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Wasps
Full name London Wasps Holdings Ltd
Nickname(s) Wasps
Founded 1867
Ground Ricoh Arena
Coventry
Ground Capacity 32,609
Chairman Mark Rigby
Coach Dai Young
League Aviva Premiership
2013–14 Aviva Premiership, 7th

Wasps are an English rugby club historically based in London, but playing home games in Coventry, who play in the Aviva Premiership.

Formed in 1867 at the now defunct Eton and Middlesex Tavern, Wasps had been, before their December 2014 move to Coventry, London's most successful club with six championships and two Heineken Cups.

The club have not played their home games in London proper since 2002. They first moved to Adams Park in High Wycombe, but were unable to expand the stadium to meet their needs. In late 2014, they bought Ricoh Arena in Coventry, and moved their home matches there in December 2014.

League position

Season League Position
2010–11 Aviva Premiership 9th
2011–12 Aviva Premiership 11th
2012-13 Aviva Premiership 8th
2013-14 Aviva Premiership 7th

Former position


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