FC Business News http://www.fcbusiness.co.uk/ Football Product News Learn How to Improve Your Team’s Mental Performance in 1 Day http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=250/title=learn+how+to+improve+your+team%92s+mental+performance+in+1+day Have you considered the impact the mental side of the game has on you, your players, their performance and ultimately your teams results? As players, coaches and managers alike come under ever-increasing pressures to perform - it's becoming more and more important. Working with players on both sides of the table, across multiple leagues, players and coaches will ultimately thrive and survive depending on the quality of their mental strength (or lack of). This 1-day Sports Mental... Movement Strategies continues to provide crowd movement advice to Quintain Limited for the Wembley... http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=249/title=movement+strategies+continues+to+provide+crowd+movement+advice+to+quintain+limited+for+the+wembley+park+masterplan Movement Strategies were commissioned in early 2015 by Quintain to provide support across a wide range of design and operational workstreams associated with the development of the Masterplan for Wembley Park. The 12,500 capacity, SSE Arena, Wembley sits at the heart of the Wembley Park Masterplan near to the National Stadium which is used over 40 times a year for football, concerts and other events attracting up to 90,000 spectators. The key challenge for Quintain has been to ensure that the... Evertaut Help Clubs Kick Off New Season In Style http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=248/title=evertaut+help+clubs+kick+off+new+season+in+style Is your club planning to upgrade any of its plastic seating or add to the seating in executive or VIP areas during the new season? Leading manufacturer of luxury stadium seating, Evertaut is already taking orders from clubs planning to do just this. The company reports that it continues to see increased demand for luxury stadium seating and its not just Premier League and Championship clubs that are looking to upgrade their stadium seats. Evertaut says it is receiving more and more... Bromley Get 3G Pitch Installed By Blakedown http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=246/title=bromley+get+3g+pitch+installed+by+blakedown Bromley Football Club is installing one of the most advanced FIFA Quality Pro 3G pitches at their home, Hayes Lane stadium. Works started with the removal of the top soil along with the removal of the perimeter spectator panels and posts. Work has now begun on the formation level which will include the additional drainage system. The 3G pitch, funded by the board of directors, will enhance the facilities already on offer to the local community and will also provide a valuable source of income as... Hybrid Pitch Technology Set To Revolutionise Football http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=245/title=hybrid+pitch+technology+set+to+revolutionise+football+ Parched touchlines, bobbly goal mouths and penalties struck into Row Z as entertaining as it might be for rival fans are set to become a thing of the past. Combining speed, mobility and laser precision, SIS Pitches game-changing hybrid pitch system, SISGrass Universal , is the latest addition to the companys award-winning technology. After a soft-launch at the Cobham training ground of Premier League highflyers Chelsea FC late last month, the global pitch... CryoAction Launches Rental Cryotherapy Chamber Fleet http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=244/title=cryoaction+launches+rental+cryotherapy+chamber+fleet CryoAction , the leading supplier of cryotherapy chambers has launched a much anticipated rental fleet of its transportable cryotherapy chambers. The chambers will be transported to a clients site and are configured to deliver whole body cryotherapy for up to 4 persons in any one single treatment, meaning an entire squad can be treated inside 30 minutes. CryoAction director Ian Saunders explains: We are responding to the demand from a number of clients who need a quick and safe... Emirates Stadium, and their success with DLF seed mixtures, shown to select delegation http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=243/title=emirates+stadium%2C+and+their+success+with+dlf+seed+mixtures%2C+shown+to+select+delegation Together with some key distributors and customers, DLF Seeds recently hosted a groundsmens trip to the Emirates Stadium in London. Delegates were treated to a stadium tour, a look around the maintenance sheds and discussed how the Johnsons J Premier Pitch mixture has played a fundamental role in the recent re-build of the stadium pitch and the results it has already delivered. Commenting on the day, Regional Manager for DLF Craig Spooner said, It was a fantastic opportunity for our... Audience Systems Launch Latest “Premier Grandstand” Design http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=242/title=audience+systems+launch+latest++%93premier+grandstand%94+design+++ Audience Systems Premier Grandstand is an instant pitchside seating solution which arrives fully assembled and ready to use. This fuss-free way of increasing seating capacity has proven extremely popular, and is installed at grassroots clubs, training grounds and school sports facilities nationwide. Audience Systems have just launched a thoroughly revised design for the stand which offers clubs the following benefits: Even sturdier design with thicker steel sections Improved sightlines... Matchsaver Protects Pitch For Atlético Madrid http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=241/title=matchsaver+protects+pitch+for+atl%E9tico+madrid Matchsaver are delighted to announce the delivery of Pitch Protection Covers to footballing giant Atltico Madrid, currently flying high in La Liga. Following the delivery of the Matchsaver Air Roller 8 (AR8) at Vincente Calderon stadium the following assessment has been quoted by leading agronomist Miguel Angel Azurmendi in Madrid. The Matchsaver experience has been very positive. The covers have effectively protected areas of the pitch against the cold and provided superb... End of Season Greetings: A Rate Demand http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=240/title=end+of+season+greetings%3A+a+rate+demand Clubs will now have received their new rate bills but whether the bills can be properly understood and deciphered is a matter for the fourth official (or even better the professional advisor on business rates). Rateable Values were drafted at the beginning of the season (last September) and formally published last week, close to the end, but they are due to last for five full financial years (up until 1 April 2022). Clubs will be advised to seek a full analysis of... Premier Team To Make Football Stadia Safe http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=239/title=premier+team+to+make+football+stadia+safe A perimeter security group has combined its expertise in electronic and physical security to create an integrated solution to deliver safety and security at football stadia. EyeLynx and Zaun have combined their skills in CCTV, security fencing and even facial recognition to provide a premier solution to football clubs no 1 priority. They are offering clubs eyes all over the stadium environment and access control from the moment fans step out at the train station to when they... Cova Security Gates Wins Manufacturing Business of the Year 2017 http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=238/title=cova+security+gates+wins+manufacturing+business+of+the+year+2017 Cova Security Gates wins Manufacturing Business of the Year 2017 and celebrates three decades of success Cova Security Gates, the leading manufacturer of quality perimeter security equipment, has been awarded Manufacturing Business of the Year 2017 at the prestigious Gatwick Diamond Business Awards. Being recognised for its continued innovation and commitment to customer service in this way comes at a significant time for Cova, with the company celebrating its 30th year in business. One of the... Rate bills: Check the rule book and keep going until the final whistle! http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=237/title=rate+bills%3A+check+the+rule+book+and+keep+going+until+the+final+whistle%21 Football clubs should by now be receiving the dreaded brown envelopes issued by local councils and containing an indecipherable set of data headed Rate Demand 2017-18. No surprise there then! This years bills are particularly significant because it is a revaluation year and the numbers are different. The assessments for the last 7 financial years have become familiar and the multiplier has inflated annually arriving at 49.7p in 2016-17 (51.7p in London). In 2017-18... Enhance your club’s brand throughout your stadium http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=236/title=enhance+your+club%92s+brand+throughout+your+stadium You may know Evertaut for its range of premium stadium seating but did you know the company also manufactures and supplies a wide range of seating for other areas of your stadium? Since its inception in the 1930s Evertaut has been manufacturing seating for offices, boardrooms, reception, and break-out areas. Early examples of Evertauts operator chairs and stools are currently in demand on auction sites and in antiques shops, although they dont offer quite the same level of... Clubs Are Playing In Injury-Time Over Rates - Past, Present Future! http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=235/title=clubs+are+playing+in+injury-time+over+rates+-+past%2C+present++future%21 Professional league clubs really are into injury time if they are still unhappy about rates - past, present and future. Current stadia rateable values expire after 31 March so the clock is ticking. The new regime to be implemented at 1 April is at best a hat- trick of poor refereeing, sending offs and bans, with no prospect of a level playing field. HMRC will only permit the 'advantage' rule where appeals are made before 1 April. Clubs are urged to consider a formal appeal against prevailing... Dallmeier high-speed HD PTZ cameras http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=234/title=dallmeier+high-speed+hd+ptz+cameras With the DDZ4220HD and DDZ4230HD Dallmeier offers HD PTZ cameras with a resolution of up to two megapixels. The cameras of the series DDZ42xxHD are high-speed HD PTZ dome network cameras. They are equipped with a high-performance Pan-Tilt-Zoom mechanism and provide real-time high-definition video with up to 30fps at a resolution of 2MP. The most advanced sensor and encoder technology and the sophisticated image processing provide recordings with excellent contrast, brilliant clarity as well as... Should your club showers be relegated? Upgrade with the Duso Sport! http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=233/title=should+your+club+showers+be+relegated%3F++upgrade+with+the+duso+sport%21 The vibrant, yet functional design of the Duo shower column from Horne Engineering has led to its standardisation by a number of leisure operators (Xercise4Less, Fusion-Lifestyle, PfPL and more) as well as its selection by facilities such as the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre, Brigg Recreation Ground and Frank Myler Sports Ground. With excellent eco-credentials and water saving features, the Duo is eligible for tax relief via the Water Technology List. Its... In Focus: The Wonderful World Of Android Betting Apps http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=232/title=in+focus%3A+the+wonderful+world+of+android+betting+apps The world of betting has come a long way in the past couple of decades. Once uppn a time, betting shops were places of dark mystique, blacked out from the world outside, and were regarded as seedy places of ill repute. These days, things are a little different - while bookmakers shops are still not the ideal spot for a family outing, they are a lot more acceptable to the general public as they once were. And, of course, the online gambling industry has come on in leaps and bounds, meaning you... Compass Group UK Ireland Announces New Contract With Bunzl http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=231/title=compass+group+uk++ireland+announces+new+contract+with+bunzl Compass Group UK Ireland, the UKs largest food and support services firm, has announced a significant new long-term contract with national distribution and outsourcing company, Bunzl. The new strategic partnership aims to deliver market leading category insight, product and service innovation alongside the consolidation of multiple product categories, simplifying the process for its sites when ordering non-food products. Bunzls expertise in a wide range of non-food categories... Replay ‘Rejuvenate’ Their Website. http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=230/title=replay+%91rejuvenate%92+their+website. Leading provider of maintenance for synthetic surfaces, Replay Maintenance have recently launched a newly revamped website. The new site has been designed to offer a more user-friendly experience and provide a comprehensive guide to the many products and services Replay offer. The new website has a clean uncluttered design, improved functionality and enhanced content covering the maintenance services Replay provide for synthetic sports surfaces and athletics tracks, as well as covering topics... Matchsaver Pitch Protection Covers Delivered To Trelleborg http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=229/title=matchsaver+pitch+protection+covers+delivered+to+trelleborg+ The Matchsaver team have delivered pitch protection covers to Vngavallen Stadium which is the home of Trelleborg FF in Southern Sweden. The Matchsaver Covers are permanently placed by the side of the pitch so they are ready to be used at short notice. This enables the effective use of Matchsaver to protect the pitch against rain, frost and snow. The use of covers is essential from late February to protect the grass from frost and to help grass growth. www.matchsaver.com Australia Kick Start Four Nations with SISGrass Preparation http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=228/title=australia+kick+start+four+nations+with+sisgrass+preparation The Australian Rugby League team got their Four Nations series off to a flying start with a resounding 54-12 win against Scotland with a little help from SISGrass. Based at St. Georges Park, the Kangaroos warmed up for the start of the series on a specially prepared SISGrass pitch at the home of the England National Football team. SISGrass has been installed at St. Georges Park since June 2015 and has been used by a number of high profile international rugby and football teams... ATP World Tour And PGA Tour To Debut Omnigon’s Pollpro, A New Fan Engagement Product http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=227/title=atp+world+tour+and+pga+tour+to+debut+omnigon%92s+pollpro%2C+a+new+fan+engagement+product OMNIGON , digital partners with many of the most important brands in the sports, media and entertainment industries, formally launched ProSuite this week. ProSuite is an integrated set of fan engagement tool s designed to help deliver compelling experiences that are customisable, quick to launch, and satisfy brands sponsorship needs. OMNIGON is focused on delivering products that add commercial value, leverage content assets and engage fans. OMNIGONs first product, BracketPro, a... Find The Right Stadium Seating Partner http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=226/title=find+the+right+stadium+seating+partner If you are looking for new seating for the executive or VIP areas of your stadium, take a look at Evertauts Stadium Seating range. Evertaut design, manufacture and supply premium seating for Directors boxes, VIP and Executive areas and are an established supplier to major football clubs across the UK. With 80 years' specialist experience in seating, all of the companys seats continue to be manufactured at their factory in Lancashire allowing them to quickly respond to the needs of... Matchsaver Pitch Protection Covers delivered to the Falkenberg Stadium, Sweden http://fcbusiness.co.uk/news/article/newsitem=225/title=matchsaver+pitch+protection+covers+delivered+to+the+falkenberg+stadium%2C+sweden The newly built Falkenberg Stadium is the home venue for Falkenberg FC who play in the Swedish Football League. The Matchsaver team worked closely with the stadium builder on the design and materials used on the area around the pitch in order to achieve the best possible solution for the stadiums pitch protection. The Matchsaver pitch covers are permanently placed by the pitch side ready to be used at short notice. This enables the stadium and club to efficiently and effectively deploy...