to get to Allianz Stadium with frequent light rail and buses servicing the Moore Park area. Travel on transport is included in your ticket to the game.

Trains to the City run regularly on weekends where you can connect with frequent light rail services to Moore Park. The Moore Park light rail stop is located a short walk across from Allianz Stadium. 

Plenty of regular route buses also make stops along Anzac Parade and Oxford Street nearby.

If you have to drive, carpool with your group and allow extra travel time as traffic may be heavier than usual and parking in the precinct may fill quickly. You can find real-time updates on traffic conditions at livetraffic.com.

Parking is available near Allianz Stadium at the Entertainment Quarter Wilson car park, EP3 grass car park on Driver Avenue and Sydney Boys & Girls High School car park off Cleveland Street. A flat rate event parking fee will apply.


Valid pre-purchased tickets to Sydney FC 2023/24 season home games at Allianz Stadium include travel to and from Moore Park on the following transport services – just show your event ticket to transport staff when boarding:

  • Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink Intercity services (non-booked services bounded by Bomaderry, Goulburn, Bathurst, Scone and Dungog stations)
  • Sydney Metro North West services
  • Sydney metropolitan and outer metropolitan buses
  • Sydney and Newcastle Light Rail services
  • Sydney and Newcastle Ferries

Remember to keep your event ticket safe for your return journey or you’ll need to use your Opal card or contactless payment method, as you must have a valid ticket when travelling on public transport. Your match ticket is valid on the modes of public transport listed above until 4am the following day.

Note: an additional train station access fee applies for travel to or from Domestic and International Airport stations. The access fee is not covered by your event ticket travel entitlements.


If you have to drive, carpool with your group and allow extra travel time as traffic may be heavier than usual on roads approaching Moore Park.

Driver Avenue will be partially closed outside the stadium from 3:30pm and will reopen once crowds have safely left the area. 

To support the Moore Park Road pop up cycleway, there is no left-turn permitted from Lang Road onto Moore Park Road westbound. Motorists can use Cook Rd for access onto Moore Park Rd instead

For the latest traffic information visit Live Traffic NSW or download a real-time traffic app.


Limited parking will be available at the following car parks near the stadium:

  • Entertainment Quarter Wilson car park: Open 24 hours. Flat rate event parking fees apply. Entry via Errol Flynn Boulevard from Lang Road.
  • Showground Field (EP3) grass car park: Car Park open 2:30pm. Cashless, flat rate event parking fees apply. Entry on Driver Avenue via Lang Road.
  • Sydney Boys High School and Sydney Girls High School: Car Park open from around 2:30pm. Cashless, flat rate event parking fees apply. Entry via Cleveland Street. Use the Anzac Parade pedestrian bridge to get to and from the stadium.

Please note, EP2 Kippax grass car park will be closed for this game.

Each car park has spaces for Mobility Parking permit holders. For more information visit Centennial Parklands – Parking.



If fans have any ticketing queries, they should proceed to the Box Offices which are located on Driver Ave, Gate 3 & Gate 5 which are located around the stadium.

For any Membership enquiries, fans should visit the Membership window which will be located at the box office at Gate 3 from 4:45pm.

Things to know at the event

  • Please follow the directives of staff at all times.
  • Connect to Allianz Stadium Wi-Fi for faster download.
  • Allianz Stadium is a cashless venue.

Ticket Information

  • Make sure you download and share any tickets before arriving, have your ticket ready to scan and your phone brightness up before you get to your entry gate for faster entry.
  • Please use original PDF versions of eZY tickets, screen-shotting the ticket will pixelate the tickets barcode and may cause them not to scan.
  • More information on mobile tickets, including how to share tickets, is available here.



Box Office Opens: 4:00pm

Fans are encouraged to purchase their tickets online ahead of the clash here, however tickets will be available to purchase from the Box Office from 4:00pm.

Junior Blue Fanzone Opens: 4:00pm

Our Junior Blue Fanzone will be open from 4:00pm outside Gate 3, so make sure you arrive early to maximise the fun.

Gates Open: 4:30pm

The gates to Allianz Stadium will be opened at 4:30pm.

Isuzu UTE A-League Men’s Kick Off: 5:30pm

Sydney FC and Melbourne City will get underway at 5:30pm.

Macca’s Families on the Field Experience: 7:30pm (Approx.)

At the conclusion of the Isuzu UTE A-League clash, our Macca’s Families on the Field experience will get underway*. Follow instructions from stadium staff and listen to stadium announcements to gain access to the pitch.

*The Macca’s on the Field Experience will not take place if the stadium deems the weather conditions could lead to the event having a detrimental affect on the pitch.


During matches, the Allianz Stadium can become noisy and crowded. Strong smells from food and drinks can also be prevalent. All these sensory elements can be overwhelming for individuals who have sensory needs and discourage them from attending events.

Sensory sensitivities or challenges with sensory regulation are often experienced by individuals with autism, dementia, PTSD, intellectual disabilities, mental health issues and other similar conditions.

A Sensory Room is now available which is located near the Allianz Stadium Members Cloaking Room and can be accessed by anyone who needs the space. Please contact a customer service team member to assist with this.

Sensory bags are also available and will make your event more inclusive and allow people of families to attend the event.

If you require access to the Sensory Room or a Sensory Bag at a Sydney FC game, please contact a member of the Allianz Stadium customer service staff at the game for more information.