Five things you should know… about #MelbDerby

With the Melbourne Derby kicking off on Saturday night, there's plenty of important information for supporters to digest before the match

With the Melbourne Derby kicking off on Saturday night, there's plenty of important information for supporters to digest before the match. Check out all the information below.

#SantaHatAppeal Melbourne Heart FC and Save the Children Australia have teamed up to raise funds for children affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

On Saturday 21 December, Melbourne Heart will dedicate their game with Melbourne Victory to children recovering from the devastating impact of Typhoon Haiyan.

Remember to get there early and collect your Santa hat from 6.30pm!

Read all about the #SantaHatAppeal and how you can donate here

Important Ticketing information for GA Members For the first time the game is fully reserved seating at AAMI Park. This means that all GA members must reserve their seat before the match on the Ticketek website

Please enter the barcode on your membership card when choosing the specific seats.

If any GA members still have not reserved by Saturday, they can do so at the game from the ticket sales window at Gate E and F

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON FLARES AND SUPPORTER BEHAVIOUR: We all know that Melbourne Derbies are exciting, passionate and enjoyable affairs and at Melbourne Heart we want to ensure we have supporters- utmost safety at AAMI Park.

As a reminder to all supporters of the game, the Club has a zero tolerance policy for anti-social behaviour and behaviour that has the potential to harm others.

Specifically, the use of flares at matches will not be tolerated and will have serious consequences:

- Possession, ignition or throwing of flares will incur a 5-year ban for a first offence on an individual from Football Federation Australia

- The ban covers Hyundai A-league, friendly matches, International fixtures, NYL and W-League matches

- You could receive a maximum fine of $4,900 per flare

Victoria Police have informed both Melbourne teams that the use of flares may constitute a serious criminal offence & they retain the right to intervene in the crowd in a high profile way - if such a dangerous incident occurs.

HeartZone available for #MelbDerby HeartZone will be available at the Derby this Saturday night! Designed to enhance the digital engagement with fans within AAMI Park and improve your match day experience, users can access stats, exclusive Heart content, competitions and discounts. Click here to read about how to log into HeartZone.

On top of HeartZone, all fans who attend Saturday's match have the chance to win a trip to Brazil! So make sure you get to the game!

Check out all the pre-match media here: #MelbDerby squad named

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