Tag Archives: Manchester United

SBC’s on the ball: Beckham’s big plans, Italian football and a bizarre transfer

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at the sale of AC Milan, a new MLS team and a bizarre transfer deal from Turkey. ____________________ Becks launches plans for Miami expansion Former England captain, David Beckham has launched his plan to form …

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Gaming brand to take Manchester United sleeve sponsorship?

Manchester United, the world’s richest football club, could be about to sign a deal which would see a gambling brand appear on its famous red shirts for the first time. Unlike the rest of the Premier League, Manchester United has been very selective in the number of partners it has from the gambling industry, limiting itself to a single commercial …

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Theo Walcott hits form to light up League of Legends

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Gameweek 25 of the Premier League saw another raft of midweek fixtures thrown into the mix, providing a number of eye catching results. Swansea kicked things off with a 3-1 victory over Arsenal, following up on their 1-0 triumph of Liverpool, at the Liberty Stadium. Bournemouth’s thumping 3-0 win at Stamford Bridge was the pick of Wednesday’s results, while Tottenham …

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Aguero in triple delight for fantasy managers

The latest gameweek of the Premier League has come to end, with Swansea City’s game plan executed perfectly to crash Liverpool back down to earth, following the euphoria of ending the long unbeaten run of Manchester City. Fantasy managers within SBC’s League of Legends were left ruing decisions to stock up on players of the Anfield based outfit, however, Pep …

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Lambert to the slaughter – Paddy pays out on Potters relegation

Stoke’s surprise choice of Paul Lambert as manager has prompted supporter bafflement, widespread online ridicule, and one bookmaker to pay out on their relegation. Within an hour of the announcement that Lambert was the Potters chosen saviour, Paddy Power paid out on all bets tipping the club currently sitting third from bottom to be relegated. A Spokesman Paddy Power said: …

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Ladbrokes: Bookies embracing the transfer rumour mill

Ladbrokes have priced up a whole host of potential replacements for the seemingly exit-bound Philippe Coutinho, and Man United’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan is among the favourites. The bookies have suspended betting on Coutinho’s next destination, and 4/1 says Mkhitaryan replaces him at Anfield. Real Madrid ace Dani Ceballos remains the 6/4 favourite to make a move ahead of Leon Goretzka (9/4) …

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Joe Lovelace – Marathonbet – A marathon not a sprint

We caught up with Joe Lovelace, Head of PR at Marathonbet, after the firm were awarded with Marketing Campaign of the Year at the recent SBC Awards. Lovelace reflects on a vintage year for Marathonbet, and outlines the plans moving forward into 2018. SBC: Firstly, how happy were you to receive the award, and why do you believe Marathonbet was chosen over …

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SBC’s on the ball: Barnsley, Antoine Griezmann and Anderlecht

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at “exploitative” ticket prices, Barcelona being reported to FIFA and an intriguing new owner at Barnsley.  ____________________ Getting the ‘Moneyball’ rolling at Barnsley It could be a big 2018 for Barnsley FC, after the Championship …

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All change at the top of the League of Legends

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An eventful Premier League gameweek 18 is now behind us, with Spurs losing ground in the race for the Champions League courtesy of defeat at Manchester City, and the revivals of both West Ham United and Everton still in full swing. In the SBC League of Legends, unlike England’s top flight, it is very tight at the top and we …

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David Silva top of the shop for fantasy managers

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Goalless draws for Liverpool and Arsenal ensured ground was lost in the top four fight, as the Premier league returned for another round of midweek fixtures. Following a disappointing derby day defeat Manchester United recovered to beat Bournemouth 1-0, table toppers Manchester City brushed past Swansea 4-0 and Everton kept up their good run of form, securing a 1-0 victory …

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