Wednesday Wisdom Where To Watch All The Footy

What a few days we have in store in terms of football. From this evening, all the way through to bank holiday Monday, we will be quite content sitting on the sofa with a few cold ones to take in all the football on our screens.

As you can see, there are loads of games to watch over the coming days. You may want to watch them at home, or you may want to head out with your mates to watch them. If the latter is you, then we have picked out some of best bars and pubs from across the UK to watch the footy!

*Plus full fixture list at bottom of blog


The seaside resort is buzzing with regards to football at the moment, after Brighton confirmed promotion to the Premier League last weekend. Here are some of the best bars to watch the footy in, on the south-coast:

The Font

Known for its spacious layout with and big screen, The Font is perfect to watch all of the upcoming footy. Reasonably priced food as well for all your half-time snacks!

The King and Queen

This Brighton boozer will have you covered for all of the footy. Two huge screens, plus others dotted round the place, you're guaranteed a decent view of the match.


Bristol may have not had as much to shout about on the footballing front, with City and Rovers having steady, but unspectacular seasons. But Bristolians still love their football and there's a couple of places we recommend you head to if you're there this weekend.

Bar 501

This is a truly dedicated sports bar! Kitted out with an astro-turf like flooring, you might even feel like you're playing!

The Old Fish Market 

If a traditional setting is what you're after to sit back and watch the action, here you have it. The city centre pub has a load of screens, as well as serving great grub!


Leeds United may be making a mess of their play-off chase in the Championship, but we'll ensure you don't make a hash of where to watch the footy if you're over that way!

The Brotherhood of Pursuits and Pastimes

Style, sophistication – no we're not talking about David Beckham. We're talking about this swanky bar located in Leeds, which is perfect to watch the football with a nice IPA.

The Box

Okay, we may be moving out of Leeds city centre, but Headingley is a popular drinking spot. The Box has a wide selection of beers on offer and is always buzzing with students.


It's the Manchester derby tomorrow night, so the city will be packed with football fans. If you're not lucky enough to be going to the match, there'll be plenty of bars to catch the game.

Tib St Tavern 

This independently owned bar located in the Northern Quarter is perfect for the footy. Cosy seating areas for you armchair supporters, as well!

Hotel Football 

This football themed bar overlooks Old Trafford, so you're in prime location. You can also enjoy some football related food such as the ‘Zlatan Burger'.


The Magpies have just secured promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking and with the Championship title still up for grabs, their trip to Cardiff on Friday night could be lively to watch in the north-east.

Sam Jacks

If a bar has a dentist's chair in it for you to recreate the famous Gazza celebration, then you know it takes its football seriously.

Players Bar 

It's busy, it has large 3D screens, what more reason do you need? We'll see you at the bar, lads!


The people of Nottingham have had nothing to shout about this season, with Forest and County facing relegation battles in their respective leagues. But they do love their football, so it's always a great place to watch the action.


If you can prize your eyes away from the stunning staff, then you will find the football shown. We also recommend getting some tasty chicken wings to accompany your pints.

The Southbank Bar

Self-titled as the best sports bar going, it may be worth the trip to West Bridgford to catch the game this week.


Sheffield United have gained promotion to the Championship and Sheffield Wednesday could yet make it to the Premier League. Why not go and embrace the footy fever in the steel city?

Champs Bar

As it says in the name, this place is fit for champs. TV screens everywhere you look and some class food on offer. The perfect setting!

The Globe

This vibrant student bar shows all the sporting action, so this week will be no different!

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Date Posted: Wednesday 26th April 2017

Author: George Crewe

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