Sports days out in England are a popular pastime with many of its citizens. Many groups will charter a vehicle from a sports coach hire company to attend one of the hundreds of sporting events that take place almost continuously all over the country. There are many team sports such as association football, cricket, and rugby. Individual sports like tennis and badminton are also very popular for both observers of the sport as well as participants. Motor sports and horse racing also draw huge crowds for the excitement as well as the chance to place bets.
Rivalries between different countries within the British Commonwealth have always been a traditional in sport. This is especially true with Scotland and Australia in some of the team sports such as football and cricket. The facilities for the major sports teams in England include Wembley Stadium which seats 90,000 spectators and is the most expensive stadium in the world while the Lord’s Cricket Ground is said to be the spiritual home of cricket and hold a maximum of 30,000 fans. Twickenham is the primary rugby stadium in England with a seating capacity of 82,000.
With the summer Olympics scheduled for London this year, it will be the first time a country has hosted the summer Olympics three times. That said, England does not participate in the Olympics as a country but rather, is part of the Great Britain representation. The other two times the Olympics were held in England was in the last century in 1908 and 1948. If you are planning to attend any of the Olympic events this summer you would be well advised to secure your Sports coach hire services as far in advance as you can.