Planning a Football Trip to Europe Summer 2018? This post has details of Super Cups in Spain, Portugal, France and Italy to help plan your Football Trips.
Super Cups are great opportunities to plan a Football Trip in the Summer, usually the dates, venue and kick off time are announced well in advance to enable you to plan ahead and get good deals on flights and hotels. You also get a great game with two top teams in one of the major national stadiums.
The Supercopa de España or the Spanish Super Cup is a Spanish football championship contested by the winners of La Liga and the Copa del Rey. In the event that a team wins both La Liga and the Copa del Rey, the runners up of the Copa del Rey will play against the winner of La Liga.
The 2108 Supercopa will be played between the winners of the 2017–18 Copa del Rey and 2017–18 La Liga, Barcelona, and the Copa del Rey runners-up, Sevilla.
The Supercopa is usually played in a double match during the month of August, first at the home of the Cup champion and around the stadium of the defending LaLiga champion. In this tournament the rule of the highest value of the goals in the opposite field prevails.
The exact dates of the two games have not been announced yet.
The Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira is an annual Portuguese football match played since 1979 between the winners of the previous season’s league (Primeira Liga) and cup (Taça de Portugal) competitions. In the case that one team has won both competitions (i.e. the double, Portuguese: dobradinha), then it will play again against the runners-up of the Taça de Portugal.
The start of the new season 2018/19 is scheduled for the first weekend of August, with the meeting of the Candido de Oliveira Super Cup.
The NOS League will start on August 11, 2018 and the last round may be played until May 19, 2019. The final of the Portuguese Cup 2019 Cup will be played on May 26, 2019 .
the Portugal Championship starts on August 12th, and the final is scheduled for June 23, 2019. the premiere of the Under-23 National Championship takes place on 18 August.
The 2018 edition of the Candido de Oliveira Supercup will take place the Municipal Stadium of Aveiro. The Estádio Municipal de Aveiro is a football stadium in Aveiro, Portugal. It was designed for the UEFA Euro 2004. It is is the fifth-largest football stadium in Portugal by capacity (32,830).
Aveiro is a favorite getaway destination for Portuguese locals. Situated near the coast, about one hour from Oporto, the nearby beaches attract crowds in the summer but the heritage and vibrant culture continue attracting visitors outside of prime vacation season. Nicknamed the “Venice of Portugal,” Aveiro is characterized by a maze of canals filled with brightly colored boats and it is easily one of the country’s romantic destinations.
The Trophée des Champions, is a French association football trophy contested in an annual match between the champions of Ligue 1 and the winners of the Coupe de France. It is equivalent to the Super Cups found in many countries.
The match, with its current name, was first played in 1995, but the format in French football has existed since 1949 when the 1948–49 first division champions, Stade de Reims, defeated the winners of the 1948–49 edition of the Coupe de France, RCF Paris, 4–3 at the Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir in Colombes.
The Trophée des champions match is contested at the beginning of the following season and has been played at a variety of venues. In 2018 and 2019 it have been announced the match will be played at the Shenzhen University Stadium in China. The stadium has a capacity of 60,334 spectators.
Shenzhen is a major city in Guangdong Province, China. It forms part of the Pearl River Deltamegalopolis. The city is located immediately north of Hong Kong.
The Supercoppa Italiana (Italian for Italian Super Cup) is an annual football competition usually held the week before the season begins in Italy. It is contested by the winners of the Serie A and the Coppa Italia in the previous season, as a curtain raiser to the new season.
It’s played around the world in recent years and this years is in Saudi Arabia so not a great option, good news is that we will have 4 or 5 more cups to consider later this week.