Perth Glory to play Sydney FC in Campbelltown

Perth Glory will play Sydney FC at Campbelltown Stadium on December 7 as one of five community matches for the Hyundai A-League 2011/12 season.

Perth Glory will play Sydney FC at Campbelltown Stadium on December 7 as one of five community matches for the Hyundai A-League 2011/12 season.

“We are delighted to be playing a community fixture and congratulate the FFA for taking the Hyundai A-League to fans across the country, Perth Glory Chief Executive Paul Kelly said.

With the Hyundai A-League this season venturing to more parts of Australia and New Zealand than ever before, the five matches in Morwell, Bathurst, Dunedin, Campbelltown and Launceston, come as Australian football looks to take the league to exciting new frontiers.

Along with the announcement of the Community Matches, Wellington Phoenix will also take a match to Eden Park in Auckland to galvanise the support of the whole country across the Tasman.

“This is a very exciting day for football in Australia and New Zealand as the game spreads its wings and takes the Hyundai A-League to fresh, regional markets while also reaching out to our large and vociferous football community,” said Head of Hyundai A-League Lyall Gorman.

“For the first time we take an official Hyundai A-League match to five fantastic areas where the community has been calling out for a taste of the best live domestic football this country has to offer.

“FFA this year has worked tirelessly in preparing a fixture schedule that offers a wide range of positives for our football loving community and these fixtures should prove another exciting proposition for season seven.

"Football is the game of the Australian people. It is played and supported by more people than any other code, not just in metropolitan Australia but in the regions and suburbs.

“This important innovation to the Hyundai A-League draw gives all Australians the opportunity to say, whether they live in a big city or a smaller town, We Are Football."

While the opponents have not yet been decided the Hyundai A-League 2012 Grand Final will be played on Sunday, 22 April, 2012 with the venue and kick off time subject to the completion of the Regular Season.

FFA is extremely excited and pleased to confirm the inaugural Hyundai A-League Community Matches as follows:

• Week 9 Date: 4 December 2011 Fixture: Melbourne Heart v Wellington Phoenix Venue: Latrobe City Sports & Entertainment Complex, Morwell Kick-off: 3:00pm local / 3:00pm AEDT

• Week 9 (Midweek) Date: 7 December 2011 Fixture: Sydney FC v Perth Glory Venue: Campbelltown Stadium Kick-off: 7:30pm AEDT / 4:30pm (Perth time)

• Week 10 (Midweek) Date: 14 December 2011 Fixture: Wellington Phoenix v Brisbane Roar Venue: Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin Kick-off: 7:30pm Local / 5:30pm AEDT

• Week 16 (Midweek) Date: 25 January 2012 Fixture: Newcastle Jets v Adelaide United Venue: Carrington Park, Bathurst Kick-off: 7:30pm Local / 7:30pm AEDT

• Week 17 (Midweek) Date: 1 February2012 Fixture: Melbourne Victory v Gold Coast United Venue: Aurora Stadium, Launceston Kick-off: 7:30pm Local / 7:30pm AEDT

Perth Glory-s first game for the 2011/12 Hyundai A-League season will be at home against Adelaide United on October 9. Kick-off is 4.30pm.

Join the celebration, the match is only 10 days away.

NO GUTS, NO GLORY .... It's time to let you inner fan out!

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