BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... Whether you treat news of a European super league with scepticism or not, the UEFA Champions League continues to capture the imaginations of football fans across Europe.
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... Many bookmakers will tell you that gamblers are a different breed to the rest of the general public. And as we have explored in previous columns, there is certainly some truth in that assertion. But there is a difference between looking at the demographic make-up of the gambler and examining their broader habits and attitudes.
It’s deal-time in British football – but if your club isn’t using brand health data, it could be a hard sellSH-YGS2020-07-29T12:59:08+01:00
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... These are challenging times for football clubs looking to renew or strike fresh deals – which is why it’s never been as important for commercial teams to really understand their club’s brand health.
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... Winning trophies is no longer the only factor in winning fan affinity. For teams who are successful on the pitch there is no guaranteed public affection. In a world of globalised sports rights, athletes as brands and social media, fans have become more discerning than ever.
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... While there’s not the feast you would expect at this time of the year, there has at least been some sport for punters to get involved with over the past few weeks. We were interested to see what impact the return of Premier League football would have on bettors, given the size and significance of the market.
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... As the UK’s House of Lords is debating whether sports betting companies should be banned from football sponsorship, we thought it might be helpful to revisit some of the data around this subject.
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... As you may have seen (particularly if you’re a Manchester United or Liverpool fan), we launched our new FootballIndex tool in the UK last week. This week we’re mining it again to see how the public’s perception of clubs’ fan culture differs across the age groups.
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... With some commentators arguing that OTT companies are more vulnerable to current stresses in the market, we thought we’d look at how the loss of streaming capacity would affect younger sports consumers.
Vast majority of Brits say that Premier League footballers should be prepared to take a COVID-19 pay cutSH-YGS2020-04-01T17:58:21+01:00
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... More than nine in ten (92%) of the British people agree that Premier League players should be prepared to take a pay cut during the current Coronavirus outbreak.
BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... In the absence of much live sport, we asked British people what they want to see on TV instead. Here’s what they told us.