Adelaide Oval is about to once again throw open its gates to footy fans, but many people are asking where the government arrived at the number of 2,000 fans.

Jodie and Soda went straight to the source of information for all things Adelaide Oval, Darren Chandler the General Manager of the SMA to shed some light.

Chandler told Jodie and Soda that 2,000 is a starting point that SA Health and SAPOL are comfortable with.

“It’s in line with where they think they’re at at the moment and hopefully everything’s done well, next time round we’ll be able to increase that number,” Chandler continued.

Hear the full interview with Darren Chandler from the SMA here: