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Most Popular Sports in the United Kingdom

There are regional differences in the popularity of sports, the sports that are popular in the United Kingdom can be very different to elsewhere around the world. Here is a discussion and lists of the most popular sports in the UK. See more lists of top sports by country.

Most Popular Searches

One measure of popularity is the number of times a sport is searched for online. Using only sport name searches over a four year period, has found the most popular sport in the UK based on search volume is: football (soccer)

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Lists Extra

Football/Soccer is clearly the world's most popular sport, and has the most popular athletes, but which sport has the fittest players (but not necessarily the greatest athlete). These players do not always earn the most. The best of the best have made it to our 7 Sporting Wonders Lists.

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