Tag Archives: Manchester

Manchester City the saviours for Fantasy Managers

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Premier League football returned after another international break, and it was Manchester City who lit up what was otherwise a rather tame gameweek.   Something that was reflected within SBC’s League of Legends, with a number of scores falling some way short of the lofty heights of recent weeks. Digital Fuel Marketing’s Andy Scott clearly didn’t stick to that script though, …

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Betfred brand getting great exposure with Rugby League link up

Super League’s Grand Final gatecrashes one of the most iconic football stadiums in the world this week, when an intriguing West Yorkshire derby descends into Manchester. Runaway league leaders Castleford Tigers take on Leeds Rhinos, when, for one night per year, football is a mere afterthought and Rugby League takes over Old Trafford. Title sponsors Betfred, which beat off competition …

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Tottenham’s rich vein of form pleases fantasy managers

Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini and Ben Davies of Tottenham Hotspur were the surprise top scorers in this week’s fantasy football. Off the back of an impressive 4-0 away win at Huddersfield Town, Spurs boast three of the top five scorers in gameweek seven, with defender Davies, who now sits fourth in overall points scored, joined by Kieran Trippier and the …

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Betfair Politics – All eyes on May as Corbyn evens General Election market

Following the conclusion of this week’s Labour Party Conference, Betfair Politics informs that at present both Labour and Conservative are evens to ‘win most seats at next General Election’. Jeremy Corbyn’s closing speech in Brighton was well received by Labour Party delegates. Following two years of fractious party conventions, UK media now reports that Corbyn may have finally united all …

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Strikers find scoring touch to delight of fantasy managers

A plethora of points have been registered throughout SBC’s League of Legends this past weekend, with strikers hitting form at a number of clubs during gameweek six. Chelsea’s Alvaro Morata secured a maiden Premier League hat-trick, Tottenham hot shot Harry Kane and Arsenal new boy Alexandre Lacazette earned a brace each while Manchester rivals Romelu Lukaku of United and Sergio …

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Manchester proves to be the big winner for fantasy managers

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It proved to be a successful weekend for managers who loaded up on players of Manchester based clubs, with both City and United filling out the top five places of point scorers in gameweek five. Sergio Aguero top scored with 20 points, helping James Birch keep his place atop the SBC League of Legends. Aguero‘s partnership with Romelu Lukaku in ‘Cash …

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Shane Stafford explains how BetVictor makes the most of its Liverpool partnership

Speaking at the Soccerex Global Convention in Manchester, Betvictor’s head of brand Shane Stafford described having a ‘strategy’ as ‘key to utilising the assets’ that come from a sporting partnership. Addressing the sponsorship panel, Stafford said: “When going into Snapchat, Facebook and Twitter don’t just go into it without a strategy, I’ve seen lots of brands that have just jumped …

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TeamFA appoints e3creative Manchester as website redevelopment lead

Checkd Media the operating company of leading UK sports betting portal TeamFA has confirmed that it has appointed Manchester-based digital creative agency e3creative to develop and design its new TeamFA website. Following an agency tender process, Checkd management selected e3creative to lead the redevelopment of the TeamFA website, with a view to gain optimal user experience and cross convergence throughout …

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bet365 commits £7.7 million towards Etruria Valley leisure & training centre

Independent online bookmaker bet365 has committed £7.7 million towards building a 33,500 square foot ‘leisure & training centre’ at Etruria Valley Business Park (Stoke-on-Trent – Staffordshire). The bookmaker has been granted planning permission by Stoke City Council to redevelop the area, with the facility expected to be open by April 2018. The Etruria Valley premises is set to feature two …

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Mad For It…bet365 seeks 90 new tech recruits for Manchester expansion

Independent online bookmaker bet365 has informed the market that it is seeking an additional 90 new recruits for its Manchester ‘Spring Gardens’ technology hub. Opened last April 2016, the bet365 Manchester hub acts as a technology support and development arm for the firm’s HQ in Stoke (Staffordshire). The technology hub’s development has been led by Warren Hughes, bet365’s Head of …

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