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Sporting Events in London November, December – January 2017

Autumn in London heralds a spectacular plethora of different sporting events and occasions that is bound to capture the imagination of sports fans and tourists alike.

Along with the regular Premiership and other football fixtures there are plenty of special world sporting events that take place during the festive period.

In this blog we concentrate on some of the more special and unique events coming to the capital in December and January.


The Autumn Rugby Union Internationals

Following the excitement of last year’s Rugby World Cup, the Autumn International rugby matches return in November 2016. Fans of the four home unions – England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales – will relish the opportunity to see their teams take on the southern hemisphere’s best teams.

Saturday 19th November –

  • England v Fiji – Twickenham Stadium

Saturday 26th November –

  • England v Argentina

Saturday 3rd December –

  • England v Australia


Barclays ATP World Tour Finals

Global tennis superstars will battle it out at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 in London in November. Only the world’s best eight singles and doubles teams will compete in a unique round-robin format to decide this year’s triumphant victors.

Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka were the first to qualify for this year’s finals, on the doubles side of things 4 teams have already qualified, including Bryan brothers as well as Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares.

Competition will be fierce as always and the final will be played on Sunday 20th November.


Holiday Premier League Fixtures

The Christmas and New Year Holiday period is always an exciting part of the Premier League calendar when fans can gather in their local pubs and pass on season’s greetings and look forward to the festive game ahead.

The fixtures this season have thrown some interesting games together in the capital.

Monday 26th December –

  • Watford v Crystal Palace

Thursday 29th December –

  • Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion
  • Chelsea v Bournemouth

Saturday 31st December –

  • Chelsea v Stoke City

Sunday 1st January –

  • Arsenal v Crystal Palace
  • Watford v Tottenham Hotspur

Tuesday 3rd January –

  • West Ham United v Manchester United

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  • Crystal Palace v Swansea

Thursday 5th January –

  • Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea


The fixtures throw some great battles ahead for some tantalising matches, Arsenal versus Crystal Palace and Spurs versus Chelsea look two particular matches that stand out. Both London derbies, the atmosphere at both games should prove electric and just the sort of fixtures that you want over Christmas and New Year.

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