Featured Story

Nottingham Forest Owner Al Hasawi Hopes To Sell Club Within Month

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 27 / 16

League Championship side Nottingham Forest Owner Fawaz Al Hasawi said that he hopes the takeover of the club "will happen in the next month," according to the BBC. Greek shipping magnate Evangelos Marinakis, who is "accused of match-fixing and directing a criminal organisation in Greece, is the pote...

Read More

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

More Stories

07/27/15
Aberdeen Hires Hawk To Tackle Seagulls

Scottish Premiership side Aberdeen "revealed a string of measures" the club is taking to combat high numbers of seagulls on match days after pressure from fans to tackle the problem, according to the London GUARDIAN. The club released a statement explaining that it is "well aware of the issue irrita ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

07/27/15
West Bromwich Takeover Deal Collapses

The proposed takeover of EPL side West Bromwich Albion has "fallen through" after Chair Jeremy Peace "ended talks with his preferred buyer," according to the EXPRESS & STAR. A deal "had looked imminent" after Peace entered into an "exclusivity period with a party, strongly rumoured to be from th ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

07/27/15
BT Pushes Free European Football

BT "is kicking off a major ad campaign featuring Gareth Bale and David Luiz to support the launch of European football on its BT Sport channel," according to Gurjit Degun of CAMPAIGN LIVE. The TV campaign, which was created by Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO with media by Maxus, takes inspiration for what ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

07/27/15
Liverpool Says Expansion Project Underway

Liverpool confirmed that work is underway to erect a 650-ton roof truss over the stadium’s new Main Stand expansion project. The operation will see Anfield’s redevelopment reach a major milestone when the new truss is raised onto two 28m-high towers at either side of the Main Stand. The ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

07/24/15
GB Athletes Caught In Kit Crossfire

Athletes representing Great Britain in this weekend's Anniversary Games "are caught in a dispute between rival kit sponsors which could yet lead to withdrawals," according to Alex Spink of the London DAILY MIRROR. Although the London grand prix meeting is a Diamond League event, "official GB teams h ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

07/24/15
Commonwealth Games Contribute $1.15B

A new report found that the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games contributed more than £740M ($1.15B) to Scotland's economy and "supported thousands of jobs," according to the SCOTSMAN. The Post-Games Report found that the event brought "social, cultural and economic benefits to the whole of Scotla ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

07/24/15
Rugby WC Sees 150,000 Ticket Increase

The Rugby World Cup 2015 "is on track to be the biggest in its history following a 150,000 increase in ticket capacity to 2.45 million," according to the BATH CHRONICLE. There are currently 40,000 tickets on sale at www.tickets.rugbyworldcup.com "and another 100,000 will go on sale from Monday." Tic ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

07/24/15
Ticketing Scams Put Fans At Risk

A Lord's Ashes Test, an Open at St. Andrews and Britain reaching its first Davis Cup semifinal for 34 years: tickets for all three were "golden," with tens of thousands of "hungry spectators clamouring to be a part of the action," according to Ben Rumsby of the London TELEGRAPH. To succeed, "many of ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

07/23/15
Bang & Olufsen, Women's Cricket Partner

The England Women’s Ashes team announced a partnership with electronics company Bang & Olufsen. Bang & Olufsen supplied personalized sets of H6 headphones to all members of the 22-strong England women’s performance program. The new deal makes Bang & Olufsen an official suppli ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

07/23/15
King Eyes New Sports Direct Deal

Scottish Championship side Rangers Chair Dave King said that "he intends to meet with Sports Direct in an attempt to negotiate a new retail deal for the club," according to SKY SPORTS. Sports Direct, which is owned by Newcastle United Owner Mike Ashley, has a 75% share of the club's retail income "b ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug