It’s deal-time in British football – but if your club isn’t using brand health data, it could be a hard sell

2020-07-29T12:59:08+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.

It’s deal-time in British football – but if your club isn’t using brand health data, it could be a hard sell2020-07-29T12:59:08+01:00

AS Roma is redefining what it means to be a football club. But is it working?

2020-07-21T16:02:33+01:00

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.

AS Roma is redefining what it means to be a football club. But is it working?2020-07-21T16:02:33+01:00

Bettors more excited by return of Premier League than football fans

2020-07-08T13:45:36+01:00

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.

Bettors more excited by return of Premier League than football fans2020-07-08T13:45:36+01:00

Football fan culture: Liverpool come out top but the bigger story is the north/south divide

2020-07-02T12:03:30+01:00

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.

Football fan culture: Liverpool come out top but the bigger story is the north/south divide2020-07-02T12:03:30+01:00

What’s driving Hotels.com’s move into football?

2020-02-26T10:48:18+00:00

BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... Travel brand Hotels.com extended its interests in football this week by signing a new deal with Ligue 1 club Olympique de Marseille. The sponsorship follows on from recent deals with English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and UEFA. We thought we’d take a quick look at our data to see if we could see what’s fueling this most recent move.

What’s driving Hotels.com’s move into football?2020-02-26T10:48:18+00:00

As trade winds hit HSBC’s sponsorship portfolio, where next for British Cycling?

2020-02-26T09:47:00+00:00

BLOG | by Charlie Dundas ... HSBC announced this week that it plans to prematurely end its eight-year sponsorship deal with British Cycling. The bank, which has also said that it will axe 35,000 jobs, has seen its profits fall by a third this year, leading to a number of changes – including to its sponsorship strategy. So where does that leave British Cycling as it prepares to head to Tokyo for this year’s Olympic Games?

As trade winds hit HSBC’s sponsorship portfolio, where next for British Cycling?2020-02-26T09:47:00+00:00