The summer of 2015 has already kicked off in a big way. In the sporting calendar, we’ve checked off the Women’s Football World Cup, Wimbledon, and the Copa America. Just around the corner are The Ashes, the Athletics World Championships, the Rugby World Cup and the new Premier League season.
For sport lovers everywhere, the summer is the perfect time immerse yourself in your favourite teams. It’s a chance to get out in the sun and cheer on the best athletes in the world. But, what’s the best way to experience the summer’s biggest events?
Whether it’s football, cricket, or rugby, how can you get the most out of the summer’s big games? We’ve rounded up our favourite ways to get involved. let’s take a look.
In the stadium
For true sports fans, there is no better feeling than walking into the stadium. The atmosphere is electric as the crowds get together behind their teams. Tickets are available for all major sporting events, so book early and get the best seats in the house! There’s nothing better than 30,000 people chanting for their favourite team.
Of course, the very best seats in the stadium are those in the hospitality boxes. They might cost a pretty penny, but it’s worth it. Placed in the perfect vantage point, you’ll get a clear view of the action. Better yet, they serve the best food (no more cold pork pies!) and free drinks. Sports hospitality packages are available for football games, motor-racing events, and golf. So, whatever your favourite sport, they’ve got you covered.
In the local bar
If you can’t make it to the stadium itself, you can still surround yourself with ardent fans. Head down to the local pub or bar, and they’re bound to have the major events on the big screen. Gather together your friends and make a day of it.
Putting a bet on
If you want to spice up the big events even further, placing a bet will give you an extra incentive. It’s an easy way to bring a dull match to life or give you something to root for. You don’t have to spend a fortune. Just a small amount of money on the first goalscorer, half-time score, or starting lineup will give you something to look out for. You could try an accumulator and predict the scores of every match on that day. Your chances are pretty low, but the wins are enormous!
At home with friends
Sometimes, the bars are overcrowded and the tickets are all sold out. If that’s the case, just invite your friends round and make your own small event. Put the game on the big TV, get plenty of drinks and snacks, and you’re all set! You can even flick between the various sports events if one match starts to drag.
This summer is set to be a full spectacle of amazing events. Whether you’re into golf, F1 or football, there’s something for everyone. If you can get tickets, it’s well worth the money. If not, make the most of it by surrounding yourself with friends and fans.