Sports Team announce UK and Ireland tour

They're also hitting the States

Sports Team have announced their ‘Friendship tour’ dates in support of their forthcoming second album ‘Gulp‘.

The indie rockers have an 11-date run scheduled across the UK and Ireland between October 11 and 25, 2022. Ahead of that, they play 17 shows in the US from mid September until early October, with dates kicking off in Atlanta on September 16.

In the UK the band will play shows in Leeds Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham, Southampton, Bristol, Norwich, London, Belfast and Dublin. Tickets go on general sale at 10am BST this Friday (June 17) here.


Sports Team’s new album is released on July 22 via Island Records (pre-order) and follows their debut record ‘Deep Down Happy’, which landed in 2020.

They also play a string of UK and European festivals this summer including Glastonbury, Truck, Y Not?, Tramlines and Kendal Calling.

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Sports Team perform live on stage during the first day of the BBC Radio 6 Music Festival at the Camden Roundhouse, on March 6, 2020 in London, England. (Picture: Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

Sports Team’s ‘Friendship Tour’ UK and Ireland dates 2022:

Tuesday 11 – Leeds O2 Academy Leeds
Wednesday 12 – Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom
Thursday 13 – Birmingham O2 Academy Birmingham
Friday 14 – Manchester Manchester Academy
Sunday 16 – Nottingham Rock City
Monday 17 – Southampton O2 Guildhall Southampton
Wednesday 19 – Bristol O2 Academy Bristol
Thursday 20 – Norwich Nick Rayns LCR, UEA
Friday 21 – London Roundhouse
Monday 24 – Belfast Limelight 2
Tuesday 25 – Dublin Academy

You can see Sports Team’s US tour dates here.


In other news, the band recently released the music video for ‘The Game’.

The single has already become a fan favourite thanks to its inclusion in the band’s recent setlists, and the song has now been officially released along with a music video that stars the cult punk artist John Otway as a game show host. Watch it here.

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