Football, Cricket, and Rugby are clearly the most popular sports in the Lincolnshire. Interestingly, the most popular sporting venue in Lincolnshire is the Cadwell Park but it is mainly because of the highly celebrated British Motorbike Championship held in the August of every year.
Football, the Most Popular Sport in Lincolnshire
There are two football teams from Lincolnshire- Scunthorpe United, this team takes part in the Football League One and Grimsby Town, takes part in the Football League Two. There are many others team from this county those plays in lower division football leagues. People here are very much enthusiastic about the game and keenly follow it on national and international levels.
Cricket, The Classic English Game
Cricket has always been a popular game in England and they are also the founder of this game.
The English County League is quite famous and players from all over the world come to play in the county matches. Cricket Lincolnshire has not been able to secure a spot in the major County League. They are a minor county and takes part in the Minor Counties Championship.
Rugby, The Love of the Youth
Sadly, there are no major rugby teams from Lincolnshire, but the popularity of the sport is there. Many schools play rugby and tournaments among these schools are regularly held. The School and Colleges in the Lincolnshire are quite excited about the game of Rugby and it indicates a bright future for the Lincolnshire in the game of Rugby.
A Bright Future is There for the Popular Sports in Lincolnshire
The lack of infrastructure and historical background has been the major problem for the sports community in Lincolnshire. The good thing is the scenario is changing and the government is showing more concerns over the sporting facilities and development of sports. The enthusiasm among the people is a big reason that the authority in the Lincolnshire is thinking about the sports-related infrastructure.
A Land of Big Grounds and Sporting Weather
It has been mentioned that there is a lack of quality infrastructure for sports, but vacant grounds and big open fields are there at enough numbers to fulfill the thrust of an amateur sports lover. It is indeed a great place for “holiday sports”. The sunny weather and the calming nature will always fuel a player with more energy and this why many tourists are seen here to play their favorite sports on those big, beautiful grounds.
It would be a crime if we don’t mention the “leisure sports” available on the beaches. This county is full of beautiful beach resorts and those resorts also offer some exciting beach sports and fun. There are some big golf courses and those are quite well-maintained for the sake of the golf lovers.