Tag Archives: la liga

Modrić joins SofaScore at a ‘significant moment’ pre-World Cup

Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modrić, has become an ambassador of Croatia-based sports data company, SofaScore. In forming the agreement, on Sunday, Modrić was met by the company’s founders, Zlatko Hrkać and Ivan Bešlić who will see the La Liga player cooperate with the firm ahead of this year’s World Cup. In particular, the football scores and livescore provider has focused …

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Stats Perform continues football analytics partnership with Birkbeck University

Birkbeck, University of London and Stats Perform have announced an extension of their collaboration, with the sportstech firm continuing to deliver a dedicated football analytics module at the school. The eight week module will function under the University’s Sport Management and Business of Football MSc, and will commence at the start of the 2022 summer semester, covering a range of …

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DAZN and Movistar Plus+ confirm La Liga broadcasting deal

DAZN has finalised a non-exclusive distribution deal which will provide its La Liga content to Spanish entertainment platform, Movistar Plus+, beginning from next season. DAZN was awarded exclusive broadcasting rights for 175 LaLiga matches from 2022/23 – 2026/27, and will now make this package available to customers of Movistar Plus+ both through its app and its linear channels. “We are …

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Stats Perform extends data tracking deal with Chinese Super League

Stats Perform and the Chinese Super League (CSL) have extended their partnership, with the firm continuing to serve as a data partner of the league.  The multi-year contract extension will see Stats Perform function as the event and tracking data provider of the CSL, holding the exclusive rights to collect statistics from the CSL home venues using the SportVU system. …

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Three European football clubs cut ties with Fonbet

Russia-based Fonbet has had its partnerships suspended with top-flight football club AC Milan with immediate effect, a consequence of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. The gambling company first became the official sports betting partner of AC Milan in Russia and the CIS region in 2021, and the suspension means that the brand will no longer be visible during home games …

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SoftSwiss underscores popularity of football, Bitcoin and mobile betting

Football is still the ‘King of betting’ according to SoftSwiss Sportsbook, although the platform provider also revealed that the most popular league for its users was a basketball tournament.  Publishing its results for 2021, SoftSwiss Sportsbook revealed that 38.14% of bets on its platform were placed on football/soccer matches, with basketball following at 22.62%; tennis at 16.11%; ice hockey at …

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Betway commits to responsible sponsorships irrespective of Gambling Review outcomes

Super Group has lauded the social responsibility focus of its marketing efforts, applied across all the football sponsorship portfolio of its flagship sportsbook property Betway. Issuing an update on Betway’s football portfolio, the group pointed to the brand’s success in the UK, where it has forged collaborations with 13 clubs in the English Premier League, most prominently West Ham United …

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Betway adds Atletico Madrid to global sponsorship roster  

Betway has announced its biggest Spanish market sponsorship commitment to date, becoming the international betting partner of La Liga champions Club Atletico Madrid.  Securing a two-year agreement, Betway will serve as the international betting partner of Atletico for all territories except Spain and Asia. As of 1 August, Spanish media and sports clubs have observed a blanket ban on betting …

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HKJC reports record football betting turnover

The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) has experienced an upsurge in football betting, with wagering on the sport in the 2020/21 financial year higher than on horse racing for the first time in the operator’s history. Publishing its annual report for the financial year ending 30 June 2021, the HKJC reported total revenues of HK$280 billion (€30 billion), a 27.9% …

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Premier League ESL clubs agree on £20 million settlement

The six Premier League clubs which participated in the breakaway European Super League (ESL) project earlier this year have agreed to a £20 million settlement. According to Sky Sports, the settlement between the clubs and the Premier League will ‘draw the line under’ the controversial proposed tournament, and amounts to roughly £3.5 million per team. Although the proposed tournament quickly …

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