Sports Team have announced their 2022 UK, IE, USA Friendship Tour which includes a gig at Manchester Academy.

The band have announced a run of 17 shows across the US, before returning to the UK for an 11-date headline tour of the UK and Ireland.

Sports Team’s new album Gulp! is due for release this summer and available now for pre-order.  The album follows Sports Team’s 2020 Mercury Prize nominated debut album Deep Down Happy, which charted at number 2 in the official charts.  The album also achieved the biggest vinyl sales for a debut British artist in 2020.  Formed in 2016, the band released two EPs Winter Nets and Keep Walking! before sharing their debut album Deep Down Happy in June 2020.

Sports Team will perform at Glastonbury Festival later this month and then at Castlefield Bowl, Manchester, on 1 July.

When do Sports Team headline at Manchester Academy?

Sports Team headline at Manchester Academy on 14 October 2022.  The Manchester gig is one of 11 UK and Ireland dates they have announced:
11 October  –   Leeds, O2 Academy
12 October   –   Glasgow, Barrowlands
13 October   –   Birmingham, O2 Academy
14 October   –   Manchester, Manchester Academy
16 October   –   Nottingham, Rock City
17 October   –   Southampton, O2 Guildhall
19 October   –   Bristol, O2 Academy
20 October   –   Norwich, UEA
21 October   –   London, Roundhouse
24 October   –   Belfast, Limelight 2
25 October   –   Dublin, The Academy

When do tickets go on sale for Sports Team’s UK and Ireland tour?

Tickets for Sports Team’s UK and Ireland tour go on sale on 17 June 2022.  A pre-sale opens at 10am on Wednesday 15 June for fans who pre-order Sports Team’s new album Gulp! via their official website.

Manchester gigs – Sports Team – image courtesy Lauren Maccabee