Tag Archives: FA Cup

Stats Perform: How to generate ‘the best analysis possible’ from FA Cup fixtures

Featuring 160 games and over 700 clubs from the top-tier to tenth division of the English football pyramid, the FA Cup poses unique challenges for data collection and analysis. Ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup Final between Chelsea and Liverpool, Stats Perform’s Sr. Data Editor & Audience Engagement Manager, Matt Furniss, disclosed the lengths data providers need to go to …

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EFL gains greater FTA exposure via ITV highlights deal

The English Football League (EFL) has entered into an agreement with ITV, granting the free-to-air (FTA) network the broadcasting rights to its highlights clips.  Under the terms of the two-season partnership, ITV will show highlights from the Sky Bet Championship, Sky Bet League One, Sky Bet League Two, League Cup and EFL Trophy. A round-up of daily EFL highlights will …

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Stats Perform announces ‘Light Up Your Sportsbook’ betting product launch event 

Sports data and technology provider Stats Perform is to hold a blockbuster launch event on March 2. It will showcase five brand-new products to dramatically grow the appeal of popular betting experiences like live streaming, player stats betting and same-game multis. The event will take place live online on Wednesday 2 March and can be watched by registering at https://bit.ly/LUYS_STATSPERFORM. …

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Stake.com links with Swindon Town following UK entry

Stake.com has moved to strengthen its brand presence in the UK following its launch in the country, signing an agreement with Swindon Town FC. The partnership between the cryptocurrency betting and gaming operator will see its logo featured on the League Two team’s shirt sleeves for its Emirates FA Cup Third Round match against Manchester City tomorrow night (7 January). …

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RCA in talks with government over Royal Ascot spectators

The Racecourse Association (RCA) remains in talks with the UK government’s Events Research Programme (ERP) regarding the return of spectators for the Royal Ascot meeting between 15 and 19 June. As reported by the Racing Post, David Armstrong, Chief Executive of the RCA, confirmed that the organisation is still in discussions with the government ahead of the easing of national …

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Robert Pires joins CMD368 as Brand Ambassador

French football legend Robert Pires has been appointed Brand Ambassador at Asian online casino and sports betting operator CMD368. In his role as a Brand Ambassador, Pires will work closely with CMD368 to promote the company’s brand in Asia and carry out digital marketing ahead of next year’s highly anticipated UEFA European Championship. He will also participate in a promotional …

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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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‘More needs to be done’ to future-proof the regulation of football betting, says Tracey Crouch

Former Minister for Sport and Civil Society (DCMS), Tracey Crouch, has weighed in on the recent debate surrounding the streaming rights for FA Cup games, arguing that Parliament has a duty to implement future-proof regulation while also ‘allowing those who gamble responsibly the freedom to continue’. The Conservative MP expressed her opinion in Parliament’s magazine The House, addressing the ‘cross-party …

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