(WFI) World Football INSIDER rounds up the latest press releases from the global football business.
BT Sport Backs Sir Bobby Robson Breakthrough Campaign
BT Sport today announced it is supporting the Sir Bobby’s Breakthrough Campaign by becoming the headline sponsor of the charity’s bi-annual online auction, text-to-win competition, and Sir Bobby’s Breakthrough Ball.
MANCHESTER City Football Club kicked off their pre-season campaign in style with a glitzy party for fans last night, Thursday August 8 2013.
David Ginola Joins BT Sport
Flamboyant ex-France, Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur winger David Ginola is to join the BT Sport football team.
Leaders from Laureus-supported sports projects Europe-wide have been
taking part this week in the ground-breaking Laureus Fair Play Summit at
the Stade de Suisse, home of leading Swiss football team BSC Young
CONCACAF Commits to Development, Sets Foundation for Future Education Programmes
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association
Football (CONCACAF) launched its first D License coaching course today
in Mexico City, serving to reinforce the governing body’s vision and
commitment to education, so that the standard of the game can be raised
throughout the region. It is CONCACAF’s first official licensing program
for coaches and it will establish the foundation for the future
proliferation of a comprehensive educational curriculum.
Manchester United and Bulova Announce Global Partnership
English Premier League football club, Manchester United and prestigious
global watchmaker, Bulova have today announced a three year sponsorship
agreement to become the Club’s Official Timekeeper and Global Partner.
Manchester United and Sky New Zealand have today announced a three year
agreement to bring its dedicated TV channel, MUTV to New Zealand.
BT Sport Announces Latest Live Football Conference Matches
BT Sport and The Football Conference have announced the latest line-up
of Skrill Premier Football Conference matches which will appear on live
Premier League Renews Mobile and Web Clip Production Partnership with PERFORM
Three year deal provides the Premier League’s global licensees with near
live highlights, previews and round-up clip packages, as well as white
label mobile and tablet app.
Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, Hon. Minister of Sports for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is the third African Sports Minister to confirm his participation on the ‘Sport and Government’ panel at the Soccerex African Forum in Durban, 1-2 October.