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Denver Broncos, London, NFL, San Francisco 49ers »
One of the main reasons for taking the trip to London this week, was that the San Francisco 49ers were hosting the Denver Broncos at Wembley Stadium in the NFL’s annual regular season game in London. The game was scheduled to kick off at 5 pm on Sunday night.
Beg, Borrow and Deal
After spending the day with one of Nicole’s friends from high school I arrived at Wembley around 4 pm. Rather than check out the pub scene around the stadium, I decided to look for a ticket. I found an …
Detroit Lions, NFL, San Francisco, San Francisco 49ers »
As I wrote for the Emerald Bowl, I needed to buy seven tickets for the 49ers game today versus the Lions. However, Nicole, who usually is excited about tailgating before any football game was not that enthusiastic. After a short conversation it turned out she did not really want to attend the game and was only going for the tailgate. Rather than have her and her great uncle attend the game, we decided to go to brunch before the game instead. My parents, brother and I would still attend.
Obtaining TicketsFortunately …
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For the first time since 1999, I attended an NFL game on the regular season’s opening Sunday. We arrived at Candlestick Park early in order to tailgate. Parking cost $25, which seemed low for an NFL game.
Tailgating Tip at Candlestick Park: Try to arrive at Candlestick Park before 10 am if you are planning to tailgate. We arrived at 9:45 am and were able to park close to the stadium while ample parking was available. However, within an hour the lot was filling up and people had to “squeeze” into …
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Two weeks ago, the Ultimate Sports Wife and I planned to fly to San Francisco to attend the 49ers game with my grandparents, parents and brother. There were two requirements that made buying tickets in advance a requirement.
1) We needed seven tickets. It is next to impossible to find seven tickets together from scalpers outside the stadium.2) We needed to buy tickets in a low row of the upper deck. My grandfather is 86 years old and not able to walk up very many steps.
I logged onto …