Super Bowl 2024: Chiefs v 49ers – UK start time, half-time show, how to follow on BBC & will Taylor Swift be there?

Super Bowl 58: San Francisco 49ers v Kansas City Chiefs

Venue: Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas Date: Sunday, 11 February Start: 23:30 GMT (15:30 PST)

BBC coverage: Listen to commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live and follow live text on the BBC Sport website and app

The Super Bowl is a sporting and cultural phenomenon, as much about the spectacle as the game itself.

Now the show is set to be bigger and better than ever as – for the very first time – the NFL’s championship game is taking place under the bright lights of Las Vegas.

Sin City has been transformed into a sports city over the past decade and now the biggest annual event in American sport will be staged on the Strip.

Defending champions Kansas City will play in their fourth Super Bowl in five years and ‘Chiefs Kingdom’ has gained a legion of new fans this season as music superstar Taylor Swift has been a regular at games since she began dating tight end Travis Kelce.

They face one of the NFL’s most popular teams in the San Francisco 49ers, who have won five Super Bowls but lost on their last trip to the big game – to the Chiefs in 2020.

There is normally lots of speculation about the half-time show but it seems casual fans are more interested in whether Swift will be there than who might join Usher on stage.

Either way, dozens of music and screen stars will be at Allegiant Stadium for all the glitz and glamour of a Vegas Super Bowl.

The game starts at 23:30 GMT on Sunday and you’ll be able to follow live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app, plus live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, followed by post-match video highlights.

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Kansas City have not been at their scintillating best this season yet Andy Reid’s team still have a chance to become just the fourth team in NFL history to win three Super Bowls in five years.

After winning last year’s classic in Phoenix, Arizona, Patrick Mahomes became the 13th quarterback to win multiple Super Bowls. Victory in Vegas…


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Publish date : 2024-02-11 06:41:51

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