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A football trip to London by train 

London is, without doubt, one of the most important football cities in Europe and probably even in the world. Good news for the football fans living in the Netherlands because it is very easy to book a football trip to London. Your football trip starts with the train. Enjoy the beautiful views on the way and arrive in the heart of the city in no time. Before you know it, you will comfortably sitting in one of London's famous football stadiums. This is a trip every football fan must make.

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15 professional clubs in London

There is a reason London is the football city. Did you know that there are no less than 15 professional clubs active in London? The most famous football clubs of London are Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Crystal Palace and Fulham FC. So, there are always more than enough opportunities to attend a match of a professional club. If you plan well, it is even possible to attend several matches in one weekend. It is also fun to experience a match of a club playing at the second highest level, such as Queens Park Rangers or Millwall.

Most impressive football stadiums in London

There are 17 football stadiums in London and matches are played across the city every weekend. The stadiums are not all equally impressive and when planning a football trip, it is advisable to also look at where a match is taking place. There are several impressive football stadiums in London.

Wembley Stadium

The most impressive football stadium in London is, without doubt, Wembley Stadium. This stadium is the second largest in the world and is a true architectural masterpiece. The huge arch above the entrance, the beautiful lighting and the immense grounds make this a stadium where every football fan must have seen a game once in his life. You can easily get to Wembley Stadium with public transport. Wembley Park underground station is a 10-minute walk from Wembley.
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Emirates Stadium

Another impressive football stadium is Arsenal's Emirates Stadium. It is the fifth largest stadium in England and can hold more than 60,000 spectators. It is a unique experience to watch a match here. You can easily reach the Emirates Stadium with public transport. Highbury & Islington underground stations and Finsbury Park are just a 10-minute walk from the stadium.

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Nowhere in the world are spectators as close to the action as at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The bottom row of the south stands are just five metres from the touchline. This gives supporters a real sense of being in the middle of the game.

Craven Cottage

The stadiums mentioned above are the pinnacle of modern architecture. Would you like to see a game in a more classic and traditional stadium? Then Craven Cottage, the home ground of Fulham FC, is a nice option. The stadium dates back to 1906 and little has changed since then. In 1948 it even hosted Olympic matches. A place full of history and very nice to add to your football trip.

Ordering football tickets

It is a good idea to order tickets for the football matches you want to attend in advance. Especially the matches of the popular clubs are sold out quickly. There are several online ticket shops that sell tickets. Make sure that they have either a Webshop Keurmerk or Thuiswinkel Waarborg. Then you are sure to be dealing with a reliable webshop. Order your football tickets for London via, for example, Voetbalticketshop. In addition, it is often possible to buy tickets online from the football clubs themselves.

Football weekend in London by train

From Amsterdam and Rotterdam, the train goes directly to London St. Pancras International. Are you travelling from another place in the Netherlands? Then you can book with us from your nearest station. Get on a train at your local station and travel to Amsterdam or Rotterdam. From Amsterdam you can travel by Eurostar to the heart of London in only 4h13m. From Rotterdam it takes 3h41m.
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You can book a return to London from € 88 per person with Eurostar. The earlier you book, the cheaper the train tickets.

A football trip to London by train

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