Top 10 sporting events in London for August 2018

august in LondonThe World Cup is over but the football season in England is about to start for the new season 2018/19. If you were one of the millions watching the World cup on tv then this is your opportunity to see some of the stars play live. Many of the international players who featured in the tournament play in the Premiership, at Tottenham Hotspurs they have maybe more than most of the other clubs, with Frances Goalkeeper, Hugo Loris, England’s Harry Kane, Deli Ali, Eric Dier, Danny Rose, and England’s other hero Kieran Trippier. Other world cup heroes on show will be Belgium’s Jan Vertogen, Mousa Dembele and Toby Alderweireld, Koreas Heung-Min Son. Now there are many more on display from other clubs so why not take the opportunity and try and fit a game in while you are in London. Tickets are not always easy to come by so if you are having trouble contact Harmony Cars and they might be able to help with both tickets and transport to get you to the game. You can contact them on 07976374498 or email: info@harmony-airport-transfers.com.

No 1. 3rd to 5th August 2018 “Longines Global Champions Tour” at Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Catch the world’s top riders and horses in action during the 13th leg of the world’s most prestigious show jumping series. Olympic and world champions are among the stars of the Longines Global Champions Tour and the thrilling Global Champions League team competition, in which home team London Knights are looking to build on their strong start to the season.

Last year’s event saw Team GB Olympic gold medallists Scott Brash and Ben Maher go head to head in the exhilarating LGCT Grand Prix final. The duo have already seen success this year during the tour, which stops in other worldwide destinations, including Mexico City, Miami Beach, Shanghai, Paris and Monaco.

Choose a grandstand seat for the best views of the thrilling action, find plenty of family fun in the kids’ zone and browse the stalls in the Exhibition Village. Tickets from £6

No 2. 5th August 2018 “ Community Shield Cup Chelsea v Manchester City” at Wembley Stadium.

This is the first match of the season between lasts season FA cup winners and the Premier League Champions. 3 o’clock kickoff.

No. 3. 7th August 2018 “International Champions Cup Chelsea v Lyon” at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea’s first home international of the season and with France just winning the World Cup this will be a great chance to watch a major French team in action against some good opposition.

Kick-off is at 8.00 pm

No.4. 9th to 13th August 2018 “ 2’nd Test Match England v India” at Lords cricket ground. Tickets from £50.

No.5. 12th August 2018 “Premier League Football Arsenal v Manchester City” at the Emirates Stadium.

The current league champions are coming to London can Arsenal turn on some magic. The Arsenal have a new manager this is the start of a new beginning can he revive the gunners and put them back as champion contenders. This will show how far he has to go to put up a real challenge for the honours.

Kick-off is at 16.00 pm.

No.6. 18th August 2018 “Premier League Football Tottenham Hotspurs v Fulham” at Wembley Stadium.

This is Tottenham’s first home game, but their new stadium isn’t completed yet so they are back at Wembley. This will be the first home appearance of England’s World cup golden boot award winner “Harry Kane” playing in front of his home supporters, I am sure he will want to impress, and show just why he won the award and score for Tottenham. Kick-off is at 15.00 pm

No.7. 18th August 2018”Premier League Football Chelsea v Arsenal” at Stamford Bridge.

The teams have new managers and Chelsea have a few World Cup players in their squad. Both teams are evenly matched and this will be a good London Derby.

Kick-off is at 17.30 pm

No. 8. 25th August 2018 “Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final” at Wembley Stadium.

See the pinnacle of the Rugby League season as the country’s best two sides battle it out for the trophy at the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final.

Taking in nine months of exciting Rugby League action, The Ladbrokes Challenge Cup is the sport’s most prestigious competition. This historic knock-out tournament is the only one of its kind to feature clubs from all levels of the sport, from small grassroots clubs to the country’s best professional teams – but only two teams can make it to the final.

Hull FC were victorious in 2017, defeating 19-time champions Wigan Warriors to clinch their second successive cup win. Will they retain the trophy once again or will another team take the glory?

Take your seat to experience fast-paced on-field action, and enjoy a whole day of rugby fun, including live music and a friendly atmosphere for all the family. Tickets: £18 to £80.

No.9. 25th August 2018 “Premier League Football Arsenal v West Ham” at the Emirates Stadium.

Another London derby, with Arsenal probably favourites to get a win, however I am sure West Ham will have something to say about that and will also want a result. Kick-off is at 15.00 pm

No.10. 26th August 2018 “Premier League Football Watford v Crystal Palace” at Vicarage rd.

Both teams evenly matched so no straight obvious winner . Kick off is at 13.30 pm

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