Tag Archives: Manchester United

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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Paddy Power pays out on City winning the title

Ahead of this Sunday’s eagerly awaited derby clash, bookmakers Paddy Power have already taken the bold decision to pay out on City winning the title. With an eight point lead at the top of the table, many pundits believe that a City victory at Old Trafford on Sunday will all but end the title race, however Mourinho’s United side come …

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Tight at the top in League of Legends

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It’s been a weekend of mixed fortunes for fantasy football managers, with a stuttering top two in SBCs League of Legends being very much reeled in by the chasing pack. Sports expert Constantinos Digonis Pinillos has leapfrogged his way into third place, taking advantage of the paltry 23 and 30 points scored by current leader Charlie Cole and second placed …

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Unpredictable midweek fixtures frustrating for fantasy managers

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With a combination of unpredictable scorelines and key personnel being ‘rested,’ the Premier League’s midweek fixtures proved to be a frustrating round for fantasy managers. David Silva, Eden Hazard and Mohamed Salah were among the key names rested during gameweek 14, with a number of sides scattered throughout English footballers top division also registering crucial wins. Tony Kelshaw was the …

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Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling rescue fantasy managers

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Following an explosive weekend last time around, with plenty of players almost cracking the three figure barrier, SBC’s League of Legends saw more modest results this weekend. As we approach the festive period where the games come thick and fast, Manchester City strengthened their position atop the Premier League, while Arsenal and Manchester United also earned wins, with the other …

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SBC’s on the ball: Reds set to top the Deloitte Football Money League

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 breaks down the financial results of Manchester United, and looks at why the amount of football broadcast on television will almost certainly increase. ____________________ Record revenue and record costs in latest Manchester United financial results  Announcing …

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The Betfred Story Part 3: Expanding The Brand

“All sponsorships are like partnerships. It’s not a matter of writing a cheque out. If you write the cheque out and leave it at that, believe me you’re wasting your money – you don’t get value. You’ve gotta keep working at it.” – Fred Done Part Three of the Betfred story (see part two here) looks at the modernising process …

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Mo the man for fantasy football managers

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SBC’s Charlie Cole sits atop the League of Legends, as the Premiership heads into yet another international break. Gameweek 11 saw Cole record 53 points, the same as James Birch who trails in second, with Mohamed Salah’s 15 points making him the side’s top scorer. Manchester City duo Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling chipped in with eight and five respectively, …

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