Because it's more fun with your mates!
Like watching football with your mates? Then throw a football party!
Enjoy having a few friends round to watch the big match together? Ever think it might be fun to make a bit more of a party of it? You've come to the right place!
The whole aim of this site is to give you some ideas and resources to help you throw a football party with your friends. Yes, you could just turn the TV on and hope somebody remembers to bring a few lagers with them. Somewhere at the back of the cupboard there's a packet of cheese and onion crisps you haven't eaten yet, right? OR, you could go to town a bit, and for very little money turn the whole thing into a party that everyone will remember.
It doesn't take a lot of effort to decorate the room in the colours of the team you're cheering for. There are countless sources of flags, bunting, scarves, shirts and other ways to decorate your room (or yourself!) available, and we'll try to link you up with some of them. Or take it a step further, and find some wine or beer from the nations involved. One thing we've got loads of on this site is recipes from around the world, so whether you're a budding chef or a bit of a novice in the kitchen, there should be something here that will give your football party some culinary pizazz!
Of course, there's nothing to stop you using the ideas on this site for a party that's not strictly football-related. But if you are having a few mates round to watch the game, why not make the most of the occasion?!
And if you have any ideas to add to this site, please Get In Touch.
Throwing a Football Party? Plan ahead!OK, there's an almost endless list of perfectly valid reasons for throwing a football-themed party this year, but it's not going to just magically happen on it's own. A little advance planning will help create a party to remember.
Here are some of the things to think about:
Check out our fixtures page
so you can plan those party dates well in advance!
The Next Football Party - Forthcoming Football on TVIf you're looking for excuses to throw a football party in the not too distant future (in addition to the regular Barclays Premiership matches), check out our upcoming events / fixtures page, where you will find details of key dates in the football calendar for the following competitions:
The next big events in our football party diary are:
14th-16th JuneQualifying matches for the 2014 Fifa World Cup in the African zone
18th JuneQualifying matches for the 2014 Fifa World Cup in the Asian and North American zones
* Where we can get advance access to the information, we try to publish details of UK TV listings on our fixtures page. At this stage we only have details of UK listings, and usually only a week or two in advance of the game.
Football Party Bargains!
Readers PollSo, qualification for the 2014 Fifa World Cup is now underway; Japan are the first team to qualify. Who do you think will be next to join them and hosts Brazil at the party?
Quick Team FinderThrowing a party themed around a key match, and need to find some ideas fast? Use the list below to find the page for your team (or the opposition), and away you go!
We've only listed the 20 most popular team pages here. For more ideas, see the full list of football teams.
Because it's more fun
with your mates!
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