Supporter information ahead of Manchester City's Asia Tour match against Newcastle or Wolves in Shanghai.
Manchester City v Newcastle United or Wolverhampton Wanderers
Hongkou Stadium, Shanghai
Saturday 20 July, kick-off 5pm or 7:30pm (local time)
Hongkou Football Stadium is a football stadium in Shanghai, China. Located in Hongkou District, the stadium has a maximum capacity of 33,060. It is the first ever football stadium to be built in China.
The stadium is currently used mostly for football matches and it is the home stadium of local football team Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C.. It also hosted the final of the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup. The stadium also was the home of Shanghai Guotai Jun'an Yongbo Women's F.C., a local women's football team, in 2016 season.
The stadium was re-built in 1999 and is adjacent to Lu Xun Park.
Via bus lines 21, 51, 52, 70, 132, 139, 167, 502, 537, 597, 854, Overnight Bus Routes 310 and 329, Airport Bus #4 (from Pudong International Airport). Shanghai Metro Line 8 (Yangpu Line) also runs to HongKou Stadium.
Click here to view the Shanghai Metro Map.
The stadium gates open at 3:30pm for general admission, hospitality and suites. Your ticket will allow you entrance for both matches but please note there is no re-admission once you have entered the stadium. There will be security checks prior to entering the stadium. Please ensure you keep your ticket safe at all times as we are unable to request duplicate tickets.
FOOD AND DRINK
Food and drink is not allowed to the brought in to the stadium. Alcohol and illegal drugs are strictly prohibited from being carried into the stadium and the surrounding areas. Food and non-alcoholic drinks will be sold at designated concession stands within the stadium. Alcohol is not sold or available inside the stadium.
For the fastest way to enter the stadium, we strongly encourage guests to not bring any type of bags, but if you must, outlined below are the specific types of bags that will be allowed inside the venue:
Only bags that are A4 in size or smaller will be allowed
Prohibited items include but are not limited to: purses larger than a clutch bag, coolers, briefcases, backpacks, seat cushions, luggage of any kind, computer bags and camera bags or any bag larger than the permissible size.
All bags will be subject to security checks, so please keep items within to a minimum
CODE OF CONDUCT
Every fan who visit the HongKou Stadium deserves the best possible experience. You can contribute to a great experience by conducting yourself appropriately at all times. For the enjoyment and safety of all, the following behaviours are prohibited:
Interfering with others’ enjoyment of the game
Foul or abusive language or obscene gestures
Intoxication or other signs of impairment related to alcohol consumption
Fighting, taunting, or threatening remarks or gestures
Sitting in a location other than your ticketed seat
Displays of affection inappropriate in a public setting
Obscene or indecent messages or signs or clothing
Clothing that is inappropriate or offensive
Smoking is not permitted inside the stadium, please adhere to the venue policy
Any disruption to the progress of the event by the Guest’s actions
Failing to follow the instructions of Stadium Personnel or Law Enforcement
Standing for extended periods of time. Please refrain from behaviour detracting from the enjoyment of fellow fans. Spontaneous reactions to exciting plays are expected and encouraged, but your continued standing while other guests are sitting is not permitted.
On game days, supporters and guests are encouraged to report any violation of this Code of Conduct. You can report such incidents by informing an Usher, Police Officer, or any member of the stadium staff. Any supporter or guest who violates this Code of Conduct will be subject to ejection, and possible arrest.
FLAGS AND BANNERS
These are permitted provided the flag is not commercial or offensive. Banners (max. size of 2m x 1m) must not include profane language, advertisements, or political slogans and must not be placed over any official stadium signage. Items must not be attached to a pole or the like which may cause harm to the supporters seated around you. Items must not be used as projectiles. Banners or signs cannot obstruct the view of other guests. Stadium security reserves the right to remove these items from your possession if deemed inappropriate for any and all reasons.
Join us as we kick-off the 2019 Trophy Tour outside PUMAs flagship store in downtown Shanghai! Great opportunity to have your photo taken with the trophies and grab yourself some giveaways! We’ll there Thursday 18 July and Friday 19th July, 10am to 10pm – come and join in the fun!
On matchday, come and join us for pre-match fun at the Campanile Hotel, Shanghai from 1.30pm until 4pm. Chance to get together with fellow City fans to start creating an amazing atmosphere, to take into the stadium together! You’ll also be able to take part in a Q&A with a City Legend, have your picture taken with Manchester City mascots; Moonchester and Moonbeam, as well as lots of City giveaways. See you there!
Alternatively, come see us at HongKou Stadium between 2:30pm and 7:30pm on matchday where you can sign for up free to be a Cityzen, enter competitions and grab some giveaways. And don’t worry if you’ve missed that photo opportunity, the Premier League trophy, FA Cup, Carabao Cup and Community Shield will all be there as well as the chance to test your passing skills against fellow Cityzens.
If you have any questions, contact the Club’s Supporter Liaison Officer on +86 21 (0)7827 997817 or by email on [email protected] They will also be at the stadium on matchday. You can also tweet our official service Twitter account, @ManCityHelp