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Fri, 31 May 2013

Record Saturday Sell-out For The Barclays Asia Trophy 2013 Hong Kong

HONG KONG - Unprecedented demand from football fans in Hong Kong has seen all 40,000 tickets for the Saturday of the Barclays Asia Trophy 2013 sell-out on the first day of release.  Match day tickets are now only available for Wednesday 24 July, and these too are selling quicker than any previous Barclays Asia Trophy.

The Barclays Asia Trophy is the only Premier League-affiliated competition to be held outside England. It features Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Sunderland and South China, who on the Wednesday play in knock-out tournament to determine who will compete in the final and the play-off.  The remaining matches and ticket prices for purchase are:

Wednesday 24 July 2013

  • Tottenham Hotspur v Sunderland           Kick-off 6.00pm (11am BST)
  • Manchester City v South China              Kick-off 8.30pm (1.30pm BST)
    • Category A                                              $500 (£42)                                            
    • Category B                                              $350 (£30)                                            
    • Category C                                              $300 (£25)                                            
    • Category D                                              $250 (£21)                                            
    • Student & Senior Citizen                       $150 (£13)                                            

Tickets for the Barclays Asia Trophy 2013 will be available to purchase in Hong Kong through Cityline, the official ticketing agency of the Barclays Asia Trophy, through the following sources:

  • Online at www.cityline.com
  • Cityline telephone booking hotline – +852 2111 5333 (10:00 am to 8:00 pm daily)
  • Cityline and Tom Lee Music Outlets in Hong Kong

Tickets sold are per match day and each daily ticket gains the purchaser entrance to both matches on that day. Over two thirds of match tickets have gone on sale to the public, with fans snapping up the affordable tickets in exceptional numbers.

Richard Masters, Director of Sales and Marketing at the Premier League said: “We made tickets for the Barclays Asia Trophy accessible and affordable because we want as many fans in Hong Kong to get the Premier League experience. It’s fantastic that there has been such a brilliant response from supporters in Hong Kong to the Barclays Asia Trophy 2013. We have two excellent games on the Wednesday still available but I would advise fans to book soon if they want to see these four terrific teams in action.”

For more information please contact:

  • The Premier League Press Office on +44 (0)20 7864 9190 or go to www.premierleague.com
  • The Barclays Sponsorship Press Office on +44 (0)20 3134 1778
  • ProEvents Management Ltd (Hong Kong) on + 852 2314 2112 or go to www.proevents.com
  • Hong Kong Football Association Limited on +852 2193 7381 or go to www.hkfa.com

 

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