The lads didn’t win last year, but England’s women are hoping to do better in the UEFA Women’s Euros Final on Sunday July 31.
After scoring a winning goal in extra time in a nail-biting match against Spain in the quarters, the Lionesses beat Sweden by a spectacular 4-0 in the semi-final in Sheffield on Tuesday. We’re still thinking about the most satisfying goal we've ever seen.
The BIG final between England and Germany takes place this Sunday (July 31). There are lots of screens popping across London where you can see all the kicks, corners, headers and (England) goals in glorious HD detail.
Here’s a list of spots across the city that will be showing the mega fixture. Could it finally be coming home? Keep your fingers crossed!
Where to watch the UEFA Women’s Euros Final in London
The London landmark has been transformed into an epic Women’s Euros football fan zone with screenings, food, events and more. There’s space for 7,000 people to watch the England-Germany final. If you’ve got footie on the brain, head to the square in between the matches for screenings of ‘Bend It Like Beckham’, live panel discussions, training sessions, interviews and a pop-up five-a-side football pitch to keep your skills silky. Open daily Jul 23-31, 11am and 6pm. Entry free.
This cavernous beer hall was billed as ‘the UK’s biggest’ when it opened in 2020, so it should be spacious enough to pack in plenty of screaming football fans. The east London hangout will be showing the Final on its ‘big screen’. 1 Priestley Way, E17 6AL. Entry free.
Remember the wild scenes at Boxpark from the 2018 World Cup? Now’s your chance to recreate them. Its branches in Croydon, Shoreditch and Wembley are showing all the matches. You will get soaked in beer and you will enjoy it. Free, book in advance.
Inspired by the flamboyant style of its namesake, iconic Colombian football star Carlos Valderrama, this is a bar that shows sport but that promises to be much more than your average sports bar. Watch the Euros surrounded by a retro interior painted with specially commissioned murals while snacking on tasty chicken dishes from chef James Cochran (of 12:51 fame) and sipping Frozen Margaritas. In Cochran’s words: ‘This is a game-changer. It’s a sports bar, but we’re inclusive – there’s no discrimination here, just good drinks, great food and an amazing atmosphere.’ *Chef’s kiss*. 163 Upper St, N1.
South-west London’s red-brick party palace is screening all the England Euros matches on its massive 24ft cinema screen. To get you well and truly in the sporting spirit, there’ll be the venue’s famed ‘Hot Beige’ food selection available and DJs soundtracking the matches with fan anthems. All tickets include a drink and they have the prosecco on ice ready for potential celebrations (fingers crossed). Clapham Grand, SW11 1TT, £5.
Baller FC, aka Baller Friend’s Collective, a group of queer friends, event producers, DJs, musicians, but most importantly, ardent football fans, have created a friendly DIY space to watch the Women’s Euros. They’ll be showing every single game – all 31 of them – and also be hosting parties, art installations, fanzine and T-shirt customisation workshops, film screenings, barbecues and DJ sets from the likes of Soccermom. You’ll more exhausted than the players by the time it’s finished. The Stag’s Head, N1 5RA.
If you’d rather not spend the Euros being jostled by crowds and pelted with plastic beer glasses, book a booth at the O2’s football and dining experience (supposedly the world’s first immersive gaming restaurant). You’ll be able to watch the match on your own private screen and get food and drink delivered directly to you. Win or lose, you can unleash all that pent-up post-game anxiety by having a go at striking yourself on one of the flashy games. The O2. Book in advance.
This footie-centric Heineken takeover of Brick Lane’s Truman Brewery combines a planet-friendly ‘green bar’ with all sorts of free fun and games. Head there in the last weekend of July for vegan food stands, DJ sets, a quiz, a selfie-ready Euros mural, and the chance to watch the final on a big outdoor cinema screen on Sunday July 31. Truman's Brewery.
Head to Westfield Stratford City for a humongous choice of places to watch the big game: there are a whopping 23 screens to choose from. Plus, if you’re inspired to get active after all that footie watching, there’s ample opportunity to have some ball-based fun at the venue’s five ping-pong tables. Bat & Ball.
While the players sweat it out on the pitch, lay back, relax and take in all the action from a deckchair in this pretty Belgravia courtyard with Happy Face wood-fired pizza and organic wine on hand to give you vital sustenance through all that eyeball pivoting. They’ll be showing all the games in the UEFA tournament. So you can keep an eye on your sweepstake team as well as the Lionesses. Eccleston Yards.
The urban garden hangout near London Bridge will be showing all the Euros games on its huge alfresco screen. There will be Bacardi-based cocktails and slices from Bad Boy Pizza Society to keep you fuelled for all the cheering. Vinegar Yard.
The Television Centre in White City has installed a supersized screen in its forecourt to show every game of the women’s Euros until the big final on Jul 31. There’s no need to book, just rock up and grab an alfresco seat and watch the action while tucking into meals from restaurants including The Broadcaster, Kricket, BlueBird, Flying Horse Coffee and Patty & Bun.
How to watch the Women’s Euros final on TV
The England v Germany Final is being broadcast live on BBC One, and you can also stream it on BBC iPlayer or BBC Sport Web. The broadcast starts at 4pm where you can catch the pre-match build-up, and kick-off is at 5pm BST.
For radio listeners, you can catch it live on BBC 5 Live and Sounds.
Looking for more places to watch the beautiful game? Here are the best football pubs in London.