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

The Premier League returns, or is it too soon for kick off?

2020-07-06T14:34:53+01:00

BLOG | by Matt Mills ... After a long wait for fans, top tier football is finally set to resume in the UK on June 17th after being suspended due to the coronavirus back in March. Nearly half of adults think it’s too soon for the return of top level football, but fans are split. Let's look at the research.

The Premier League returns, or is it too soon for kick off?2020-07-06T14:34:53+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

Liverpool now the UK’s favourite football team – says new YouGov FootballIndex tracker

2020-07-02T11:51:45+01:00

NEWS | by YouGov Sport Liverpool now the UK’s favourite football team – says new YouGov FootballIndex tracker. New tool also reveals the factors driving UK clubs’ popularity. To mark the launch of our new tool – YouGov FootballIndex – we’ve ranked the UK’s favourite footballing sides.

Liverpool now the UK’s favourite football team – says new YouGov FootballIndex tracker2020-07-02T11:51:45+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

The Bundesliga is a four-horse race. But which teams are top of the table away from the pitch?

2020-02-14T12:28:15+00:00

BLOG | by Edgar Raposo ... The race for the Bundesliga is finely poised this season, with three traditional powerhouses – Bayern, Dortmund and Mönchengladbach – competing with fantasy-football story club RB Leipzig for the title. The four are separated by just four points in the table – but what are the differences between them off the field according to fans?

The Bundesliga is a four-horse race. But which teams are top of the table away from the pitch?2020-02-14T12:28:15+00:00