Tag Archives: Premier League

FA launches video explaining betting ban

The FA has embarked on an education and awareness drive as its newly strengthened betting rules come into force ahead of the 2014-15 season. As from this month, players, managers, club employees and match officials are not allowed to place any bet on any football matter. This includes not just domestic matches and competitions in England but any football worldwide. …

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Focus on stadium naming rights – part 1 – The Origins

In the Premier League season of 2014/15 there will be six clubs with a commercially named stadium. This is more than ever before. Throughout the lower leagues this figure escalates to twenty-one clubs in total in England’s top five leagues. This is including those with stadiums which are known by two names, one traditional, one commercial (often temporary deals) such …

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FA sets new worldwide ban on football betting by registered professionals

The English Football Association (FA) has announced a the implementation of a worldwide ban on betting on football, by professional individuals registered with the top seven divisions of the English football leagues. The set of measures have been approved by FA shareholders, in last Wednesdays general meeting at Wembley Stadium. The prohibition of betting on football matches, will include all …

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Premier League clubs face £90m Asian betting clampdown

Asian facing football sponsorship  deals by sports betting operators have come under threat from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), as it ruled that from August it would grant licences only to operators that are “a British facing business and either currently transact with British consumers or have a clear business plan for doing so” Barclays Premier League football clubs may …

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Does pay equal performance?

Thirteen European football clubs are amongst the world’s top 50 sports teams when it comes to multi-million euro salaries, the Global Sports Salaries Survey 2014 reveals. While massive pay-packets entice the globe’s best players and performers, punters love a dreamer and rule breaker. But could the answer to finally cracking stubborn footy accumulators and bets lie in the amount a …

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