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UK football clubs warned against gambling adverts on social media

SBC News UK football clubs warned against gambling adverts on social media

UK football clubs have received a letter from a group of ‘50 former gambling addicts’, warning of the dangers of promoting betting websites through their social media channels. A total of 11 clubs across the Premier League, English Football League (EFL) and Scottish Premiership were subject to a letter which informed how addicts might feel ‘distressed’ to see links to …

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Inside Edge: How much truth is there to the ‘Manager Bounce’?

Inside Edge: How much truth is there to the ‘Manager Bounce’?

In this week’s Inside Edge analysis, Joe Mellor and Nick Haynes at Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic –break down whether Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea’s new manager, can bring a new lease of life for the Blues, and if there is more value in ‘goals’ or ‘outright’ markets. Monday started with Frank Lampard becoming the second Premier League casualty of …

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OneFootball appoints Denise Parkinson as Global Entertainment Director

SBC News OneFootball appoints Denise Parkinson as Global Entertainment Director

Highly experienced executive Denise Parkinson will join digital sports media company OneFootball in the newly established position of Global Entertainment Director. Parkinson has had a distinguished 25 year career in media and will bring great expertise to the company, having held positions as Head of Entertainment at TI Media from September 2019 to December 2020, Entertainment Director at The Telegraph …

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Highlight Games takes Soccerbet live with Jennings bet

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Highlight Games has announced that its Soccerbet video virtual football product will go live in all Jennings Bet retail venues across the UK. The Soccerbet product features archive football from various Premier League teams and players, including current giants Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal. Highlight Games co-CEO Nick Gardiner said: “I’m delighted to announce that …

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Liverpool and Manchester United in discussions to join new European Premier League

SBC News Liverpool and Manchester United in discussions to join new European Premier League

Liverpool and Manchester United are taking part in negotiations to join a new European Super League, according to reports. Earlier this month, the top flight duo were spearheading a campaign, titled ‘Project Bigger Picture’, to reform the Premier League. The new campaign would have axed two teams from the league, giving the ‘big six’ “enhanced voting rights”. However, this was …

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Paddy Power: Maintaining brand identity with daring marketing campaigns

SBC News Paddy Power: Maintaining brand identity with daring marketing campaigns

Paddy Power has undoubtedly gripped UK gamblers’ attention with quick-witted, often tongue-in-cheek marketing campaigns in recent years, most recently launching a ‘socially-distanced party’ with brand ambassador Peter Crouch. SBC spoke with Lee Price, Head of PR and Mischief at Paddy Power, to discuss the ‘unsponsorship’ of Huddersfield Town, social media engagement and tackling tough industry dynamics with daring marketing campaigns. …

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Paddy Power guarantees Hector’s Arsenal tree pledge

SBC News Paddy Power guarantees Hector's Arsenal tree pledge

Following back-to-back Premier League defeats against Manchester City and Brighton FC, Paddy Power has responded to Arsenal left-back Hector Bellerin’s environmental pledge. Prior to the Premier League recommencing on Wednesday 17 June, Bellerin promised his social media followers that he would personally fund the planting of 3,000 trees by reforestation charity One Tree Planted ‘for every Arsenal win’. Bellerin has …

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FavBet’s Alex Hleb deal: “When contract is just a piece of paper”

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Oleg Smityuk from FavBet reflects on his experience of building beneficial partnerships with brand ambassadors, citing Champions League winner Alex Hleb as a case study for the Belarus market. More than a year ago now, I joined FavBet in a Head of International Markets role. I have since executed one of the top priorities for the company, which was relaunching …

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Insider Sport: On the ball – Cypriot investigations launch as FIFA enhances integrity controls

SBC News Insider Sport: On the ball - Cypriot investigations launch as FIFA enhances integrity controls

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, InsiderSport has you covered. This week’s OTB reports on FIFA launching its integrity toolkit, Cypriot match-fixing investigations, the Bundesliga’s latest technology partnership, and Arsenal’s stadium going cashless. FIFA announces integrity toolkit launch Building on the integrity programme it developed and implemented during …

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