Although the Women’s Super League concluded earlier than anticipated, the Premier League have stepped in and offered a £1million rescue package. The financial strain placed on football has been unimaginable due to the coronavirus pandemic. But now there is a concerted push to keep the women’s game alive at such a critical time.
Former Manchester United and Chelsea midfielder, Juan Sebastian Veron faces one of his greatest challenges yet as he steers his boyhood club, Estudiantes De La Plata through the coronavirus enforced shutdown of football, with fcbusiness.
This week: the Chinese Super League finally gets green light to start, DDMC Fortis rebrands as Football Marketing Asia, BMG donates 1000 jerseys to schools, BVB extends player card company partnership, Riot Games announce Shanghai APAC HQ, plus the best dragon boat creatives & Top 10 Serie A Football Clubs on Weibo. In this week’s…Details
A wait of 100 days is enough for any party, no matter what the wait is for and when you consider that the Premier League had to take a hiatus of this length, the clamour for its return was nothing short of outstanding. A return that at the start of June, saw the English game…Details
With FIFA awarding the hosting rights of the 2023 Women’s World Cup to both Australia and New Zealand, it shows the game is embarking on a new frontier and one that sees the first ever cross-confederation staging of a major tournament. Usually co-hosts are consigned to the same confederation and previous examples such as Euro…Details
While although several European leagues have managed to return to the playing field and attempt to play out the rest of this current season, the picture has been slightly different in other corners of the globe. None more so, than in Brazil and with a death toll that has currently claimed no fewer than 55,000…Details
DataPOWA Ltd has today released a list of the Serie A teams as ranked by POWA index score during the global lockdown. Analysis of multiple datasets across digital platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Google, Bing & Baidu reveal which teams are leveraging digital and mobile most effectively during the unprecedented pause in…Details
In line with the new realities faced in sports and events, Soccerex today announced a new virtual event – Soccerex Connected – to be held September 21-25 this year for the worldwide football community, bringing together the global leaders of the game on a dedicated platform.
Xavi has revealed his staff are preparing “a lot” to coach Barcelona as the Camp Nou great eyes a return. The current Al-Sadd boss was linked with the Barca vacancy earlier this year when the Liga champions sacked Ernesto Valverde, before they turned to Quique Setien in January, according to Goal.
According to figures from consultants Nielsen Sports, LaLiga Santander’s international audience increased on the first matchday of the competition following the forced hiatus. Across Africa, viewing figures rose by 73% while India saw an increase of 72%.