Best Sports Bars and Pubs showing Live Football

Football; the largest excuse for joyous drinking and work-related procrastination that these fair lands has ever seen, we all love our footy no matter the circumstances. Unfortunate as it is, some pubs are more committed to providing the best possible match day experience than others so we've compiled a list of the best football pubs in the UK and Ireland so that you can find yourself such an establishment on game day. If you won't just settle for your local boozer and plan to go a little farther afield, why not check out our list and give one of these fine pubs a go? Reckon a list of ALL UK and Ireland pubs showing live football on TV might be handy. Follow the link to see a fully searchable list of bars showing every footy game possible.

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After a list of the best pubs for football these fair shores have to offer? Look no further. One this page you'll find a number of sports that go the extra mile for their football loving punters. Need to find a new home ahead of Qatar 2022? The pubs listed here will no doubt be the very best pubs showing World Cup come kick off in the Middle East come 2022.

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Belushis Bath

Belushis Bath

#InternationalSport  #SportsBar  #WideDrinkSelection 
Centrally located hostel that's popular with travellers and students. 9 screens plus two drop down projectors deck out their bar meaning you've always got a great view of the action. The party vibe spills over into the sports viewing meaning there are always plenty of themed events - think fancy dress Super Bowl parties, Burger and Boxing nights, for example - to sink your teeth into.
HAPPY HOUR
Craft beer offer
Six Yard Box

Six Yard Box

#RelaxedAtmosphere  #CraftBeer  #SportsBar 
Voted Best Football Pub 2016 in our 2016 Sports Pub Awards, this small but mighty footy bar in Peckham is a real favourite. Piles of craft beer, table foosball and a relaxed vibe make this a home from home for the footballing purist. If you visit, make sure you bring your Panini swaps pile with you, the ceiling collage is nearly finished but still needs a bit of work!
McGettigans Fulham

McGettigans Fulham

#SportsBar  #WideDrinkSelection  #MajorEvents 
This branch of world famous McGettigans brand absolutely nails getting a sports pub experience right and can be found just a stones throw away from Stamford Bridge. With the regulars ensuring there's an unrivalled atmosphere, screens all over the place ensuring you can see the action from every angle and a top notch selection of beverages you can't go wrong here.
Greenwood

Greenwood

#InternationalSport  #AmericanSports  #MajorEvents 
Greenwood offers a superior sports bar experience with a superior location, a stone’s throw away from Victoria Station and Buckingham Palace. Exceptional gastro-grub, gourmet cocktails, big game parties and private hire screens mean there’s something for everyone at Greenwood. If you ever needed an excuse to get to the train station early, Greenwood is the place to head for a cheeky half of football before that journey home.
King Street Brew House

King Street Brew House

#CraftBeer  #BigGamesMatter  #ClassicPubFood 
Microbrewery in the centre of Bristol serving an eclectically named set of beers including Pasty Git, Socks and Sandals and Shaft! Great place for catching up over a quality beer and watching the big game!
Allstars Sports Bar

Allstars Sports Bar

#StadiumLikeAtmosphere  #MajorEvents  #SportsBar 
According to Allstars, TVs in the toilets isn't an added bonus in, it's a necessity. We’re extremely confident this might be one of the best-equipped sports bars in the UK; over 60 55" TVs, 2 5-metre screens, a 3-metre screen and 4 75" 4k Ultra HD TVs in private areas. Make sure to inquire about their exceptional VIP area and bargainous pitcher deals during the World Cup. All Stars is any fan’s dream, ran by sporting fanatics for sporting fanatics.
Belushis and The Dugout

Belushis and The Dugout

#SportsBar  #MajorEvents  #WideDrinkSelection 
One of the newest sports bars in the city, The Dugout continues the Belushis franchise in excellent style, with a sports themed venue and excellent facilities like beer pong and pool for half-time fun. Boasting a wide selection of premium beers and cocktails to sip on whilst watching the games on one of the many big screens, this has got to be one of the best venues on game day.
HAPPY HOUR
Craft Beer Offer
George

George

#BigGamesMatter  #MajorEvents  #ClassicPubFood 
A new outdoor screen has been put in especially for the World Cup alongside an astroturf pitch, player entrance, grandstand seating and multiple outdoor bars. With the weather threatening to be half decent this summer, The George seriously needs to be on your radar for those office hours fixtures in the World Cup.
Belushis Shepherds Bush

Belushis Shepherds Bush

#InternationalSport  #MajorEvents  #SportsBar 
Fresh from a refurb, this place is a must visit for anyone who likes their footy and rock music. Screens all over the shop and loads of live music to enjoy Belushis SB is a place to see you through the afternoon and straight into the evening once the sporting action ends.
HAPPY HOUR
Craft Beer Offer
Rileys Sports Bar Haymarket

Rileys Sports Bar Haymarket

#BigGamesMatter  #SportsBar  #AmericanFood 
Being the largest sports bar in London, there is a lot to say for an afternoon spent in front of one of its 34 TVs, beer in hand. With added extras like pool tables and ping pong as well as an American style diner and live DJ nights; this is one of the ultimate sport watching locations.
The Piano Works West End

The Piano Works West End

#StadiumLikeAtmosphere  #WideDrinkSelection  #Football 
Piano Works' younger sister Studio88 is also the perfect venue to go from full-time to party-time since they also recently installed multiple projectors to compliment their famous house band. They take their well known party atmosphere and have converted that into a stadium like football atmosphere, coupled with table service during the biggest games to ensure you never miss a moment of the action. You'd be a fool to not check them out as you'll struggle to find as good a venue anywhere else in Central London.
Dirty Harrys Soho

Dirty Harrys Soho

#BigGamesMatter  #WideDrinkSelection  #AmericanFood 
With an insanely central location in the capital, Dirty Harry's is a serious contender if you're looking for a top sports pub. With a real reputation for the quality of cocktails and food, they've brought in sport to give them everything.
The Piano Works

The Piano Works

#StadiumLikeAtmosphere  #Football  #LateNightMusic 
Piano Works is the perfect venue to go from full-time to party-time since they recently installed multiple projectors to compliment their famous house band. They take their well known party atmosphere and have converted that into a stadium like football atmosphere, coupled with table service during the biggest games to ensure you never miss a moment of the action. If you're looking for a seriously good time, you'd be a fool to not check them out.
The Court

The Court

#HighStreet  #Student  #RelaxedAtmosphere 
In the heart of Tottenham Court Road, the Court is the perfect place to grab a few pints with your mates whilst you watch the game. They've got a massive projector screen and loads of plasmas around the pub, so you'll be able to catch all the action.
Rocket

Rocket

#HighStreet  #MajorEvents  #Football 
Bang in between Euston and Kings Cross station, this pub is ideal for watching the game and having a couple of pints with your mates. With loads of screens all around the pub and excellent food, it's definitely worth giving this one a visit.
Elevens Bar and Grill

Elevens Bar and Grill

#StadiumLikeAtmosphere  #WideDrinkSelection  #InternationalSport 
20 4K/HD screens ensure you’ll never miss a second of the action, make this Cardiff’s finest sports den. Elevens is tailor-made for the perfect viewing experience, with fans who come to watch games dressed in their nation’s kit will get discount deals on drinks during the World Cup. Come to think of it, that sexy new Colombia kit just paid for itself. Oh, and there's the small detail that this is Gareth Bale's gaff which is definitely very cool.
Cricketer's Arms

Cricketer's Arms

The perfect place to watch the footie whilst throwing a couple of darts or nailing a few frames. A buzzing atmosphere and families are always welcome.
The Prince Of Wales

The Prince Of Wales

#BigGamesMatter  #WideDrinkSelection 
Dedicated to showing all the European football on Sky and BT, it's definitely worth popping in here if you're in the area and game is on. Blooming lovely Sunday roast too.
O'Neills

O'Neills

#BigGamesMatter  #MajorEvents  #SportsBar 
Great food, great value for money, and dozens of screens. These guys make sure that you have a great time in this traditional, Irish pub.
Six Bells

Six Bells

#WideDrinkSelection  #MajorEvents  #BigGamesMatter 
If it's Super Sunday and you're desperate for a delicious roast, where do you go? Boom, the Six Bells of course. With great value food and drink, you'd be mad not to head here for your lunch and to watch the footie.
Cambridge Brewhouse

Cambridge Brewhouse

Homebrewed ales on tap and dedicated room for sport, the Locker Room, out back. You know you'll be well-served for the game.
Trocadero

Trocadero

#Traditional  #MajorEvents  #Football 
This ex-fire station turned pub is a brilliant place to grab a couple of pints with your mates in the centre of Brum. Full of screens and serving loads of real ales, there's always a buzz in the place.
The Murderers

The Murderers

#WideDrinkSelection  #ClassicPubFood  #MajorEvents 
Named Britain’s best sports pub in 2015, they offer a fantastic selection of real ales to chew on whilst you take in all the finest action from Russia. Renamed “The Harry” for the summer in honour of England’s No.9, The Murderers is a bonafide haven for sports fans, even boasting screens in the toilets.
Corey's Sports Bar

Corey's Sports Bar

#StadiumLikeAtmosphere  #SportsBar  #BigGamesMatter 
Corey’s have this pub lark down to a T, as their modern and spacious set up means you’ll never miss half the game queuing for a beer here. With screens littered behind the bar and the ability to serve a pint 5 seconds flat, they know what they’re doing. It's the perfect place in the midlands to catch a game at, with more screens that you can shake a stick at and the odd famous footballing face popping in.
The Banner Cross

The Banner Cross

#CaskAle  #FamilyRun  #SportsBar 
If you're looking to watch the football, you might as well watch it on a big screen. And these guys have a pretty big one - 10 foot in fact! Great selection of drinks too, especially craft beers
The Clubhouse, Sheffield

The Clubhouse, Sheffield

#SportsBar  #AmericanSports  #Student 
Sports pub on the outskirts of Sheffield with great reviews on Google. Fresh food sources from local bakers and butchers - not to be missed if you're in the area and the game's on.
20% off food!
Student food deal!
O'Neills Liverpool

O'Neills Liverpool

#MajorEvents  #BigGamesMatter  #WideDrinkSelection 
Fresh from a refurbishment and all about offering a great matchday experience, O'Neils is a fan favourite in the heart of Liverpool for a reason. Ensuring fans of every nation are welcome whilst a new late food menu, mega HD screens and private viewing booths ensure the perfect evening during the World Cup and the domestic season.
Flanagans Apple Restaurant

Flanagans Apple Restaurant

#SportsBar  #ClassicPubFood  #WideDrinkSelection 
With a blooming massive projector screen, these guys are a must visit in Liverpool. They're mad about footie, and as an Irish pub, they serve a pretty decent Guinness too.
Crown

Crown

#BigGamesMatter  #Football  #MajorEvents 
One thing's for sure - you can't miss the Crown. Make sure you check out their art nouveau exterior, it's pretty special. It's only matched by the brilliant atmosphere in the pub, especially for those Merseyside derbies.
Brick House Social

Brick House Social

#AmericanFood  #Football  #BigGamesMatter 
Speakeasy style venue with its own legendary terrace and grown up drinks menu. Whilst it turns into a fine night spot after dark, their sport offering is more than reason to visit during the day, showing all domestic, European and international footy.
4 Point Pint Reward
Seven Oaks

Seven Oaks

#RelaxedAtmosphere  #InternationalSport  #Traditional 
A legendary pub in the heart on Manchester showing all the footer you could imagine. As well as having a projector screen to show the epic clashes on, they've got a couple of 4K screens in the pub too. If that's not enough, they're one of the only pubs in the area to still have a Pinball machine - Unbelieve Jeff.
Shakespeare

Shakespeare

#WideDrinkSelection  #ClassicPubFood  #MajorEvents 
Right in the centre of Manchester, you can be guaranteed that this traditional English pub will have a class atmosphere for all the big games. A load of TVs and spread over two floors means you won't miss a minute of the game.
Tib St Tavern

Tib St Tavern

#StadiumLikeAtmosphere  #SportsBar  #CraftBeer 
Legendary footy spot in the heart of Manchester's hip Northern Quarter, the Tib St always boasts an excellent atmosphere.
Dtwo Bar and Garden

Dtwo Bar and Garden

#StadiumLikeAtmosphere  #MajorEvents  #ClassicPubFood 
Boasting a genuine garden, heaps of outdoor screens and stadium-style raked seating, Dtwo boasts a famous atmosphere for any big sporting occasion, especially any Man United, Liverpool and Ireland games.
Sinnott's

Sinnott's

#WorldFood  #SportsBar  #LateNightMusic 
A firm fan favourite in Dublin, Sinnott's boasts a cracking experience whatever the weather. Four outdoor screens are a treat in summer whilst the traditional bar inside is littered with drop-down projectors, offering the perfect view wherever you're parked.
Buskers Bar

Buskers Bar

#BigGamesMatter  #WideDrinkSelection  #ClassicPubFood 
Located in the heart of Temple Bar, this place has so much to offer. From private booths with your own T.V screens to table tennis and billiards to banish the half time boredom, it's one of our firm favourites for watching football. It also has the friendliest bar staff this side of the Atlantic.
Woolshed Baa & Grill

Woolshed Baa & Grill

#StadiumLikeAtmosphere  #SportsBar  #AmericanFood 
Despite being the spiritual home for Antipodeans in Dublin, the Woolshed has taken soccer to its heart in a big way. Expect a party atmosphere on game day as you watch the game on their 22 screens.
The Living Room

The Living Room

#StadiumLikeAtmosphere  #CraftBeer  #MajorEvents 
Boasting the finest outdoor screen in Dublin and a serious set up indoors for when it's not so fine out, The Living Room is an exceptional place to watch any big game on TV.
Black Prince

Black Prince

#BigGamesMatter  #ClassicPubFood  #HighStreet 
Right opposite Leeds station, these guys are well worth a visit, even if it's just to see the unbelievable architecture and decor of the pub. You can be sure the atmosphere will be top notch for all the big games.
West End House

West End House

#Traditional  #MajorEvents  #Football 
A cracking traditional Yorkshire pub with over 150 years of history is everything you'd want in a classic football pub. With a range of screens showing the football and a well stocked bar containing a mix of real ales and real cider you're sure to not be disappointed by your beverage, even if the game isn't going your way. And if you're in for a Super Sunday session of 3 games in a row, the food is belting too to give you that additional stamina.
Original Oak

Original Oak

#SportsBar  #MajorEvents  #BigGamesMatter 
A great student venue in Leeds. Full of screens and boasting a pretty epic beer garden this is a top venue if you're in or around Hyde Park.
O'Neills Grand Central

O'Neills Grand Central

#BigGamesMatter  #HighStreet  #MajorEvents 
These guys are mad about footie. Their food is great and they've got a massive beer garden for when the sun comes out. Join them for an Old Firm derby, you certainly won't be disappointed.
Tennents Bar

Tennents Bar

#BigGamesMatter  #MajorEvents  #Football 
With 9 screens around the pub, you'll never miss a moment of the game. They've got a wide range of ales on offer, and this place is always buzzing for the big games.