Football is the most popular sport on the planet, and we are lucky enough to have the best league in the world right on our doorstep. Every weekend there are several must see fixtures getting fans excited. A combination of fierce local derbies and more top tier clubs than any other league provides a plethora of options up and down the country.
We spend so much time looking at screens that the once mandatory face to face contact with suppliers, clients, acquaintances and directors simply doesn’t happen as much as it should. It is extremely difficult to communicate gratitude, win loyalty, set yourself above business rivals and create brand awareness through a screen. It’s too formal and distant.
England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Italy and France are the six nations competing for glory. England’s hold on the title in recent years has been astonishing and please don’t forget the success of the women’s team and under 20’s team who have made history too; we almost secured a clean sweep at the 2017 championships for titles.
The dates are set. The tickets are on sale. It’s the one time of year where even people with only a passing interest in tennis will book time off work to ensure they don’t miss a match. Its popularity in its home nation has grown even more with the success of Andy Murray, who now provides native fans with a real contender.
The only grass court tennis grand slam, Wimbledon, takes place between 2nd-15th July 2018 at the All England Club. The players and spectators savour the sporting action, the iconic faces, memories and history and with luck, excellent weather.
Whilst we may have bid farewell to the tennis season in the UK and the top flight players have set to work in the US and Canadian ATP and WTA tournaments, that’s no reason to forget tennis for the foreseeable future. You should be considering your options for 2018.