Where to watch the football in Liverpool...

Sport is a major part of Liverpool’s culture and heritage, in 2017 the city was ranked as the UK's greatest sporting city, and it's hard not to see why.

Liverpool is home to three major football clubs, world-famous horse-racing and one of the most successful rugby league clubs... just some impressive examples to name a few! The city gets very excited when the football is on so if you're trip to the city is during a big game head to one of these spots to take in all the action. 


Liverpool’s number one sports and Bavarian bar, Bierkeller, has long bench seating, german-inspired decor and live entertainment make it a perfect social and drinking destination. Bierkeller has plenty of screens to watch the match on, plus a massive projector screen in their Shooters bar. So, relax, enjoy a Stein, german hotdog and cheer on your team.


Camp and Furnace is a unique venue, its used as a restaurant, bar, music venue, festival site... the list is endless! Based in the vibrant, up-and-coming Baltic Triangle; Camp and Furnace regularly host ‘Fan Park’ to showcase all kinds of sports from Formula 1 to Football to Cricket. Feel the anticipation in the atmosphere as everyone communally watches the match on their huge projector screen.


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Hope and Anchor is a popular drinking hole with Liverpool's students, due to it being a stones throw away from both Universities. You can expect mega-cheap drink deals, an extensive range of beers and plenty of big screens to watch the match.


Always lively and great craic, Pogue Mahones is one of the city’s favourite Irish pubs. The interior is quite traditional although the walls are dressed in retro football jerseys and posters. You can watch pretty much any sport here on one of their many screens... and word on the street is that they serve up THE perfect pint of Guinness!


If you're after somewhere special to watch the football then head to Birdies Live in the Baltic Triangle - it's like watching a film on a movie set! You need to see this places to believe it.  


McCooleys is situated in Concert Square, often referred as the heart of Liverpool’s nightlife. There's a vibrant and buzzing atmosphere inside and outside in the square, which is decked with seating areas and shishas! Inside the bar, you can enjoy a game of pool whilst watching the match on one of their many screens.

When you hear it’s Thursday burger and a pint for £8 👍🏻

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Head to Liverpool's newest social space, Pins to watch the football in the Game room. Pull up a seat, grab a drink, order some amazing food and then afterwards why not turn your hand to a game of bowling? It's the perfect excuse to make a night of the football!

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The legendary Brookhouse pub is a firm favourite with students and locals. It's a huge venue with a great outdoor seating area... however, we recommend getting there early to secure a seat, as this place can get PACKED on match days! 


Tucked away just off Bold Street, Newington Temple is a hidden gem in Liverpool City Centre. It's currently enjoying a new lease of life courtesy of a much-needed refurb. Its quite a small bar, so best to head down early if you want to secure a seat. They serve up an extensive range of continental and North American beers by the can, as well as bar snacks, and cocktails!

Tonight Jonathan Taylor is hosting a new open mic! 🎤 7pm-9pm come down and enjoy!

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You can find Legends Sports Bar on Liverpool’s famous Mathew Street. If you love sports and you love music, Legends Sports Bar will tick all your boxes. It's located in the bustling Cavern Quarter, famous for its abundance of live music venues and roots to the Fab Four. Legends shows live sports including boxing, UFC and football.

Sundays are made for sport, pints & not thinking about Monday ⚽️🍻

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Shenanigans is famous for it's warm friendly welcome, quality drinks, live music, entertainment and showing all the latest sporting events. If you are meeting up with friends or flying solo, you are guarenteed to have great and unforgettable craic! Live sports are showed on two screens, meaning you wont miss any of the action. It's a quirky looking pub with an interesting history, due to damage on Tithebarn Street from the Second World War, the building was left standing solitary, with a slight lean... Plus, you cant miss it from a mile off with that lime green exterior!

Enough of this... #shenanigans #liverpool #pubs #lone #oldeworlde

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Situated on the famous Penny Lane, the Dovedale Towers pub has a great history behind it... its been an orphanage, Russian embassy, a guest house which once housed Freddy Mercury(!), and was once St Barnabus’s church hall where a certain Sir Paul McCartney was a choir boy and later played here with both the Quarry Men and The Beatles at which time it was a major venue on the Mersey Beat scene.


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Set over two floors, Concert Square’s newest sports bar Einstein is the perfect place to grab a beer and watch the football. With 18 beers on tap, a mouth-watering food menu and an abundance of huge tv screens, you’ll have front row seats to all the football action, whoever you're supporting. Booths are also available for booking so you can get the whole gang down for those extra big games and celebrate your team’s win in style. 


Boston Pool Loft can be found above McCooley’s Irish bar on concert square and it is the perfect place to watch the football with a game of pool, snooker, table tennis or shuffleboard, it’s practically heaven for all sports fans! With plenty of screens and beer on tap, grab your mates and head down for the big game. 


Liverpool’s largest Irish bar Punch Tarmey's is the place to head to for a big night of football. Right in the heart of the Baltic Triangle the atmosphere is always electric and if your team wins you're in for a great night! With booths and tables available to book make sure you get your seats sorted quick!


Dockleaf in the Baltic Triangle is the perfect place to head on a sunny day to watch the football. With three floors and a terrace you’ll be able to enjoy the football al fresco with a pint. 


Head over to Pattersons to watch the football with some delicious buttermilk fried chicken and a pint. If the game doesn't go the way you want it then there is no better place to cheer yourself up in. 


Head down to Motel on Feet Street to watch the football in the coolest dive bar around. With a big screen, fully stocked bar, video games and great music; what’s not to love?


Getting around Liverpool is super easy with Merseyrail - they've got 68 stations across the region and the loop line links up the city centre stations, meaning you don't have far to walk to get around!

You can plan your journey here. Remember, don't drink too much and be careful when using the rail network!

Wherever you head out for the big game in Liverpool you will no doubt have a great time supporting your team, we're one of the best cities for celebrating the football! Let us know where you are heading by tweeting us on @VisitLiverpool.

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