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Cheering on teams: What is the history of pub and sport?

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Beers and cheers: history of sport in pubs

By Robert Mann

Equipping punters with a pint in their hand, British pubs have long been the centre of operations for sports fans eager to cheer on their favourite teams. Here, we look back at the evolution of that development and how publicans have embraced technology...

Pub picks: Natalie Coleshill, licensee of the Milford Arms in West London, discusses her sporting picks for the year ahead

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What sport can pubs look forward to in 2019?

By MA Editorial

Natalie Coleshill of The Milford Arms in Hounslow, west London, previews what live sport pubs can look forward to in 2019.

Pub preview: with the Six Nations just around the corner, we look ahead to this year's tournament with some of Britain and Ireland best sport pubs

The joy of Six

By Stuart Stone

It’s the envy of the southern hemisphere in sporting terms – the Six Nations rugby union tournament is here – and should help you sell plenty of beer and food, along with creating a cracking atmosphere

Standing room only: many sports fans will be standing so food that is easy to eat is a must

How are sports fans' eating habits changing?

By Stuart Stone

Sports fans have long congregated in pubs to capture the atmosphere during big TV clashes, and they have long needed feeding while they were there. But time never stands still, so how has sports pub food changed in recent years?

Bumper year: which sports will be 2019's big hitters? (Image: Getty)

Which sports will boost pub profits in 2019?

By Stuart Stone

With pubs facing an uphill struggle in matching sales figures from the 2018 Russia World Cup, The Morning Advertiser asks which emerging sports will help make up the numbers in 2019.

Out with a bang: pubs in the north of England lost thousands of pounds after grouse shoots were cancelled

Pubs lose out amid grouse shoot cancellations

By Emily Hawkins

Cancelled grouse shoots have caused problems for some rural pubs, with sites in Cumbria and Northumberland reporting tens of thousands of pounds in lost income.

Stellar performance: Sky Sports' Jeff Stelling gives his top festive picks

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Feast upon Jeff Stelling’s top festive fixtures

By Nicholas Robinson

With the festive season almost upon us, we managed to catch up with Sky Sports presenter Jeff Stelling and share a mince pie or two while he gave us his pick of the 40-plus festive football matches, including action from the Carabao Cup quarter finals,...

Pay per view: BT Sport has announced the price of screening the bout for pubs and clubs

BT Sport announces price for Wilder v Fury

By Stuart Stone

BT Sport has announced that pubs and clubs will be able to purchase Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder's clash for the WBC World Heavyweight title on 1 December for £150 through BT Sport Box Office.

Par-fect weekend: the Ryder Cup returns and Team Europe look to avenge their 2016 defeat at Hazeltine, Minnesota

Ryder Cup weekend coincides with Chelsea v Liverpool clash

By Stuart Stone

Though Team Europe's efforts to regain the Ryder Cup at France's Le Golf National headline this weekend's sport, there's rich Premier League pickings for pubs as unbeaten duo Chelsea and Liverpool clash at Stamford Bridge.

The Southgate effect: can the UEFA Nations League help pubs recapture the magic from this summer's World Cup?

What do pubs need to know about the UEFA Nations League?

By Stuart Stone

UEFA’s latest brainchild hopes to make international football more competitive outside of major tournaments and offers pubs the chance to recapture some of the magic from Russia 2018. But what is the UEFA Nations League?

Testing times: Manchester United welcome Tottenham to Old Trafford on Monday night hoping to get their season back on track

Bumper Summer Bank Holiday weekend of live sport

By Stuart Stone

A big weekend of Summer Bank Holiday sport sees five Premier League teams put perfect league records on the line, the All Blacks attempt to retain the Bledisloe Cup and Lewis Hamilton look to extend his lead in the Formula One drivers standings.

Christmas trading impact: what impact will a World Cup held in November and December have on the pub industry?

What impact will a winter World Cup have on pub trading?

By Stuart Stone

FIFA has announced that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will take place between 21 November and 18 December – a departure from previous tournaments that have been held during the months of May, June and July.

They're coming home: England succumbed to an extra-time 2-1 defeat against Croatia in Moscow

How pubs reacted to England v Croatia on social media

By Stuart Stone

Despite a semi-final defeat to Croatia, England's performance at the 2018 Russia World Cup matched their best ever tournament performance on foreign soil. Here's a look at how pubs reacted to the result on social media.

'Coming home' or going home: England face Sweden in their first World Cup quarter final since playing Portugal in 2006

England seek World Cup semi-final

By Stuart Stone

Gareth Southgate's young lions take on Sweden in a World Cup quarter final as they look to equal their best World Cup performance since 1966.

High stakes: the World Cup is entering the knockout stages

World Cup knockouts get under way

By James Beeson

England might not be in footballing action over the weekend, but there are more than a few tasty World Cup knockout fixtures for pubgoers to sink their teeth into.

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