Well, football is very popular!
the most popular favourite sport in the U.K. is football and cricket.
The UK's is soccer or for them, Football
England's national sport is cricket although to many people football (soccer) is seen as there national sport. Football is there most popular sport.
in the UK football (what Americans call soccer) is the most popular sport
For participating, it is angling. For watching, it is football.
I have the answer but let me just tell you, Its not football.
football is more watched than fishing
My guess would be that football (soccer) would be the most popular sport in the United Kingdom. I've met a person from there and he is a football fanatic!
Apparently the most popular sports in the UK in 1995 were tennis, rugby and football. According to the link below.