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Player LENS Ready For January Launch

Wed 17th Dec 2014 | IT & Technology

Player LENS (Loan Exchange Network System) is set to hit the transfer market aimed at enhancing and streamlining the recruitment operations of its club users. Working in conjunction with Opta, Player...

Tottenham Launches Spanish Language Website

Tue 16th Dec 2014 | IT & Technology

Tottenham Hotspur continues its expansion into new territories with the launch of a dedicated Spanish-language website in recognition of its growing fanbase across Spain and Latin America. The new...

Everton's Website Puts Fan Engagement First

Fri 5th Dec 2014 | IT & Technology

Everton Football Club's brand new official website, built using the feature-rich Sitecore Experience Platform, has been officially launched as part of a long-term digital strategy to drive fan...

Everton Relaunch Thai Website

Tue 2nd Dec 2014 | IT & Technology

The official Thai version of Everton’s website has been given an overhaul to bring it in line with the improved evertonfc.com that went live earlier this season. The tablet-friendly design is...

Sunderland Launch Asian Social Media Channel

Mon 1st Dec 2014 | IT & Technology

Sunderland AFC have become the latest Barclays Premier League football club to launch its social media presence in Asia. The Black Cats have officially launched their latest social media accounts on...

How Clubs Are Responding To The ‘Omnichannel’ Fan

Wed 26th Nov 2014 | IT & Technology

The topic of the ‘omnichannel’ fan – hungry for 24/7 content, on TV, on the web and increasingly, via mobile – continues to capture our attention. We took the opportunity,...

Sports Revolution Back Celtic With Betting Partner

Fri 21st Nov 2014 | IT & Technology

Sports Revolution, the sports media and digital marketing agency, has teamed up with the leading online betting company, Unibet, as official betting partner for its stadium wi-fi service, StadiumLIVE....

Advanced CCTV Systems Support For Performance Analysis

Thu 6th Nov 2014 | IT & Technology

Have you ever had to stand out on rainy day holding a handheld camera to record training? Creating a unique performance CCTV system, Central & County have integrated CCTV and performance analysis...

Manchester City become first Premier League club to launch dedicated second screen matchday app with live video replay technology

Thu 30th Oct 2014 | IT & Technology

The Barclays Premier League Champions have become the first Premier League club to launch a dedicated second screen matchday app. Packed with exciting and innovative features designed to bring fans...

Birmingham City Launch New Loyalty Portal

Tue 21st Oct 2014 | IT & Technology

Birmingham City have announced the launch of the brand new Blues Loyalty Portal. The new portal will allow season ticket holders and True Blue Members to check their points balance and have access to...

Arsenal Launch Chinese Online Store

Mon 20th Oct 2014 | IT & Technology

Arsenal Football Club have opened a new official e-commerce store for supporters in China on the TMALL platform. The store, which is in simplified Chinese, will be Arsenal’s official e-commerce...

Belgian Pro League turns to English clubs for CRM best practice

Fri 3rd Oct 2014 | IT & Technology

Officials from Belgian football’s top division, the Pro League, have identified English Premier League clubs as the benchmark for a ground-breaking, league-wide ticketing solution for its own...

EE Light Up Wembley Arch

Wed 24th Sep 2014 | IT & Technology

Wembley Stadium and EE last night transformed the London skyline with a spectacular illumination of the iconic stadium arch. The fastest interactive LED lighting system in the world has been installed...

Southampton Fans March In With bPay Bands

Mon 22nd Sep 2014 | IT & Technology

Southampton Football Club supporters will become the first fans in the world to experience pioneering wearable contactless payment technology after the club signed an agreement with Barclaycard to...

Big-Spending Clubs Turning To Performance Analysis

Fri 19th Sep 2014 | IT & Technology

Top European clubs' growing recognition of advances in player performance data has been at the top of the agenda at the Soccerex event in Manchester. Daniel Bernard, CEO of leading football data...

First Class Online Experience Tops Agenda For Nottingham Forest

Tue 16th Sep 2014 | IT & Technology

Nottingham Forest FC has chosen TALENT Sport, the (ticketing) ecommerce platform from Advanced Ticketing (Advanced), as part of its goal to deliver a first-class fan experience. The championship...

Newcastle To Install Giant Screen At St. James' Park

Tue 16th Sep 2014 | IT & Technology

Newcastle United are set to install a giant screen at St. James' Park. The 60m 2 LED screen, manufactured by sports technology specialists, ADI , will be situated on the glass panelling in the north...

Advanced Ticketing Offers Increased Commercial

Mon 15th Sep 2014 | IT & Technology

Advanced Ticketing (Advanced) has released a new version of TALENT Sport, its leading ecommerce platform for sports, stadia and leisure venues. Commercial teams will now benefit from real-time access...

Qatar Football Opens To Worldwide Recruiting With Wyscout

Fri 12th Sep 2014 | IT & Technology

Qatar Stars League (QSL) opens up to international market and invests in technological development of football scouting and enhancement in club management. In a landmark deal signed with Wyscout , QSL...

Celtic Scoop Top Award For Matchday Experience

Thu 11th Sep 2014 | IT & Technology

Celtic’s innovative approach to enhancing the fans' matchday experience at Celtic Park has achieved further recognition from the European Club Association (ECA). The SPFL Champions secured a...

Tottenham Hotspur Launches New Digital Membership Package

Tue 26th Aug 2014 | IT & Technology

Tottenham Hotspur have launched MySpurs, a new digital membership programme for its supporters across the globe. MySpurs , which is free to join, offers members unlimited free access to a range of...

Tottenham Hotspur unveils brand new Official YouTube channel

Fri 15th Aug 2014 | IT & Technology

Tottenham Hotspur have unveiled a brand new Official YouTube channel , bringing fans closer to their favourite team than ever before on one of the world’s largest and most popular media...

Aberdeen Launch New Digital Platform

Wed 6th Aug 2014 | IT & Technology

Scottish Cup winners, Aberdeen Football Club have launched their new digital platform - afc.co.uk . Designed and delivered by digital sports agency, Sotic, a key part of the solution, is the live...

Armagard Presents Stadium AV Solutions Ready for Kick-Off

Mon 4th Aug 2014 | IT & Technology

Audio visual protection specialists, Armagard, has announced the availability of their fully weatherproof generation of outdoor enclosures for football stadium communication . Armagard makes the...

NIFL Signs Up Streaming And Data Partner

Thu 31st Jul 2014 | IT & Technology

The NI Football League have signed a long-term contract with TRACKCHAMP, a joint venture between bwin.party digital entertainment and Chyronhego, to be their Official Streaming and Data Partner. In a...

Viewers Head Online To Relive World Cup Action

Tue 22nd Jul 2014 | IT & Technology

Video hosting platform vzaar reports 67% of video views came from sports video during the football tournament. According to vzaar, sports video proved the most popular form of video content during the...

Black Cats Advertising Is Pitch Perfect

Wed 9th Jul 2014 | IT & Technology

Sunderland AFC is to continue its partnership with SPORTFIVE, the market leader in UK football perimeter advertising by installing a new state-of-the-art ADI LED system at the Stadium of Light....

Xuper Strike Deal With Derby County

Tue 17th Jun 2014 | IT & Technology

Derby County Football Club has announced Xuper, the Derby-based integrated technology company, as its Preferred Technology Partner for the next three-years. Xuper will deliver on-going technical IT...

Sports Alliance Signs Belgian Football’s Pro League

Tue 17th Jun 2014 | IT & Technology

Leading sports data management company, Sports Alliance has signed an agreement to provide and manage a fully integrated, supporter communications platform for the Belgium Pro League and its...

World Cup Fans Seeing Double, Multi-Screening On The Rise

Thu 5th Jun 2014 | IT & Technology

New research from Google reveals the extent to which football fans have changed in the past four years. The UK’s World Cup 2010 spectator was not mobile-savvy, with just 20%[2] of searches for...

Southampton Selects Green 4 Solutions To Build New CRM Strategy

Wed 28th May 2014 | IT & Technology

Premier League club Southampton, has announced Green 4 Solutions as their partner for customer relationship management (CRM) and fan engagement strategies. Southampton’s vision is to utilise...

Mourinho Launches Yahoo’s Social Marketing Campaign

Tue 6th May 2014 | IT & Technology

Yahoo is today launching its biggest global social campaign to date, running across 20 markets (from USA to Hong Kong to Argentina), to find the next budding footballer to dub ‘The Special...

Aberdeen Appoint Sotic To Revamp Digital Presence

Fri 2nd May 2014 | IT & Technology

Scottish League Cup Winners Aberdeen Football Club have appointed digital sports agency Sotic to deliver a completely new online presence to engage and communicate with their supporters' and sponsors...

Green 4 Solutions Win Queen's Award For Enterprise

Tue 22nd Apr 2014 | IT & Technology

Green 4 Solutions has be named as winners of a Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success. We received our award for International Trade in...

Everton Ticketing Voted Best In Premier League

Thu 17th Apr 2014 | IT & Technology

Everton has been voted the best club in the Premier League’s annual Fan Survey in a host of key areas. Ticketing was one of the most notable successes, with the Blues coming out ahead of all...

NUFC Fans First To Trial New App

Thu 17th Apr 2014 | IT & Technology

Newcastle United fans have become the first in the country to benefit from an innovative app which allows them to have refreshments delivered to their seat during a game. VenueMenu has been operating...

New Non League Daily Website Launched

Wed 9th Apr 2014 | IT & Technology

Fans of non-league football will be able to keep up with all the latest news at the new look nonleaguedaily.com . Following a complete redesign of the UK’s leading non-league football website to...

RadiumOne analysis reveals 'Social World Cup' - England and Germany joint top teams based on fan engagement

Thu 3rd Apr 2014 | IT & Technology

Research released today by programmatic advertising experts, RadiumOne , shows that a Social World Cup Final would have a distinctly familiar feel. England would be faced with the digital equivalent...

Arsenal vs Spurs – battling it out on social media

Wed 2nd Apr 2014 | IT & Technology

While Arsenal have been getting the better of their North London rivals on the pitch of late, when it comes to social media the two clubs are neck and neck. In fact, in Accepted Socially’s...

Technology companies combine to unveil revolutionary robotic referee

Tue 1st Apr 2014 | IT & Technology

Betfair has today launched the first ever robotic referee prototype, with plans to open talks with the Premier League and FIFA in the close season. Using the technology expertise which has allowed...

Online Ticketing Strategy Success For Ipswich Town

Thu 20th Mar 2014 | IT & Technology

Ipswich Town FC has become the first club in the Football League to transfer its ticket office online, enhancing its fans’ purchasing experience and delivering operational efficiencies for the...

Newcastle United Relaunch Twitter Account

Mon 10th Mar 2014 | IT & Technology

Newcastle United's official Twitter account has been relaunched in a bid to bring supporters a much-improved service. The revamp will see a new, simpler name of @NUFC used to bring fans news from both...

MLS Club Houston Dynamo Signs Performa Sports

Mon 10th Mar 2014 | IT & Technology

Major League Soccer franchise, Houston Dynamo has signed Performa Sports to aid player development. As one of the leading Major League Soccer franchises, Dynamo has an extensive academy and player...

Berwick Rangers Launch App

Mon 3rd Mar 2014 | IT & Technology

Berwick Rangers Football Club have announced their intention to launch an app, becoming only the second side behind Glasgow Rangers outside the Scottish Premiership to do so. The app, available on...

Vauxhall Deliver Scotland International To Fans for Free

Mon 3rd Mar 2014 | IT & Technology

Scotland’s international friendly against Poland will be broadcast free on the internet courtesy of the Scotland team sponsor Vauxhall. In a partnership between Vauxhall and Scottish newspaper,...

United and Google+ Present Front Row

Fri 28th Feb 2014 | IT & Technology

Manchester United and Google+ have teamed up to launch a historic Front Row campaign, which will offer a select group of the United’s international fanbase the opportunity to "be" at the Theatre...

Advanced Ticketing Teams Up With TribeHive

Fri 28th Feb 2014 | IT & Technology

Advanced Ticketing (Advanced) is partnering with TribeHive, a technology developer that has delivered the first phase of a new solution for environments such as stadiums, where smartphones have...

Wembley Gets Connected With EE

Wed 26th Feb 2014 | IT & Technology

Wembley Stadium and EE have today announced that the digital communications company has become the inaugural lead partner for Wembley Stadium. The ground-breaking six-year partnership – which...

Research Reveals Chinese Social Media Winners

Thu 20th Feb 2014 | IT & Technology

Mailman Group have announced the release of the third annual Red Card, an assessment of the top performing European football clubs and their success on China’s digital and social media. The...

UCFB And Green 4 Solutions Agree Partnership

Wed 12th Feb 2014 | IT & Technology

UCFB and Green 4 Solutions have agreed a partnership that will see the delivery of training in Sports Marketing & CRM to further develop the future executives of the sports industry. Expansion of...

deltatre Powers Carlsberg Live Match Centre

Fri 31st Jan 2014 | IT & Technology

deltatre have announced the launch of the Carlsberg Live Match Centre, a pioneering, multi-platform website that brings together all the stats and facts from Barclays Premier League match days....

PERFORM Integrates Global Sports Media Service into Opta

Tue 28th Jan 2014 | IT & Technology

Digital sports content group PERFORM today announced the integration of Global Sports Media’s data feed, which provides sports information including fixtures and results for over 1,500 leagues...

Chelsea Launch Hospitality Smartphone App

Tue 28th Jan 2014 | IT & Technology

Chelsea Football Club has launched a Hospitality Smartphone App for both annual hospitality members and match-by-match bookers to provide them with information about their day at the touch of a...

Figo's Network90 Scores With €55m Transfer List

Tue 14th Jan 2014 | IT & Technology

Network90.com the unique, private members networking site founded by UEFA Ambassador Luís Figo, is set to score big in the January transfer window, with over €55million worth of players...

West Brom Selects Q App To Enable Mobile Ordering

Tue 7th Jan 2014 | IT & Technology

West Bromwich Albion Football Club has become the first Barclays Premier League club to trial the Q App’s mobile ordering platform, enabling fans to place orders and make purchases within The...

TALENT Gets Extra Time With Leeds United

Wed 18th Dec 2013 | IT & Technology

Championship football club Leeds United (LUFC) has re-affirmed its commitment to long term partner Advanced Ticketing (Advanced) signing a multi-year extension to its contract for TALENT Sport,...

Goal Line Technology To Be Used In Capital One Cup

Tue 17th Dec 2013 | IT & Technology

Goal Line Technology will be used for the first time in domestic cup football after the Football League announced it would be using Goal Decision System. The Goal Decision System (GDS) will be used at...

Essex FA Warns Of Football’s Social Media Traps

Fri 13th Dec 2013 | IT & Technology

It’s a growing phenomenon in modern communication, but the Essex County FA have reminded grassroots clubs that it’s not just famous players at the top end of the game who need to use...

World Cup Draw Generates Record Digital Traffic

Fri 13th Dec 2013 | IT & Technology

The run up to the World Cup draw in Brazil last week saw 3.6 billion pages of FIFA.com consumed by football fans around the world. In the run-up to the big event in Costa do Sauípe, 3.6 billion...

Arsenal.com Scoops Host Of Awards

Mon 2nd Dec 2013 | IT & Technology

Arsenal Football Club’s website won ‘Best Sports Website’ and ‘Most Popular Sports Website’ at the 2013 Metrix UK Website of the Year awards making it a clean sweep in...

FIFA Launches Official Football App

Mon 2nd Dec 2013 | IT & Technology

FIFA.com, the most-visited football website in the world, have announced the launch of the official FIFA app. The launch of the application coincides with the Final Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup...

HTC Launches New Footballfeed App

Tue 26th Nov 2013 | IT & Technology

HTC is creating a brand new experience for fans of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League action with its HTC FootballFeed application for Android. As the Official Smartphone of the UEFA...

Luis Figo’s Love of the Game

Mon 25th Nov 2013 | IT & Technology

Former international footballer Luís Figo has been appointed the Ambassador of the 2014 Champions League Final in Lisbon, Portugal. He is also managing his Foundation and has recently founded a...

Facebook First For Portsmouth

Wed 20th Nov 2013 | IT & Technology

Portsmouth have become the first club in Britain to sell tickets directly using the social media website Facebook – following in the footsteps of Major League Soccer club, New York Red Bulls....

Research Shows The Impact Of The Twelfth Man

Fri 8th Nov 2013 | IT & Technology

Research from RadiumOne demonstrates the correlation between support and performance in the league, with Arsenal topping the league for social media performance. When the same research was run in the...

Portsmouth Install New Screen In Maritime Sport Deal

Fri 1st Nov 2013 | IT & Technology

Portsmouth Football Club have struck a deal with Maritime Sport , to supply a new OneCom Big Screen at Fratton Park until the end of the season. The deal has seen the old screen pulled down and a new,...

Let’s Help ’Kick It Out’ By Texting Racism Out Of Football

Thu 31st Oct 2013 | IT & Technology

Help kick racism out of football by reporting incidents by text message, suggests Luke Todd, Account Director of Aquarium Software. “We applaud the recent comments made by Prince William in...

Football Fans Are Creatures of Habit

Wed 16th Oct 2013 | IT & Technology

New state of the nation ticketing research, commissioned by Advanced Ticketing, has revealed UK football fans are creatures of habit when it comes to buying match day tickets. It showed 72% of...

Network90: A New Place For The Industry To Meet

Fri 11th Oct 2013 | IT & Technology

Luis Figo's Network90, the free, private members' network for the pro football industry has rapidly become the online destination for current and former players, agents, teams, associations and sports...

MLS on Leading Edge of Soccer Technology

Tue 8th Oct 2013 | IT & Technology

Major League Soccer has announced an extension to its relationship with California based Match Analysis to utilise the K2 Panoramic Video system, player tracking, and tactical analysis tools. With...

Ayre Outlines Liverpool’s Digital Expansion Plans

Thu 26th Sep 2013 | IT & Technology

Liverpool Football Club have outlined plans to expand its global digital offering, which will underpin the club's continued international brand and commercial development. Speaking at The Nolan...

Tweet FA - The Pitfalls Of Social Media

Fri 20th Sep 2013 | IT & Technology

Football is littered with ill-advised tweets and Facebook posts that damage player and club reputations and threaten to bring the sport and the industry into disrepute. Social media should be a...

Middlesbrough FC deliver enhanced matchday experience with new ADI screen solution

Thu 5th Sep 2013 | IT & Technology

Middlesbrough FC fans have been treated to a dynamic new digital entertainment and engagement platform at the Riverside Stadium, with a giant 51m² LED screen created and installed by specialists...

The Football League and YouTube launch new partnership

Mon 2nd Sep 2013 | IT & Technology

The Football League and YouTube, the world's largest online video sharing site, have announced a new official partnership giving supporters access to a whole new world of free online video content....

Mobile Consumption Increasing Among Football Fans

Fri 16th Aug 2013 | IT & Technology

Football fans are increasingly using mobile devices to engage with video content, news sites and betting services, according to data revealed today by Goal, owned by digital sports group PERFORM,...

OptaPro Named Official Data Partner Of Brazilian National Team

Wed 14th Aug 2013 | IT & Technology

The Brazilian national team, the most successful side in FIFA World Cup history, have named OptaPro as their Official Data Partner. The agreement was cemented following a successful trial during...

Portsmouth FC Adopts New Digital Strategy

Fri 9th Aug 2013 | IT & Technology

Portsmouth FC is planning to engage fans and the local community with a comprehensive and sector-leading digital strategy. The club has brought in media agency Navigate Digital , led by lifelong...

Brother UK unveiled as Official Technology Partner of Fulham FC

Thu 1st Aug 2013 | IT & Technology

Brother UK, the leading information, communications and technology brand, has agreed a deal to become Fulham Football Club’s ‘Official Technology Partner’ for the 2013/14 Barclays...

Goodform appointed by Sheffield United Football Club

Mon 29th Jul 2013 | IT & Technology

Goodform is delighted to announce their recent appointment by Sheffield United FC. The Yorkshire Club, whose home at Bramall Lane is the oldest professional stadium in the world, have a rich history...

Dundee United Extends Tickets.com Partnership

Thu 25th Jul 2013 | IT & Technology

Tickets.com, the industry leading provider of global ticketing and marketing solutions, has been selected as the official ticketing provider to the Scottish Premiership’s Dundee United FC. The...

Manchester City Launches Ten New International Language Websites

Wed 17th Jul 2013 | IT & Technology

Manchester City Football Club has expanded its global online presence by launching ten new international websites, creating the broadest multilingual website offering in football. In addition to the...

Manchester United Finally Launches On Twitter

Wed 10th Jul 2013 | IT & Technology

Manchester United have finally launched its official Twitter ( @ManUtd ) account today along with a Sina Weibo page. The @ManUtd account has been initially launched in English, with foreign-language...

Huawei To Bring Full Wifi Experience At Ibrox

Thu 4th Jul 2013 | IT & Technology

A ground-breaking partnership between Rangers Football Club and Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, is set to bring fans into a whole new era...

BT To Broadcast Football Conference Matches

Wed 3rd Jul 2013 | IT & Technology

The Football Conference and BT Sport have agreed a two-year deal for the new channels to show thirty live matches a season from the Conference Premier. BT Sport will host live broadcasts from the...

PERFORM Proposes £40m Acquisition Of Opta

Wed 3rd Jul 2013 | IT & Technology

Acquisition would create a leading player in the provision of sports data to the media and bookmaker sectors. Digital sports media group PERFORM today announces the proposed acquisition of sports data...

Fervent Fan Focus For Burnley With TALENT Sport

Tue 2nd Jul 2013 | IT & Technology

Championship football club Burnley has committed to a new multi-year contract with TALENT Sport, the proven ticketing commerce platform for the sports industry. TALENT Sport is already Burnley...

Celtic To Install Advanced Wi-Fi Network

Fri 28th Jun 2013 | IT & Technology

Celtic are set to install one of the most technologically advanced wi-fi networks available in any sports stadia in the world. Following a comprehensive survey of Celtic’s Season Ticket Holders,...

Fans come First - Brentford FC Reveals Futures Strategy

Tue 25th Jun 2013 | IT & Technology

Fans come first for League One side, Brentford Football Club after they appointed TALENT Sport as its new ticketing and CRM platform. Brentford FC has partnered with TALENT Sport to drive its fan...

Messi Tops BSports Power Football Rankings

Wed 12th Jun 2013 | IT & Technology

Bloomberg Sports (BSports), the world’s leaders in sports analytic technology, today unveiled it’s first-ever “BSports Power Football 50”, aimed at providing the most advanced...

Ipswich Town Shape Up With TALENT Sport

Fri 7th Jun 2013 | IT & Technology

Championship football club Ipswich Town has signed a new multi-year agreement for TALENT Sport, the integrated CRM and ticketing platform, to unlock the commercial value of its supporter data. With...

Opta Appointed as Official Data Partner of the Eredivisie

Wed 29th May 2013 | IT & Technology

The Eredivisie have appointed Opta as their Official Data Partner for four seasons, starting with the 2013/14 season. As part of this agreement, detailed live Opta data and editorial will be used to...

Portsmouth FC Partner With AudienceView

Fri 24th May 2013 | IT & Technology

After an extensive tendering process, AudienceView has been selected as the new ticketing and fan management partner by Portsmouth FC. "Our partnership with AudienceView means we have the leading fan...

StreamUK Welcomes New Commercial Director

Thu 23rd May 2013 | IT & Technology

StreamUK announces that Steve Garvey has been appointed to the Board of Directors as Commercial Director with immediate effect. Steve Garvey’s experience spans more than 25 years in television...

Swindon Town Partners With Ticketmaster

Wed 22nd May 2013 | IT & Technology

Swindon Town FC has signed a five-year deal with Ticketmaster following a review of its ticketing operation over the past few months. The new system will incorporate integrated online ticketing and...

Bristol City Revamps Ticketing System

Wed 22nd May 2013 | IT & Technology

Bristol City have signed a revolutionary new deal with CRM experts, Green 4 Solutions. The partnership will see the club embrace a new ‘single platform’ solution across all facets of...

Brighton Fans To Test New Technology

Mon 13th May 2013 | IT & Technology

It will be a testing time in more ways than one for football fans at Brighton’s Amex Community Stadium when 100 Albion followers try out new technology from the University of Sussex during...

TALENT Sport Helps Fans Get Tickets Faster

Mon 13th May 2013 | IT & Technology

IRIS Ticketing has kicked off a drive to introduce TALENT Sport into the global sports arena following success with clubs in the UK and emerging markets including Turkey and the African continent. The...

Manchester City To Offer High-Density Stadium Wi-Fi

Wed 8th May 2013 | IT & Technology

Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium is soon to be transformed into the Premier League’s most technologically fan-friendly stadium. The 47,000 seat capacity stadium, which has been frequently...

Qatar Stars League Launch World First Ticketing Solution

Tue 30th Apr 2013 | IT & Technology

The Qatar Stars League (QSL) have become the world’s first league to offer supporters the ability to purchase tickets online with the option of printing tickets at home or via a smart phone for...

TALENT Ticketing Hat Trick for Bradford City FC at Wembley Final

Thu 18th Apr 2013 | IT & Technology

Bradford City FC’s Carling Cup Final at Wembley resulted in more than 60% of its supporters going online to purchase tickets for the Final. With its fans traditionally buying tickets from the...

TALENT Takes the Pain Out of Complaint Management Reporting for Leeds United

Fri 12th Apr 2013 | IT & Technology

Following the recently introduced Government Select Committee’s compulsory regulation for Season 2012/13, where it outlined that each Club in the Premier League and Football League would be...

Premier League Chiefs Vote in Favour of Hawk-Eye Goal-Line Technology for 2013/14 Season

Thu 11th Apr 2013 | IT & Technology

British company Hawk-Eye has today been confirmed as the Premier League’s official provider of goal-line technology from next season. The system, which has been implemented with great success in...

Premier League Clubs Expected to Approve Goal-Line Technology for Next Season

Tue 9th Apr 2013 | IT & Technology

FA general secretary Alex Horne expects Premier League clubs to approve the implementation of goal-line technology in time for next season when they meet later this week. Germany company GoalControl...

IRIS Ticketing Proves a Winning Partner for Computicket

Thu 21st Mar 2013 | IT & Technology

IRIS Ticketing has announced a strategic partnership with Computicket, the largest ticketing agency in South Africa, to drive success of its ticketing system, TALENT, throughout South Africa and other...

Nottingham Forest Invest in Stadium-wide Fan Engagement Platform

Mon 18th Mar 2013 | IT & Technology

Nottingham Forest’s fans have been treated to an enhanced matchday experience as European leaders in stadium hardware, services and content - ADI - create an extensive fan engagement platform...

Tickets.com Confirmed as Official Ticketing Supplier for Aberdeen FC

Wed 13th Mar 2013 | IT & Technology

Tickets.com, the industry leading provider of global ticketing and marketing solutions, has today announced a long term agreement with Scottish Premier League side Aberdeen FC. ProVenueMax™ will...

Bloomberg Sports adds live in-game projections to its 'Match Analysis' service

Fri 8th Mar 2013 | IT & Technology

Bloomberg Sports has announced its BSports “Match Analysis” service, which currently provides the most pure and accurate data-driven projections of European football matches, will now give...

Opta Becomes UK Football Data Partner For Three Seasons

Tue 5th Mar 2013 | IT & Technology

The four UK professional football Leagues (Premier League, The Football League, Scottish Premier League and Scottish Football League) have appointed Opta as their official media data collection and...

FIFA Awards Fourth Goal-line Technology License

Fri 1st Mar 2013 | IT & Technology

FIFA has awarded GoalControl GmbH a license for its goal-line technology system GoalControl-4D. The German based company joins CAIROS technologies AG, who were awarded a license on Monday (25 th ) and...

Goal-Line Technology To Be Used At World Cup in Brazil

Tue 19th Feb 2013 | IT & Technology

FIFA have confirmed that Goal-Line Technology (GLT) will be used for the first time in a World Cup in Brazil 2014. After a successful implementation of GLT at the FIFA Club World Cup in Japan in...

Liverpool Appoint New Chief Media Officer

Tue 5th Feb 2013 | IT & Technology

Liverpool Football Club have appointed Matthew Baxter as the club's new Chief Media Officer to head up its digital media and TV operations. Baxter brings a wealth of global digital media experience...

Arsenal Unveil Club Website Re-Design

Tue 5th Feb 2013 | IT & Technology

Arsenal Football Club today re-launches its award-winning website, www.arsenal.com from 11am today, with a range of developments designed to make it easier for fans around the world to learn all the...

Galatasaray Launch Integrated Ticketing Solution

Thu 31st Jan 2013 | IT & Technology

Turkish side Galatasaray Football Club, have awarded IRIS Ticketing the contract to deliver its integrated TALENT Sport ticketing solution. The multi-year contract sees Galatasaray introduce inventive...

News International Acquires Premier League UK Near-Live Clip Rights

Thu 24th Jan 2013 | IT & Technology

News International have been awarded the UK Near-Live clip rights for all 380 Barclays Premier League matches per season for seasons 2013/14 – 2015/16. The UK Near-Live Clips Package comprises...

Capital One Cup uses StreamMP for Online Competition Coverage

Thu 17th Jan 2013 | IT & Technology

The Capital One Cup has been using StreamUK’s online video platform StreamMP since the start of the 2012/13 season, to show cup highlights, news and online video coverage of each game since the...

Arsenal Twitter Reaches Two Million Followers

Fri 7th Dec 2012 | IT & Technology

Arsenal Football Club has become the first Premier League side to reach the landmark figure of two million followers for its official Twitter account, @Arsenal . Ranked fourth most popular sport...

Goal-line technology makes its big debut

Thu 6th Dec 2012 | IT & Technology

FIFA has hailed the introduction of goal-line technology as a “kind of revolution” with the chosen systems set to make their bow as the 2012 Club World Cup commences in Japan today. After...

Managers Support Introduction of Goalline Technology According to Survey

Tue 20th Nov 2012 | IT & Technology

Managers and coaches across Europe have shown their support to the introduction of goalline technology in a survey conducted by the League Managers Association (LMA). The LMA, along with its official...

Fanatix partners with fan blog Empire of the Kop to launch mobile app

Mon 12th Nov 2012 | IT & Technology

fanatix, a social network for sports fans, has partnered with Empire of the Kop, the independent social-blog for Liverpool fans, to produce the first club-specific app on their network. Empire of the...

Burnley And Brentford Programmes Go Digital

Thu 25th Oct 2012 | IT & Technology

Burnley and Brentford have become the latest football clubs to offer fans the matchday programme on the iPad. Using Matchday Digital ’s iPad app, the clubs’ fans are able to download their...

StreamUK win prestigious online video award

Thu 18th Oct 2012 | IT & Technology

The online video and streaming specialist StreamUK won a prestigious digital media award on Tuesday, at the annual Streaming Media Europe forum in London. The Streaming Media Reader’s Choice...

Belgian Pro-League Rolls Out CRM System

Wed 17th Oct 2012 | IT & Technology

Belgian Pro-League to roll out joined-up Green4 sports solution to all 16 member clubs. The Jupiler Pro-League, which unites sixteen football clubs in the Belgian First Division, has entered into a...

Southport FC Introduce Social Media Policy

Tue 16th Oct 2012 | IT & Technology

Southport Football Club’s players have been given the opportunity to protect themselves from social media gaffes and dilemmas after being presented with a social media Port policy. With the...

Cole charged over abusive Tweet

Mon 8th Oct 2012 | IT & Technology

Chelsea and England left-back Ashley Cole has been charged for bringing the game into disrepute following his criticism of the FA on Twitter. The Chelsea and England defender called the FA a "bunch of...

Swansea City Launch Digital Programme

Fri 5th Oct 2012 | IT & Technology

Swansea City Football Club are set to chalk up another Premier League landmark as the club launches the iPad version of its popular Jack Magazine. Launching in time for the club’s Premier League...

Premier League Launches App For Fantasy Premier League

Fri 21st Sep 2012 | IT & Technology

The world’s biggest fantasy football game has just made a load of new signings with the launch of its own mobile app. Fantasy Premier League, the official fantasy football game of the Premier...

StreamUK Shortlisted For Three Football Business Awards.

Mon 17th Sep 2012 | IT & Technology

The online media and streaming specialist StreamUK has been nominated as a finalist in three separate categories for the 2012 Football Business Awards. Approximately a year ago, StreamUK was chosen by...

QPR Sign Neoco To Engage Global Fans Through Social CRM

Tue 11th Sep 2012 | IT & Technology

Queens Park Rangers FC fans are in for a season of top engagement off the pitch as the club sign up to a season with Neoco. The deal sees the Barclays Premier League team QPR expand their Social CRM...

YouTube expresses its love for football with new channel launch

Wed 29th Aug 2012 | IT & Technology

YouTube has furthered its presence in the football market by joining forces with the MP & Silva agency and digital specialist Rightster to launch a new channel dedicated to the best international...

Manchester City to open the archive on player data and statistics

Fri 17th Aug 2012 | IT & Technology

Manchester City is set to break new ground by making player data from the entire 2011-12 Premier League season freely available, with the club seeking to boost the development of analytics in...

Manchester City Launch City Kicks For Young Fans

Thu 9th Aug 2012 | IT & Technology

Budding football fans are set to be welcomed into the Manchester City Football Club fold with a brand new interactive membership scheme, offering children unrivalled access to players and bringing...

SPL expands YouTube’s presence in football market

Wed 8th Aug 2012 | IT & Technology

The Scottish Premier League (SPL) has become the latest football competition to agree a partnership with YouTube after sealing a three-year deal with the video-sharing platform. Tuesday’s...

Premier League Issues Social Media Guidance to Clubs

Tue 24th Jul 2012 | IT & Technology

The Premier League has issued guidance to all of its member clubs regarding the use of social media by its players. Several Barclays Premier League clubs have their own social media rules but,...

Liverpool FC’s Matthew Quinn joins StreamUK

Tue 17th Jul 2012 | IT & Technology

Liverpool FC’s Digital Systems Coordinator Matthew Quinn has left the club after a prestigious 11 years to join the online video specialist StreamUK. Quinn played a key role in revamping...

FIFA Gives Goal-Line Technology Green Light

Fri 6th Jul 2012 | IT & Technology

FIFA have given the go ahead for the introduction of Goal-Line Technology (GLT) which could be introduced as early as the end of the year. The International Football Association Board (IFAB) convened...

Wembley Stadium Mapped Out

Thu 5th Jul 2012 | IT & Technology

Wembley Stadium has become one of the first UK entertainment venues to have their indoor floor plans appear on Google Maps. Google have launched indoor maps for Android mobile phones in the UK and...

Goal-line technology set for green light

Wed 27th Jun 2012 | IT & Technology

Goal-line technology is certain to get the go-ahead from football's law-makers next week, according to sources on the International FA Board. The two systems, Hawk-Eye and GoalRef, are set to be...

Derby County enhances digital offering

Mon 25th Jun 2012 | IT & Technology

Derby County has announced a new partnership with Sports Revolution, the largest media rights owner in UK football stadia advertising, which will see a giant video screen installed over the summer....

Sunderland AFC Selects Aqueduct As Lead Digital Partner

Thu 21st Jun 2012 | IT & Technology

Creative agency Aqueduct has been appointed as the lead digital partner for Sunderland AFC of the Barclays Premier League following a comprehensive tender process. The agency’s remit is to...

Blatter: Technology a 'necessity'

Wed 20th Jun 2012 | IT & Technology

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has reiterated his view that goal-line technology is "a necessity" following England's let-off against Ukraine. The European Championship co-hosts were denied an equaliser...

QPR and viagogo Sign 3 Year Partnership

Fri 1st Jun 2012 | IT & Technology

Queens Park Rangers Football Club have confirmed a new three-year commercial partnership with viagogo, Europe’s leading online ticket marketplace, as the club’s official ticket exchange...

App Allows City Fans To Lift Premier League Trophy

Mon 28th May 2012 | IT & Technology

Manchester City invites all its fans around the world to lift the Premier League trophy The newly crowned Premier League champion’s unique use of digital technology to engage its fanbase will...

Manchester City Checks In With Foursquare

Thu 17th May 2012 | IT & Technology

Manchester City have become the first Barclays Premier League club to partner with Foursquare, the location-based social network. The unique partnership allows City supporters to check into Foursquare...

Hampshire FA Game To Host Goal Line Technology Testing

Mon 30th Apr 2012 | IT & Technology

Hampshire FA’s Senior Cup Final between Eastleigh FC and AFC Totton has been chosen as one of hosts in the second phase of Goal Line Technology (GLT) testing. The game, which takes place on the...

On-Line Management System a Boon for Club Officials

Mon 23rd Apr 2012 | IT & Technology

Life becomes a lot easier when you use a ClubBuzz Website and Club Management System and with the recent launch of ClubBuzz “Lite”, football clubs can now benefit from all the club...

QPR Launch Enhanced Cardiac Screening Programme

Wed 18th Apr 2012 | IT & Technology

Queen Park Rangers launched their enhanced cardiac screening programme this week with Samba Diakite visiting the BMI Syon Clinic for a routine cardiac MRI examination which has been designed...

Final Phase of Goal Line Technology Testing to Begin

Mon 16th Apr 2012 | IT & Technology

The final phase of testing on Goal Line Technology (GLT) will take place later this month FIFA have announced. The news will come too late for Tottenham, who saw a goal awarded to Chelsea in...

Vauxhall and FAW to Host Social Media First

Mon 16th Apr 2012 | IT & Technology

Vauxhall and the Football Association of Wales will score a social networking first with a live Twitter takeover event this week with Head Coach Chris Coleman. The newly appointed Wales Head Coach has...

The Secrets of Successful Online Football Video

Mon 26th Mar 2012 | IT & Technology

Fan engagement is top of the agenda as fcbusiness Editor, Ryan McKnight moderates StreamUK’s seminar at this year’s Soccerex European Forum. Interviewing StreamUK CEO, Duncan Burbidge,...

Liverpool Continue to Pioneer Social Media

Tue 20th Mar 2012 | IT & Technology

Liverpool Football Club continue their pioneering use of social media becoming the first Premier League club to launch on the Pinterest network. Pinterest, a website that allows users to create...

arvato Entertainment Europe Launch into the European sports market

Tue 6th Mar 2012 | IT & Technology

arvato Entertainment Europe the global outsource experts have launched into the European sports market. With over 50 years of continued success in the global film, music and gaming sectors arvato will...

Premier League keen to be early adopter of goal-line technology

Mon 5th Mar 2012 | IT & Technology

The English Premier League is considering using goal-line technology in games from the start of the 2012-13 season after the International Football Association Board (IFAB) on Saturday reduced the...

Manchester City set Premier League first with Twitter initiative

Fri 3rd Feb 2012 | IT & Technology

Manchester City has agreed a partnership with American company Mass Relevance that will see it become the first Barclays Premier League club to harness Twitter to enhance fans’ matchday...

Manchester City Launch City Fan Cam

Wed 25th Jan 2012 | IT & Technology

Manchester City Football Club has become the first Premier League team to create virtual avatars of their superstars Mario Balotelli, Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko and Samir Nasri as part of a new...

Southampton Football Club enters augmented reality

Thu 22nd Dec 2011 | IT & Technology

Southampton FC has become the first club in The Football League to take advantage of the very latest in mobile technology, with a new marketing campaign allowing loyal fans to show their support using...

Investment in Wi-Fi infrastructure to take engagement to next level

Wed 30th Nov 2011 | IT & Technology

Wi-Fi investment by football clubs is fostering significant growth in their social networking options, according to Nigel Tatlock, CEO of digital rights specialist Atlas Premium Brands. Tatlock,...

Arsene Wenger behind technology plan

Fri 25th Nov 2011 | IT & Technology

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger would welcome goal-line technology being brought into the game - and wants it introduced sooner rather than later. Nine systems are being tested by a FIFA-employed authority...

Fifa At Rochdale FC To Test Goal-Line Cameras

Thu 24th Nov 2011 | IT & Technology

Fifa representatives are visiting Rochdale FC's home ground to see whether a camera system in the goals can tell referees for certain whenever the ball crosses the line. Spotland, home to the League...

Manchester United to unveil global social strategy

Tue 1st Nov 2011 | IT & Technology

Manchester United has appointed SapientNitro as its global digital agency, to handle its digital strategy, digital marketing communications and online experience according to Brand Republic. The...

QPR aim to set fundraising record

Wed 12th Oct 2011 | IT & Technology

On the 15th October, former QPR centre-half and fans’ favourite Steve Wicks will return to his former Club to support the QPR in the Community Trust with its biggest fan appeal of the season....

Man City and YouTube Join Forces

Mon 10th Oct 2011 | IT & Technology

Manchester City Football Club have become the first Premier League Club to sign a content deal with the video sharing giant, YouTube. The commercial deal will enable the club to control their...

Middlesbrough introduce new ticketing facility

Tue 27th Sep 2011 | IT & Technology

Middlesbrough Football Club are giving fans purchasing a seat online the option to print tickets from their home or office computer, in a new facility from ticketing partner Ticketmaster. The...

Football League Launches Android App

Wed 21st Sep 2011 | IT & Technology

The Football League today announced the launch of their Official Clubs’ Android App for the 2011/12 season, allowing fans to keep in touch with their team wherever they are and whatever they are...

Yahoo! and LMA announce renewal of online media partnership

Tue 20th Sep 2011 | IT & Technology

Yahoo! and the LMA have announced the renewal of an online media partnership that will see video and print content from some of the biggest names in football management published across Yahoo!’s...

Sheffield United launch money saving website for fans

Wed 14th Sep 2011 | IT & Technology

Sheffield United Football Club has launched BLADESXTRA.COM - a new website designed to showcase money saving offers exclusively for Blades fans. BLADESXTRA.COM will provide fans with the opportunity...

Football League Appoints Business Development Manger (Digital)

Wed 7th Sep 2011 | IT & Technology

The Football League has moved to strengthen its digital business with the appointment of Simon Eaton as Business Development Manager (Digital). Eaton was previously employed at ITV Commercial for five...

AudienceView extends partnership with The FA and Wembley Stadium

Thu 1st Sep 2011 | IT & Technology

AudienceView Ticketing, a leading provider of advanced and flexible ticketing services to venues worldwide, announced today that The Football Association (FA) will continue to leverage the company's...

Rangers’ Facebook Page Reaches 200,000 Fans

Wed 24th Aug 2011 | IT & Technology

Rangers Football Club has topped the SPL with the champions' official Facebook page now reaching 200,000 Light Blues fans as it adds to its communications networks. The total means Rangers enjoy the...

Come on you greens!

Tue 23rd Aug 2011 | IT & Technology

The search is on for the devoted football fan likely to travel the most miles by road following their club this season. Their reward will be a free LPG conversion for their car – which means...

Liverpool FC revamp online video offering

Tue 23rd Aug 2011 | IT & Technology

StreamUK is working with Liverpool Football Club to completely revamp its video delivery. The solution is built on the Stream Media Platform and brings multi-platform compatibility, asset management...

Corby Town lead the way with App launch

Thu 30th Jun 2011 | IT & Technology

Appy days for Corby Town as club launch product on Apple and Android platforms Blue Square Bet North side Corby Town have launched their new smart phone app on Apple and Android platforms, and in...

PROZONE & AMISCO join forces to advance sports performance analysis

Tue 21st Jun 2011 | IT & Technology

Amisco and Prozone, announce a strategic agreement to become a global industry leader in sports data and performance analytics. Sport Universal Process (SUP), the owners of Amisco and Prozone Sports...

Manchester City invites ALL ITS fans to lift the FA Cup

Tue 31st May 2011 | IT & Technology

New Augmented Reality website app makes dreams come true for Blues fans Thanks to an innovative Augmented Reality app on the Club’s website www.mcfc.co.uk - now all Blues fan from Manchester to...

Premier League calls for introduction of goal-line technology

Mon 23rd May 2011 | IT & Technology

Goal-line technology could be introduced for the 2012-2013 season according to Premier League chief executive, Richard Scudamore. Scudamore told BBC Radio 5 Live's Sportsweek programme: "We'd like it...

SCIFIT’s new Intelli-Fit console now available on all products

Fri 1st Apr 2011 | IT & Technology

SCIFIT is a leading supplier of inclusive and specialist cardio exercise equipment both in the UK. Several models have been IFI accredited at Stage 2 and further SCIFIT models carry the medical device...

Hawk-Eye near agreement with FIFA over goal-line technology tests

Mon 14th Mar 2011 | IT & Technology

The final frontier for goal-line technology could be upon us – with Hawk-Eye hoping to start trials in the Barclays Premier League next season. On March 5, FIFA decided that it would allow...

Manchester United most followed football club on Facebook

Fri 11th Feb 2011 | IT & Technology

Real Madrid and Barcelona may be top of the tree when it comes to revenue generation, but in terms of Facebook followers Manchester United are no.1. Having arrived late on the social media platform...

Accrington Stanley play with latest tech!

Mon 31st Jan 2011 | IT & Technology

Accrington Stanley players and staff spent an afternoon with local company Clever Boxes using some of the latest tablet and cloud technology. Based in Clayton-Le-Moors, Clever Boxes invited down...

Chelsea offer upgraded mobile app

Tue 21st Dec 2010 | IT & Technology

Chelsea Football Club has linked up with Perform to launch Chelsea TV through an upgraded version of the Barclays Premier League club’s existing mobile application. Originally available to fans...

Everton Launch New Blackberry App

Wed 15th Dec 2010 | IT & Technology

Everton Football Club has launched a new mobile application for Blackberry users. The release means the Club now offers a range of mobile products which is unparalleled among Premier League clubs -...

England 2018 launch second phase of social media campaign

Tue 23rd Nov 2010 | IT & Technology

As the decision day to who will host the World Cup in 2018/2022 draws closer, England 2018 launched the second phase of its digital campaign this week. Football fans on social networking site Facebook...

Man Utd global popularity continues to grow

Tue 2nd Nov 2010 | IT & Technology

Manchester United’s global popularity shows no signs of wilting after they celebrating gaing their 4 millionth ‘fan’ on facebook this morning. The club who were initially slow to...

Irish FA launch Facebook game

Wed 13th Oct 2010 | IT & Technology

The Irish Football Association has launched its first online game on its Facebook page, in a bid to find new ways to interact with fans. It is a ‘keepy-up’ game, created by consultancy...

Man Utd over take Liverpool in facebook popularity

Wed 15th Sep 2010 | IT & Technology

Manchester United’s official Facebook fan page has become the fastest growing of any sports team in the world, registering almost 2.4m fans within two months of being set up reports The...

How Football Playing Robots Have the Future of Artificial Intelligence at Their Feet

Mon 13th Sep 2010 | IT & Technology

The new Premier League season is underway and in Madrid the World Cup celebrations are barely over, yet according to research in WIREs Cognitive Science the world’s best players may soon be...

BT and the Football Foundation launch Communicating for Success

Mon 6th Sep 2010 | IT & Technology

Communicating for success (CfS) is an exciting and innovative partnership between BT and the Football Foundation using the power of football to tackle digital exclusion and improve communication...

Premier League looks for Social Media Partner

Tue 31st Aug 2010 | IT & Technology

The Premier League is on the look-out for a digital agency to manage its social media presence as a way of increasing its interaction with fans according to campaignlive.co.uk. There is currently the...

FIFA.com attracts quarter of a billion visits

Wed 14th Jul 2010 | IT & Technology

FIFA’s digital media team is celebrating the success of its web based platforms during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa after revealing that the FIFA.com website attracted more than a quarter...

Firms take advantage of Goal-Line Technology debate.

Wed 30th Jun 2010 | IT & Technology

Specsavers launched an advertising campaign playing on the calls for goal-line technology in football following England’s 4-1 World Cup defeat. The high street optician chain has launched a...

Football grips the Internet as 2010 FIFA World Cup™ occupies nearly an hour a day of the average European’s online time

Tue 29th Jun 2010 | IT & Technology

As the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ grips the planet and moves into the final 16, FIFA.com, the world’s official football website reveals that the average internet user is now clocking up 55...

FL INTERACTIVE APPOINTS NEW ADVERTISING AGENCY

Tue 25th May 2010 | IT & Technology

FL interactive (FLi) – the digital arm of The Football League – has appointed Hi-Media as its Official Advertising Sales Partner. Hi-Media will co-ordinate advertising across the entire...

Accrington Stanley FC announce their new online retail and ticketing box office.

Tue 25th May 2010 | IT & Technology

Accrington Stanley in partnership with the online ticketing giant See360, have unveiled their new online retail and ticketing box office. The deal will enable Accrington Stanley to open up the...

Three clubs receive awards from Football League interactive (FLi)

Wed 21st Apr 2010 | IT & Technology

Representatives from FL Interactive - the digital arm of The Football League - have presented Nottingham Forest, Hartlepool United and Crewe Alexandra with their share of £50,000 after each won...

ESPN AWARDED MOBILE RIGHTS FOR BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE IN UK

Tue 6th Apr 2010 | IT & Technology

ESPN are delighted to announce that they have been awarded the exclusive mobile highlight rights to all 380 Barclays Premier League matches per season over the next 3 seasons. The rights will allow...

F.C. Business launches a new blog page

Tue 23rd Mar 2010 | IT & Technology

We are proud to announce the inclusion of our new blog page on this website. Here we will rant and rave about the football industry. Its ills and its joys, but mostly it will give you the chance to...

ARSENAL.COM WINS BEST SPORTS WEBSITE AWARD

Tue 16th Mar 2010 | IT & Technology

Arsenal.com has been named Best Sports Website at the 2009 UK Website of the Year awards. The Gunners' official club website received the highest average rating for content, design and navigation in...

Nike introduces 2010 national team kits made from 100% recycled plastic bottles

Fri 26th Feb 2010 | IT & Technology

Jerseys worn in South Africa and available at retail made from 100 percent recycled polyester, diverting 13 million plastic bottles from landfills Many of the world's leading players, including...

Darren Bent quits Twitter to focus on Sunderland’s Premiership campaign

Thu 18th Feb 2010 | IT & Technology

Football’s most famous ‘tweeter’ has gone silent. Darren Bent, Sunderland’s £10m striker has apparently stopped using the social networking site as he concentrates on...

BBC Launch iPhone app for World Cup

Thu 18th Feb 2010 | IT & Technology

The BBC has announced it will launch an application on the iPhone that combines the BBC Sport website and 5Live radio ahead of the World Cup. The free application will include live commentary and...

Arsenal and Sony launch Arsenal TV Matchday

Wed 3rd Feb 2010 | IT & Technology

In the coming weeks Arsenal and Sony will bring to supporters a world first – a video stream of match content direct to fans’ Sony Playstation Portable(PSP) and PSP Go at their seats...

Sky to broadcast game in 3D

Thu 28th Jan 2010 | IT & Technology

Sky TV will broadcast the world’s first live 3D sports event when it shows the Premier League game between Manchester United and Arsenal on Sunday. Nine pubs in London, Edinburgh, Dublin and...

Tottenham Hotspur & Perform launch new iPhone App

Mon 25th Jan 2010 | IT & Technology

Featuring live audio commentary, video, extensive live stats and news feeds Barclays Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur and digital sports specialists Perform have today announced the...

Burnley's FA Cup 4th round tie to be streamed live on the internet

Fri 8th Jan 2010 | IT & Technology

Burnley’s FA Cup fourth round tie away to Liverpool or Reading will now be streamed live on the FA website. The game, at either Anfield or the Madejski Stadium, is to be shown live on TheFA.com...