Residents' chance to see Chelsea play in Optus Stadium blockbuster

Published on 08 February 2018


Reigning English Premier League champions Chelsea, one of the world’s most popular football clubs, has announced they will play local A-League side, Perth Glory at Optus Stadium on Monday 23 July 2018.

Town of Victoria Park residents will have an exciting opportunity to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public.

Pre-sale tickets will be available from 10am, Wednesday 14 February, a full 24 hours before general public tickets go on sale, with prices starting at $49.

The match is set to attract a crowd of over 60,000 including a significant number of visitors from interstate and overseas who are expected to travel to Perth for this Australia-exclusive match.

Supporters travelling to the match are encouraged to take advantage of the Eat, Ride ‘n’ Enjoy campaign with local businesses offering food and drink deals and discounts to ticket holders.

Chelsea Football Club Chairman, Bruce Buck said that the match would be an exciting opportunity for the squad to visit supporters.

“We will be taking a strong squad to Perth as we prepare for the 2018/19 season. Of course, we have a long way to go in the current campaign but we can already look forward to an exciting pre-season.

“Optus Stadium will be a fantastic and fitting venue for us to visit our passionate Asia Pacific supporters once more and take part in an entertaining match against Perth Glory.”

The Blues visit to Perth is also expected to also include a schedule of activities leading up to match day to celebrate football and all things Chelsea.

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