Tag Archives: Scottish FA

Campaigners call on Boris to ban gambling sponsorship in football

Problem gambling campaigning groups Gambling With Lives and The Big Step will deliver a letter to the prime minister ,Boris Johnson, today calling for an end to gambling sponsorship in football. The groups claim that football’s relationship with betting is at ‘saturation point’, with the letter to be delivered as The Big Step completes its journey from Reading to Downing Street …

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Scottish FA sponsorship deal with William Hill to end

The Scottish FA and William Hill have announced that their partnership will not be renewed at the end of the current agreement after almost a decade of working together. William Hill has been title sponsor of the Scottish Cup and Official Betting Partner of the Scotland National Team since 2011, and the national bookmaker became sponsor of the South Stand …

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Hamilton boss ‘self-reports’ gambling activity to Scottish FA

Hamilton Academical Football Club head coach Brian Rice has received a notice of complaint from the Scottish FA after he was prompted to ‘voluntarily acknowledge’ a breach in SFA gambling rules. In a statement on the club’s website, Rice said that he had written a letter to the SFA alerting them of his betting activity. The statement said: “Firstly, I …

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Double Whammy – William Hill signs integrity agreements with the English and Scottish FA’s

Both the English FA and the Scottish FA have announced the signing of betting integrity memorandum of understandings (MoU) with William Hill to safeguard the sport. The two separate MoU’s cover all professional football events and associated governing bodies within England and Scotland, and within the jurisdiction of both FA’s. William Hill will exchange information with the two individual governing bodies related to suspected betting …

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Kristof Fahy joins Ladbrokes as CMO

Ladbrokes is pleased to announce that Kristof Fahy has today joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer, leading on all brand and marketing activity across the Ladbrokes’ Digital and Retail offer. Kristof Fahy said: “I’m delighted to arrive at Ladbrokes at such an exciting time for the company. Ladbrokes has an extremely strong brand and I’m looking forward to building upon that strength with our …

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William Hill furthers presence in Scottish football with Cup sponsorship extension & FA partnership

William Hill has this morning announced that it will extend its title sponsorship of the Scottish Cup for a further four years. The sponsorship extension sees the bookmaker surpass the eight-year mark as sponsor of the football tournament, which sees all levels of professional Scottish football participate. Agreeing terms with the Scottish FA, William Hill governance further announced that it …

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