Will Germany triumph again in Moscow on 15 July? Can Messi and Argentina finally land the big prize, or will Gareth Southgate’s team confound the critics and overcome a long history of failures to bring England glory at Russia 2018?
These are some of the big questions fans across the country and the globe will get answers to from 14 June to 15 July at this summer’s World Cup.
We’re delighted to be offering our students, staff and members of the public a chance to watch a multitude of games on our Vijay Patel Building Big Screen so they can enjoy the festival of football in the summer sun.
What games can you watch at DMU?
We’ll be kicking off DMU’s coverage of the World Cup with the opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia on Thursday 14 June at 4pm which will be followed by a game a day on the tournament's match days.
Visitors will see World Cup paraphernalia and decorations near to benches for seating, so they can fully embrace the spirit and excitement of one of the world’s premier sporting events.
All England games will be screened for which we’ll be providing additional seating and special catering (to be purchased) outside the Food Village. Toilet facilities at the entrance of the Food Village will be made available to all visitors.
Check out the schedule below for which games you can watch on the Big Screen:
4pm Thursday 14 June, Russia v Saudi Arabia
1pm Friday 15 June, Egypt v Uruguay
2pm Saturday 16 June, Argentina v Iceland
4pm Sunday 17 June, Germany v Mexico
1pm Monday 18 June, Sweden v Korea Republic
7pm Monday 18 June, Tunisia v England
1pm Tuesday 19 June, Colombia v Japan
1pm Wednesday 20 June, Portugal v Morocco
1pm Thursday 21 June, Denmark v Australia
1pm Friday 22 June, Brazil v Costa Rica
1pm Saturday 23 June, Belgium v Tunisia
1pm Sunday 24 June, England v Panama
3pm Monday 25 June, Uruguay v Russia
3pm Tuesday 26 June, Denmark v France
3pm Wednesday 27 June, Mexico v Sweden
3pm Thursday 28 June, Japan v Poland
7pm Thursday 28 June, England v Belgium
We’re planning to screen all knockout games, but this schedule will be confirmed upon completion of the group games.
Enjoying the matches in the right spirit
We want everyone to enjoy the match screenings at DMU in a fun and friendly environment, so we’re calling on visitors to behave responsibly throughout the tournament.
Security measures will be in place to ensure we have a family friendly atmosphere so we can cheer on our football heroes to World Cup success free of anti-social behaviour.
Posted on Friday 8th June 2018