Tag Archives: UEFA Champions League

Betiton enlists Champions League winner Djibril Cissé as brand ambassador

Online sportsbook Betiton has made a new addition to its team, enlisting former France international and UEFA Champions League winning striker Djibril Cissé as a brand ambassador. The appointment will enhance Betiton’s global sporting recognition and marketing, due to Cissé playing for a number of major clubs since 1998, having kickstarted his career in his native France at AJ Auxerre where …

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32Red strikes landmark Rangers sponsorship extension

Betting brand 32Red – part of the Kindred Group – will continue as the front-of-shirt sponsor of Scottish Premiership team Rangers, securing the largest sponsorship agreement in the club’s history. As part of the contract, 32Red will appear on the front of both Rangers’ home and away shirts, whilst sister brand Unibet will also feature on players’ jerseys during domestic …

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Tipico maintains German market lead with Bayern Munich renewal

German sports betting operator Tipico has further strengthened its position in the country’s gambling and sports sponsorship sectors via a renewal of its agreement with FC Bayern Munich. The extended partnership will allow Tipico to continue to take advantage of brand exposure and advertising opportunities at the Bundesliga club’s 75,000-seater Allianz Arena stadium, which regularly appears in widely-watched domestic and …

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Betdaq announces free trading for Cheltenham 2021

Global betting exchange Betdaq (Entain Plc) has announced a commission-free offer on all sports across the four days of the upcoming Cheltenham Festival. The operator’s traders will be able to take advantage of 0% commission on all 28 races taking place during the festival (16-19 March), in addition to other major sporting events held during the same period, including UEFA …

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UEFA proposes expanded Champions League ‘Swiss system’

UEFA has called for a meeting with European stakeholders to review the existing format of the UEFA Champions League, the PA news agency has reported. All European domestic leagues will reconvene today to discuss overhauling the UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Conference League from 2024. According to the report, UEFA would scrap the Champions League’s round-robin format, which often …

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Stats Perform expands Bundesliga operations with Bayer Leverkusen agreement

Stats Perform expands Bundesliga operations with Bayer Leverkusen agreement

Sports tech provider Stats Perform has expanded its presence in the German Bundesliga following an agreement with Bayer 04 Leverkusen. The partnership will see Bayer utilise the firm’s Edge Analysis match preparation tool, which applies unique AI models to unlock, dynamic, predictive and objective insights – powered by tracking and event data – to improve pre and post-match analysis. Several …

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Kieran Trippier handed fine and suspension for betting violations

Atletico Madrid and England defender Kieran Trippier has been handed a suspension and a fine for breaching the FA’s Betting Rules. The violations occurred in July 2019, and were strenuously denied by the footballer, who played in Tottenham Hotspur’s 2019 Champions League final appearance before joining Atletico Madrid in the Spanish La Liga. However, an independent regulatory commission proved four …

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Gerard Piqué takes on Strategic Advisor position at Sorare

Fantasy football operator Sorare has gained a new Strategic Advisor in FC Barcelona and Spanish national team defender Gerard Piqué. Sorare is hopeful that Piqué’s contribution, in addition to the “significant investment” he has made in the company, will help expand its global presence and reach new fan bases across the world. Furthermore Piqué and his new colleagues at Sorare …

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Inside Edge: Is the Champions League taking its toll on domestic football?

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is interviewed by BT Sports Des Kelly before the UEFA Champions League Group D match at Anfield, Liverpool.

With the UEFA Champions League now well underway, Nick Haynes from Form Labs takes a look at whether the condensed fixture list is having an effect on the performance of top flight English football teams. The norm throughout a league season is that there tends to be increasing disparity between the top and bottom of the table as the campaign wears on, …

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Eleven Sports scores Belgian domestic football rights deal

Strengthening its media rights portfolio, global sports provider Eleven Sports has been granted live and exclusive rights for Belgian domestic football as part of a five-year agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Eleven Sports will gain the rights to the Belgian First Division A, the First Division B, the women’s Super League, the Belgian Cup and the Belgian Super …

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