SPORTS IN THE UK Pages 28-29 (CRICKET (Is a very old English game, it is…
SPORTS IN THE UK Pages 28-29
Is a very old English game
it is played in summer- from April to September
it is popular in Australia, India, South Africa
there are 2 teams - 11 players , they wear WHITES
players use a bat to hit a very hard ball
in 1823 a university student at Rugby University , invented this sport.
players kick or carry the ball forwards (in avanti) , but they can only throw it backwards(Indietro)
2 types of rugby
RUGBY LEAGUE: 13 PLAYERS
RUGBY UNION : 15 PLAYERS
The most famous tournament is THE 6 NATIONS (England, Wales, Scotland,Ireland,France,Italy)
american football has its origins in rugby
the most important golf course (campo) is ST. Andrews, in Scotland
Scotland is the home of golf
the most famous tournament is WIMBLEDON it is in June every year
there are public tennis courts in England
young people play tennis at school
people at Wimbledon eat strawberries and cream (panna)
it is like hockey
origins in INDIA
William and Henry are very good players
how to play: a man on horseback hits a ball with a stick, in a team there are 4 players.
it is a sport for rich people
it is called "THE SPORTS OF KINGS"
The most famous race is the ROYAL ASCOT in June, in Britain.
people dress up and wear elaborate hats
there are many other race courses like the "the grand national"
it is popular at PUBLIC SCHOOLS and Universities
the most famous rowing competition is between the universities of CAMBRIDGE and OXFORD
It takes place on the river Thames, the last weekend of March or the first of April.
SOCCER (usa)/ FOOTBALL (uk)=calcio
it is a very popular sport in Britain
many teams in THE PREMIERE LEAGUE are famous all over the world
Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea,Celtic
the FA CUP is very important
the most famous stadium in England is WEMBLEY