Tag Archives: Manchester United

ASA forces Paddy Power to modify Rhodri Giggs loyalty advert

The UK Advertising Standards Association (ASA) has upheld five complaints made against Paddy Power’s ‘Rewards Club’ advertisement featuring Rhodri Giggs, the older brother of former Manchester United and Wales footballer Ryan Giggs. Complaints were sanctioned against the advert, which was broadcast last February, as five viewers claimed that the advert ‘glamourised gambling’ by suggesting that it can lead to a …

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Oddschecker: Punters enthused by Manchester United manager market

Online odds comparison site, Oddschecker has revealed that the market for Manchester United’s next manager was its third most popular of 2018. The only markets that Jose Mourinho’s successor trailed on was the Grand National and Eurovision, with Oddschecker analytics detailing 43% more traffic on the Manchester United manager page than the highest viewed market during the Cheltenham Festival in …

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6 of the Best – SBC Awards co-host Kirsty Gallacher

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Rounding off November in style, we have a special edition 6 of the Best featuring Kirsty Gallacher – one of the star co-hosts for next week’s SBC Awards at The Artillery Garden in London. Gallacher, one of the most recognisable faces in sports broadcasting, will be joined on stage by Manchester United and Denmark goalkeeping legend Peter Schmeichel. Keep reading …

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SBC’s On The Ball – Wembley sale moves a step closer

This edition of ‘On The Ball’ looks at the digital growth of Manchester United, the potential sale of Wembley stadium moving a step closer and a significant rule change for next season’s Champions League. Uninspiring performances not hampering Manchester United’s digital growth Despite a turbulent period on the pitch, Manchester United reported record revenue of £590m for the 12 month …

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SBC’s On The Ball – La Liga continues quest for US expansion

After a frantic start to the club season, we head into an international break for the inaugural round of fixtures from the much-maligned UEFA Nations League. This edition of On The Ball looks at potential rule changes to the Premier League, as well as some significant progression to La Liga’s US expansion. Catalan Derby in Miami? After protests from both …

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MoPlay’s Juergen Reutter: Maximising partnerships to become a key UK player

Having recently signed a landmark partnership with Manchester United, MoPlay is looking to standout in the UK betting market, placing a key emphasis on mobile betting and reaching out to a new demographic. SBC spoke to MoPlay’s CEO, Juergen Reutter about how the firm is looking to maximise key sponsorship deals to become a household name amongst UK brands. SBC: …

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M88 on board with Leicester City as official betting partner

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Asian centric online betting and gambling site M88 has agreed a deal with English Premier League outfit Leicester City, that sees the firm become the club’s official betting partner. Under the terms of the deal the company is to leverage the 2015/16 Premiership champions global brand across its marketing activities, as M88, who offers sports betting, casino and slots based …

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Making a buzz … MoPlay signs sponsorship deal with Hornets

Following on from the announcement of a new partnership with Manchester United, mobile betting and gaming brand MoPlay has strengthened its Premier League presence by agreeing to become the new sleeve sponsor of Watford. The partnership, which will start this season, will see MoPlay’s logo appear on the sleeve of the Watford home shirt, while the brand’s app icon will …

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SBC’s On The Ball – The broadcasting of football evolves

With the season almost upon us, this edition of SBC’s On The Ball places a key focus on the evolving landscape for football broadcasting. Looking at the gripping trailer for Manchester City’s Amazon, the continued expansion of Eleven Sports and a new deal for Euro 2020. A championship winning trailer  In what can only be described as a gripping teaser …

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Manchester United expands MUTV streaming capabilities

After the successful launch of MUTV on iOS, Android and MUTV.com last season, Manchester United has elevated its digital network by making it available on four new platforms: Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku and Xbox. The announcement comes at one of the most popular times for the MUTV platform, with the club’s official media outlet getting exclusive access of …

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