The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Matt Hancock, are thrilled to announce that Hyde Park will host a public screening of England’s crucial match with Croatia.
For the first time since 1990 England will play in a World Cup semi-final and given the significance of Wednesday night’s game, City Hall and the Government have worked together to help fans follow the team’s journey with an outdoor screening.
The game in Moscow, broadcast here at 7pm, will give England the chance to reach their first World Cup final since 1966, and the Mayor and Government have worked with The Royal Parks, the Football Association and other agencies so that thousands of fans can enjoy the experience together at Hyde Park.
The Mayor and Government have also confirmed that discussions are taking place regarding how to support a screening in the capital if England reach the World Cup Final.
Up to 30,000 tickets will be available. Ballot registration will start at 4pm and be live until midnight on Monday 9th July. Tickets will be allocated by a lottery system. Ticket winners will be notified by 10am and will need to confirm attendance by 1pm on Tuesday 10th July. To apply, fans should visit – https://www.bst-hydepark.com/events/detail/croatia-v-england/
Fans are being told to only attend Hyde Park if they have a ticket as there will be no admission to anyone without a ticket.