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ALM Match Day Guide: Western United vs Brisbane Roar

Tomoki Imai Western United

Western United will go in search of a third straight win in the Isuzu UTE A-League Men when it takes on Brisbane Roar on Friday night.

Being the final match of 2022, the night will provide the opportunity to reflect on an historic year for Western United and look ahead to an even more exciting 2023.

Match Details

Western United vs Brisbane Roar

Friday, 30 December

Kick-off: 7:45pm

Gates open: 6:45pm

AAMI Park, Melbourne

Broadcast: The match will be broadcast live on Paramount+

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Social media: Follow Western United on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and join the conversation by using the hashtags #WUNvsBRI

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Final match for 2022

Western United will bid farewell to 2022 as it faces Brisbane on Friday, reflecting on an incredible year on and off the pitch for the Club.

In just it’s third season, Western United became Isuzu UTE A-League Champions for the first time in May, defeating Melbourne City 2-0 in the Grand Final.

After that record breaking campaign, United followed up by launching its inaugural Liberty A-League Women team, earning promotion to NPL 2 Victoria for its Academy side and off the pitch, continued developments on the Regional Training Facility and broke its membership record.

With one more match in 2022, everyone in the Green and Black family will celebrate the year that has been and look ahead to an even bigger 2023.

READ MORE: 2022 in review at Western United

Leo Lacroix returns from suspension

John Aloisi will welcome back Swiss centre-back Leo Lacroix as he returns to contention having completed his two-game suspension.

Nikolai Topor-Stanley will be unavailable with a suspension of his own, while last week’s match-winner Josh Risdon will look to continue his top form.

Full Western United squad

Meet the players at the end of the game

The stars of Western United have treated the fans to signatures, selfies and meet and greets at home games this season, creating an exciting spectacle for the kids at the end of the match.

Get in position to grab a signed Western United ball from one of the players or get your own personal items autographed by your favourite Green and Black heroes.

The players are always up to meet and thank the fans for all of their support, so cheer on the boys so we can all hopefully celebrate a win together at the end.

$20 General Admission tickets behind the goal

Western United prides itself on providing the most affordable matchday experience in the A-Leagues and will give everyone an opportunity to come and watch the A-League Men Champions.

General Admission tickets are available behind the goal for just $20 for adults, bringing the entire Green and Black family together in the bays behind the goal.

United continues to foster an inclusive and passionate fan experience and encourages all fans to come together with the most affordable tickets behind the goals to bring the noise and spur on the players on the pitch.

Active Support

The Western Service Crew will be back in full voice to show their support for the team, taking up a spot back behind the goals at AAMI Park.

Get yourself behind the goal, bring all your mates and sing your hearts out all night to push the players on the pitch for the whole 90 minutes.

The Actives will have drums, flags and the megaphone in action from the stands. Join the Crew and let your voice be heard on match day.

Tickets

Tickets to the match on Friday can be pre-purchased here.

There will be ticket sales on matchday at the ticket office, but fans are encouraged to pre-book tickets in order to avoid queuing at the ground.

All ticketholders are encouraged to arrive at the match early for ease of admission through security checks. Patrons can only enter through the gate stated on their ticket.

Member redemption

All members are advised that membership cards do not give access to the venue. All members must redeem their tickets prior to the match in order to be admitted into the venue.

Memberships are the best way to support the Club and come together as a Western United family. Become a member and join the Champions today.

Members unsure how to redeem their tickets can watch the tutorial video here.

Paramount+

The match will be broadcast live and exclusive on Paramount+, the home of Australian football.

Members who renew or purchase into a full-season or seven-game* membership in the 2021/22 season will have a 12-month subscription to Paramount + included as a member benefit.

This represents an additional $89.99 in value provided at no extra cost.

Sign up here.

*Paramount+ subscription only available for Adult and Family seven-game memberships.

Merchandise

All the latest Western United gear will be available at the merchandise outlet located inside Gate 2.

The brand-new 2022/23 Kappa home and alternate kits will be on sale, as well as limited stock of both goalkeeper kits, including the fan favourite mint-coloured strip.

Members are encouraged to bring their merchandise vouchers and to stock up on Green and Black supporter wear to paint the stands in United colours to spur the team on.

Parking

There will be access to parking near AAMI Park and surrounding areas in Richmond and Southbank, but spots will be limited.

Fans can pre-book a spot in the Eastern Plaza (Entrance D) carpark across from AAMI Park at a discounted price.

Click here for more parking options near the venue.

Public Transport

AAMI Park is easily accessible by public transport with the neighbouring Richmond Station, and Flinders Street Station also just a short walk away.

With works on the Westgate Bridge causing major delays for the next week, public transport could be the best way to get to AAMI Park on Friday night.

Public transport services are available for fans travelling from both metro and regional Victoria.

Plan your journey from Metro Melbourne here.

If you’re coming from Regional Victoria, plan your journey here.

Bag Restrictions

Any item or bag that is too large to fit under a seat must not be brought into the stadium and a limit of one bag per person applies.

Pass-Outs

Pass-outs are not available at AAMI Park. Patrons will not be permitted re-entry to the venue if they leave before the end of the match.