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UEFA Champions League Final 2011
See the final at Wembley in London!
The UEFA Champions League Final 2011
This year the highly anticipated Champions League Final will take place on Saturday 28th May 2011. Tickets for this event are already on sale and start at £150 plus a £26 booking fee. The Final will take place at the Wembley Stadium in London, and judging by the ticket sales, London will be very busy this weekend. The Final is anticipated to be the most watched annual sporting event, and will draw over 100 million television viewers worldwide.
Sometimes called "New Wembley" as it stands on the older structure built in 1923, is the second largest stadium in Europe. Wembley Stadium was opened in 2007 and is a football stadium with a capacity for 90,000 people. Located in Wembley Park in the London Borough of Brent in England, it serves as the home venue of the England national football team and is England's national stadium.
Wembley Stadium has also been used to hold major music concerts in the past, acts that have performed there include Muse, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Take That and Coldplay.
The UEFA Champions League and How it Works
Sometimes shortened to Champions League or, in the past, the European Cup, is an association football cup competition that takes place every year between the top football clubs in Europe. This competition is organised by UEFA since 1955 and is considered to be the most prestigious football club competition in the world.
The tournament consists of several different stages:
- Beginning in mid-July, there are three knock-out qualifying rounds and a play-off round.
- The ten winning teams then join 22 seeded tems in the group stage where there are eight groups each with four teams in.
- The eight group winners and the eight runners-up enter the final knock-out stage.
- The winners play in the Champions League Final in May.
The winner of this tournament then qualifies for the UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup.
Georgian House Hotel is ideally situated in a very central location, so visiting sights all over London is quick and easy. Why not book Georgian House Hotel when you go to the Champions League Final in 2011? You can book online or email to make a reservation on firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone on 0044(0)207 834 1438