Tag: England

Foolproof COVID measures at Wembley Stadium

Vaccination passports used for Euro 2020 games at Wembley

Fans attending England’s Euro 2020 group games at the 90,000-capacity Wembley Stadium in England (UK) will be required to produce proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test before they get ingress to the venue. ‘BBC’ quoted the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) as stating... » Read more

Job vacancies in sports entities

Grimsby Town FC & Elevate Sports Ventures - Job vacancies

Grimsby Town Football Club The professional football club of England (UK) – Grimsby Town Football Club – that competes in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system – has a vacancy for Lead Designated Safeguarding Officer – Grimsby Town Football Club... » Read more

UK Govt cash infusion for spectator sports

England Chancellor unveils funding for spectator sports

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed in his budget speech recently that major spectator sports in England will be provided with £300m (€347m/$419m) in funding as clubs and governing bodies prepare to reopen stadia. Gov.UK quoted Sunak as stating, “We’re making available £700 million to... » Read more

UK make a ‘pitch’ for soccer showpieces

UK & Ireland World Cup Bid 2030

The Football Association England joined the Scottish Football Association, Football Association of Wales, Irish Football Association, and Football Association of Ireland in welcoming the UK Government’s pledge of £2.8million to kickstart a potential bid for the 2030 FIFA World Cup™. A... » Read more

UK soccer showpieces pilots for fans’ return

Fans back again into England venues

The finals of the FA Cup and Carabao Cup football fixtures are reportedly being treated as pilots for the return of fans in England. ‘The Sunday Times’ sources informed that the two matchups at London’s 90,000-capacity Wembley Stadium are being lined up as a kind of prelude to the potential... » Read more

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

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