Paddy Power has produced many popular adverts over the years with recent TV appearances for the likes of Peter Crouch, Ruby Walsh and Rhodri Giggs. Many of their best-loved ads have focussed on major horse racing and football events, with 2021 bringing us a memorable Cheltenham Festival and Euro 2020 promotions.
The latest offering had many viewers asking what stadium is in the Paddy Power advert and in this brief article we answer that question for you.
What stadium is used in the Paddy Power advert?
You may have been watching sports on TV and thought to yourself, what stadium is used in the Paddy Power advert? Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to that question, and it depends on the advert you saw.
Paddy Power has used many different stadiums for many different adverts, so you will have to do a bit more digging to find out the venue.
An excellent place to begin your hunt would be to check the sport covered in the advert. Was it horse racing, football, greyhounds, tennis, boxing? Knowing that could help speed up your search and help you find the answer quicker. Then you’ll want to know what the fixture or competition is. Are we talking about the Cheltenham Festival or Manchester Derby? Perhaps it’s an Irish Six Nations rugby game or Grand Slam tennis from Wimbledon.
The most commonly featured stadiums in Paddy Power adverts is the Cheltenham racecourse at Prestbury Park or Aintree racecourse on Merseyside, home of the Grand National.
Many UK football stadiums have featured over the years, including Ibrox Park in Glasgow ahead of an Old Firm Derby.
Featuring Rangers in one of the bookies’ famous cock-ups on social media saw them poke fun at the appointment of inexperienced manager Steven Gerrard when he took control of the Gers. They suggested the former Liverpool and England midfielder was in over his head and would be there to witness Celtic pulling off a record ten league titles in a row.
The marketing team were well off the mark with that call, with Gerrard leading Rangers to their 55th Scottish championship title.