49ers to face Jaguars at Wembley

San Francisco 49ers and Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars will meet the San Francisco 49ers in subsequent yr’s NFL World Sequence recreation at Wembley.

As phase of the NFL’s development plans, the Jaguars will play one “home” recreation at Wembley every year from 2013-16.

This season’s Wembley recreation matches up the St Louis Rams and Contemporary England Patriots on 28 October.

Subsequent yr’s recreation, on 27 October, may nicely be the seventh traditional-season recreation to be performed in London.

“By committing to play a typical-season home recreation in London in each of the subsequent 4 years, the Jaguars will play an important position in serving to develop our sport inside the UK and previous,” talked about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

The Rams orginally agreed to host video video games at Wembley every year between 2012 and 2014, nonetheless later decided now to not play in London after October.

This lead the way for the Jaguars, whose proprietor Shad Khan talked about: “This is a particular and irritating totally different for the Jaguars franchise, besides to for our followers and neighborhood.

“To allotment this stage in our first yr at Wembley with a rising vitality love the 49ers will elevate additional consideration and admire to what we’re trying to hold out as a franchise. We won’t wait to spy our world imaginative and prescient for the Jaguars change into fact subsequent season.”

The supervisor govt of the 49ers, Jed York, added: “Our 2010 skills in London became massive. The ambiance at Wembley Stadium on recreation day became electrical. The ability for us to allotment 49ers soccer with our devoted followers internationally is a deal with for everyone in our organisation.”

The NFL talked concerning the World Sequence has helped broaden ardour in American soccer inside the UK.

It talked about television audiences for Sunday video video games and the Expansive Bowl have been up 154% and 74% respectively since 2006.

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