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A bar question

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A bar question

Hi everyone,i will be in kamloops saturday may the 5th and would like to ask if there is anywhere that i would be able to watch the English cup final, it starts at 9a.m local time (must be able to have a beer) would really appreciate any suggestions

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1. Re: A bar question

Hi debs29. Don't know specifically about Kamloops, but there are very, very few places open at 9 am that serve alcohol in British Columbia.

Prem games are shown on Sportsnet World, a premium channel and not always available in many pubs as it shows soccer and rugby not hockey, baseball, Canadian or American football.

You may have to watch it online.

Finally have a look at the link below for soccer showing pubs in BC

www.livesoccertv.com/pubs/british-columbia/

Enjoy your visit to Kamloops and BC.

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Cheers for that Dave, i actually asked this question for my brother who is doing a trip right across canada.just looked at the link you put on and looks like there wont be anywhere, he`s gutted as his team are playing.

Thankyou Deb

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Hi Deb,

There really are the two problems for your brother. One is the time of the game. Pubs open in BC at 11 and close between 11 pm and 1 am. There are a few pubs that open at 9 but these are not the places that would have soccer games on.The other is lack of soccer games shown in bars ect in BC.

You must be referring to the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Liverpool. It may be available on Sportsnet Pacific which is a channel that many people have in their homes on cable. Currently the schedule doesn't go up to May 5 but here's the link and you can watch it to see if and when it's on in BC. A lot of hotels will have this channel as part of their regular TV offerings.

www.sportsnet.ca/tvschedule/tv_sked_full.php…

Hopefully he's supporting Chelsea!

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Once again thanks, and yes huge chelsea supporter, dont understand it myself, trip of a lifetime and worrying about football!!!!!!

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5. Re: A bar question

Is football not life? Hope your brother has a good trip and please use these forums for any other questions he or you may have.

BD

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As Chelsea obviously have the measure of even Barca, I suspect the 'pool fans may be even more angry at the late k/o which times it at 9 am over there.

mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/fa-cup-final-kick-…

Was it Bill Shankly who said: 'some people think football's a matter of life or death- it isn't, it's MUCH more important than that!'

A broadband connection might well allow him to see French Fifteen take the 2,000 Guineas an hour or so earlier...

channel4.com/programmes/made-in-chelsea/4od

This is a specific (appropriate?) link to Channel4's catch up service (but I understand it may not load over there.

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However, if he went to Las Vegas, Nevada, I'm sure one of the casinos there would have it on big screen TV, and serve alcohol at 9AM. Plus he could bet on the outcome.

Sounds crazy, but I have friends that did just that to watch the Super Bowl.

Cheap flight to Vegas from just about anywhere, some real good hotel deals depending on the day of the week.

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Philip....why go to Vegas, when the OP's brother could go to Lake City Casino in Kamloops (which opens at 9:00 AM) to watch the game.

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Game's probably over now ... the OP posted a year ago...

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