Tag Archives: Sponsorships

EFL urges government to rethink gambling sponsorship ban

The English Football League (EFL) has urged the government not to impose a blanket ban on gambling sponsorships, citing concerns that it could drive more clubs into administration. Published yesterday, the House of Lords Gambling Select Committee’s report ‘Gambling Harm – Time for Action‘ recommended a ban on sports teams kit sponsorships and venue advertising. If implemented, the recommendation gives …

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Ex-FA chief executive condemns gambling sponsorships in football

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The Football Association’s (FA) former chief executive Mark Palios has affirmed his stance to decrease gambling sponsorships in football. Speaking to BBC Radio 4, Palios explained why he refuses to accept gambling sponsorships at Tranmere Rovers, a club he chairs, and how the relationship between football and the betting industry has gone ‘too far’. The ex-FA boss stated: “This (Tranmere) …

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Football INDEX unveiled as main sponsor of Bristol Rovers FC

League 1 football club, Bristol Rovers has revealed a record deal for the club, unveiling Football INDEX as its new front of shirt sponsor for the 18/19 season. The world’s first football stockmarket provides users with an exciting alternative to traditional betting markets where traders can buy and sell shares in professional footballers with real money. Football INDEX Founder and …

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