University of Sheffield

The Sporting Statues Project

Online database/digital archive of the UK’s sports statues, as well as the world’s football statues, cricket statues and baseball statues. Over 1000 sports statues mapped and photographed, with plaque inscriptions, date of unveiling and name of sculptor also recorded. Further details kept offline, and available on request.

The project website – – also contains the project’s published academic research, several short films and presentation, and associated media coverage

Twitter @SportingStatues

This collection entry was last updated on 07/12/2023. Information incorrect or out-of-date?