Tag Archives: Europa League

UEFA plans ‘Lisbon Final Eight’ to conclude 2019/2020 Champions League 

UEFA is set to ratify plans to complete the 2019/2020 Champions League by hosting a ‘Final Eight’ tournament held over 12-days in Lisbon this August. Reuters International has reported that the proposal is UEFA’s preferred option for completing its flagship tournament, which will be voted on tomorrow by UEFA’s executive committee.  European football’s governing body is reported to have ‘reached …

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UEFA confirms indefinite Finals postponement

UEFA, the governing body of European football, has confirmed that all club finals have been ‘postponed indefinitely’ as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Last night, UEFA issued a short statement confirming its decision to postpone its roster of May finals for the Champions League and Europa League tournaments for both men and women’s football. In its update, UEFA …

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Sky and BT prepare for Champions League media rights battle

Sky Sports is expected to rival BT Sports for the television rights to the UEFA Champions League (UCL) and Europa League, with bids set to be submitted today for the 2021 to 2024 broadcasting rights.  Sky has previously stated that due to the importance of Premier League rights, the Champions League isn’t a crucial extension of its portfolio. However, following …

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UEFA to establish third club competition in 2021

UEFA has confirmed that it will establish a third European club competition ‘The UEFA Europa Conference League – UECL’, beginning in 2021. President Aleksander Ceferin confirmed the development of the UECL at UEFA’s executive committee meeting in Nyon (Switzerland), detailing that the competition would allow for ‘more clubs to participate and benefit’ from European football formats. At present details remain …

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Marathonbet scores principal partner deal with Sevilla FC

Online bookmaker Marathonbet has been confirmed as the principal partner and front-of-shirt sponsor for Sevilla FC, as part of a new two-year agreement between the duo, with the deal set to begin at the start of the 2019/20 season. The five-time Europa League champions will gain access to exclusive content, offers and experiences from the bookmaker throughout the campaign, while the …

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Champions League changes to impact bookies and bettors

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Uefa has this week announced a raft of changes to European competition, with the new system, that is set to be in place from the 2018/19 season, designed to represent an evolution of the Champions League and Europa League. Amongst the raft of changes, is one particular key example regarding kick off times, that could be of significant interest to …

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Football INDEX expands into new markets

Football INDEX, the world’s first football stockmarket which enables ‘football traders’ to buy and sell real money shares in the world’s top professional footballers, has announced its expansion into Sweden and Canada. As of this month, football fans in Sweden and Canada will be able to utilise their football knowledge and build a portfolio by selecting from over 2,000 footballers …

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Adam Cole – Football INDEX – The growing appeal of football trading

Football INDEX is the world’s first football stock market, enabling users to buy and sell real money shares in the world’s top footballers. Detailing how the site accumulated 100,000 users across the UK, with a number of single trading days in excess of £1 million, as well as analysing future plans for expansion, Adam Cole, Founder and CEO of Football …

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Variety is the spice of life – DraftKings adds new leagues

Daily fantasy sports platform DraftKings has announced the introduction of two new football leagues, extending its global product offering to the UEFA Europa League and Liga Mexicana. DraftKings launched its UEFA Europa League football contests to coincide with partner club Liverpool FC’s fixture against Manchester United last night. In addition to the Premier League, UEFA Champions League and Major League Soccer …

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Valencia CF and Codere step up partnership

La Liga club Valencia CF has agreed a deal with Codere Apuestas ahead of the Europa League clash with Athletic Bilbao tonight. The last 16 fixture will see Valencia wear kits with the Codere logo on the front. A statement on the site read: “This commitment is proof of the confidence in our team as they play in one of …

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