The Week Ahead: Away In Japan Then Back Home

Here's your handy guide to what's in store for Sky Blues across seven days, including our first away AFC Champions League game for this season, and a game against Manly for the Sky Blues’ NPL sides.

It’s day one in Japan for the Sky Blues as they begin their training in preparation for the upcoming mid-week AFC Champions League match against Kawasaki Frontale.

It’s a day off for the Sky Blues NPL side following their great opening round win at Hensley Athletic Field on Sunday.

It’s Matchday -1 for the Sky Blue’s AFC Champions League squad, as they commence their final training at Kawasaki Todoroki Stadium ahead of Wednesday’s game.

It’s the boys first away game of the Champions League season and Steve Corica’s side are raring to go for three points after Wednesday’s draw against Ulsan Hyundai.

The Sky Blues’ boss will front the media for the official pre-match press conference.  

Back to training for the NPL sides as the youth go through their paces in an early morning session at the Sky Blues HQ at Macquarie University Sports Fields.


It’s Game Day for your Sky Blues as they take on reigning J-League Champions Kawasaki Frontale. Be sure to catch all the action and #WatchWithUs on FoxSports 505, 9pm kick off AEDT.

The Sky Blues’ NPL sides go through another round of early morning training as they look ahead to their next match against Manly United at Cromer Park on Sunday.

The Sky Blues face Kawasaki Frontale in Japan on Wednesday night.


Travel day for the Sky Blues Champions League squad as they make their way back to Sydney in time for Sunday’s Hyundai A-League game against Melbourne City. The squad will depart at night following a morning of recovery in Japan.

The Sky Blue’s NPL sides enjoy another day off.

It’s a bright and early start for the Sky Blues as they land in Sydney after an overnight flight from Japan. They will head straight to Sydney FC’s HQ at Macquarie University Sports Fields for training in preparation for Sunday’s game.  

Sydney FC’s NPL sides will be up early to pick up the pace as they continue preparations for Sunday’s Round 2 NPL NSW game against Manly.


It’s Matchday -1 for both the Hyundai A-League squad and Sky Blues’ NPL sides.

Both squads will gather for their respective final training sessions at Macquarie University Sports Fields, with the NPL sides starting early in the morning followed by the Hyundai A-League squad kicking off at 11am.


It’s Game Day and Sydney FC’s NPL side are first to kick off at 4pm AEDT against Manly United at Cromer Park.

They are followed by the Hyundai A-League team who will be kicking off at 7.00pm AEDT against Melbourne City on home ground at Leichhardt Oval.

Be sure to don your Sky Blue jerseys and head down to the stands and cheer your boys on!