Tag Archives: Newcastle United

Betway places Benitez as the early favourite in the first manager to leave market

Despite lifting league titles just two months ago,  the odds suggest Rafael Benitez and Antonio Conte are both in danger of being the next manager to leave their post. The Newcastle manager and the Chelsea manager both followed up unsatisfactory summer transfer windows, with a defeat on the opening day of the season. Benitez is currently the 7/2 favourite to …

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Huddersfield given fresh OPE ahead of Premier League debut

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OPE SPORTS has become the highest value front of shirt partner in Huddersfield Town history, after signing a multi-year partnership with the Premier League debutants. A subsidiary of global betting brand Opebet, OPE Sports will feature on the Huddersfield shirt for all home and away matches, as well as on pitch side LED, branding throughout the John Smith’s stadium and …

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Sponsorship Spotlight – Playing a part in the Newcastle story

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Last month, independent sports marketing agency SportQuake played a major role in the activation of FUN88’s new three-year shirt sponsorship deal with Newcastle United. We caught up with SportQuake CEO Matt House to find out how dependent this deal was on the Magpies’ promotion to the top flight and how the company’s marketing strategies are different in the UK, when …

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Fun88 Asia nets 3-year Newcastle United shirt sponsorship

Newcastle United has confirmed that Asia-focused online gambling brand Fun88 has signed a three-year agreement becoming the ‘Magpies’ official shirt sponsor. Fun88 replaces UK quick loans operator Wonga.com as Newcastle United shirt sponsor, for the upcoming Premier League Season 2017/2018, in which the football club will celebrate its 125th anniversary.    Securing its new partner, Newcastle United management revealed to …

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Bookies suffer a Christmas football betting battering

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A set of punter-friendly football results over the Christmas and New Year period will have hurt the bookies at a crucial period in their financial years, according to analysis from Cenkos. All the leading Premier League teams won on Boxing Day including Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea, the current league leaders. Liverpool subsequently won the following day and …

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The FA fines Jack Colback £25,000 for betting misconduct

Jack Colback has been fined £25,000 after accepting an FA misconduct charge in relation to betting. The Newcastle midfielder breached FA Rule E8 by placing a bet on a fixture that took place on March 16. While it was not a match involving his club, or in the division they were playing in at the time (Premier League), FA Rules …

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Simona Pinterova – EnergyCasino – Moving up a league with Villa

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Just last week, Aston Villa FC confirmed EnergyBet as its official UK and European betting partner for the 2016/17 season. The Birmingham based club, relegated from the Premier League for the first time in May, have agreed to work with the UK-licensed online betting operator, a new product from EnergyCasino, who will also be working with League Two side Leyton Orient for …

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Jack Colback under investigation on football betting rules

Newcastle United midfielder Jack Colback has become the latest Premier League footballer to face allegations of breaching English football rules on football betting. This weekend UK news sources reported that the Football Association (FA) would investigate the footballer in relation to bets placed on the Atletico Madrid vs Bayern Munich UEFA Champions League semi-final on 27 April. At present there …

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Premier League Betting Tips (19-20 March)

Home-field Advantage: Swansea City v Aston Villa KubanaBob is an experienced Premiere League tipster, having been featured here on SBC three times. This time he’s pitching Swansea to win at 67/100 (1.67) odds with Bet365. He’s very confident with this one, pointing back to Swansea’s persistent performance against Bournemouth. They lost that match, but were consistently fighting to get back …

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Viktor Enoksen – FantasyBet – BOFCON Speaker

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) has been a growing phenomenon in the football and sports betting industries, which is why SBC are so excited about the Fantasy Stars panel at #bofcon in April. With DFS making such a big noise in the United States, our expert panel will discuss the understandable clamour for it here in Europe and how it can …

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