This weekend the 52nd Super Bowl will take place and here is everything you need to know about American football's showpiece event.

When is this year's Superbowl?

It will all start kicking off on February 4 at 11.30pm. Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Mix and Sky Sports Action will show the game with coverage from 10pm, with the BBC's action starting at 11.15pm on BBC One. It's on talkSPORT live with coverage from 10pm.

Who will be playing?

This year the Philadelphia Eagles will compete with the New England Patriots in the final match of the NFL (National Football League) season.

Where is the Super Bowl held?

Super Bowl LII will be held at the US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Who will be singing the National anthem?

Pink will be singing the National anthem.

Who’s playing the half-time show?

Justin Timberlake will play at half-time. Last year it was Lady Gaga. We'll have to wait and see who Justin's guests will be - Janet Jackson perhaps?

If you don’t have Sky…

If you don’t want to sign up for Sky, you can watch the action on NowTV with the Sky Sports pass starting from £6.99. You can also sign up for NFL Game Pass’ playoff subscription which will let you watch all the games, including the Super Bowl, live and on demand. On Game Pass you'll also be able to watch all the celeb-filled adverts that are aired in the States and which are usually one of the main talking points from the Super Bowl.

What are the odds?

(Courtesy of Betfair)

New England Patriots – 4/9

Philadelphia Eagles – 2/1

Where can I watch the Super Bowl in London?

Not only can you watch it at home, there are also lots of bars and pubs around London screening the big match. 

In particular Belushi’s in Greenwich hosts a huge range on live sport screenings. They show everything from Football to Rugby to Basketball to the NFL. Belushi's bar will be fueled with a matchday atmosphere, as they show the game on the big screens TV's and projectors, giving you a front row view of the action.

You can also watch it in central London so you can make a proper night of it. Here are the places showing the game:

Hippodrome Casino - Leicester Square

Roundhouse - Covent garden

Greenwood - Westminster

Club Aquarium - Shoreditch

Roadtrip - Hoxton

The Grand - Clapham

The Star of Bethnal Green

Did you know?

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