Fremantle will become the home of Leeds United Football Club when the famous English Premier League club hits Perth later this month.
Leeds United will be in Perth to take on Crystal Palace as part of the ICON – Perth Festival of International Football on 22 July at Optus Stadium.
In the lead-up to the match Leeds United will hold an open training session at Fremantle Oval, while Gage Roads Freo will host an official fan party, a pre-game party and show the game live on a big screen.
Mayor Hannah Fitzhardinge said she was looking forward to welcoming Leeds United and its army of passionate supporters to Fremantle.
“Leeds is a great club with a decorated history, and its fans are widely known as some of the most passionate in the English Premier League,” Mayor Fitzhardinge said.
“We are delighted to be the home of Leeds United during their time in Perth, and I can’t wait to welcome all football fans to Fremantle for what will be an event to remember.”
The free open training session will be held at Fremantle Oval at 3.30pm on Wednesday 20 July. Tickets are not required to attend the open training. Simply turn up at Fremantle Oval on the day in your best Leeds United colours.
Gage Roads will host a Leeds United Official Supporters Event with special guests from the first team squad at 4pm Thursday 21 July, and a pre-match party from 12-4pm on Friday 22 July featuring Leeds legends Tony Dorigo and Michael Bridges.
On Friday 22 July, the first 150 lucky fans to Gage Roads for the pre-game party will secure a spot one of two Leeds United Legends cruises. Fans can join either Tony Dorigo or Michael Bridges as they race down the Swan River for the ultimate Sealink water transfer to Optus Stadium for the big game.