Tag Archives: Manchester United

League of Legends taking shape with nine games remaining

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The Premier League is entering the business end of the season and the table is beginning to take shape, something that is reflected in SBC’s League of Legends where fantasy managers are set for one final push as they search for the summit. In the latest round of fixtures Swansea City continued the great escape under Carlos Carvalhal, climbing up …

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‘On fire’ Northern Irishman Grigg saves bookies millions

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UK bookmakers are breathing a huge sigh of relief, after Manchester City crashed out of the FA Cup at League One Wigan Athletic courtesy of Will Grigg, saving up to £25m in the process. The Northern Irishman struck as the tie approached the final ten minutes, putting to bed any hopes Pep Guardiola’s side had of securing an unprecedented and historic …

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Sergio Aguero hits four goal flurry to ensure top scores

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Sergio Aguero sank Leicester City in the latest round of Premier League fixtures, with four goals delighting fantasy managers who had the Argentina international installed as captain, and therefore earned double points. One such example is Piyush Choudhary, Chief Business Officer for Ballers Media Group, who saw the Manchester City frontman boost his 21 point haul to a very impressive …

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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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