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Designated pubs to showcase 'Championship Sunday'
by Ridge Mahoney, May 9th, 2014 4:07PM

TAGS:  england


[SOCCER ON THE AIR] To enhance the viewing of “Championship Sunday,” with live coverage of all 10 Premier League matches on the final day of the season, NBCSN has designated 70 pubs in nine U.S. cities as official viewing spots.

Pubs in New York City, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Miami have been selected for the showcase by which 10 NBCUniversal channels will each carry a game live. Pregame and postgame shows will supplement the match telecasts, which start simultaneously at 7 a.m. ET.

The final day of play will determine whether league leader Manchester City or Liverpool claims the title, as well as places for European club competitions and the three teams to be relegated. Manchester City leads Liverpool by two points.

In addition to viewing the games en masse, fans can scoop up schwag and compete for major prizes to be raffled off by NBCSN representatives. Freebies include T-shirts, coasters, bottle openers and stickers. Games will be shown in English on NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, MSNBC, USA, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, Esquire Network and Syfy. Spanish-language networks Telemundo and mun2 will each show one game.

“We started the season in soccer bars greeting the fans with the chant – every week, every game, on TV and streaming live,” said John Miller, chief marketing officer of NBC Sports Group. “They liked what they heard so we decided to end the season back in the bars to thank our loyal fans for a great season.”

NBCSN has generated an 80 percent increase in ratings from last season, translating to an average audience of 395,000 viewers as compared to the 220,000 viewers Premier League games averaged last season. Nine of the 10 most-watched Premier League games ever on cable have been recorded during the 2013-14 campaign that concludes Sunday.

Brewhouse Café | 401 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 | @Brewhouse_Cafe
Fado |  273 Buckhead Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 | @fadoatlanta 
Meehan’s Public House  | 200 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303  |  @meehansdowntown  
Midway  |  552 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316 |  @midwaypub  
Ri Ra | 1080 Peachtree St NE #1, Atlanta, GA 30309 
The Elder Tree | 469 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316 | @eldertreepub 

Lir | 903 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02115 | @LironBoylston
The Banshee | 934 Dorchester Ave., Boston, MA 02125 | @bansheeboston
The Phoenix Landing | 512 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139 | @PhoenixLanding2
The Kinsale | 2 Center Plz, Boston, MA 02108
McGreevy’s | 911 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02115 | @McGreevysBoston
JJ Foley’s | 21 Kingston Street, Boston, MA 02111 | @JJFoleys
The Field | 20 Prospect St, Cambridge, MA 02139 | @TheFieldPub
The Lansdowne Pub | 9 Lansdowne St, Boston, MA 02215 | @TheLansdowne
The Globe Pub |1934 Irving Park Rd, Chicago| @TheGlobePub
Fado Irish Bar |100 W Grand Ave, Chicago |  @fadochicago
AJ Hunson’s Public House |  3801 N Ashland Ave, Chicago | @AJHudsons 
Cleo’s Bar | 1935 W Chicago Ave, Chicago
Abbey Pub | 3420 W Grace St, Chicago |  @abbeypub 
The Atlantic Bar | 5062 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60625
Timothy O’Toole’s Pub  | 622 N Fairbanks Ct, Chicago | @TimmyOTooles
Celtic Knot Pub  | 626 Church St, Evanston | @thecelticknot
Ye Olde Kings Head Pub | 116 Santa Monica Boulevard Santa Monica, CA | @yeoldekingshead
Joxer Daly | 11168 Washington Blvd. Culver City
Kings Head II | 2969 Ventura Blvd. Studio City, CA 91604 | @KingsHeadII
Cock & Bull | 2947 Lincoln Boulevard Santa Monica, CA
Legends Long Beach | 5236 E 2nd St, Long Beach, CA, 90803 | @Legends_LB
Barney’s Beanery WeHo | 8447 Santa Monica Blvd. West Hollywood, CA, 90069 | @barneysbeanery
Busty’s West | 3110 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monica
Barney’s Beanery Santa Monica | 1351 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica | @barneysbeanery

Fados | 900 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33130 | @fadomiami
Churchills | 5501 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33137 | @churchillspub
Elwoods Gastro Pub | 188 NE 3rd Avenue Miami, Fla., 33132 | @elwoodsmiami
Playwright Irish Pub | 1265 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139 | @playwrightmiami
Doral Billiards & Sports Bar | 7800 NW 25th Street, Doral, FL, 33131 | @doralbillards
Duffy's Sports Grill | 3969 NE 163rd St, North Miami Beach, FL 33160 | @duffysmvp
Football Factory at Legends | 6 West 33rd Street New York, NY 10001 | @FFactoryNY
Nevada Smith’s | 100 3rd Ave New York, NY 10003 | @NevadaSmith
O’Casey’s | 22 East 41st Street New York, NY 10017 | @ocaseysnyc
The Madhatter Pub | 360 3rd Ave. New York, NY 10016 | @Madhatterpub360
Percys | 210 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009 | @Percys_Tavern
Central Bar | 109 E. 9th Street  New York, NY 10003 | @centralbarnyc
O’Hanlons | 349 E 14th St New York, NY 10003 | @OHanlonsBar
11th St. Bar | 510 E. 11th Street New York, NY 10009
Woodwork | 583 Vanderbilt Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11238 | @woodworkbk
Banter Bar | 132 Havemeyer Street Brooklyn, NY 11211 | @banterbrooklyn
The Red Lion | 151 Bleecker Street New York, NY 10012
Kezar Pub | 770 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117 | @kezarpub
McTeague’s Saloon | 1237 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109
Maggie McGarrys | 1353 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94133 | @MaggieMcGarrys
The Dubliner | 3838 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94114 | @TheDublinerBar
Mad Dog in the Fog | 530 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117
Danny Coyle’s | 668 Haight St, San Francisco, CA 94117 | @dannycoyles
Durty Nelly’s | 2328 Irving St, San Francisco, CA 94122
The Phoenix Bar & Irish Gathering House | 811 Valencia St, San Francisco, CA 94110 | @PhoenixIrishBar
The George & Dragon | 206 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103 | @GandDPub
Market Arms Pub | 2401 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107
Atlantic Crossing | 6508 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115 | @ACPubSeattle
Fado’s Irish Pub | 801 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 | @fadoseattle
St Andrews |7406 Aurora Ave N, Seattle
Kangaroo & Kiwi | 2026 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107 | @KangarooandKiwi
Fuel | 164 S Washington St, Seattle, WA 98104
The Dubliner Irish Pub | 3515 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
Lucky Bar | 1221 Connecticut Ave NW # 1221, Washington, DC 20036 | @luckybardc
Irelands Four Courts | 2051 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22201 | @ireland4courts
Fado Irish Pub | 808 7th St NW Washington, DC 20001 | @fadodc
Irish Channel | 500 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001 | @IrishChannelPub
Duffys Irish Pub | 2106 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001 | @duffysirishpub
The Pug | 1234 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002 | @thepugdc
Summers Restaurant | 1520 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington, VA, 22201 | @Summers_RedRoom
The Queen Vic | 1206 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002 | @queenvicdc

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