Sports Team

Sports Team on the Hyundai Mercury Prize: “If we win £25k, it’s going behind the bar”

Watch the London band talk haters, class, fans, the Pete Doherty breakfast challenge, the #MercuryPrize and why album two is closer than you might think.

Watch Sports Team perform ‘Stations Of The Cross’ at The Oval in London

The song appears on the band's Mercury Prize-nominated debut album

2020 Mercury Prize nominees to take part in Tim Burgess’ Twitter listening parties

The acts will join Burgess and their fans in listening to their nominated record together

Watch Sports Team play ‘Camel Crew’ live at The Oval

"First band to play The Oval since The Who in '72. Same vibe"

Sports Team say they’re aiming to get a second album “out quick”

Alex Rice tells NME the band have "been in the studio for the past three weeks, cracking on with album two"

“It’s bigger than anything else”: Mercury Prize nominees on why they’re gunning for glory

Georgia, Sports Team, Lanterns on the Lake and Porridge Radio tell NME why they're hoping to bag the biggest prize in British music.

The power of in-store gigs: why new bands need these vital opportunities

Thrilling performances at your local record shop are off for the foreseeable future – and that’s bad news for your new favourite bands
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