On 10 October, the home of the Blues will be packed with England fans cheering on their team as they seek to qualify for the tournament’s knock-out stages.
A World Cup winner with England, and big City fan, Will Greenwood reacted to the news.
The 13 Match Venues and Host Cities selected are: Twickenham Stadium (London), Wembley Stadium (London), Olympic Stadium (London), Millennium Stadium (Cardiff), Manchester City Stadium (Manchester), St James’ Park (Newcastle), Elland Road (Leeds), Leicester City Stadium (Leicester), Villa Park (Birmingham), Kingsholm Stadium (Gloucester), stadiummk (Milton Keynes), Brighton Community Stadium (Brighton) and Sandy Park (Exeter).
By taking the game to ten cities across the country, England Rugby 2015 will aim to showcase the game to a large audience across the length and breadth of the nation. The Match Schedule will see 25 matches played in dedicated Rugby venues, seven in multi-event stadia and 16 in football venues. This blend of stadia will provide over two million opportunities for fans to engage with one of the world’s largest sports events.
Click here to view the full Rugby World Cup 2015 Match Schedule.