BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... As the English football season draws to a close, it's a good time to look at how the season’s top on-field performing clubs are scoring off the field in terms of consumer perceptions. We looked at perceptions of a handful of this season’s successful teams using our YouGov FootballIndex tool.
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... The Premier League announced in May that it has rolled over its existing domestic broadcast deals for a further three years. The move reportedly stems from clubs’ concerns that, in the uncertainty caused by the pandemic, the rights might end up fetching a lower sum than the League’s current deal, which is worth £4.8bn.
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced it will organize a handful of esports events prior to the Tokyo Games, marking a significant move toward introducing video games into the Olympics. New YouGov polling in three key markets shows there is notable interest in what the IOC is calling the Olympic Virtual Series.
BLOG | by YouGov Sport ... English Premier League Club Manchester City is installing a “supersized” LED display around the perimeter of its pitch with the aim of boosting the value of the Etihad Stadium’s pitch-side media space.
SPORT DATA INSIGHT | ... The amendments to the handball rule have not gone down well with fans in the opening weeks of the Premier League season. One such change is a series of amendments to the International Football Association Board (IFAB) handball rules which have sparked a stream of controversy throughout the sport.
SPORT DATA INSIGHT | ... There have been many changes made to top flight football since its return from lockdown. One change that has carried over from the tail end of last season is players and staff taking a knee before each game to display solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement taking place across the world. We asked "Do fans approve of football players and staff taking a knee?".
BLOG | ... It has been an exciting start to the Premier League, with some teams performing better than expected and others not so much. With that in mind, what do Brits make of the teams so far? YouGov FootballIndex shows us which teams adults in the UK think have played the best quality football in the opening throes of the new normal.
With all games televised for the first time, which Premier League teams have attracted the most eyeballs since Operation Restart?SH-YGS2020-08-14T17:00:16+01:00
BLOG | by Matt Mills ... While the Premier League title was all but decided pre-COVID-19, there was still a lot to play for in the rest of the division. Given that fact – and that for the first time ever, every league game was available to view on TV – we thought we’d look at which sides have been watched the most since lockdown was lifted.
BLOG | by Matt Mills ... OK Boomer … There are always differences between how people of different generations see things. But does that extend to football teams? Let’s find out if there is any difference in the football clubs that younger people are talking about compared to the older generation.
Do Manchester United fans really all live in the South East? United v Liverpool – The tale of the tapeSH-YGS2020-08-10T18:02:19+01:00
BLOG | by Matt Mills ... We took a look at our YouGov FootballIndex to examine the make-up of the fanbases of two of the UK’s most famous clubs and fiercest rivals – Manchester United and Liverpool. Here’s a quick peak at what we found.