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.

Seventh heaven: the opening weekend of World Cup football includes seven fixtures spread across two days

Opening World Cup fixtures headline packed sporting weekend

By Stuart Stone

Seven games from the opening round of fixtures at the 2018 Russia World Cup coincide with crucial second rugby union Tests in England, Ireland and France’s southern hemisphere tours and the conclusion of the US Open golf.

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