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    Liverpool FC ticket update

    Jun 27, 2013

    Liverpool's Steven GerrardMembers and their guests will have normal first-in, first-served walkup access to the MCC Members Reserve for the Melbourne Victory v Liverpool match on Wednesday July 24 at 8.00pm.

    As has been the case for recent special events at the MCG, members will be required to pay a subsidised admission fee ($45) to enter the Reserve.

    Members are also able to purchase up to four visitor tickets for guests ($79 for adults and $45 for children aged 6-15).

    Members are advised that entry tickets and visitor tickets are unlikely to be on sale at Gate 2 on the night of the match.

    Any member wishing to purchase tickets to this event should do so via Ticketek HERE as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

    NOTE: As members are expected to accompany their guests in the Reserve, members will not be able to purchase visitor tickets unless they have validated their own membership card for entry.

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    Members’ Entry

    Full, Restricted, Playing and Temporary members and guest cardholders will be required to pre-purchase an entry entitlement that will validate their membership card at the turnstiles for this event. 

    Unless an entry entitlement has been purchased, the membership card will not be valid at the turnstiles for entry.

    Members and guest cardholders should also bring their entitlement receipt as proof of their purchase in case there are any problems at the gate.

    It should be noted that in the case of member validations, the actual member must attend with their card and the entitlement is not transferable.

    Guest cards are transferable. However, entry entitlements must also be purchased for these cards and they must be used in accordance with the normal conditions.

    Fifty-year, Honorary Life and Honorary Cricket members will be able to enter the Reserve free of charge by simply scanning their card at the turnstiles as usual. They do not need to purchase an entry entitlement but they must purchase one for their guest card if it is to be used.

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    Prices

    Members’ and guest card entry entitlement:    $45

    Visitor tickets: 
    Adults                    $79
    Child (under 15)     $45

    Prices are inclusive of all booking fees and GST. However, the following transaction fees will apply: Phone $9.55, Web mail $7.80, Ticketek agency $6.70, Online web print @ home (ezy ticket) $5.55.  

    No transaction fee will apply for tickets purchased at the club.

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    Long Room and Balcony Passes

    There will be a limited number of Long Room and Balcony passes for this event under the same conditions that apply for “Category B” AFL matches.  That is, one Long Room pass or up to two Balcony passes for Full members and up to two Balcony passes for Restricted members. 

    Applications for passes will be accepted on Monday July 8 from 9.00am.

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    Members Dining Room

    Registrations for the ballot will be taken online or by phone (9657 8888) from Monday July 8 at 9.00am until Tuesday July 9 at 5.00pm. 

    The normal booking conditions in place for AFL home and away matches will apply for this event.

    If bookings exceed capacity, a ballot for places will be conducted.

    Members and guests dining in the Members Dining Room will be allocated a reserved seat on Level 2 in front of the dining room.

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    Member-only areas

    The normal member-only areas on levels 2 and 3 of the Reserve will be in place for this match and access will only be permitted to members, and visitors with a Long Room or Balcony pass.

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    50-year members

    50-year members will have access to the John Landy Room and their reserved seating area on Level 2 in Bay N42.  Members will be able to introduce one guest into both areas.