Important matchday information ahead of the EDS home match against Arsenal U21s to be played on Friday 19 August, kick off 7pm, at the Etihad Stadium.
Travelling to the Stadium
Ensure you check travel conditions before setting out. Highways England provides live traffic information via its website, local and national radio travel bulletins and electronic road signs.
Information is also available from Twitter via @highwaysNWEST
Metrolink's free Park and Rides offer a great way to avoid traffic and leave your car behind. For travel advice and help planning your journey to the match, click here.
Supporters are not able to use their Metrolink Matchday Season Ticket for this match and must purchase a ticket for their journey.
Onsite parking is available at the Etihad Stadium. For this match, please use the Blue car park, which can be accessed from Alan Turing Way (A6010) via gate 2 (postcode M11 4DW).
For accessible parking please contact the Club’s Access Officer to register for a parking space on +44 (0)161 444 1894 (option 1, option1, option 1). You can also follow us on twitter, @ManCityHelp.
Advanced ticket sales
Tickets are still available for this match and can be purchased as follows:
Online: Tickets are available online with a Print@Home ticket option for this match.
In person: At the Ticket Office located on the first floor of the City Store from 9am until 5:30pm on Friday 19th August.
On the day ticket sales
All home supporters who want to purchase tickets may do so from the Stadium Ticket Office located in City Square (behind the stage) from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.
Further information including ticket prices and qualifying sales criteria can be found here.
Supporters under 14 are unable to enter the stadium without an adult (Over 18). ID may be requested. We will be operating an UNRESERVED seating policy for this match. You will be directed to an open stand on the day, where seats are available.
Tickets must be purchased direct from the Club subject to any qualifying sales criteria. Tickets purchased through other means may not be valid.
Manchester City Football Club accepts no liability for tickets purchased through unofficial channels. We are unable to provide you with alternative tickets should you purchase in this manner, regardless of the price paid. We may also refer the details to Greater Manchester Police.
Supporters are strongly advised to collect their tickets at least 30-minutes before kick-off. If you have a Print@Home Ticket you are reminded to print your ticket(s) on white A4 plain paper prior to leaving for the match. All home supporters who are collecting pre-purchased tickets may do so as follows:
Collect in advance up to 5:30pm on Friday 19 August from the Ticket Office located on the first floor of the City Store.
After 5:30pm tickets can be collected from the Stadium Ticket Office located in City Square, behind the stage from 5:30pm until 7:30pm.
Gate Y will open 60-minutes before kick-off. We advise that you arrive no later than 30-minutes before kick-off to avoid any delays in entering the stadium.
Food and drink
Catering is available from selected concessions stands within concourse. Please note that supporters are not allowed to drink in the seating areas of the stadium bowl. Cash, credit and debit cards are accepted.
The following items are not allowed to be brought in to the Etihad Stadium:
- Pyrotechnics flares and smoke bombs
- Golf umbrella or any article that may be used as a weapon and/or compromise public safety
- Professional recording equipment (audio and visual)
- Bags larger than A4 size
- Food and drink
- Push chairs
The Etihad Stadium and Etihad Campus are both smoke free zones, including the use of electronic cigarettes.
The Ticket Office and Supporter Services are open Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5:30pm (closed Sunday and Bank Holiday). Please call +44 (0)161 444 1894 (option 1, option 3).