World Cup

The Morning Advertiser Lock In Podcast episode 48

The Lock In Podcast

The World Cup vs Christmas

By Ed Bedington

The World Cup is usually a bumper time for pubs, but with it clashing with Christmas, how are operators going to manage the two? With their usual expertise and competence, the podcast team investigate...

World Cup memories: The Morning Advertiser asked publicans for their most vivid World Cup memories

A Pub's Guide to: The World Cup

Stand-out World Cup memories from pubs and bars

By MA Editorial

Whether it's the "Hand of God", Gazza's tears, the Zidane head-butt, Beckham's red card or Archie Gemmill sending the entire Dutch defence for a hot dog in 1978, the World Cup never fails to deliver vivid memories that etch themselves...

My Pub: The Shack 68, Twickenham

My Pub: The Shack 68, Twickenham

By Liam Coleman

After retiring from rugby union, former England and Harlequins back Ugo Monye decided to turn his hand to running a pub a stone’s throw from Twickenham Stadium. He and business partner Adam Saword discuss swapping rucks for the ruckus of running a pub.

Pubs can boost their takings during the rugby


Rugby: Making the most of the Six Nations Championship

By Nigel Huddleston

How can pubs maximise sales around the prestigious rugby tournament? The Publican's Morning Advertiser offers top tips on getting the viewing experience right for customers as well as how to sell food and drink effectively before, during and after...

Magic World Cup moments still ahead for pubs despite England exit

Magic World Cup moments still ahead for pubs despite England exit

By Oli Gross

Licensees in England have been handed a double-blow this weekend –an early exit of the Rugby World Cup is a disappointment, and many predict it’ll be a financial hit for pubs due to less fans going out to watch the remaining matches.

Rugby World Cup: It’s a scrum for the bar

Making the Most of Sport - in association with Sky

Rugby World Cup: It’s a scrum for the bar

By Mike Berry

The Rugby World Cup is heading to England next month, and fans of the home nations are all optimistic of their team’s chances, and optimism among fans of any sport is usually good news for pubs

The Roy Hodgson burrito from Benito's Hat

Menu ideas

World Cup action

By Jo Bruce

With the World Cup kicking off on Saturday (14 June) PubFood takes a final look at how pub and restaurant operators are hoping to take a slice of the action.

The World Cup is a business opportunity for pubs

World Cup tips for pubs - FREE download

By Nigel Huddleston & Adrian Tierney-Jones

Publicans should make the most of the money-spinning opportunity afforded by the World Cup, with fans likely to head to the pub to watch matches. As The Publican's Morning Advertiser discovers, it’s time for pubs to cash in.

Budweiser new Rise as One World Cup 2014 campaign

Budweiser gears up for World Cup with new campaign

By Mike Berry

AB InBev has unveiled a global marketing campaign for its Budweiser brand ahead of this summer’s football World Cup, in a bid to gain a slice of the estimated 13.2% volume boost in beer and cider that the tournament will bring.

David Cameron himself “ordered a rethink”

PM 1 — Bureaucrats 0

By Rob Willock

I’d just finished putting the finishing touches to a scathing comment piece criticising the Home Office for its decision not to grant a national licence extension for pubs during the World Cup.

David Cameron Prime Minister World Cup

PM orders rethink on World Cup licensing hours extension

By Ellie Bothwell

The Prime Minister has “ordered a rethink” on pub opening times for England’s World Cup games in Brazil this summer, a day after the Home Office said it had ruled out extending licensing hours.

BBPA World Cup

BBPA produces World Cup guidance for pubs

By Michelle Perrett

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has produced guidance for pubs to help them make the most of this year’s World Cup which is being held in Brazil.

Coming soon to pubs: The Rugby World Cup

Scrums of comfort

By Noli Dinkovski

Licensees need to plan ahead to capitalise on this up-and-coming tantalising timetable of televised sport in pubs. As Noli Dinkovski discovers, there are plenty of ways to increase footfall and boost business.

Margot James: will now chair residents meeting

MP's pub noise row blunder

By John Harrington

An MP "regrets" not talking to a licensee before asking residents to report any complaints about disturbances from his pub. Margot James, new Tory...

Football fever: lucrative for pubs

Come on England...for pubs' sake

By John Harrington

An England win against Germany on Sunday would see pub revenues increase 5-6%, says a survey by accountants BDO LLP.

Two Swindon men banned after being charged with being drunk and disorderly

World Cup pub ban for two men

By John Harrington

Two men have been banned from all pubs for the duration of the World Cup after being charged with being drunk and disorderly. Stephen Selwood, 21,...