The response to the Premier League’s decision to begin putting matches behind a paywall from football fans across the United Kingdom was typical. That’s not to say it wasn’t also justified, but the usual hullabaloo of indignation followed with fans taking to social media to vent at the powers that be for trying to make…Details
Since COVID-19 has gripped the sporting world, much has been made of the topic regarding player welfare and with previously mothballed competitions having to make up for lost time, additional strain has been placed on those who take the playing field on a weekly basis. Of course, since a global pandemic has secured a vice…Details
When it comes to an outside view of LaLiga, it is one that sees a competition with nothing more than a duopoly between two global superpowers, as Barcelona and Real Madrid pass round the league title between them. Admittedly, they do allow a guest to dine at the top table from time to time, as…Details
With a number of players coming back from representing their country and subsequently collecting a dose of COVID-19 for their efforts, it comes as no surprise that international football has come in for something of a bashing as of late. As the club landscape becomes ever more dominant and the clamour for competitions such as…Details
Even though the 2027 edition of the AFC Asian Cup is seven years away, that is no time at all when it comes to the establishing of planning committees and with the hosting process set to reach its next stage in December, the battle to be awarded the role of party planners will soon intensify.…Details
With many stadia across the continent are still unable to open their gates at present, an increased amount of focus was placed on Northern Ireland’s recent European Championship play-off tie with Slovakia. Not only because the winner would claim one of the four remaining berths for next summer’s tournament but also because there were a…Details
WSC Sports partners with Tencent on video production solutions, Cristiano Ronaldo launches on Kuaishou and hits 5M+ followers in 24 hours, Chinese Super League enforces salary cap, PP Sports and Huawei agree content partnership, Tencent commits $30M for Peacekeeper Elite League, Baidu purchases live streaming platform, and the World Football Summit launches next week. In…Details
DUA LIPA’S AWARD WINNING MUSIC MANAGEMENT COMPANY TaP LAUNCHES SPORTS VENTURE AND ANNOUNCES LEEDS UNITED AND KALVIN PHILLIPS AS CLIENTS.
TaP Sports – An athlete management company and consultancy for the sports industry – will work across brand partnerships, publicity, social media and content creation.
Player 4 Player, founded by a group of former professional footballers (Stiliyan Petrov, Emile Heskey, Gaizka Mendieta, Michael Johnson and Gareth Farrelly), launched in October 2020 with the mission to support current and former professional footballers in their careers on and off the pitch. We had the pleasure of hearing from Aston Villa and Celtic…Details
While although there have been reasons to be cheerful within the Women’s game across the last six months, they have been largely few and far between and even though the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has recently heralded its own success story, it is the exception rather than the rule.