Tag: England


Sharks’ Crossford Bridge vision fizzle out

Sale Shark English Rugby club new stadium

Though the English Premiership rugby union club Sale Sharks had signaled its intention to return ‘home’ to a new stadium planned as part of a sports village development in Trafford (UK), but the same did not materialize after the Council said it would not support them following public... » Read more


UK Govt largesse for COVID-floundering sports

UK cash boost for clubs and stadiums

The pound 300 lifeline, mostly loans, provided by the UK Government to 11 spectator sports in England is sure to keep them afloat at a time when the United Kingdom has gone into a national lockdown what with the new COVID-19 strain taking a huge toll on lives and the sports venue sector bleeding... » Read more


Ashton Gate Stadium as vaccination center

Ashton Gate Stadium confirmed as vaccination center

The UK Government has named Ashton Gate Stadium as one among the seven “super-vaccination” centers as the new coronavirus strain is causing havoc in the United Kingdom sending the country into a nationwide lockdown. On January 8th, 2021, a Government spokesperson confirmed all seven locations... » Read more


‘The O2’ cancels gig as COVID ‘squeeze’ UK

The O2 postponed first show after shut down

The coronavirus situation in the United Kingdom is taking a very serious turn and the new mutated COVID-19 strain is causing havoc in the country with a majority of cases surfacing from London, the South East and the East of England. Keeping the above grim situation in mind, The O2 in London... » Read more


Everton stadium project caught in red tape

Everton stadium update Dec 2020

The wait does not seem to get over for the English Premier League football club Everton FC as it has been hit with fresh delays to its new stadium project, with Liverpool City Council now set to decide on the planning application next year. Everton Football Club is an English professional football... » Read more


Fans back with gusto in Premier League games

England back with fans II

Fans of the professional football club in Liverpool, England – Liverpool F.C. – watched their side in pitch action for the first time as Premier League (UK) champions on December 6th. ‘The Reds’ clinched the crown for 2019-20 on June 24th this year. Fans have not been allowed in... » Read more


COVID-stumped ‘The Hundred’ venues reduced

Women cricket The Hundred tournament venue update

The coronavirus pandemic, on a sports battering spree, has this time round knocked out 12 out of the 20 stadia which had been locked in for The Hundred Women’s Cricket fixture rescheduled for 2021. As a result, the women’s competition in its maiden edition of The Hundred next year will be... » Read more


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