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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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Inside Edge: How important is it to be top of the table at the turn of the year?  

Inside Edge: How important is it to be top of the table at the turn of the year?  

Kicking off 2021 with his Inside Edge analysis, Nick Haynes from Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – takes a look at the significance of being league leaders on New Year’s Day and whether this season is where value lies away from the top of the table. We are now exiting the most intense and challenging part of the …

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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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Inside Edge: Why Allardyce has a ‘serious’ job on his hands

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Rounding off the week with his Inside Edge analysis, Nick Haynes from Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – looks at how the festive period can ‘make or break’ a season, and why Sam Allardyce has his work cut out at West Brom. Who does the festive period suit best? A late Roberto Firmino winner at Anfield not only maintained …

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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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SBC’s On The Ball – Chelsea, The EFL and Real Betis

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at Chelsea’s expansion efforts as well as a dispute over EFL broadcasting rights. Sky Sports nets EFL broadcasting extension This week, Sky Sports announced an extension to its partnership with the EFL, however the record …

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‘On fire’ Northern Irishman Grigg saves bookies millions

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UK bookmakers are breathing a huge sigh of relief, after Manchester City crashed out of the FA Cup at League One Wigan Athletic courtesy of Will Grigg, saving up to £25m in the process. The Northern Irishman struck as the tie approached the final ten minutes, putting to bed any hopes Pep Guardiola’s side had of securing an unprecedented and historic …

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Paddy Power tests VAR promotions

In recent months the debate surrounding Video Assistant Refereeing (VAR) has encompassed English football and with the FA cup returning to our screens this weekend, the debate looks set to recommence. In a recent interview with SBC, Jeevan Jeyaratnam, Head of Compilation at Betting data and tailored odds specialist Abelson Info, predicted that it was “highly likely that some of …

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Theo Walcott hits form to light up League of Legends

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Gameweek 25 of the Premier League saw another raft of midweek fixtures thrown into the mix, providing a number of eye catching results. Swansea kicked things off with a 3-1 victory over Arsenal, following up on their 1-0 triumph of Liverpool, at the Liberty Stadium. Bournemouth’s thumping 3-0 win at Stamford Bridge was the pick of Wednesday’s results, while Tottenham …

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Can VAR and in-play betting coexist?

Although many within football have been reluctant to embrace the use of Video Assistant Refereeing (VAR), with it now confirmed for this Summer’s World Cup, it appears increasingly likely that VAR will become a permanent fixture in the game. Nonetheless, the question still remains over whether the technology, which will be utilised in tonight’s Carabao Cup Semi-Final second leg between Arsenal …

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