Tag Archives: Europa League

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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Inside Edge: Could Bayern take gold in the Champions League?

Inside Edge: Could Bayern take gold in the Champions League?

With the Champions League just around the corner, Joe Mellor and Nick Haynes at Form Labs – a division of Bettorlogic – explain why they’re backing Bayern for the title and why Guardiola’s men could be the ‘pick from the English bunch’. A lot can happen from the end of the Champions League and Europa League group stages and the …

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Inside Edge: Man City ‘too short’ for the title and the impact of fans on home advantage

fans - Chelsea’s Mason Mount is consoled by Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane after his missed penalty in the shoot out leads to them losing the Carabao Cup fourth round match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London.

With confirmation that a limited number of fans will be able to return to live sporting events across parts of England, it looks like we could soon be enjoying that matchday experience once more. Nick Haynes from Form Labs explains why the lack of fans has also been a detriment to the home team advantage. We’re already a quarter of …

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Bet-at-home maintains 2020 outlook as regulatory headwinds loom

bet-at-home AG has maintained its full-year 2020 corporate guidance, despite undertaking significant changes to its business strategy to mitigate COVID-19 circumstances and incurring DACH market headwinds. Publishing its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2020, bet-at-home posted net betting and gaming revenues of €49.1 million, down from €58.7 million in H1 2019 which it stated was ‘due …

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UEFA plans ‘Lisbon Final Eight’ to conclude 2019/2020 Champions League 

UEFA is set to ratify plans to complete the 2019/2020 Champions League by hosting a ‘Final Eight’ tournament held over 12-days in Lisbon this August. Reuters International has reported that the proposal is UEFA’s preferred option for completing its flagship tournament, which will be voted on tomorrow by UEFA’s executive committee.  European football’s governing body is reported to have ‘reached …

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UEFA confirms indefinite Finals postponement

UEFA, the governing body of European football, has confirmed that all club finals have been ‘postponed indefinitely’ as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Last night, UEFA issued a short statement confirming its decision to postpone its roster of May finals for the Champions League and Europa League tournaments for both men and women’s football. In its update, UEFA …

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Sky and BT prepare for Champions League media rights battle

Sky Sports is expected to rival BT Sports for the television rights to the UEFA Champions League (UCL) and Europa League, with bids set to be submitted today for the 2021 to 2024 broadcasting rights.  Sky has previously stated that due to the importance of Premier League rights, the Champions League isn’t a crucial extension of its portfolio. However, following …

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UEFA to establish third club competition in 2021

UEFA has confirmed that it will establish a third European club competition ‘The UEFA Europa Conference League – UECL’, beginning in 2021. President Aleksander Ceferin confirmed the development of the UECL at UEFA’s executive committee meeting in Nyon (Switzerland), detailing that the competition would allow for ‘more clubs to participate and benefit’ from European football formats. At present details remain …

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Marathonbet scores principal partner deal with Sevilla FC

Online bookmaker Marathonbet has been confirmed as the principal partner and front-of-shirt sponsor for Sevilla FC, as part of a new two-year agreement between the duo, with the deal set to begin at the start of the 2019/20 season. The five-time Europa League champions will gain access to exclusive content, offers and experiences from the bookmaker throughout the campaign, while the …

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Champions League changes to impact bookies and bettors

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Uefa has this week announced a raft of changes to European competition, with the new system, that is set to be in place from the 2018/19 season, designed to represent an evolution of the Champions League and Europa League. Amongst the raft of changes, is one particular key example regarding kick off times, that could be of significant interest to …

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