EVERTON TO TAKE PART IN SYDNEY SUPER CUP
Everton will play two fixtures in Australia as part of the inaugural Sydney Super Cup in November.
The Blues are taking part in the newly-created tournament, alongside reigning Scottish champions Glasgow Celtic and Western Sydney Wanderers.
Sydney’s Accor Stadium will host the exciting match-up between Frank Lampard’s side and the Hoops on Sunday 20 November (kick-off 8.05pm AEST / 11.05am BST).
The fixture is the headline of a three-match series that also sees the Blues take on Western Sydney Wanderers on Wednesday 23 November at CommBank Stadium (kick-off 7.45pm AEST / 10.45am BST).
Everton’s game with Western Sydney Wanderers will close the competition and could see the Blues come up against Academy graduate and ex-Toffee Jack Rodwell, who joined the Sydney-based club in November.
The Sydney Super Cup starts with Celtic launching the tournament against Sydney FC on Thursday 17 November at the newly-opened Sydney Football Stadium.
The games, which take place during the winter break for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, launch the new Sydney Super Cup; a bi-annual football event held in Sydney that will bring Europe’s top football teams to New South Wales, Australia every two years.
Everton make their first visit Down Undersince 2010, with a number of engagement events planned for supporters. The Club is close to many Australian football fans’ hearts after the successful career of Socceroo legend Tim Cahill.
Everton manager Frank Lampard said: “We are really looking forward to travelling to Australia later this year. The winter World Cup has provided us with this opportunity to visit an amazing country and play against really strong opposition. We’ve also got a lot of passionate Evertonians in Australia and we can’t wait to catch up with them.
“Other than the players whowill be on duty at the World Cup, we will be taking our strongest possible squad. This promises to be a very worthwhile tour on every level, and we are delighted to be making the trip.”
Tickets for both fixtures will go on sale on Monday 11 July at 2pm AEST / 5pm BSTand Blues will have the opportunity to purchase tickets in the dedicated Everton Active Supporters’ areas of both stadiums. Fans are advised to purchase their tickets early before these seats are released for general sale.
Both games will be available to stream live* for 2022/23 Official Members as part of their Memberships benefits package.
Evertonians attending the game against Celtic at Accor Stadium can purchase tickets in block 141, 142 and 143.
An Everton section will also be in place at the CommBank Stadium with supporters guided to purchase tickets in blocks 104, 105 and 106.