World Cup Final fanzones: Where to watch England v Spain

Bars, pubs and a number of free public spaces will all be welcoming football fans on Sunday hoping to cheer on England's Lionesses to World Cup final glory.

London, UK.  16 August 2023.  England fans at BOXPARK Wembley Park celebrate victory watching the live broadcast on the big screen of England’s semi-final match against Australia in the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, which is being played in Australia and New Zealand. Final score Australia 1 England 3. Credit: Stephen Chung / Alamy Live News
England fans celebrate semi-final success at Boxpark Wembley Park. Photo: Stephen Chung / Alamy Live News

The Lionesses are set to grip the nation once again when they compete in the Women's World Cup final on Sunday against Spain.

England became the first senior national side, men or women, to reach a World Cup final since 1966 after Sarina Wiegman's side beat Australia 3-1 in Sydney on Wednesday.

England fans lapped up the success across the country as the Lionesses cast aside the host nation.

And now, they are set to cheer on the women's side as England aim to follow up last summer's European Championship success at Wembley last summer.

With the game kicking off at 11am, there have been widespread calls for England's pubs to open early.

Nonetheless, hundreds of dedicated venues will be welcoming fans for the huge sporting occasion.

See Yahoo UK's round-up list below for the best places to watch the England v Spain match in the nation's biggest cities.

Here's where to watch the Lionesses on Sunday:

How to watch England v Spain on TV

The 2023 Women's World Cup final will kick off at 11am (UK time, 8pm local time) on Sunday.

The women's showpiece final will take place at Stadium Australia in Sydney.

It will be shown on both the BBC (from 10am) and ITV 1 (from 9.25am).

London World Cup final screenings

Boxpark may be all sold out, but there are plenty of other pubs and venues to catch the game in the capital.

London's main free public screening will be in Victoria Park, after Trafalgar Square and Wembley Stadium were ruled out.

There's also a free open-air screen at Canary Wharf, which will show the match before it closes for the rest of the year.

Meanwhile The Clapham Grand music hall, south London, is putting on a big show on a 25ft cinema screen, with strobes, flashing lights, loud noises, confetti, the occasional balloon drop. Entry starts at 9.45am and tickets are available from £9.18 on DiceFm.

Baller FC, a group hosting football watch parties for women, will take over Signature Brew Haggerston to show the final on the venue’s big screen.

Entry is from 10am and tables can be booked by messaging Baller FC on Instagram.

Manchester World Cup final screenings

Several pubs, bars and other venues in Manchester will be screening the final, which kicks off at 11am UK time.

People can come to free viewings in street food hub Society, Walkabout, and Brickhouse Social. Fans can also buy tickets to watch the game at Vue Printworks.

Birmingham World Cup final screenings

Fans in Birmingham can catch the final at a number of spots, including Hennesseys’ Bar, Box Bar, and Walkabout.

Newcastle World Cup final screenings

Supporters in Newcastle can watch the match at the Westgate Road concert venue (formerly the O2 Academy), with doors opening at 10am.

Tickets cost £6 and are available online from Fatsoma. Entry is open to anyone 14 and over. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult.

Bristol World Cup final screenings

You can check out the final at the Independence Sports Bar at Bristol’s Ashton Gate stadium, home of Bristol City. Doors open from 10am, with tables available on a first-come, first serve basis.

England fans celebrate following a screening of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 semi-final at BOXPARK Croydon, London. England will play Spain in the final of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday after beating co-hosts Australia 3-1 in the semi-final in Sydney. Picture date: Wednesday August 16, 2023.
England fans celebrate following a screening of the Women's World Cup 2023 semi-final at BOXPARK Croydon, London. Photo: PA

Nottingham World Cup final screenings

The FIFA Women’s World Cup final will be showing at a number of pubs in Nottingham, including The Three Crowns pub, Saltbox Bar (book online for £5 per person) and the Meadow Covert.

Jersey World Cup final screenings

A ‘fan zone’ set up for the semi-final in Jersey, organised by the island’s government, will return for Sunday’s final, with a capacity of 200 people.

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The area at Liberty Wharf, St Helier, includes four 55-inch televisions, with an al-fresco dining area near the main entrance at Liberation Square, the BBC reports.

Ipswich World Cup final screenings

The Cornhill, Ipswich’s historic town square, will have St George’s flags and banners flying as fans gather to watch England’s clash with Spain on the big screen.

Entry starts at 9am and is free for all ages. Food, and hot and soft drinks will be available to buy from stalls on the day.

Sheffield World Cup final screenings

Fans in Sheffield can support the Lionesses in the FIFA World Cup Final with a free screening.

Devonshire Green will host a big screen for fans to watch England face Spain.

Be there from when it opens at 9.30am to catch every moment of the match which kicks off at 11am.