This is something I missed the most from the Paris/Versailles region where I lived and worked for almost 10 years. The sports bars, here in Brittany they are a lot more subdue and fewer.
I just read an article in Le Figaro about them and decided why not give them a bit of advertising ,its really very British but all do partake ::)
I have written on some of them in my blog previously but these are some new joints that are worth checking them out.
Liverpool. You can come acroos at it folks following this club, call Rush Bar , you will see the shirt colors there even when there is no match ; they even have a certificate on a frame on the wall to prove it. location : 32, rue Saint-Sébastien (75011).Tél. +33 (0) 1 43 57 32 04. A sport bars webpage http://www.allomatch.com/sport-bar/paris/rush-bar.html
Manchester City.Au Bombardier, you are more discreet, but the fans do enjoy it here. Location: 68, rue de la Montagne-Sainte-Geneviève (75005). Tél.+33 (0) 1 43 54 79 22. www.bombardierpub.fr
Manchester United. For the diehard fan of the team leader in Manchester you come here and diehard fan open this joint , Sacha Toubart, The Coq & Bulldog ;location 64, rue de Clichy (75009). Tél. +33 (0) 9 82 40 56 36. They use a Facebook site for info, https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Coq-Bulldog-Pub/226637367401560
Hull City AFC. Its a bit more confidential at the The Cricketer for the diehard fans of the club Hull City AFC, second division in UK but a following here at 41, rue des Mathurins (75008).Tél. +33 (0) 1 40 07 01 45. From my French writing site, http://www.cityvox.fr/bars-et-cafes_paris/the-cricketer-pub_3572/InfosPratiques
Celtic Glasgow. «Glory glory Glasgow Celtic!» the evenings of victory chants can be heard on the place Blanche 43 times Champion of Scotland . The Harp, 118, bd de Clichy (75018). Tél.+33 ( 0) 1 43 87 64 99. www.harpbar.com
Fiorentina. On 8 to 10 TV screens at Havane ,the only Parisien café to show all the matches of the club at 70, bd Auguste-Blanqui (75013).Tél. +33 (0) 1 43 37 48 64. www.havanecafe.fr
Napoli Calcio. Here you only will see the colors blue like in Calcio at the Bambolina Caffé at 13, rue Rougemont (75009).Tél. +33( 0) 1 48 24 57 49. From the sports bars webpage http://www.allomatch.com/sport-bar/paris/bambolina-caffe.html
Real Madrid. Another place to see my team, and great it is of course ::) You see it at Pirada, 7, rue de Lappe (75001).Tél. +33 (0) 1 47 00 73 61.www.pirada.com
Where to play it, yes indeed there are fields in Paris.
The five on five side game of course; you can use the fields for an hour, and all awaits the opening of the Elite 5 Soccer in about 10 more days at two minutes from La Défense with a bonus Jacuzzi. location: 46, rue des Courrières, Nanterre (92). Tél. +33 (0) 6 52 80 43 23. http://www.elite5soccer.com/index1.php
Open since June, the Le Five Paris is the only place in inner Paris, it is a prestigious address with 12 fields that you can even video the games at 32, rue Moussorgski (75018). Tél. +33 (0) 1 48 40 24 06. www.lefive.fr
Le Street, located in nearby department 95 of Val-d’Oise,was founded amongst others by a journalist of the magazine So Foot: ,chic,branché. At 200-208, chaussée Jules-César, Beauchamp (95).Tél. +33 (0) 1 39 60 90 22.www.lestreet.fr
And lets not forget UrbanFootball, one of the first firms that created these centers in the Paris region. www.urbanfootball.fr
The younger crowd has them too:
At the jardin des Tuileries, the students from the school of Notre-Dame de Saint-Roch, have three shops of football/soccer by age brackets every wednesday afternoon from 12h30 to 17h. Open to kids from outside the school as well. Cost is 285 € per year at 37, rue Saint-Roch (75001). Tél. +33 (0) 1 42 61 21 82.www.ecolesaintroch.fr
More BCBG, the PO cultural association near the church of Saint-Sulpice is an institution on the rive gauche. The children from 6 to 15 years old play every Wednesday afternoons i their stadium at Châtenay-Malabry. 66, rue d’Assas (75006). email: email@example.com webpage http://www.le-po.com/index.php?PHPSESSID=2ecf59bfe41f5e82ac973d9c59c4357f
And to be equipped nothing than the best of course, its Paris.
The boutique NSH has a small selection of shirts of leyends like the famous Johnny Rep of Saint-Étienne in the years 1980 (60 €).location 2, bd Saint-Martin (75010).Tél.+33 (0) 1 40 18 10 38.www.nshfootball.fr
More references can be found in the webpage of the Les Voyages en Ballon, that also, organise an annual football «rétro-vintage» at Parc du Tremblay.www.lveb.net
And face with the demand the makers of the round ball have duplications of the best shirts of footballers such as the «Authentic» (120 €) of the PSG and the team of France are available at the main store Nike at 67, avenue des Champs-Élysées (75008). Tél. +33 (0) 1 42 25 93 80. www.nikeparis.net
Happy footing in Paris. Cheers