#WorldCupofPools 2018

Welcome to the #WorldCupofPools - a search for the UK's favourite pool.

The World Cup of Pools is a straight knockout. Sixteen UK pools have pre-qualified and are going head to head.  The most votes wins and the best pool goes through to the next round.



London Aquatics Centre (@AquaticsCentre) 25%


Bangor Aurora (@BangorAurora) 75%

Semi Finals:

Semi Final 1: 

London Aquatics Centre             53%   v   47%  London Fields Lido 

Semi Final 2: 

Hampton Pool, London               48% v  52%   Bangor Aurora

Quarter Finals:

London Aquatics Centre     62%   v   38%  Tooting Bec Lido (London)

Sportspark (Norwich)           20%   v   80%  Hampton Pool (London)

Mountbatten Cntr. (Ports.)  16%   v   84%  London Fields Lido

Charlton Lido (London)        49%  v   51%  Bangor Aurora (N. Ireland)

Round 1:

Brockwell Lido (London)    38% v  62%   Hampton Pool (London)

Sportspark UEA (Norwich) 57% v  43%   Wales National Pool Swansea

Ponds Forge (Sheffield)       40% v 60%   Charlton Lido (London)

Tooting Bec Lido (London) 53% v 47%  Cardiff International Pool

Aberdeen Sports Village     36% v 64%  Mountbatten Centre (Portsmouth)

John Charles Centre (Leeds) 7% v 93% London Aquatics Centre

Glasgow Tollcross                 10%   v  90% London Fields Lido

K2 Crawley                               44%   v  56% Bangor Aurora (N. Ireland)


- The most votes wins

- In the event of a tie, extra time of 3 hours will be played immediately after the end of the match

- In the event of a tie at the end of extra time, a "Penalty shootout" will take place which involves a count back of votes - the pool with the most votes in the competition so far (in total) will progress through to the next round

- If it is still tied, the pool with the largest Twitter following will progress through to the next round

- If the Twitter following is tied, then we're giving up :)