Tag Archives: Spanish La Liga

Kieran Trippier handed fine and suspension for betting violations

Atletico Madrid and England defender Kieran Trippier has been handed a suspension and a fine for breaching the FA’s Betting Rules. The violations occurred in July 2019, and were strenuously denied by the footballer, who played in Tottenham Hotspur’s 2019 Champions League final appearance before joining Atletico Madrid in the Spanish La Liga. However, an independent regulatory commission proved four …

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Gerard Piqué takes on Strategic Advisor position at Sorare

Fantasy football operator Sorare has gained a new Strategic Advisor in FC Barcelona and Spanish national team defender Gerard Piqué. Sorare is hopeful that Piqué’s contribution, in addition to the “significant investment” he has made in the company, will help expand its global presence and reach new fan bases across the world. Furthermore Piqué and his new colleagues at Sorare …

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Abelson Info: Could the Eleven Sports crisis benefit bookmakers?

Only four months into multi-year deals to broadcast Italian Serie A, Spanish La Liga, Swedish Allsvenskan and Dutch Eredivisie football, and before deals to show the Chinese Super League and UFC have even started, widespread reports suggest Eleven Sports may be forced to pull the plug on its UK gamble. Back in August, while collating TV coverage data for its …

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Betway strengthens Belgian presence with Croky Cup extension

Betway has signed a three-year extension to remain as the sponsor of the Croky Cup, Belgium’s most prestigious knockout football competition. SV Zulte Waregem (2017) and Standard de Liège (2018) lifted the trophy in Betway’s opening two years of sponsorship, and the leading online bookmaker will now remain as the tournament’s official betting partner up to and including the 2020-21 …

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Betway strengthens German presence with Hannover 96 deal

Online bookmaker Betway has signed a three-year deal to become the official betting partner of German top-tier football club Hannover 96. The sponsorship announcement follows on from the high-profile bookie striking a similar deal with fellow Bundesliga club Fortuna Düsseldorf earlier this week, marking a significant strengthening of the firm’s presence in the German market. Betway has been the principal sponsor of …

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SBC’s On The Ball – La Liga plots controversial US growth

With football fans all over the world already enthralled by the club season, this week’s edition of On The Ball looks at some major stories from the business of football. Taking a deeper look at La Liga’s US expansion, as well as some big news from broadcasting. Spanish La Liga seeks stateside expansion In a proposal that could come to …

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Sky Sports loses out on La Liga rights

The 20 year relationship between Sky Sports and La Liga has come to an end, after Eleven Sports won the rights to show the League’s matches in the UK and Ireland for the next three years. The deal comes after Sky’s bid of less than £18 million was topped by Eleven Sports, who opted not to disclose the amount that …

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Adam Cole – Football INDEX – The growing appeal of football trading

Football INDEX is the world’s first football stock market, enabling users to buy and sell real money shares in the world’s top footballers. Detailing how the site accumulated 100,000 users across the UK, with a number of single trading days in excess of £1 million, as well as analysing future plans for expansion, Adam Cole, Founder and CEO of Football …

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