Top 10 Sporting events in London for March 2016

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Lots of great sport in London this month so why not try and get tickets for any of these great events. If you are having trouble obtaining tickets for all the great sport mentioned below, then contact Harmony cars as they can now help and supply tickets for most of these games and if you need transport to get you there, don’t forget you can contact Harmony Cars on 07976374498 to arrange a Chauffer car to take and collect you.

No 1. 2nd March “Premiership Football West Ham United V Tottenham Hotspur” at Upton Park. Another London derby. Spurs are flying high in the league at the moment, and I’m sure West Ham will want to spoil their party, so can there be a surprise win for the home team or will the Spurs continue to march on and head for the top of the Premiership.

No 2. 2nd to 6th March “UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2016”. See the best cyclists in the world as they converge on London to prove their speed, strength and tactical superiority in a series of races and time trials during the 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships at Lee Valley VeloPark. Watch on as the best in the world compete in the Sprint, Keirin, Scratch Race, Points Race, Madison, Individual Pursuit, Team Sprint, Team Pursuit, Omnium and Time Trials. Limited tickets remain for the 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships and are available from £15 for adults and £10 for concessions.

No. 3. 5th March “Premiership Football Tottenham Hotspur V Arsenal ” at White Hart Lane. This is a major game for both clubs. Spurs take on arch rivals the Gunners, in this London derby game. Both teams still have a chance to win the Premiership so this game could be the turning point in both teams season. As I write this both club are level on points and are just 2 points from the league leaders Leicester with just 12 games left of the season both teams cannot afford to lose any points so this game will be one of the most competitive ever fought.

No.4. 5th March “Premiership Football Crystal Palace V Liverpool” at Selhurst Park. The Eagles play a home fixture against Jurgen Klopp’s men. Liverpool just beat Aston Villa 6-0 so can they carry on their goal scoring against Crystal Palace or can the home team pull off a sensational win.

No.5.   9th March ” Champions League Football Chelsea V Paris Saint Germain” at Stamford Bridge Can Chelsea win this match and hopefully progress in the competition. A 19.45 p.m. Kickoff.

No.6. 12th March “Premiership Football West Ham United v Watford” at The Boleyn Ground. Another London derby both teams still showing in the top half of the Premiership so both are fairly evenly matched so this should be a very competitive game.

No. 7.   12th March “Premiership Football Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion” At the Emirates.  Arsenal need to win every match if they want to win the Premiership so at this stage they have to win every game as losing any points could make the difference.

No.8. 19th March “Rowing: Head of the River Race”. The Head of the River Race is one of the London’s longest-running sporting traditions. Every spring, 400 crews from around the globe take to the waters of London’s famous river Thames to compete in this historic boating event. Every spring, 400 crews from around the globe take to the waters of London’s famous river Thames to compete in this historic boating event. The race was started in 1926 by Cambridge and Tideway oarsman Steve Fairbairn. It was conceived as a way for crews to practice long rows during winter, in preparation for the summer regatta. The annual event now sees hundreds of boats, each manned by eight men, row over the 4.25 mile (6.8km) championship course from Mortlake to Putney. The race sees crews from all over the world competing, from Australia to Austria. It is customary for the previous year’s winner to start first. They are followed at 10-second intervals by other crews in finishing order and finally, the new entries start in alphabetical order. The event is a great way for Londoners and visitors alike to celebrate the start of spring as they cheer on teams along London’s picturesque river Thames.  The best place to watch the Head of the River Race. The banks of the river Thames are brimming with spectators for the race. See the crews off from Chiswick Bridge, cheer them on from Barnes Bridge as they gather pace, or see the crews approach from the busy Hammersmith Bridge – alternatively, you may be lucky enough to find a spot on the river banks along the course or a seat in a cosy pub. All of these locations can become very busy, so get there at least 45 minutes before the race to secure a good spot.

No.9.  19th March “Premiership Football Chelsea V West Ham United” at Stamford Bridge. Another London derby, Chelsea have little chance of finishing in the top 4 and West Ham are in the same position. However both teams will want a win from this game just to show the fans they haven’t given up.

No.10.   27th March “The Cancer Research UK Boat Races”. The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race is one of the world’s oldest sports events, and one of London’s most popular. The race starts at 4.10pm. Come and join the fun on the banks of the Thames between Putney and Mortlake and cheer on the rowers. As one of the few free sporting spectacles in London, The Boat Race creates a festival atmosphere on the banks of the River Thames. Up to 250,000 people flock to the river each year to join in the celebrations and watch the Oxford and Cambridge University crews as they race over the famous four-and-a-quarter mile course. You can find a place to watch on either side of the river along the full length of the course, but particular areas to note are: Putney Bridge, Putney Embankment and Bishop’s Park (at the start), Craven Cottage, home of Fulham FC (best for the first mile), Hammersmith and Barnes (mid-course),Duke’s Meadows and Chiswick Bridge (at the finish).  The Oxford University Boat Club and Cambridge University Boat Club first raced each other in 1829, and the race has been held annually since 1856, with the exception of the World Wars. It’s said every member of the boat race crews trains for approximately two hours for every stroke they take. It takes about 600 strokes to complete the course. Last year Oxford won the 161st Boat Race by 6 ½ lengths, taking the overall event record to 81–79 in Cambridge’s favour.

 

 

 

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