Sunday 28 October 2007
NFL arrives in London
Tonight the first ever regular season NFL game will be played in London. Wembley Stadium will be the "home" venue for the Miami Dolphins as they take on the New York Giants. Visitors from Miami should note that London is a tad cooller this time of year than Miami!
Parliamentarians had a presentation about the NFL at a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Sports last Wednesday. Alistair Kirkwood from NFL UK and Ken Walters from the British American Football Association (BAFA) discussed the games future in the UK and answered questions from MPs and Peers. Afterwards there was a photocall with cheerleaders from the Miami Dolphins.
The Game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports - and higlights will shown on the BBC2 [11pm]. Radio 5 Sport Extra will broadcast radio commentary from 4.45pm.
Video about the game can be found at http://www.nfluk.com/nfluktv.php