Tag: Football

This is the first of three posts I plan to do on the Premier League’s use of social media I was doing some desktop research for a client the other day and I came across Man Utd’s Facebook page and I noticed it had more than 11 million likes and...

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This weekend was interesting as a Liverpool FC fan, we lost a manager who was a nice chap but didn’t look big enough for the job So Kenny Daglish stepped up after being asked and he selected the team for the match against Manchester United The...

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A friend of mine dropped me a note about this new campaign yesterday and I thought it was worth discussing on the blog JustGiving, the UK’s largest online fundraising platform, and the international children’s charity War Child have teamed up...

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The Everton Footballer Mikel Arteta (of Spanish nationality) is now eligible for a British passport (and so he can commit to any British team of his choosing) because he has been a resident in the UK for five-and-a-half years He was signed by...

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So we heard late last night the news that we all feared David Beckham isn’t going to make it to the World Cup in South Africa As a proud England fan who has watched our team stutter and start through various tournaments I have to admit I am not...

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I read an interesting post yesterday that made me sit up and scratch my head The article was all about Manchester Utd placing a formal statement on its website which read as follows: “The club wishes to make it clear that no Manchester United...

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Revolution magazine reported an interesting story this week that my beloved Liverpool FC is now officially the first English Premier League team to have reached the 1 million fan mark with its Liverpool FC Facebook page Those of you that know me...

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I loved the story last week about Chelsea starting to use Twitter to communicate directly with fans Basically, Chelsea FC has begun Twittering (under its mascot’s name) following a huge growth in fake Chelsea FC accounts I can imagine there are...

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Last week I noticed a couple of articles in PR Week on one of my favourite subjects - football It has been well documented that more and more owners of Premier League clubs are now coming from foreign countries and that is bringing its own set of...

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As a keen football fan, I was interested to read an article on Brand Republic reporting that Chelsea FC has made its website much more social Supporters can now download widgets relating to fixtures, Chelsea TV and player feeds There is also a new...

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