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Sky Blues to do Australia Proud In Two of Sydney’s Greatest Football Blockbusters

Crystelle Cordero

SYDNEY FC’s A-League Grand Final appearance has set the scene for  two of Sydney’s biggest sporting events of the year – back-to-back football classics against English Premier League clubs Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea FC.

Despite their A-League Grand Final heartbreak in Melbourne, Sydney FC will have tens of thousands of fans standing proud when they take to the pitch for the AIA Cup football classic against Tottenham Hotspur at Stadium Australia on Saturday 30 May.

It will be a celebration of an outstanding 2014/15 season for Sydney FC, who will be up against a young and hungry Spurs team led by EPL Young Player of the Year Harry Kane and fellow superstars Christian Eriksen, Hugo Lloris, Erik Lamela and Ryan Mason. Spurs will be making their first visit to Sydney in 30 years.

Just 72 hours later, Sydney FC will take part in an Australian football first – English Premier League Champions v A-League Grand Finalists, Chelsea FC v Sydney FC, Blues v Sky Blues – at Stadium Australia on Tuesday 2 June. Having just wrapped up the EPL title, Chelsea will be making their first Australian appearance in 41 years – and they will be bringing the Premier League Trophy with them to Stadium Australia!

All this following hot on the heels of rugby league’s night of nights – State of Origin I at Stadium Australia on Wednesday 27 May.

What a week of sport in Sydney. The #WeekOfBlockbusters @ANZStadium includes:

Thousands of Sydneysiders missed out on the chance to see their team play live in the Grand Final, so the Sky Blues’ return to Sydney to play Tottenham Hotspur is the perfect opportunity to welcome the team home and celebrate a season of triumph.

Spurs arrive in Sydney on Thursday 28 May and are wasting no time in taking in the sights of Sydney. The entire team will be climbing the Harbour Bridge that night, and thanks to a Daily Telegraph competition, two lucky fans will get the chance to ascend the arches of the Bridge with the team and have their photo taken with the Spurs’ superstars.

Along with the Bridge Climb, winners will be treated to the full VIP experience with two Centreline seats for the game at Stadium Australia, three night’s accommodation at the Hotel Pullman Sydney Hyde Park and two Tottenham Hotspur jerseys. For your chance to win this incredible prize head here.

The Chelsea v Sydney FC blockbuster at Stadium Australia on 2 June is a guaranteed 83,000-plus sellout, with a final limited ticket release on Friday 22 May. Chelsea have vowed to bring their best available squad to Sydney. The team boasts a superstar line-up including EPL Player of the Year Eden Hazard, captain John Terry,  Cesc Fabregas, Oscar, Diego Costa, Petr Cech and Didier Drogba, not to mention their legendary manager, Jose Mourinho.

Of course, you can guarantee your premium seat to the hottest football events of the year  – and EVERY event at Stadium Australia – by becoming Stadium Australia Member. Pocket more than $5000 worth of premium tickets at many of Sydney’s major events by becoming a Stadium Member.

Or why not watch these monster events in style with your corporate clients. While bookings are heavy, there are a few corporate spots still available for all three major events during the #WeekOfBlockbusters – State of Origin I on Wednesday 27 May; Tottenham Hotspur v Sydney FC on Saturday 30 May; and Chelsea FC v Sydney FC on Tuesday 2 June. Enquiries here.

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