Glastonbury Festival's won't be showing the football

because kick-off times could potentially clash with headline sets

published: Fri 3rd Jun 2016

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Wednesday 22nd to Sunday 26th June 2016
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4AZ, England MAP
£228 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 203000
last updated: Mon 20th Jun 2016

Glastonbury Festival has announced important news for football fans, they're won't be any coverage of the Euro 2016 competition at this year's Festival, they have stated, "With this summer’s Euro 2016 tournament in France fast approaching, we have being asked about our plans for screening any matches during the Festival. With the kick-off times of the tournament potentially clashing with headline sets, the decision has been taken that no matches from the tournament will be shown at Glastonbury this year.

"We’d like to take this opportunity to wish the home nations all the best at Euro 2016, and we very much hope they will still be involved in the tournament once the Festival is over for another year."

Ticket holders for this summer's Glastonbury Festival are reminded to take part in their future by making sure they apply for an EU Referendum postal or proxy vote. You will find links to the form to postal vote here and proxy voting here. For more information (see the news page here).

The vast line-up appearing over the five days was announced yesterday and features Muse, Adele, Coldplay, PJ Harvey, Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra, Art Garfunkel, Cyndi Lauper, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Last Shadow Puppets, Sigur Ros, Ronnie Spector, Ellie Goulding, Explosions In The Sky, Foals, Beck, LCD Soundsystem, ZZ Top, Disclosure, New Order, Skepta, The 1975, Grimes, Annie Mac, Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music, Underworld, James Blake, Chvrches, Savages, Floating Points, Laura Mvula, Stormzy, Daughter, Little Simz, Vince Staples, John Grant, Band of Horses, Jess Glynne, Carl Cox, Nao, Fatboy Slim, Bring Me The Horizon, NHS Choir, Damon Albarn, Richard Hawley, The Lumineers, Lady Leshurr, Rokia Traore, Guy Garvey, Kamasi Washington, Jack Garratt, AlunaGeorge, Hinds, Ezra Furman, M83, Kurt Vile (solo), Mercury Rev, Gregory Porter, Madness, Wolf Alice, Baaba Maal, Ernest Ranglin, Bastille, Roisin Murphy, Santigold, Years And Years, Dua Lipa, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Bat For Lashes, Protoje, Two Door Cinema Club, Jake Bugg, Mac DeMarco, St Etienne, Blossoms, Of Monsters and more.

To see who is playing where and when see our Glastonbury Festival 2016 line-up page or the pages below:

Pyramid Stage
Other Stage
West Holts Stage
The Park Area
Acoustic Tent
John Peel Stage and Tolpuddle Bar
Silver Hayes Dance Area
Avalon Field
The Glade
Shangri-La (The Naughty Corner)
The Common Area
Block 9
Leftfield
Arcadia
Babylon Bandstand
Beat Hotel
William's Green
Croissant Neuf Stage & Bandstand
The Unfairground
The Bread And Roses
Village Inn
Green Fields
Theatre & Circus, Glebeland
Kidz Field
Pilton Palais (film schedule)

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Wednesday 22nd to Sunday 26th June 2016
Worthy Farm, Pilton, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 4AZ, England MAP
£228 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 203000
last updated: Mon 20th Jun 2016


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