Time it right for City Square
- Sun 14 Aug 2011, 2:12PM
- Posted by Peter Ferguson
The Premier League title tilt is about to get under way - and City Square is still the only place to be before kick-off at the Etihad Stadium.
We've got fun and features galore for all the family in our Live From City Square show, so get here early tomorrow to join in and get in the mood for the main event against Swansea. `
Natalie Pike will add a touch of glamour to proceedings on stage alongside MC Hugh Ferris, while Fanzone Danny will be roaming for your match predictions and questions for our star guests.
Here's your final countdown to the big game after all the waiting ...
18.00: City Square is open and ready for the evening's fun to kick off.
18.25: Let the show begin! Live From City Square goes live to greet the new League season.
18.30: Player arrival - which of our young Blues will be taking to the stage tonight?
18.50: Special guests are on stage, including fans' favourite Paul Lake, who will talk about his career and his new, acclaimed autobiography "I'm Not Really Here", and Will Greenwood, 2003 Rugby World Cup winner and a lifelong Blue.
19.05: Our great new Instant Upgrade competition where supporters can win Hospitality for the game.
19.10: The manager's arrival. Find out what Roberto is thinking for tonight's opening game.
19.15: Introducing "A Load of City Balls" on stage - the quiz that tests our special guests as well as fans.
The big screens will bring you all the latest, including the announcement of the teams to the world's media inside the tunnel area, as well as plenty of City action and a special look back at the summer tour to North America.
The Blue Moon cafe and the Summerbee Bar, with a mouth-watering range of refreshments, will be open from 5pm.
A few match tickets are still available, so don't miss out - call 0161 444 1894 option 1 or go online.
It's an intriguing start to what promises to be a momentous season for City - so where else would you want to be?