• SBS CONFIRMED AS BROADCASTER AS BACK-TO-BACK BLOCKBUSTERS TRACK TOWARD CROWDS OF 80,000 AT ANZ STADIUM

04 Jul 2017

  • Arsenal In Sydney blockbusters LIVE on free-to-air television in HD on SBS VICELAND;
  • Arsenal v Sydney FC (Thursday 13 July) and Arsenal v Western Sydney Wanderers (Saturday 15 July) both tracking toward a full house of 80,000-plis at ANZ Stadium;
  • Official Arsenal Fan Party and Arsenal Open Training Session FREE to all fans from 2pm-7pm Friday 14 July at ANZ Stadium. 20,000 fans expected.

THE Arsenal In Sydney blockbusters will be televised live, free and in HD on SBS VICELAND as the two games track toward an attendance of more than 80,000 for both games at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium.

SBS VICELAND today confirmed it will broadcast Arsenal v Sydney FC on Thursday 13 July and Arsenal v Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday 15 July from 7.30pm AEST on both nights, with hosting and commentary from SBS’s football experts including Craig Foster, David Basheer and Craig Moore.

As fans continue to clamour for tickets to see the Emirates FA Cup Champions against Sydney’s two A-League clubs, there are still good seats available in most seating categories, with tickets starting from just $39 for adults and $99 for a family (2 adults, 2 children).

Tickets and Arsenal In Sydney Tour information is available at www.arsenalinsydney.com.au

SBS Director of Sport, Ken Shipp said: We are pleased to be presenting the broadcast of the Arsenal In Sydney games live, free and in HD on SBS VICELAND next week.

“The Premier League season is less than six weeks away, so it’s a great chance for football fans to see how Arsenal are shaping up for the competition, with television audiences to be treated to expert analysis and commentary from SBS’s football specialists including Craig Foster, David Basheer and Craig Moore. SBS has been in the football business for over three decades, and we believe that football is a sport that truly unites Australia’s diverse communities.”

Both games will also be simulcast in Australia via The World Game website, The World Game app, and on SBS On Demand.

VenuesLive General Manager Business Development, Greg Sleigh, said: “We’re delighted to partner with SBS in the knowledge that the match will be broadcast free to air into every household in Australia.  SBS has a proud record as a long term Australian broadcaster of the world’s biggest football events and is the perfect partner to deliver the Arsenal broadcast throughout Australia.”

Not only will the match be broadcast into every household in Australia via SBS VICELAND, Arsenal Media Group is currently completing arrangements to stream the game live to football supporters internationally via Arsenal TV and through broadcast arrangements that will see the matches televised throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas.

Gates will open at ANZ Stadium at 6pm for both Arsenal v Sydney FC on Thursday 13 July and Arsenal v Western Sydney Wanderers, with team warm-ups from 7pm and kick-off at 8pm.

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

Thursday 13th July

SBS VICELAND

Arsenal FC v Sydney FC

7.30pm – 10.15pm AEST Live to all (kick-off: 8.00pm)

Saturday 15th July

SBS VICELAND

Arsenal FC v Western Sydney Wanderers

7.30pm – 10.15pm AEST Live to all (kick-off: 8.00pm)