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Sydney FC face English Premier League giants Newcastle and West Ham United LIVE from NZ

Thursday, July 10

Watch LIVE, as Sydney FC and Wellington Phoenix face off two against English Premier League sides over a series of four games to be played in New Zealand from 22 July.

Sydney FC will first face English Premier League giants Newcastle United on Tuesday 22 July, then West Ham United Saturday 26 July, ahead of their Hyundai A-League 2014/15 campaign.

Wellington Phoenix will play West Ham 23 July at Eden Park in Auckland, broadcast live from 5:00pm AEST before all four clubs play back-to-back exhibition matches on Saturday 26 July at the Westpac Stadium.

It will be the first time in the Southern Hemisphere that two English Premier League clubs have played on the same ground on the same day against different opposition.

CHOOSE HOW YOU WATCH

Watch one game LIVE for $19.95 or call 131 999 to purchase a ‘tour pass’ to watch all four games for $39.95. 

GAMES SCHEDULE

•             Tuesday July 22 – 7.30pm AEST - Football United Newcastle vs Sydney

•             Wednesday July 23 – 7.30pm AEST - Football United Wellington vs Westham

•             Saturday July 26th - 2.30pm AEST - Football United Sydney vs Westham

•             Saturday July 26th – 4.30pm AEST - Football United Wellington vs Newcastle

FAQ’s 

1. What is the Football United Tour?

Experience English Premier League action in New Zealand! The Wellington Phoenix will make history when they host two English Premier League sides in New Zealand for the first time in July 2014. Australia’s Sydney FC will be heading over to New Zealand to be a part of the tour. They will take on both Newcastle United and West Ham United in a unique football experience.

2. What packages are available to watch the Football United Tour LIVE?

You can purchase any individual games of the Football United Tour for $19.95 per LIVE game (there are 4 games available). There will be replays available of the games.

The best way to catch the Football United Tour is to purchase a Tour Pass which will give you access to all 4 games for a one off fee of $39.95, a saving of 50% off the total cost of all the individual matches.  The Tour pass can be purchased by Foxtel Subscribers only by calling 131 999

3. How soon can I subscribe?

From JULY 10, you can order the Season Pass until midnight on Wednesday July 23rd. After 12.01am on Thursday July 24th you can only order the individual matches.

You can order the individual games 5 days prior to the actual game day through the call centre or the FOXTEL My Account website, and 56 hours prior to the event via your remote control.

4. So, what’s included in the $39.95 Football United Tour Pass?All games are included in the tour pass including replays 

•             Tuesday July 22 – 7.30pm AEST - Football United Newcastle vs Sydney

•             Wednesday July 23 – 7.30pm AEST - Football United Wellington vs Westham

•             Saturday July 26th - 2.30pm AEST - Football United Sydney vs Westham

•             Saturday July 26th – 4.30pm AEST - Football United Wellington vs Newcastle

5. If I miss a LIVE event, will it be replayed?

If you order the Tour Pass for $39.95 ALL LIVE and ALL replays are available as part of your purchase.

If you order the individual game at $19.95 you will get the replays of that game.

•            Football United Newcastle vs Sydney LIVE Tuesday July 22 – 7.30pm AEST. •            Replays 22/7/14 at 8.30pm & 23/7 at 12am, 6am, 10am AEST

•            Football United Wellington vs Westham LIVE Wednesday July 23 – 7.30pm AEST. •            Replays 23/7/14 at 8.30pm 24/7 at 12am, 6am, 10am, 1pm, 5pm, 9pm & 25/7 1am AEST

•            Football United Sydney vs Westham LIVE Saturday July 26 – 2.30pm AEST. •            Replays 26/7/14 at 6pm AEST

•            Football United Wellington vs Newcastle LIVE Saturday July 26 – 4.30pm AEST. •            Replays 26/7/14 at 10pm AEST

The individual matches will also be available to purchase from the Main Event online store via your on demand or box office button on your remote. Check this website again for updated details by accessing the ‘Events’ tab.

6. Can you record the games?

All games (live and replays) can be recorded to your iQ.

You will have 48hours to start viewing your recording before it is deleted and 24hours to complete the recording.

Please note you MUST have room on your iQ planner to fit a 3 hour game (HD takes up more space).

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