Featured Story

Football League Agent Fees Fall By 18% During '13-14 Season

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 08 / 29 / 14

The latest publication of Football League clubs' spending on agents' fees has revealed that clubs committed a total of £17.7M to agents during the '13-14 season, a reduction of 18% on the previous year (£21.5M). Championship clubs accounted for £14.7M of the total, with League One ...

Read More

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom

More Stories

11/21/12
Nike Sharpens Global Focus

With an agreement "announced Friday to sell its Cole Haan subsidiary , Nike is poised to move on to bigger and better things," according to Allan Brettman of the Portland OREGONIAN. It can probably "be summed up in terms of geography: China, Europe and Brazil." Analysts said that given the "challen ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, China, Brazil, Europe

11/20/12
Corinthians Signs Title Sponsor

Brasileiro club Corinthians has signed a title sponsorship deal with Brazilian bank Caixa Econômica Federal, according to MAQUINA DO ESPORTE. Corinthians had been without a main jersey sponsor since April when its deal with pharmaceutical company Hypermarcas expired. Until now the club had agr ...

Tags: Brazil, Marketing and Sponsorship

11/20/12
Ottobock Signs Daniel Dias

Prosthetics manufacturer Ottobock has signed Brazilian Paralympic swimmer Daniel Dias to be its global brand ambassador, according to MAQUINA DO ESPORTE. The German company "plans to open its first factory in Brazil in '13." At the London Games, Dias won the Gold Medal in all six Paralympic events h ...

Tags: Brazil, Marketing and Sponsorship

11/15/12
Coritiba's New Campaign Features Alex

Brasileiro club Coritiba "is preparing a new campaign to stimulate fans" to become members of the club, according to Lucas Turco of MAQUINA DO ESPORTE. New signing Alex will be the pitch man for the campaign. The club revealed that the end of the season is usually the "period where there is the most ...

Tags: Brazil, Marketing and Sponsorship

11/15/12
Engenhão Stadium Now A Wi-Fi Facility

As a result of Brasileiro club Botafogo's partnership with telecom company Oi, the Engenhão stadium in Rio de Janeiro is now the "first arena in Brazil" with Wi-Fi, according to MAQUINA DO ESPORTE. The inauguration of the new service in the stadium took place during Saturday's 3-0 win against ...

Tags: Brazil, Marketing and Sponsorship

11/15/12
Globo Choose Football Over F1

Brazilian broadcaster Globo has decided it will air the U.S. Grand Prix live, "but only" on pay-TV channel SportTV, according to Ferreira, Felix & Berredo of TAZIO. The timing of the second to last F1 race of the calendar year coincides with Week 36 of the Brasileiro season, which could see lege ...

Tags: Brazil, Media

11/15/12
Brazilian Clubs Struggle To Fill Stadiums

Brazilians like to say that  "theirs is the country of football," but the next World Cup host "struggles" to fill its stadiums, according to Andrew Downie of REUTERS. Fewer people in Brazil go to see professional football matches than in China or the U.S. With attendances falling further this y ...

Tags: International Football, Brazil

11/14/12
Ronaldinho, Flamengo Reach Settlement

Ronaldinho's lawsuit against his former club Flamengo will end with the player receiving R$15M ($7.3M) in an out-of-court settlement, according to Pedro Ivo Almeida of UOL.com.br. The former FIFA Ballon d'Or winner initially took the Rio de Janeiro club to court for R$40M ($19.4M) over "unpaid wages ...

Tags: Brazil, International Football

11/14/12
Globo Faces Broadcasting Dilemma

With the Brasileiro in its final stages and the F1 season coming to a close, Brazilian broadcaster Globo "faces a dilemma on Sunday," according to FOLHA DE S. PAULO. The U.S. Grand Prix, the second to last race of the year, is scheduled for 5pm local time. Unfortunately for Globo, five of the Week 3 ...

Tags: Brazil, Media

11/13/12
World Cup Construction To Top $14B

Brazil's Audit Court revealed the cost of construction for the 2014 World Cup has increased by 14.7% in relation to the original estimates, according to REUTERS. A total of R$27.3B ($13.3B) will now be spent on stadiums and infrastructure for the event. The R$3.5M ($1.7B) increase from original esti ...

Tags: FIFA World Cup, Events and Attractions, Brazil

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug