Wembley, FA offer tickets to displaced Ukrainians for Euro 2024 qualifier 

Wembley Stadium and the English Football Association (FA) have invited over 1,000 Ukrainians, and their host families from across Britain, to attend the upcoming England vs Ukraine UEFA Euro 2024 qualifier on Sunday.  Over 1,000 free tickets have been offered to Ukrainians displaced by the war in their native country. They have been invited to …

Wembley Stadium welcomes over 2.6 million in 2022

Wembley Stadium welcomed more than 2.6 million people in 2022, in what was a record-breaking year for the venue.  The London stadium hosted 35 events over the last year, including major football finals, heavyweight boxing bouts, a National Football League (NFL) game and sold-out concerts.  Some of the record-breaking crowds include the 94,000-strong attendance that …

The Kia Oval boasts record ticket sales for 2023 international matches

The Kia Oval has witnessed record ticket sales for international cricket matches in 2023, following unprecedented ballot entries.  Over 63,000 tickets have already been sold to Surrey County Cricket Club members, with an enticing schedule of Men’s and Women’s Ashes fixtures and a Men’s ODI against New Zealand next summer. Days two and three of …

The Kia Oval ticket ballot closes with record requests

The Kia Oval ticket ballot for 2023 international entries has closed with over one million ticket requests, a record for Surrey County Cricket Club and the ground.  Unprecedented demand for tickets via the ballot saw 119,000 individuals request over 1.1 million tickets in total. A release from Surrey – which plays its cricket at the …

Women’s Super League witnesses 200% increase in average attendances

The Women’s Super League (WSL) has seen its average attendances increase by 200% following England Women’s win at Euro 2022 in the summer.  England beat Germany in the final of UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 at a packed Wembley Stadium, which boasted a bumper crowd of 87,192.  The attendance set a record across the men’s and …

Surrey CCC members able to purchase 2023 international tickets

Surrey County Cricket Club members are now able to purchase their full allocation of international tickets in 2023, including the England Men’s and Women’s Ashes.  Members are able to buy tickets for the Women’s Ashes IT20 on July 5, the Men’s Ashes Test Match from July 27-31 and the Men’s ODI against New Zealand on …

England fans warned against ticket touts ahead of Senegal game

England fans have been warned against using ticket touts to score last-minute tickets for the FIFA World Cup clash with Senegal. England will face Senegal at the 68,895-capacity Al Bayt Stadium on Sunday, after progressing from the group stages with two wins and a draw.  According to an article from PA news agency, tickets for …

England vs Wales World Cup clash fails to sell out

Today’s (Tuesday’s) match between England and Wales at the World Cup in Qatar has failed to sell out. According to an article from MailOnline, tickets were still available through official channels yesterday. Resale sites have also seen a rise in the number of tickets to see Qatar’s final group match against the Netherlands, after the …

FIFA Ticketing app crashes causing fans to miss start of England vs Iran game

Fans attempting to access Khalifa International Stadium in Doha for this afternoon’s World Cup match between England and Iran were left waiting outside for hours, after the FIFA Ticketing app crashed.  There were reports of thousands of fans queueing for printed tickets in a ‘resolution queue’ after the mobile app suffered issues.  Supporters had said …

Research demonstrates economic impact of Emirates Old Trafford major events

Research from not-for-profit agency Marketing Manchester has revealed that the estimated impact of Emirates Old Trafford’s major events in 2022 equates to a £27m ($32m/€31m) boost to the local economy. Marketing Manchester’s aim is to promote Greater Manchester in the UK and on the international stage. The agency has worked with Emirates Old Trafford to …