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SBC’s On the Ball: The football business insight

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has got you covered. The first biweekly review tackles the continuing saga of overseas TV rights money, as well as looking at some of the winners and losers from World Cup Russia 2018 qualification. Sky Sports backlash over Amazon Man City deal …

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Manchester City the saviours for Fantasy Managers

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Premier League football returned after another international break, and it was Manchester City who lit up what was otherwise a rather tame gameweek.   Something that was reflected within SBC’s League of Legends, with a number of scores falling some way short of the lofty heights of recent weeks. Digital Fuel Marketing’s Andy Scott clearly didn’t stick to that script though, …

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Strikers find scoring touch to delight of fantasy managers

A plethora of points have been registered throughout SBC’s League of Legends this past weekend, with strikers hitting form at a number of clubs during gameweek six. Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata secured a maiden Premier League hat-trick, Tottenham hot shot Harry Kane and Arsenal new boy Alexandre Lacazette earned a brace each while Manchester rivals Romelu Lukaku of United and Sergio …

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Tim Peters – Tempobet – Assessing the benefits of football sponsorship

Last week, Tempobet announced the expansion of its football sponsorship portfolio by agreeing a multi-million pound deal to showcase its brand on the LED advertising boards at seven Premier League football stadiums. Tempobet will now feature prominently on the pitch side advertising boards at Arsenal, Brighton, Burnley, Crystal Palace, Huddersfield, Bournemouth, Swansea, and Watford.  The deal follows on from Tempobet’s …

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Tempobet expands football sponsorship portfolio

Tempobet has agreed a multi-million pounds deal to showcase its brand on the LED advertising boards at a further seven Premier League football stadiums. The international operator, that is currently in the second season of an agreement to feature pitch-side at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium, will now also feature at home games involving Brighton, Burnley, Crystal Palace, Huddersfield, Bournemouth, Swansea, and …

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Sadio’s sending off leaves fantasy football managers in shock

In what was a tough week for fantasy football managers, goals from Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku helped James Birch extend his run at the top of SBC’s league of Legends. William Hill’s Al Romulus had another impressive round, racking up 60 points and putting himself within 15 points of the top spot. Al’s midfield made the difference this week, as …

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Ladbrokes: Bookmakers braced for ‘corker’ of a deadline day

After a record breaking Summer transfer window, bookmakers are prepared for the busiest transfer deadline day in recent memory. With the futures of Alexis Sanchez, Philippe Coutinho and a whole host of world class players all in a state of uncertainty, fans and pundits alike will be glued to the transfer window betting markets right up until tonight’s deadline.  Sanchez …

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Fantasy football is back: Excitement builds for the inaugural SBC League of Legends

When Arsenal host Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium tomorrow night, it not only marks the start of the 26th Premier League season, it also kicks off the inaugural fantasy football ‘SBC League of Legends’ competition. For those of us that fancy ourselves as an armchair Antonio Conte, or an undiscovered Unai Emery, tomorrow sees weeks of diligent research and …

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FA charges Wayne Shaw over ‘Pie Gate’

Issuing a corporate communication, The English Football Association (FA) has charged former Sutton United goalkeeper Wayne Shaw on two breaches of its rules relating to betting and player misconduct. Following a review of the 20 February’s Emirates FA Cup fifth round tie between Sutton United and Arsenal FC at Sutton’s Gander Green Lane. The FA has charged Shaw with ‘influencing …

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Betfair launches Fairer Game campaign seeking female football coaching talent

Partnering up with Women in Football, Betfair has launched its ‘Fairer Game’ campaign this week, with the betting firm funding 50 female football coaches who will aim to gain their UEFA B licenses. The company has set itself the long-term goal of doubling the number of UK female football coaches with UEFA A licenses, which at present stands at 29 …

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