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Key info ahead of Western United v Adelaide United at VU Whitten Oval

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VU Whitten Oval will host Hyundai A-League football for the first time ever when Western United and Adelaide United go head-to-head this Sunday.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the clash in Footscray.

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate on match day. If you purchase your tickets online, you may select to have them posted or emailed to you as a ‘Print at Home Ticket’.

It is recommended you print your ticket to help avoid delays.

All Premium Reserved, General Admission and Geelong9 Members have this match included in their membership. Simply scan your membership card at the gates.

Tickets are available here.

Getting there

Address
VU Whitten Oval
417 Barkly Street
Footscray
VIC, 3011

Train
VU Whitten Oval is a 5 minute walk from West Footscray station.

Tram
By tram from the city, catch the #57 West Maribyrnong service. The #57 links at Maribyrnong Road with the #82, which passes within a block of the ground.

Bus
409; Yarraville – Footscray, 410; Sunshine – Footscray, 411; Laverton Railway Station – Altona Meadows – Altona – Footscray (via Millers Road), 412; Altona Meadows – Altona – Footscray (via Mills Street), 414; Laverton South – Laverton – Footscray.

Members and fans bus

Western United have arranged a bus to transport members and fans from Geelong to Footscray, beginning at Barwon Heads and stopping at GMHBA Stadium, North Geelong Station and VU Whitten Oval.

To arrange a roundtrip ticket for the bus, follow these steps:

  1. Download and sign up to the XEMO app on your smartphone
  2. Select your preferred Pick up location. If you can’t already see the WUFC Bus Route on the map, select the “Routes” tab
  3. Select your trip date (26/01/20)
  4. Select your desired number of tickets
  5. Confirm your booking

Parking

Limited street parking is available in the area surrounding VU Whitten Oval.

Whitten Oval

Pre Match

Join the Western Service Crew before the match at the Victoria Hotel in Footscray, between 12pm and 5pm. Use the opportunity to learn our chants, meet fellow fans and soak up the full match day experience.

Activations

Match day activations can all be found at Gate 1 including:

  • Western United Inflatables
  • Face Painting
  • Roaming Entertainment

Merchandise

Deck yourself out in Western United’s green and black, with merchandise stores found at Gate 1, Gate 3 and inside the main entrance.

Don’t forget – if you would like to buy your merchandise before you visit, you can find everything you need online.

Food and Drink

A day of football isn’t complete without tasty food and drink to enjoy it with. See our food and beverage options below.

  1. Can Bar – alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  2. Cape Grim Burger Bar – burgers, chips and soft drink
  3. Café – coffee, wraps and sandwiches, sweets and hot food
  4. Gourmet Hot Dog Stand – a selection of hot dog styles, chips and soft drinks
  5. Hot Food Tent – pies, sausage rolls and vegetarian pasties
  6. Can Bar – alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  7. Ice-cream van, souvlaki food truck, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  8. Gelati van, pizza food truck, Spanish food truck, hot potato van, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks

Match Day Information Point

Members and fans can approach the WUFC representatives at the Membership Marquee at Gate 1 with any question and we’ll be happy to help.

First Aid

First aid is located at the Cross Street end of the ground. Fans are reminded to stay cool and to wear sun protection on match day.

Bag Policy

All bags including handbags are subject to checks by security before entering the venue and individuals 13 years and over may be scanned.

Smoking Regulations

Please note that smoking, which includes the use of electronic cigarettes, is prohibited within the stadium grounds.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns before a match, you can contact us at enquiries@wufc.com.au and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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