Featured Story

Premiership Rugby Agrees To Partnership With StubHub For Premiership Rugby Final 2014

04 / 18 / 14

Premiership Rugby has agreed to a partnership with StubHub for the Premiership Rugby Final 2014. StubHub will be running its "Lucky Turnstile" promotion in the west car park where all fans will have the chance to win a range of prizes. StubHub already has partnerships in the U.K. with The O2, multip...

Read More

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, Europe, United Kingdom

More Stories

02/06/13
Singapore's Image Affected By Scandal

Singapore’s "squeaky-clean image as one of the world’s least corrupt nations took a hit" after revelations that criminals based in the city-state rigged hundreds of football matches in Europe and elsewhere, according to the AFP. While police gave no immediate comment and the country&rsqu ...

Tags: International Football, Europe, United Kingdom, Asia

02/06/13
Froch-Kessler Rematch Tickets Sold Out

Thousands of boxing fans "were left frustrated and angry" Monday after tickets for the "hotly anticipated" rematch between Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler quickly sold out, according to Ron Lewis of the LONDON TIMES. Froch will face Kessler at the O2 arena on May 25, the same night as the Champions Le ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

02/06/13
West Ham Agrees To Deal With Alpari

Premier League club West Ham United has announced a partnership with global foreign exchange broker Alpari. The agreement will see the association of Alpari companies worldwide become the club's new main sponsor -- including the Alpari logo on the front of the claret and blue shirt -- from the start ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

02/06/13
ManU Adds Japan To Preseason Tour

ManU announced on Tuesday that it will visit Japan as part of its preseason tour of Asia, "giving a chance for Japanese midfielder Shinji Kagawa to dazzle his home fans," according to the AFP. ManU will play J.League side Yokohama F. Marinos on July 23 "in its first game on Japanese turf for five ye ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom, Japan

02/05/13
Emirates, F1 To Sign $200M Deal

F1 CEO Bernie Ecclestone "is expected to seal a sponsorship deal for Formula One with Emirates Airlines" in Dubai on Tuesday worth about $200M, according to Kerr & Blitz of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Ecclestone is understood to have convinced Emirates to sign a five-year deal that in terms of size "wo ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom, Middle East

02/05/13
Europol Exposes Global Match-Fixing Ring

Hundreds of football matches have been fixed in a global betting scam run from Singapore in "a blow to the image of the world's most popular sport" and a multibillion-dollar industry, according to Thomas Escritt of REUTERS. About 680 "suspicious matches," including qualifying games for the World Cup ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom, Europe, Asia

02/05/13
Europe's Top Football Clubs Lose $2.3B

Europe's most spendthrift football clubs are "coming under pressure" from UEFA to show that they are abiding by the governing body's financial controls, as "losses across the game’s top sides grow," according to Roger Blitz of the FINANCIAL TIMES. UEFA’s annual report on the health of 67 ...

Tags: Finance, Europe, United Kingdom

02/05/13
HMRC To Appeal Rangers Tax Case

U.K. tax authority HMRC "has been granted permission to appeal" the tax case it lost last year against Scottish Third Division side Rangers, according to Mike Farrell of STV. HMRC confirmed that it "had been given the go-ahead in the case" on Monday after applying for leave to appeal in December. A& ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

02/05/13
ManU To Play Friendly In Hong Kong

ManU has officially confirmed that it "will visit Hong Kong in the summer to take on Kitchee in a friendly," according to James Porteous of the SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST. The game on July 29 will follow the Barclays Asia Trophy, which will see fellow Premier League clubs Sunderland, Tottenham Hotspur ...

Tags: International Football, United Kingdom, China

02/05/13
Radio Broadcaster David Oates Dies

Broadcasters CLARE BALDING and STAN COLLYMORE "have led the tributes" to commentator DAVID OATES , who has died after a short illness at the age of 50, according to Mike Dawes of the London DAILY MAIL. Former Liverpool striker Collymore wrote on his Twitter account: "Sincere condolences to Lott ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug