Watch Chelsea in Perth live, free and in HD exclusively on SBS

SBS will exclusively broadcast FA Cup winners Chelsea FC’s only 2018 Asia-Pacific appearance against Perth Glory live, free and in HD for all Australians from Optus Stadium on Monday 23 July.

The one-off Australian exclusive match – which will be the first football game to be played at the new multi-purpose stadium in Perth and Tony Popovic’s first as Glory Coach – will be simulcast in Australia via The World Game website, The World Game app, and on SBS On Demand.

SBS Director of Sport, Ken Shipp, said:

“We are pleased to be presenting the broadcast of Chelsea’s first game in Perth since 1974 live, free and in HD on SBS later this year.

“It’s a fantastic opportunity for Australian football fans to see one of our local sides go head to head with one of the most established clubs in Europe at a brand new, state of the art stadium, with the trusted coverage and comprehensive analysis SBS is known for.

“We’re proud of our football heritage at SBS and we know the sport’s ability to unite Australia’s diverse communities will be more prevalent than ever in the wake of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™”.
Optus Stadium CEO, Mike McKenna said:

“The football credentials of SBS in Australia are renowned, to secure them as the host broadcaster for this match is a massive coup and we thank them for their support.

“Perth is set to turn blue when Chelsea come to town in late July to play our local team, Perth Glory who will be playing under new coach, Tony Popovic, for the first time.

“We can’t wait to welcome both teams to Optus Stadium plus football fans from far and wide who will visit our beautiful city to enjoy this match and the lead-up festivities.”

Slotted between the end of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ and the 2018-19 Premier League season, the match will be a great chance for Australian football fans to see how Chelsea are shaping up for the competition.

Monday 23 July
Perth Glory v Chelsea LIVE
9.00pm* – 11.45pm AEST (kick-off: 9.30pm)
*from 7.25pm WST in Perth

Chelsea in Perth will also be live streamed on and The World Game app**, available for iOS and Android.

Final tickets for the match are on sale now and prices start at just $49, travel packages are also available. For further details, please visit

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