Wembley Stadium Facts and Fixtures

Wembley Facts

Wembley Stadium the home of football and an iconic venue for many other sports events. The Stadium has a 90,000 capacity and no doubt that those 90,000 seats are completely filled when some of sports best fixtures take place there.

The home of football fixtures:

  • FA Cup Final and Semi Finals
  • The Football League Cup Final
  • The FA Community Shield
  • The Football League Play Off Finals

With America taking the top spot for the largest sporting Stadium, Wembley sits around 16th place in the world’s biggest stadiums. Camp Nou fronting just 5 places above. Overall in the UK Wembley is the biggest stadium and an iconic venue for sports fans to tick off their bucket list.

With a structure like no other, Wembley’s famous arch can be identified from all over the UK’s capital. If your in Oxford street keep an eye out for the Wembley arch.

A moment England won’t forget; when the three lions played Germany in the 1966 World Cup at Wembley. Football certainly came home that year after England’s 4-2 win. This World Cup was the first and still to this date the only World Cup England have won.

You definitely won’t go hungry at this stadium with a whopping 688 outlets for your drinks and food needs, additionally 98 kitchens.

The Euro 2020 are fast approaching and Wembley Stadium is set to host 7 matches, including the biggest match of the tournament, the final. Additionally, the stadium will also host both semi finals. Hopefully the London Stadium will see England later in the tournament, after their previous form in Russia, which saw them get to the last round of the World Cup .

2019 Fixtures

Wembley continues to host the FA Cup semi finals and finals. These three fixtures are always a sell out event and the 90,000 fans provide a buzzing atmosphere to the games. Last year’s final was one not to be missed as it was goal galore for Manchester City after they beat Watford 6-0. Be there this year to witness the two Premier League teams fight it out to take home the FA Cup trophy.

The Carabao Cup final will also take place at Wembley in March next year. The Carabao Cup showcases the English league talent, with current holder Manchester City winning the Cup earlier this year against Chelsea. This tournament is also known as the EPL Cup and is held at Wembley each year.

In 2019 Wembley host the Qualifiers for UEFA Euro 2020. England v Bulgaria will be the first fixture in England’s qualifying stages, with England v Montenegro as their second. After England’s ever so close spell in the final at the last World Cup #itscominghome, fans will be hoping to see some great football play in the Euros from the home side.

NFL comes back to London for another time round. Cincinnati Bengals v Los Angeles Rams is the first fixture to play at Wembley later followed by Houston Texans v Jacksonville Jaguars. The huge buzz around American football arrives in London which is promised to be an exhilarating game.

The women’s England squad arrive at Wembley in September to play Germany in a friendly. The last time both teams met in 2015 World Cup was a great finish for England as they took a 1-0 win at the Common Wealth Stadium in Canada, taking 3rd place.

If you are interested in attending an event at Wembley Stadium please call our team on 020 7989 6500 or simply visit our Wembley Stadium Hospitality.