Tag Archives: Shaun Harvey

The FA widens search for new CEO

Following Martin Glenn’s announcement that he would depart as Chief Executive at the end of the year, the Football Association has undertaken an extensive search to find his replacement. The decision is likely to be made at the end of the season, with it seemingly having been narrowed down to a few final names. Most notably for the sports betting …

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SBC’s On The Ball – Wembley sale moves a step closer

This edition of ‘On The Ball’ looks at the digital growth of Manchester United, the potential sale of Wembley stadium moving a step closer and a significant rule change for next season’s Champions League. Uninspiring performances not hampering Manchester United’s digital growth Despite a turbulent period on the pitch, Manchester United reported record revenue of £590m for the 12 month …

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Sky Bet funds £1m gambling awareness programme for EFL clubs

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EPIC Risk Management will deliver a £1 million programme funded by Sky Bet to educate the 72 football league clubs about gambling related harm. The programme, designed for both players and club staff, will be delivered by the independent harm minimisation consultancy as part of the renewed English Football League (EFL) sponsorship for Sky Bet, who serve as the title …

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Football League and Sky Bet agree three year extension

The Football League and its primary sponsor and partner Sky Bet have agreed a new three year title sponsorship deal. Sky Bet has sponsored the League since 2013 and this latest deal will commence in August 2016 and run until at least 2019. It will deliver increased revenue to the 72 clubs throughout the Football League. One change is that due …

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Sky Bet aims to extend Football League sponsorship

Following the completion of the 2014/15 league season, UK online betting operator Sky Bet will continue as title sponsor of the Sky Bet Championship, Sky Bet League 1 and Sky Bet League 2 for season 2015/16, the company’s third as title sponsor. Having been in discussions on sponsorship opportunities from 2016 onwards, the League can confirm that Sky Bet has made …

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Nottingham Forest scoops Sky Bet’s £250,000 Transfer Fund

English Championship football club Nottingham Forest have won the Sky Bet £250,000 transfer fund to spend in the upcoming January transfer window, despite being subject to a Football League transfer embargo. Forest earned the transfer money thanks to supporter Shaun Lander who won the Sky Bet competition. Lander was announced as winner on Tuesday Lunchtime,  just 24 hours after the …

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