The NFL today announced that their 2010 Wembley outing on October 31st, will feature the Denver Broncos and San Fancisco 49ers.
We want to continue to build on that passion by strengthening our ties to our existing UK fans and creating new ones.”
NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, continues to work on getting a second game at London’s Wembley Stadium in 2010 and admits
“For the past three years we have seen the extraordinary passion that exists for NFL football in the UK. We want to continue to build on that passion by strengthening our ties to our existing UK fans and creating new ones”.
The presence of the 49ers is sure to spur an even bigger press for tickets than ever for this popular event. The 49ers, five-time NFL champions, will be taking part in their second international regular-season game and first as the home team. One of the world’s most popular NFL franchises, San Francisco faced the Arizona Cardinals on October 2, 2005 in Mexico City in the first international regular-season game in league history, helping attract a crowd of 103,467 to Azteca Stadium.
“The 49ers organization is excited to be part of the NFL’s 2010 international schedule,”
said 49ers President and CEO Jed York.
“London is a wonderful venue for two of the most storied franchises in NFL history to square off. The international games have been so well received that it will surely be an exciting experience for our players, coaches, staff and fans. We support the league’s initiative to bring NFL games to the international stage, and look forward to playing in front of our fans in England.”