Tag: England


Manchester Arena to glow as AO Arena

Manchester Arena renamed

The historic 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena in England has been renamed the AO Arena. Bolton (UK)-based online electricals retailer AO announced on Wednesday that it is the new headline sponsor of Manchester’s iconic Arena as operators ASM Global submit a planning application for phase one of... » Read more


Limited fans in Brighton-Chelsea pilot event

Brighton vs Chelsea as test event with fans Aug 2020

Fans returned to the stands in England for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak in March this year, as 2,500 supporters were allowed at the Amex Stadium in Brighton (UK) on Saturday for Brighton’s friendly against Chelsea. Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club – commonly referred to... » Read more


OVG shadow on ASM’s Manchester Arena plans

Manchester Arena update July 2020

The operators of the 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena in England, venue and event management company ASM Global, have unlocked more details as regards its road map for transformative redevelopment. The legendary venue is marking its 25th anniversary this year and is chalking out plans to celebrate... » Read more


Super League to be back in August

Super Rugby League England Headingley Stadium

The fixture schedule for resuming the 2020 season has been announced by the Super League, the top division of rugby league in England. Three consecutive games have been planned at Leeds’ Headingley Stadium and St Helens’ Totally Wicked Stadium – both in England. Super League is the top-level... » Read more


Pilot events in UK to determine fans’ return

England back with fans

If a series of test events prove to be a smooth affair in the coming weeks, then spectators could be greeted back into sporting events in England on October 1. Pilots will take place from August 1 but any stadium reopenings would be subject to coronavirus guidelines. Gatherings of more than 30... » Read more


Sports bodies’ workers face the axe

RFU job cuts July 2020

England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU) boss Bill Sweeney has revealed that since the organization is feeling the COVID-19 financial heat, a proposal has been made to go in for as many as 139 job cuts. The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is the governing body for rugby union in England. It was founded in... » Read more


Green light for British summer of sports

English Sports is back - Formula 1

UK Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced agreements have been hammered out that will enable select international sporting events to take place in England amid COVID-19, stating the “British summer of sport is back on”. The announcement also includes work on some of the biggest film and... » Read more


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